High School Director

La Casa de Cristo | Scottsdale, AZ
Date posted: November 8, 2022
High School Director
Contact Name: Emily Hernandez Basquez
Contact Email: [email protected]
Deadline: January 23, 2023


About the High School Director:

The following job description describes the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, or skills required for the position. Department leaders may assign other job-related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the ministry.

The High School Director’s Responsibilities Include:


  • Direct and guide all elements of High School -Coordinate and lead the team of High School volunteers
  • Oversee the publicity of events and programs (newsletter, Tuesday email, website etc.)
  • Disciple students into a personal relationship with God in both large group and smaller, relational environment
  • Communicate with the Director of Junior High in relatIon to all events, activities and happenings in youth ministry
  • Use planning center to communicate all custodial and media needs -Be a visible leader on campus, execute the vision of the church
  • Oversee weekly student worship experiences that include many technical components and a live band


  • Spend adequate time with High School youth and families to know individuals and minister to them.
  • Attend monthly staff meetIngs and #LaCasaFamily Team meetings
  • Be actively involved in the lives of youth by attending sportIng events, choir/ theater performances etc.
  • Create a Proactive and compelling environments to which our High School students can invite their non-Christian friends
  • Actively recruit youth and young families through church supported activities and programs in the community

Bi-Yearly or Annual:

  • Develop, plan and oversee major ministry events such as-summer trip, winter retreat, VBX, serving opportunitIes, mission trips etc.
  • Create and pursue a vision for the high school aged students of La Casa de Cristo
  • Attend “all hands on deck” events
  • Prepare summary report of High School Ministry activities for the annual report
  • Utilize planning center to schedule rooms for all events

Qualifications for employment at La Casa de Cristo include having made a life commitment to Jesus Christ. All staff are required to attend La Casa de Cristo weekly special meetings/conferences, staff-related events, and any other events required. You are expected to be an active member of La Casa de Cristo who attends weekly services while upholding the core values, belief statements and employment policies of the church.



Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Experience in a church ministry preferred
  • Experience in planning events and/or organizing retreats required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Be punctual and have consistent office hours (concurrent with the La Casa de Cristo office hours) to be available to the staff and congregation
  • Ability to relate and connect with students
  • Organizational skills
  • Demonstrates good judgment and decision-making skills
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Good collaborator; works well in a team environment
  • Energetic and self-starter/take initiative
  • Interpersonal and relational skills
  • Tenacity to follow-through and attention to detail
  • Aptitude in technology and social media
  • Provide counsel to students when necessary

Personal Characteristics & Qualifications:

  • Spiritual Maturity: Demonstrates a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and a strong commitment to being a disciple of Jesus Christ and making disciples.
  • Honesty: Exhibits honesty, integrity, and Christian ethics. Actions are consistent with profession. Does what is right and speaks truthfully.
  • Commitment to Vision and Purpose: Commit and support the vision of La Casa de Cristo Lutheran Church and organize ministry strategies and mechanisms around that vision.
  • Heart of a Shepherd: Strong desire and demonstrated ability to pursue, equip, train, counsel and build relationships with students, parents and volunteers.
  • Love for Students: Clearly exhibits a love for students and a passion for teaching, training and encouraging students for kingdom growth and living.
  • Solution Driven: Creativity to implement innovative programming and ability to figure out solutions for issues encountered in administering ministry.


What it’s Like to Live in Scottsdale, AZ:Scottsdale, AZ is a desert city in Arizona east of state capital Phoenix, and is the state’s 7th largest state. It’s known for its spa resorts and golf courses, which can be found in all regions of the city. Visitors enjoy the trails that wind through McDowell Sonoran Preserve, a desertscape of hills, rock formations and cacti. Scottsdale boasts a plethora of walking trails and guided tours. Residents enjoy visiting Old Town Scottsdale, where you’ll find a unique collection of shops, restaurants, art galleries and nightclubs, as well as contemporary public art installations, world-class museums and historic sites from the late 1880s. Scottsdale enjoys more than 330 sunny days each year, which means pool season runs year-round, hiking trails and golf courses are always open, and any time is a great time to be outdoors. Scottsdale is also home to a large number of churches and places of worship.


Apply through the following link: https://www.vanderbloemen.com/job/la-casa-de-cristo-high-school-director

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