Job Description

The student pastor will organize and oversee an effective ministry to Middle School and Senior High students. He will evangelize, disciple, and shepherd the next generation.


·       Must be a committed Christian, demonstrating continued evidence of that commitment

·       Must be in agreement with the purpose and mission of Shadow Mountain Church

·       Must be in agreement with the Shadow Mountain Church constitution and doctrinal statement 

·       Must be both a leader and a team player

·       Must be submissive to the lead pastor and his directives

·       Must be teachable

·       Must be available, faithful and self-motivated

·       Must be relatable to teenagers and their unique needs

·       Must possess an apparent and passionate love for teenagers 

·       Must have good communication skills: written, verbal and interpersonal

·       Must have a personal commitment to continuing education (seminars, conferences, and possible college courses) although a degree in biblical studies is preferred but not required


·       Engage the parents as partners in the student program

·       Both teach and preach to students and leaders in small groups and larger settings

·       Establish annual goals and objectives for the student program

·       Prepare an annual budget and calendar for the student program

·       Establish meaningful relationships with the students through different fun but purposeful activities

·       Develop both evangelism and discipleship strategies 

·       Recruit and train student program adult staff

·       Facilitate periodic retreat opportunities: winter camp, summer camp, etc.

·       Create opportunities for students to participate in mission’s opportunities

·       Create periodic fundraisers for special student programs projects

·       Counsel individual students about personal struggles

·       Share in other pastoral duties as necessary       

Church Description

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Experience Required
Entry level
Education Required
Some college
Job Type

Baptist: SBC
Church Size

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