Job Description

To apply for this position please submit the following three items:

Cover letter expressing your interest in the position and describing your alignment with North Heights' vision and how your experience and skills match the position summary and qualifications.

Written statement of personal beliefs that address your alignment to North Heights' belief statement What We Believe.

Current resume including 2-3 references and links to any social media profiles or blogs to which you post or contribute.

Position Description for

Academy Principal

North Heights Vision: Find Faith. Discover Purpose. Live Eternal Significance.

Led by the Holy Spirit, North Heights engages all people to find faith in Jesus, discover their God-given purpose and equip them to lead lives of eternal significance.

We are looking for staff to join us in this vision. 

Title: North Heights Christian Academy Principal

Reports to: Senior Pastor and Senior Director of Finance and Administration

Employment Status: Exempt

Summary of Position: The NHCA Principal oversees all staffing, students, and affairs of the school


  • NHCA will have an excellent academic and spiritual environment
  • Oversees annual student enrollment and alumni team
  • Hire, motivate, support, pray with and encourage staff
  • The principal will develop excellent relations with NHLC and the community

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in education

Duties/Areas of Responsibility: 

  • Admits students into NHCA
  • Supervises NHCA student educational progress
  • Hires & supervises NHCA personnel & volunteers
  • Oversees curriculum
  • Oversees scheduling
  • Monitors all financial matters
  • Coordinates all public relations
  • Develops NHCA policies
  • Adhere to staff core values
  •  Adhere to the Constitution and Bylaws of North Heights
  •  Establish and manage measurable quarterly goals that are in alignment with our vision
  • Performs other duties as assigned that further the vision of North Heights

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

  • Belief that Jesus is the one and only Son of God and the only name that can save a human being. Be filled with the Holy Spirit and demonstrate the use of spiritual gifts.
  • A good grasp of the Bible and a belief that the Bible is the inspired Word of God
  • Master’s level courses in school administration, finances, special education, & school law
  • At least five years of teaching
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


Optional but Desired:

  • Master’s degree in educational administration
  • Additional educational abilities, i.e. coaching, art, PE, reading specialist, music, instrument, etc.

About North Heights Lutheran Church

We are a church led by the Holy Spirit, that engages all people to find faith in Jesus, discover their God-given purpose, and equips them to lead lives of eternal significance.

North Heights is Bible-based, Holy Spirit led, and Christ-centered. We bring together traditional Lutheran theology with Holy Spirit filled prayer and worship.
Experience Required
1 – 5 years


Education Required
Bachelor’s degree

Date Posted
1 year ago
Arden Hills, Minnesota


Church Size
750-1,000 people