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Valley Community Church

High School Pastor

Valley Community Church
Pleasanton, California, United States

Date Posted: 05/11/2015
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Pastor of High School Ministries

Our Mission:

Transforming Typical High School Students Into 
All-Out Followers of Jesus Christ.


Purpose: To assist Student Ministries Pastor to fulfill the mission, purpose and goals of Student Ministries, will focus on High School Ministry but not exclusively. Every person on the student ministries team must be a developer of others (staff and volunteers).


Report: Student Ministries Pastor 


Education and Experience: (minimum requirements)

  • 2 years full time experience in ministry perferably in student ministries 
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or seminary training in Christian Education, Youth Ministry, or Theology


The ideal candidate must have:

  • The ability to effectively and practically teach God’s Word to high school students
  • The ability to relate with high school students and their parents 
  • The ability to recruit, train, and empower adults to minister to high school students
  • The ability to work with and/or lead multiple levels of paid and volunteer staff
  • The ability to delegate to others 
  • The ability to provide/develop relevant Bible-based curriculum 
  • A genuine love/passion for high school students 
  • The desire to win students to Christ and help them mature in their faith 
  • A capacity to take the high school ministry to new levels of winning, building, and equipping students for Christ
  • Must have a growing relationship with Christ & set an example of Christ in every aspect of one’s life- a role model to the students and others. (working and non-working hours)
  • Must be a team player. (Valley Community Church & Student Ministries) 
  • Committed to understanding, communicating, and achieving the purpose of ministry
  • Must display a Servant’s Heart (look for opportunities to help) 
  • Must be able to be Self initiating and teachable 

Job Description

The job of the High School Pastor is to:

  • Create systems to effectively achieve the mission, purpose & goals of Student Ministries
  • Lead, facilitate and enhance weekly student ministry programs while making sure they are executing their purpose (Sunday morning & night and Wednesday night)
  • Teaching in a student ministries setting on a regular basis (Primarily Sunday mornings)
  • Plan and execute creative and effective evangelistic outreach events (Every 4-6 weeks)
  • Recruiting, training and empower leaders (Adult & Students) 
  • Provide/developing relevant Bible-based curriculum for all programs 
  • Plan, Execute & Lead the high school ministry students as they attend summer camps, mission trips, and winter retreats
  • Create opportunities to have contact with students beyond regularly scheduled church events/programs
  • Attend weekly student ministries team and other staff meetings  
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