Faith Church is looking to hire a full-time student pastor to lead our 6th-12th grade ministries. Compensation is commensurate to experience.

The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection is seeking a called, passionate, forward-thinking and courageous leader to serve as Pastor/Director of Student Ministries.  Building upon its rich history of effective ministry to students and their families in our church and community, the next Pastor/Director of Student & High School Ministries will be a visionary leader who possesses the ability to effectively strategize and faithfully steward a new season of ministry marked by sustainable growth, expansion and ministry impact in Kansas City and beyond.


Our next leader will be asked to 1) cast and sustain a compelling vision of innovative student ministry, 2) construct a discipleship pathway that moves students from exploring God to embodying the person and work of Jesus, 3) develop a set of benchmarks and metrics that gives evidence of faithful and effective ministry to youth, their families, and volunteers and 4) manage and supervise a dynamic team of staff.


The Pastor/Director of Student Ministries will be asked to create attractional outreach opportunities for students in the community to connect with Resurrection and explore Christianity.  In addition, the Pastor/Director of Student Ministries will be asked to create programs and missional opportunities to help students and families “close the spiritual gap” in their life by participating in the five essential practices of the Christian life, namely: worshipping, studying, serving, giving and sharing.


Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in a related field with 5-7 years of experience in student ministries or any equivalent combination of education and experience.  A Master of Divinity degree is preferred.

Click Here  to submit your cover letter and resume and to see the full job description.

Middle School Specialist

Ginghamsburg Church:

  • Ginghamsburg Church is one movement in two unique locations.
  • We embrace all people and are focused on raising up the next generation of Jesus followers and community leaders.
  • Worship is our regular way of gathering and celebrating God’s work in our lives.
  • Connecting with others through Life Groups is our best strategy for growing deeper, and giving our resources is how we discover our God-given purpose.
  • We are a community of people who love Jesus and who do something about it.
  • Our 10-year goal is to ensure that no child within our reach goes to bed without faith, family or food.
  • More about who we are: https://ginghamsburg.org/what-we-believe/

Interested candidates may submit their résumé and cover letter to:

Mike Fitzpatrick

c/o Ginghamsburg Church

6759 South County Road 25A

Tipp City, Ohio 45371

Or email to mfitzpatrick@ginghamsburg.org


Accountable to:

  • Family Ministry Pastor

Spiritual Requirements:

  • Professes Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior
  • Commitment to personal spiritual growth and healthy lifestyle
  • Considers this position a ministry, not just a job
  • Practices healthy relational boundaries and fiscal integrity
  • Models standards and expectations of staff members within Ginghamsburg Church including membership and worship attendance at Ginghamsburg Church, life group participation, lifestyle of tithing and generosity, and faithfully serving out of your call and giftedness


  • Be a champion for the vision of Ginghamsburg Church and its Family Ministry, live it out, and incorporate it into all events, programs and trainings in area of responsibility.
  • Develop, communicate and carry out a specific vision for the Student Ministry, within the framework of the Orange philosophy, that will introduce students to, and strengthen their relationship with, Jesus
  • Develop strong relationships with students, volunteers and parents
  • Recruit, develop and equip leaders – adults and students – to do the work of the ministry, and provide ongoing coaching
  • Equip parents to be the primary disciplers of their kids at home
  • Develop and utilize a Parent Advisory Team to help gain feedback and discern the direction of the ministry
  • Communicate well and regularly with parents, volunteers, students and church staff
  • Organize, publicize and execute large outreach events
  • Ensure that students are seen when they are there and missed when they are not – develop system to make this happen
  • Execute weekly discipleship programs
  • Develop opportunities for students to serve
  • Plan and implement trips: missions, camps, retreats, etc.
  • Study and consider trends in student ministry
  • Work closely with all other Family Ministry areas, and assist with their events as needed
  • Develop strong bridges between Kids Ministry and High School Ministry
  • Ensure that Safe Sanctuaries guidelines are met
  • Develop and execute a plan for Confirmation
  • Administrative duties as required, including maintaining servant paperwork, communication requests and logistics.

Education & Experience:

  • Preferred:  Bachelor’s degree in a ministry, education or early childhood development related field.
  • Two years plus of hands-on experience and track record of success in working with students and parents in a church setting within Student Ministry.
  • Experience in recruiting/leading volunteers.

Skill Requirements:

  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in and contribute to an overall staff team “strengths based” environment
  • Excellent team-based leadership abilities and ability to influence others
  • Understanding of student lifestyle issues and cultural trends
  • Ability to set long-range goals for the ministry and implement steps to carry them out
  • Great relational skills with adults of all ages and situations
  • Pastoral heart for ministry with core value of confidentiality
  • Embody the values of the Ginghamsburg Church staff team:
    • We are better together.
    • We selflessly serve others.
    • We lead always and “do” only when necessary.
    • We unleash creativity in pursuit of God’s next.

