Senior High Youth Pastor

Student ministry
Full time with benefits
First Free Church

First Free Church

Ballwin, MO
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Job Description


The Senior High Pastor is responsible for leading First Free’s ministry to students in grades 9-12. This includes:
● Provide leadership and vision to Senior High and volunteers
● Develop students and volunteers through the use of the Leadership Pipeline
● Assist in the creation of weekly programs, special events, retreats, mission trips and camps designed to facilitate students’ spiritual development
● Provide pastoral care to students and their families


This position is a full-time, salaried (exempt) position of approximately 45-50 hours per week. The Senior High Pastor is part of the Family Ministries team and reports directly to the Pastor of Family Ministries.


● Work with the Student Ministries staff and lead volunteers to develop a sound program of relevant, life-changing, Bible instruction
● Proactively create opportunities to come alongside parents
● Oversee recruitment and training of volunteers
● Work with staff to develop leadership pathways for students and volunteers
● Develop effective, creative, biblical teaching for weekly Senior High programming
● Encourage and develop others to utilize their teaching gifts
● Strategically create opportunities for students to interact, serve and connect with the church body as a whole
● Oversee the planning and administration of Senior High camps, retreats, mission trips and outreach events
● Work with other Student Ministries staff to regularly review Student Ministry’s safety and security procedures
● Oversee applicable portions of the Student Ministry budget
● Support the mission and vision of First Free Church
● Continue to grow professionally and spiritually by participating in outside opportunities, including conferences, seminars, reading and networking
● Other duties as assigned


About this Church

First Free Church is a growing community passionate about worshiping God, reaching the lost, growing spiritually, praying continually, deepening community and developing leaders who continue those pursuits in every area of life.