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Westlake Bible Church

Middle School Director

Westlake Bible Church
Austin, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 11/14/2008
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Bible Church
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Please no phone calls at this point.
Facts about the Student Ministry
• We see the junior high and high school as one ministry that occurs in two separate places. We have one vision, one mission to facilitate a 6-year ministry instead of a 2-year junior high ministry and a 4-year high school ministry.
• We currently have about 230 students in weekly attendance (130 high school, 100 junior high)
• The student ministry team is compromised of a student ministries pastor who oversees the team as well as a junior high director, a small groups director for both age groups and an administrative assistant.
• We have a volunteer leadership team of 25-30 college age and young adults
• We believe that life change happens best in the context of small group communities.
• We are committed to doing everything with creativity, excellence, and relevance.

Job Expectations for the Junior High Director
• Reports to the student ministries pastor
• Is a team player committed to the overall vision and mission of the student ministry
• Is committed to loving and reaching students outside the church who do not know Christ as Savior
• Committed to leading, training, and empowering volunteer leaders to effectively disciple students
• Committed to teaching the Word of God and expecting to see students passionately pursue Christ even at a young age
• Committed to creativity, excellence and relevance through videos, games, walk-on characters, testimonies, etc.
• Works with the small groups director to develop small group curriculum
• Committed to communicating with and ministering to parents of students
• Committed to being with students
• Oversees and wisely stewards the junior high budget

Qualifications for the Junior High Director
• Proven experience in junior high ministry with a ministry of 100+ students in weekly attendance
• Proven ability to communicate the word of God effectively to students
• Proven commitment to creativity through the use of arts and technology
• Bible training from an institute, Bible college or Seminary is preferable
• Proficiency in video editing is preferable
• Strong references from those who have seen you do ministry