Position Requirements:

  • Complete a felony statement/background /credit check
  • Hold current CPR certification (or willing to gain within first 90 day of employment)
  • Hold current first-aid certification (or willing to gain within first 90 day of employment)
  • Be available for a full-time position including weekends and some evenings

New Hope Presbyterian Church of Kent, Washington is seeking a new Director of Student Ministry. Are you someone who loves students and would thrive in the context of our nation’s 10th most diverse community? Are you passionate about seeing kids grow into servants and leaders in the context of a gospel-centered, eclectic local church? The ideal candidate for this role will desire to be a part of an outwardly-faced ministry team focused on reaching the students and young families in the surrounding community. The church has a history of strong student ministry and is seeking a leader who will bring vision, passion, and theological depth to this vital ministry area.


For full job description please click here: New Hope Presbyterian Church Student Ministries Director



The Student Ministries Assistant Pastor will support and co-labor with a Student Ministries Pastor to guide students and families to experience God’s love, grow in community, and serve with compassion. This role will be a primary support to Junior High or High School Pastor depending upon gifts and experience. Through programing and events both physical and online, this role will attract, relate, connect, grow, equip, and multiply students so that we might see God’s hope transform our students, our schools, and our families one story at a time.





  • Love for God, Scripture, and the Church
  • Committed to the Vision, Mission, and Values of Hillside
  • Growing in humility
  • Able to smile and laugh
  • Collaborative Team Player
  • Willing to engage in accountable relationships
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills



  • An intentional relationally focused role with Junior High and/or High School Ministries (combined 280-350)
  • Meets weekly with area specific Student Ministries Pastor (Junior High or High School)
  • Meets weekly with larger Student Ministries Team
  • Organizes and creatively communicates announcements in large group gatherings
  • Occasionally teaches/preaches in Student Ministries gatherings
  • Oversight for set up, games, and a welcoming safe environment for weekly large group gatherings
  • Coordinates portions of media element for weekly gatherings both on Rancho Campus & Online
  • Organizes small groups and recruits and supports volunteers who lead groups (Junior High or High School)
  • Recruit, develop, and assists student leaders
  • A presence at local schools and sporting events, theater, and rally events – to support students
  • Assist in strategic communication with parents, volunteers, and students
  • Helps create a culture where Student Ministries serve at Hillside Church throughout the week
  • Assist Student Ministries Pastor/s design yearly calendar of events and programing
  • Input and update calendar events into necessary communication tools
  • Assist Student Ministries Pastor/s towards outreach, evangelism, decision making, and baptisms
  • Crisis response, support and counseling for students and families
  • Joins Student Ministries Team on camp and retreat planning and details
  • Lead weekly student leadership meetings with assistance of Ministry Lead Pastor/s
  • Contributes meaningful and shaping content to Hillside Student Ministries social media platforms
  • Work in collaboration with Kid’s Ministry Team
  • Work in collaboration with Young Adult Ministries Team
  • Broader responsibilities at Hillside Community Church weekend gathering and other larger events
  • Participate in Hillsides larger online engagement strategy and efforts
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Students are coming to know and follow Christ and are being discipled on how to follow Jesus
  • Parents are communicated with well and are equipped and supported to lead their students towards Jesus
  • JHM and HSM Evening Gatherings are attracting and impacting a diverse body of students on a weekly basis
  • Students and Volunteers are integrated and impacting and serving the larger church
  • Student Ministries team (staff, volunteers, and student leaders) feel equipped, cared for, and developed
  • Hillside Student Ministries serving at Hillside, locally, and globally
  • Families are supported, developed, and encouraged to follow Christ together
  • Students are known and are relationally involved in both physical and online opportunities


Education and/or Experience

  • Preferred College Degree
  • Preferred Higher Education in Youth Ministry, Theology, Biblical Studies, or Christian Education.
  • Two to Five years of Student Ministry experience in a larger church setting.


Required Technical / Other Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient in Google Apps., Planning Center, Asana, Microsoft Office, Word and Excel.
  • Leadership, initiative, and strong administrative ability.
  • Knowledge of procedures and theory in the field of Biblical interpretation, Christian Theology, spiritual care, pastoral counseling.
  • Ability to balance a variety of tasks and demands.
  • Excellent organizational, managerial, problem solving, oral and written communication.
  • Self-awareness, interpersonal skills, humility, flexibility, collaboration


This position has access to confidential (Planning Center – personal data base, credit cards, potential medical records for trips)







SUMMARY: The Student Pastor is the leader of the Student Ministry. This person will work within the church staff to oversee and maintain an effective ministry for middle and high school students, providing a safe and life-giving environment for them to explore faith and life together. The Student Pastor is passionate about cultivating love for Jesus in the hearts of students and building relationships with them and their families to promote the mission of God in Granbury.

