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WoodsEdge Community Church

Student Ministry Pastor

WoodsEdge Community Church
Spring, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 11/14/2011
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 4001 to 5000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Student Ministries Pastor

The WoodsEdge (WE) Student Ministries Pastor will work with both Junior High and High School students, and shall be responsible for the Junior High Ministry. The primary role of this position is to be a leader of students, volunteers, and parents in student ministries. He/she will recruit, train and develop servant leaders who will intentionally develop disciple-making students.

Job Summary
• Support and carry out the mission and vision of WE within all areas of the SM
• Lead and direct various interns and volunteers
• Provide leadership for the spiritual, emotional, and relational development of the students and their families
• Lead in student ministry with an emphasis on Junior High (7th – 8th) grade.

• Coach and lead interns, volunteers, and small group leaders, especially as it pertains to Junior High students and families
• Contribute to a SM that is strong because of the great team of volunteers and leadership
• Leadership must be relevant in reaching young teens in this current culture
• The candidate needs to have a proven track record of recruiting, training and equipping lay volunteers
• Leading, empowering, and implementing student leaders effectively

• Oversee event logistics for all major Student Ministry events
• Be responsible for the implementation, execution, and follow-up details for events.

• Aid in the brainstorming and planning of creative programming
• Responsible for implementation of student worship service programming
• Assist the long-term development plan that incorporates a smooth transition from children’s ministries into student ministry

• This position requires the ability to communicate competently with both youth and adults
• Speaking, personal presence and energy will need to be given to both junior and senior high ministries, with an emphasis on Junior High ministry

Family Ministry
• Focus will not only be on students but the parents of teens
• Aid in implementation of parent programs

Relation to Staff
• The SM Pastor will report to the Lead Student Pastor
• He/she will give direct leadership to interns and volunteers
• He/she will work as a team with the entire SM staff

Job Skills and Requirements
• Must be pursuing a growing relationship with Jesus Christ that reflects a daily unhurried time with the Lord
• He/she will demonstrate a lifestyle of holiness, love and compassion
• Actively involved at WE
• Fully engaged in the mission and vision of WE
• Passionate about younger teens
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Be a strong team player – leading with concern for the overall ministry of WE and not just the SM
• Knowledge of computer systems, including word processing, electronic communication software, membership software and financial reporting and accounting software
• Proven work ethic and strong sense of excellence

About WoodsEdge Church
We encourage you to visit our webpage,, which will give you more information about us, such as Doctrine, our mission and values.

Application Process
We desire to fill this position as soon as possible and will continue to receive resumes until WE has hired the right person. Qualified individuals should send a resume to or to the address below:

WoodsEdge Church
C/O Kent Anderson, Lead Student Pastor
25333 Gosling Road
Spring, Texas 77389

Candidates who appear to be a good fit for WE will be contacted as to the next steps in the process.