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Church on the Hill

Worship and Arts Pastor

Church on the Hill
San Jose, California, United States

Date Posted: 05/05/2010
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Worship and Arts Pastor, Church on the Hill

Church on the Hill is a dynamic and growing church with a 160- year history in San Jose, CA. Through the years we’ve seen the ups and the downs and we are thrilled to be in a time of health and growth. Approximately 900 people attend one of our two Sunday morning services, and our focus is simple: elevate life by connecting, growing and serving Christ.

We are looking for a full-time Worship Pastor with a passion and gift for drawing people into authentic worship. More importantly, we are looking for a leader who leads and is fueled by his/her own healthy and growing walk with Christ… someone who can lead effectively both on stage and off… someone who can prepare the hearts of our church to hear the great news of the gospel.

You will be responsible for leading Sunday morning worship as well as leading and managing multiple teams, including musicians, sound, production, media and connecting teams. We currently have a contemporary band-driven style to our worship. In addition, we incorporate a variety of media into our services. The Worship Leader is responsible for focusing all these efforts in the most effective way possible to support the pastor’s message. This position will report to the Senior Pastor.


-8+ years of experience leading worship, with a minimum of 3 years experience as the lead Worship Pastor
-Excellent musicianship and ability to create arrangements for both musicians and vocal teams
-Strong leadership skills, along with 3+ years of people management experience
-Engaging and personable stage presence and the ability to draw people into worship
-Outstanding communication and collaboration skills
-A healthy, vibrant walk with Christ
-Bachelors degree highly desirable as well as a passion for continued learning and development

Information on Scott Simmerok, Sr. Pastor

Scott Simmerok has served as the Senior Pastor at Church on the Hill since 2005. Before becoming Senior Pastor, he served two years as the Pastor of Student Ministries here on the Hill. Scott is passionate about LIFE - that Life Jesus offers in John 10:10. His role is to lead and teach in such a way that people can find an authentic relationship with Jesus and mature in their faith. He is married with two children, 8 and 10. In his personal time, he enjoys fishing, backpacking, coaching his son's baseball team, and watching his daughter play soccer. He grew up in Southern California where he graduated with a B.A. in Religious Studies from Azuza Pacific University and received a M.Div. from Fuller Seminary in Christian Formation and Discipleship. You can check out more on his Facebook page:

How to Apply

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