Reports to: Associate Pastor

Compensation: Commensurate with education and experience, comes with full insurance benefits, 5% matching retirement, and expense account



· Exhibits a commitment to the Lord and the local church by how they live

· An evident passion for teenagers and a strong desire to help them navigate their faith journey in a precarious season of life

· A passion for both outreach and discipleship

· Strong leadership skills and the drive to lead a team of volunteers

· A team player with ability to adapt and be flexible

· A learner who is always looking to improve and develop in their role

· Self-motivated with a personal commitment to excellence

· Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills

· Loves life and having fun; has a relatable sense of humor

· Bachelor’s degree required, seminary degree preferred



· Work within the overall church staff to create unified and holistic church ministry by participating in all staff meetings and events

· Create and maintain a vision for FBG’s student ministry

· Develop and oversee a college ministry as time and opportunity permit

· Plan and oversee a full year calendar including events and curriculum that aligns with the overall church vision in coordination with church staff

· Recruit, train, schedule, and lead a Student Ministry Team of adults to help execute the work of the ministry and meet with them once a month

· Provide leadership and oversight to all student ministry volunteers

· Lead training sessions for all student ministry volunteers at quarterly CORE events

· Cultivate an environment where students from all backgrounds and walks of life feel welcomed, valued, and loved

· Develop relationships with students and be a presence of love, kindness, and leadership in their lives

· Develop relationships with parents of students and support them as the primary disciplers of their kids

· Develop relationships with community educators and leaders to have a greater local impact

· Seek to create intersection between the student ministry and other areas of the church, intentionally fostering intergenerational relationships and overall church unity

· Engage with students and parents outside of church events, attending school and homeschool events and other community events where students are likely to be present

· Organize and lead effective student programs promoting fellowship, worship, outreach, discipleship, and mission opportunities

· Provide primary pastoral care to leaders, parents, and students as needed (you are their go-to person)

· Develop and maintain a system for consistently communicating with all student ministry volunteers, providing clear leadership and creating progressive dialogue for those who serve in your ministry

· Develop and maintain a system for consistently communicating with parents and students, keeping them apprised of ministry programming and plans, inspiring partnership and involvement, as well as providing resources to encourage at-home discipleship

· Explore and pursue collaboration with other local churches and ministries for large-scale events that engage the wider community in outreach

· Create and oversee the student ministry portion of the church budget

· Purchase, oversee, and maintain all systems, equipment, and supplies needed to execute the work of the student ministry

· Manage all student ministry social media accounts in order to provide consistent communication as well as creating brand recognition and a relevant reputation in the community

· Be committed to continuing education and staying current with student ministry practices by reading books, listening to podcasts, corresponding with other church leaders, attending conferences, etc.

· Be plugged into the life of the church beyond the student ministry (small group, QBM, churchwide events)

· Other duties as assigned by the pastors

Crossroads Church Austin is looking for a full-time student pastor with strong character, excellent relational skills, a clear, specific calling to ministry, and a clear vision for how Crossroads Student Minsitry can reach, disciple, and multiply leaders that fall more in love with Jesus.

The ideal candidate would be a team player who is relationally mature and has experience leading others.

We are looking for someone with:

* Strong biblical and theological acumen

* Experience leading students in the local church

* A proven track record of building volunteer teams

The position is a full-time pastoral staff position with a compensation package commensurate with experience, and will report directly to the Operations Director.

Job Summary:

The role of the Student Pastor is to serve in overseeing and coordinating the student ministry (6th-12th grades) at Crossroads. The Student Pastor takes on the responsibility of guarding the spiritual culture and character of the student ministry and its volunteers/staff, Crossroads Service Teams, and other people or groups as assigned.


Responsible To: Operations Director


Job Description:

To develop and oversee the student ministry, including:

  • Development of mission, vision and core values
  • Strategic planning
  • Budgeting

To partner with parents/guardians of students within Crossroads Student Ministries including the following:

  • Nurturing, encouraging, and assisting them in their influence of students
  • Communication of opportunities and needs for engagement

To oversee the student ministry volunteers within Crossroads Student Ministries including the following:

  • Nurturing, encouraging, training and assisting them in their ministries
  • Goal setting and evaluation

To oversee the student ministry student leaders within Crossroads Student Ministries including the following:

  • Nurturing, encouraging, training and assisting them in living on mission
  • Goal setting and evaluation

To oversee the Small Group ministry within Crossroads Student Ministries, including:

  • Leadership training
  • Leadership recruiting
  • Developing new groups
  • Over seeing the “On-Deck” circle

To lead and shape the discipleship of the students at Crossroads in our 4 C’s as they make much of Jesus.

  • Scope & Sequence of content
  • Program a rhythm of ministry that facilitates discipleship
  • Program and lead different environments


  • Positive attitude
  • Heart of a servant
  • Fun/enjoyable
  • Share the vision of Crossroads to fulfill the Great Commission with integrity and passion.
  • High capacity multi-tasking individual, comfortable working independently without constant supervision.
  • Strong written / oral communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed. (Takes initiative!)
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to work through conflict biblically.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work required by someone assigned to this position or classification. This is not to be considered as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel fulfilling this position. All personnel may be required to fulfill responsibilities outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, and as needed.

**Please include results from these three personality tests: 5voices.com, 16 personalities.com, & the Enneagram Test Results from Truity.com and email to meredith@crossroadschurchaustin.com