Job Description

First Baptist Church Pine Castle is located in Orlando, FL between a modern (and growing) downtown city center and Orlando International Airport. The calling of a new senior pastor less than six months ago came with a desire to revitalize the church to do whatever it takes to lovingly lead people to encounter, pursue, and serve Jesus.

Job Title:

Director of Student Ministry

Position description:

To provide God-honoring vision, leadership, and training to lead student ministry staff, volunteers, parents, and students. Our student ministry has two functions:

  1. To lead teenagers (students in grades 6-12) to find and follow Jesus through outreach, evangelism, discipleship, and service opportunities; and,
  2. Equip parents of teenagers to succeed as the primary spiritual leader in their child’s life.

Competencies and Expectations:

  • A clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ and a growing relationship with Him.
  • Commitment to the mission, vision, values, and strategy of First Baptist Church Pine Castle.
  • Committed to do whatever it takes to help students and their families find and follow Jesus.
  • Function as a professional – be self-motivated, honest, reliable, and discreet with sensitive matters.
  • Preserve cooperative and motivating relationships as a key member of the Family Ministry Team and with supervisors, coworkers, and volunteers.
  • Excel at building ministry teams, developing and executing outreach strategies, and making disciples who make disciples (2 Timothy 2:2).
  • Embrace and adapt to growth, change, innovation, and creativity.


  • A passion for student ministry and to see families grow in their faith together.
  • Previous vocational or volunteer leadership experience in a healthy and growing student ministry.
  • Experience in recruiting, equipping, and unleashing volunteer leaders to minister to students and families.
  • Effective communication skills (written, verbal, and interpersonal).
  • Proven track record of outreach to students on middle and high school campuses.
  • Basic working understanding of Orange Family Ministry.
  • Competency with basic computer software (MS Office) and the capacity to learn new software (Planning Center, etc.).


  • Provide vision, leadership, training, and support for all Student Ministry environments.
  • Recruit and provide leadership, training, and encouragement for all Student Ministry staff and volunteers.
  • Develop a multiplication strategy to identify and equip ministry leaders.
  • Review, purchase and oversee the implementation of all curricula for large and small group teaching environments.
  • Responsible for check-in procedures and tracking weekly attendance.
  • Meet regularly with the Lead Pastor to discuss ministry strategy and effectiveness.


  • Reports to the Lead Pastor
  • Leads Student Ministry staff
  • Receives support from administrative staff
  • Receives consistent leadership training
  • Works closely with all areas of ministry within the church

Position type: Part time

Reports to: Senior Pastor

Experience Required
1 – 5 years
Education Required
High school diploma
Job Type

Orlando, Florida
Baptist: SBC
Church Size