JupiterFIRST Church

Minister of Students

JupiterFIRST Church
Jupiter, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 09/05/2017
Categories: Children's Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


The Minister of Students will provide direct oversight to all aspects of the middle school and high school ministries. The student ministry is a vital part of JupiterFIRST’s DNA, as such, the Minister of Students will assist the Senior Minister in designing and executing a churchwide process that encourages consistent and lifelong spiritual formation.




  • Give frontlines leadership to the spiritual direction and programs of middle- and high-school students, under the direction of the Senior Minister.
  • Ability to deliver excellent, engaging, age-appropriate, culturally relevant, spiritually connected, and biblically-literate messages multiple times weekly.
  • Actively influence and create an environment conducive to growing young people as passionate disciples of Jesus who will cultivate a life-long pattern of spiritual growth.
  • Recruit, train, maintain, and minister to a team of volunteer adult and student leaders.
  • Ability to create programs that are attractive to the unchurched and able to move students all ages more closely to Christ.
  • Oversee a dynamic social program, appropriate for the different age ranges, to gather youth and build community and friendships both inside and outside the church.
  • Build relationships with parents/families of students, working in partnership to create opportunities for discipleship, connection, and spiritual growth within the home.
  • Actively create opportunities for intergenerational interaction.
  • Ensure effective transitions into and out of the Student Ministry, maintaining connection to students well into their 20-Somethings to encourage lifelong faith and church involvement.
  • Work collaboratively with the Director of Children’s Ministry.
  • Share pastoral responsibilities as needed.
  • Preach and teach as needed.
  • Potential additional areas of oversight as equipped.



Additional Information


Experience and Background: The qualified candidate will have a healthy mix of related education and experience in a large student ministry. Leadership experience strongly preferred. Ordination (or ability/willingness to become ordained) preferred. Proven ability to understand and minister within an ancient/future framework.


Expectations: Christ-Follower, Cooperative, Loyal, Honest, Competent, Takes Initiative, Trustworthy. A love for young people and an ability to create an environment of mutual trust and support. Excellent and engaging communication.


Status: Full-time, exempt.


Accountability and Communication: This position reports directly to the Senior Minister and will serve as a member of the Pastoral Team.


Application Information: Applications will be accepted until the position Is filled. Email cover letter, resume, teaching sample link, and references to: personnel@jupiterfirstchurch.org.  


JupiterFIRST Church

1475 Indian Creek Pkwy.

Jupiter, FL 33458



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