Student Minister

First Baptist Mansfield

Job Description

First Baptist Mansfield

Position: Student Minister                        

Classification: Full Time, Salaried Minister           

Team/Focus: Discipleship/Students 7th-12th Grade

Primary Reporting Relationship: Discipleship Pastor

Salary Range: $45,000-$55,000 plus benefits



·       Master’s degree from a nationally accredited seminary (if incomplete, must be completed within 1 year).

·       Vision for and experience in Disciple-making

·       Experience in developing volunteer leaders and small groups

·       Ability, desire, and passion to enlist, equip, and empower volunteer leaders for ministry

·       Teachable spirit and an openness to learn new ideas 

·       Desire to collaborate and work in a team environment 

·       Humble Servant Leader

  • Passion for community ministry and missions

Goals and Expectations


·       Support the church’s vision to make disciples that make disciples

·       Create an environment in which multiplication is normal

·       Regularly invest in sharing the gospel 

·       Personally lead or participate in a multiplying discipleship group

·       Help equip parents to be the primary disciple-makers of their students

·       Follow up with guests. Guide prospects and Church members to their next step 

Leadership Development

·       Enlist, equip, and empower leaders for the Student Ministry

·       Build strong leadership teams and a pipeline of potential leaders for the Student Ministry

·       Regularly meet 1-1 with current and potential leaders to cast a clear vision for Student ministry and provide support, motivation, and encouragement

·       Provide ongoing leadership training and development for the Student Ministry leaders

Student Ministry

·       Oversee the Student ministry environments, set-up, and weekly programming

·       Build strong, Christ-centered relationships with Students

·       Guide Students through the Next Generation milestones in partnership with their parents

·       Plan and Execute Student Ministry Events (monthly small, quarterly bigger events, and summer BIG event)

·       Recruit and Deploy a Student Leadership Team for substantive ministry impact

·       Engage local Middle Schools and High Schools for lunches and chaplain opportunities

·       Look for ways to provide help for students who come from non-traditional homes

·       Work with the Ministry Team to launch and support the family resource center

·       Create pathways and opportunities for Students to serve

·       Develop transitions for students as they enter and leave Student ministry. 

·       Instill highest standards of safety and protection for students and leaders 

·       Instill in the students a love for the local church


·       Oversee and meet regularly with local community ministries specifically related to Students

·       Create opportunities for Students to serve local community ministries.

·       Support the Church’s vision to have an indispensable impact in the community

·       Mobilize Student Life Groups as Global mission partner advocates (pray, give, go)

·       Help Lead an annual mission trip


·       Develop and implement a weekly work schedule that includes time for disciple-making, leadership development, 1-1 meetings, team meetings, ministry planning, outreach, and communication.

·       Establish and follow through with clear and consistent ongoing communication with Staff, Leaders, Volunteers, and Church Members

·       Communicate regularly with parents and students (e.g., meetings, social media, emails, group texts).

·       Participate in weekly staff meetings and monthly strategic meetings

·       Contribute to the strategic goal setting and long-range planning meetings with the Staff

·       Work together with staff to plan and implement church-wide events

Personal Growth and Care

·       Daily time for Bible reading and prayer that fosters an investment out of intimacy with Jesus

·       Develop healthy accountable relationships that embrace vulnerability and speak life into each other

·       Take care of your physical and emotional health

·       Set and work towards annual goals for personal growth

About First Baptist Mansfield

At First Baptist Mansfield we are guiding people to multiplying impact for Christ's Kingdom. We are located south of Ft. Worth, TX in a growing community. We are kingdom focused and value deliberate discipleship, connected community, missional margin, and compassionate conviction.

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Experience Required
1-5 years


Education Required
Master's Degree

Date Posted
1 week ago
Mansfield, Texas

Baptist: SBC

Church Size
500-750 people people

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