Student Director

The W Church

Job Description

Student Director

Full-Time Salary: $4,000/month plus benefits

ROLE: The Student Director is responsible for training, shepherding, and leading our Student Ministry Teams as they minister to jr. high, high school, & college students.


Align Leaders Align leaders to work together around a common strategy, values, and language:

  • Champion vision and values of Student Ministries throughout the church
  • Facilitate effective meetings to collaborate with key leaders in your organization
  • Manage budget and resources needed to make your ministry successful

Teach Truth Create a ministry strategy that communicates biblical truths to students:

  • Produce strategic experiences to reach and engage the youth of Newport Beach
  • Design and implement a teaching scope and cycle
  • Develop and improve a team to communicate and lead experiences

Elevate Community Recruit and develop volunteers to lead students in weekly small groups:

  • Implement a system to recruit and train small group leaders
  • Manage group structure to connect students relationally with peers and leaders
  • Leverage digital strategies to enhance learning and relationships

Engage Every Parent Engage every parent and guardian to:

  • Design strategic opportunities to help every parent stay connected
  • Provide resources and experiences that help parents win with their own kids
  • Leverage digital strategies to keep parents inspired and informed

Influence Service Influence students to participate in consistent ministry opportunities:

  • Recruit and develop students as volunteers in various ministries
  • Train adult leaders to co-lead with teenagers
  • Partner with community organizations to broaden student’s experiences
  • Seasonal serving


The Student Director should:

  • Be a learner, someone who is always looking for new ideas and strategies to improve our student ministries.
  • A strong gift for leadership and ability to develop/coach others.
  • Ability to develop teams, delegate and empower others on the mission.
  • Have a caring and positive attitude, excellent people skills, high integrity and exercise strict discretion and confidentiality


The Student Director may have daily contact with the Lead Pastor, the Associate Pastor, and lead volunteers. They have frequent contact with the church leadership and other volunteer church staff as well as congregants and visitors. Reports directly to the Associate Pastor. 

About The W Church

We are a church plant in Newport Beach, CA. Our mission is to Live the Word and Love the World.

Our mission statement is not just a catchy phrase, but it is a vision that is packed with meaning. We want to bring the Living Word to a lost world. We live in an increasingly confusing time. Public opinion governs, anxiety and depression are at an all-time high, divorce rates are skyrocketing, and individuals are finding their value in everything other than Jesus. Jesus said in Matthew 24:35 that “heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will never pass away”. In light of this, we want to not only KNOW the Word, but we want to LIVE the Word (James 1:22).

  • We want to bring the stability of the unchanging Word of God to a world that is lost and confused.
  • We want to bring Jesus, the Living Word, to a world that is hopeless.
  • We want to love the world (John 3:16), not the world system (1 John 2:15).
  • We want to bring comfort to the hurting.
  • We want to bring the tangible love of Christ to the disenfranchised, the poor, the orphan, and the widow in the name of Jesus.
  • We want to bring the transforming message of the gospel to every person made in the image of God.
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Experience Required
1 – 5 years


Education Required
Bachelor’s degree

Date Posted
4 months ago
Newport Beach, California


Church Size
250-350 people

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