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Kingsway Christian Church

Student Team Leader

Kingsway Christian Church
Avon, Indiana, United States

Date Posted: 07/13/2016
Categories: Associate Pastor - Children's Pastor - Christian Education - College Pastor - Young Adult Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Christian Church
Church Size: 2001 to 2500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

**In order to be considered for this role, applicants MUST visit our website at and submit the following: (1) Online Application (2) Resume (3) Cover Letter explaining desire to be in a leadership role (4) Teaching sample via link or hard copy.  Applicants who do not submit these three items will not be considered.**

Student Team Leader


FLSA:  Exempt | Full-Time (Ministerial)

Responsible to: Executive Director of Ministries

Mission and Purpose:  To provide leadership and strategic oversight for the Student Ministry at Kingsway.


Essential Job Responsibilities:


  • Provide oversight and strategic leadership to all Student Ministry programs (5th – 12th Grade)
  • Lead the Student Ministry Team in casting vision and developing a thriving ministry for students which embraces the overall mission, vision, core values and comprehensive ministry plan of KCC.
  • Evaluating Student Ministry components to ensure they are accomplishing the aforementioned vision and goals
  • Establish a discipleship plan for students
  • Develop and maintain a strategy for connecting parents to what is happening in Student Ministry
  • Lead and/or attend trips and events in coordination with the Student Team
  • Continue in personal spiritual formation and professional development
  • Serve as a member of Kingsway’s ministerial team and engage in ministerial responsibilities as directed.
  • Serve on the Leadership Team as head of the Student Team.
  • Connect with ‘counter-parts’ at KCS and utilize opportunities to connect & engage for a healthy ministry relationship.
  • Evaluate Student Ministry components to ensure they are accomplishing common objectives.
  • Lead department meetings and establish teaching schedule/rotations for various student environments

7th – 12th Grade Programming:

  • Develop teaching series and schedule
  • Primary communicator in this environment; also responsible for recruiting/raising up other voices to speak into the lives of students
  • Oversee, recruit, develop & cast vision for all volunteers & life group leaders within the 7th – 12th grade ministry
  • Work with the Worship Team to incorporate elements that support the teaching
  • Create curriculum to facilitate life group discussion based on the week’s message
  • Communicate the agenda and life group curriculum to the student life group leaders in a timely fashion
  • Implement training & communication strategies to ensure all volunteers best meet the objectives of the Student Ministry
  • Build relationships, shepherd and develop leaders to become more like Christ and to take on leadership roles
  • Provide recognition and appreciation for volunteer team on a regular and consistent basis along with Student Team

Management of Student Team:

  • Supervises:  Student Associate 5th & 6th Grade  |  Student Administrative Assistant
  • Lead the formation of a comprehensive student ministry that fosters good communication and a strong sense of community among team members.
  • Coaching, development, shepherding, goal-setting and performance appraisal for Student Team.
  • Ensure necessary interdepartmental communication to maximize overall church ministry.


  • Develop an annual pro-growth ministry plan that aligns with Kingsway’s vision, mission, core values and comprehensive ministry plan.
  • Develop and oversee the annual budget for the Student Team



  • Bachelor degree required.  Desired that degree be in related field; or 3-5 years ministry leadership experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Supervisory experience desired. 
  • Important Qualities and Characteristics:  Mature Christian with clearly articulated theological understanding  |  Intuitive, humble and visionary leader  |  Diplomatic and authentic conflict manager  |  Passionate about raising up the next generation of Christians  |  Able to engage student culture
  • Skills and experience desired:  Large group teaching  |  Cooperative spirit with excellent communication & interpersonal skills  |  Supervising, shepherding, leading & developing people, groups & teams  |  Strategic thinking and planning
  • Must be a member of Kingsway Christian Church and be a positively engaged participant.
  • Confidentiality – This position regularly handles confidential information such as Church Attendee information, family meetings, volunteer background information and medical information.  It is expected to keep this confidential at all times.
  • Ordination Required.  This position is considered a “ministerial” position and as such, is eligible for a housing allowance under IRS law so long as the employee meets all other IRS requirements for housing allowance.