Job Description


Position Summary

Working under the direction of the Senior Pastor, and ultimately accountable to the Official Board, the Student Pastor 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.).
  • Reach out to and engage with students in the community


  • 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.

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Experience Required
1-5 years


Education Required
Bachelor's Degree

Date Posted
3 weeks ago


Church Size
100-200 people people

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