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

Experience Required
Entry level
Education Required
Some college
Job Type

Baptist: SBC
Church Size