Director of Student Ministries


Job Description

Director of Student Ministries

Position Summary

Working under the direction of the Senior Pastor, and ultimately accountable to the Official Board, the Director of Student Ministries will be a vital part of the Leadership Team of Northampton Bible Church, providing primary leadership to Middle & High School ministry. He will be someone who can build a healthy, disciple-making, leader-developing ministry to students and their families.

The Ideal Candidate will…

  • Be characterized by humility while possessing a clear calling, passion and gifting to work and lead students & families. 
  • Be a champion for the next generation, connect them to the overall body of Northampton, and help them grow spiritually.
  • Lead efforts to minister to and support parents.
  • Develop and execute a strategic plan for the student ministry.
  • Create an environment that equips others for ministry and grows them spiritually (Ephesians 4:11-12).
  • Develop ministry team and leaders, discipling them in the process.  
  • Live out a growing relationship with Jesus that can be imitated by others that exemplifies a passion for God’s Word and life transformation (1 Corinthians 11:1). 
  • Maintain proper practices in his home and be a spiritual leader to his family.
  • Be able to teach God’s Word in a compelling, Bible-based, Christ-centered and relevant ways; teaching information for application leading to transformation.
  • Think globally about the church and seek to integrate students into the larger Body of Northampton.
  • Be invested in the community - reaching out and engaging with students in the community (where students are) - especially those who are not currently connected to Northampton.
  • Will enthusiastically take on projects and roles outside their immediate ministry when necessary.
  • Have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain healthy and motivating relationships with all students, parents, church staff, congregation, and community.
  • Be an active member of Northampton Bible Church, fully supporting and implementing the vision, values and leadership.
  • Participate in general pastoral duties as needed (preaching on Sundays, weddings, funerals, counseling, etc.).


  • A desire to teach and disciple the next generation in Biblical truth.
  • Ability to pass a background check.
  • A lifestyle congruent with the biblical requirements for leaders (1 Timothy 3:1-13; 2 Timothy 2; Titus 1:5-9).


  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 2 or more years experience ministering to youth and their families and shepherding volunteers.


We want to help lead all people to believe in Jesus, belong to Jesus and become like Jesus - by God's transformational power.

Ultimately, that we would LOVE God, LOVE people and MAKE DISCIPLES.

Experience Required
1-5 years


Education Required
Bachelor's Degree

Date Posted
1 year ago


Church Size
100-200 people

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