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Austin Ridge Bible Church

Middle School Director

Austin Ridge Bible Church
Austin, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 01/28/2016
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Bible Church
Church Size: 4001 to 5000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Austin Ridge Bible Church, a multisite church located in the fast growing city of Austin, Texas, is looking for a Middle School Director who is passionate about seeing middle school students come to know Jesus, grow in Him, and serve Him. We’re looking for a proactive, experienced leader who will set vision, recruit and equip leaders, and grow our middle school ministries. This is a great opportunity to join a healthy team and a growing church where you can impact families through leading students well.   




  • Mature, growing disciple with a consistent devotional life
  • Meets the spiritual qualifications found in I Timothy, Titus, and I Peter
  • Exhibits a missional lifestyle and mindset
  • Possesses an undergraduate degree
  • Experience and enthusiasm for making disciples and ministering to students and their families
  • Passionate about evangelism
  • Ability to work on a team towards specific goals in a mutually edifying and supportive manner
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks, be flexible, and work with little supervision
  • Capable and influencing team leader with strong interpersonal skills
  • Familiar with current trends related to middle school students, parents, and families
  • Understands effective approaches to student ministry
  • Self-motivated, strategic thinker, with strong communication skills
  • Commitment to and agreement with the statement of faith of Austin Ridge Bible Church
  • It is expected that this person is now or will become an active member of Austin Ridge Bible Church



  • Create a balanced ministry through developing a variety of environments for students to come to know Jesus, grow in Him, and serve Him
  • Develop and implement strategies, budgets, and goals for growing the ministry
  • Expand the middle school ministry through recruiting and equipping new leaders
  • Maintain good relationships with volunteer leaders and provide continual motivation, feedback, and training
  • Lead the middle school ministry staff by casting vision, creating goals, and equipping them to lead in their individual areas of influence
  • Create content for weekly large and small group meetings, and communicate with leaders on how to incorporate it into their groups
  • Develop relationships with parents through regular communication, parent meetings, and individual conversations
  • Participate in other ministry duties as determined by the Student Ministry Pastor



  • Under the overall guidance of the board of elders and the Lead Pastor
  • Reports directly to the Student Ministry Pastor
  • Part of the Austin Ridge Bible Church Ministry Team