Station Hill Next Generation and Student Minister

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Station Hill Next Generation and Student Minister


Department: The Church at Station Hill

Reports to: Jay Strother

Job Status: Full Time

FLSA Status: Exempt

Effective Date: June 1, 2021

Primary Officing Campus: The Church at Station Hill

Primary Ministry Campus: The Church at Station Hill 


SUMMARY

The Station Hill Next Generation and Student Minister is responsible to the church, under the direction of the Campus and Teaching Pastor for implementing and evaluating a comprehensive discipleship strategy for Preschoolers through High School students and for championing the church/home partnership at the Station Hill Campus. This position will supervise and lead the Station Hill Preschool, Children, and Student staff. In addition, this position will align the discipleship strategy for preschool through students and will direct the implementation of the @Home Ministry at the campus. The role is also designed to maintain the vision determined by the church for encouraging and equipping all families to make the home the center of godly influence. This minister must align the ministries he oversees with the overall mission of the church while working with age-graded ministers in developing appropriate venues for connecting others to Christ, worship, discipleship and service. As our campus grows, this role will also be responsible for the daily leadership and supervision of the Station Hill Student Ministry (middle and high school).  


PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Equip and lead the ministerial and administrative staff that serves in our age-graded ministries of Preschool Ministry (birth through kindergarten), Children’s Ministry (grade 1 through grade 5) and Student Ministry (grade 6 through grade 12).
  • Work with each age-graded minister to fully develop and implement all discipleship strategies and elements to ensure they are aligned with the disciple-making philosophy of the church.
  • Work with each age-graded ministry to fully develop @Home strategies and elements to ensure that they are aligned with the overall Church-wide objective in leading families in making the home the center of godly influence. 
  • Work with each age-graded ministry to ensure that the transition years of adolescent development and growth are recognized, celebrated, and families are best equipped. 
  • Lead all age-graded ministries in leadership equipping and next-level leadership development as it relates to lay leadership training.
  • Oversee the structures that support the preschool, children, and student ministries, including strategic goals (reviewed semi-annually), budgets (reviewed monthly and annually), and use of facilities for ministerial purposes.
  • Supervisory responsibilities include Station Hill Mother’s Day Out Director, Preschool Minister, Children’s Minister, Associate Student Minister, and Next Gen Administrative Assistant.


HOME/ FAMILY MINISTRY:

  • Work with each ministry in the church to fully develop @Home strategies and elements that are aligned with the overall Church-wide objective in leading all families in making the home the center of godly influence. 
  • Lead this ministry to oversee enlistment and equipping of teams of lay leaders to carry out the goals and objectives of the @Home initiatives. 
  • Serve as the primary driver and champion of the @Home strategies for the campus to ensure that all ministry programming, catalytic events, environments, and branding champion the church/home partnership.
  • Work with the @Home leadership team to ensuring clarity of e implementation of vision and strategy at the Station Hill Campus.


STUDENT MINISTRY:

  • Grow spiritually and model to the student ministry students, leaders, and parents a fully devoted follower of Jesus Christ.
  • Give direction to student ministry in the areas of leader enlistment, vetting, equipping, mobilization, and encouragement.
  • Plan all student ministry catalyst events, programs and ministry/mission opportunities.
  • Prioritize leadership development of students by providing ways for them to lead out in ministry experience as it relates to weekly programming, catalyst events, and a mentoring ministry.
  • Oversee the structures that support the Student Ministry, including strategic goals, budgets, and use of facilities for ministerial purposes.
  • Develop an annual budget for all Middle School and High School Ministry initiatives.
  • Advance the strategic group ministry called LIFE Groups.
  • Coordinate and support the planning of Sunday AM Bible Study.
  • Provide and vet all curriculums for each program in the student ministry.
  • Work with student ministers from all campuses to ensure alignment of ministry philosophy.
  • Work with student ministers from all campuses to plan, execute and give direction of catalyst events (Camps, Retreats, etc.)
  • Be available for counseling and support of students and their families as the need arises.

 

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Serve as an important contributing member of the ministerial team at the Station Hill campus, carrying out the calling and roles of a team member however called upon.
  • Effectively communicate and work alongside campus administrative assistants, who will assist with day-to-day work.  
  • Pray with and for all staff members on a regular basis and hold staff members accountable for personal spiritual and ministerial growth (self-development plan).
  • Lead regular team meetings in order to communicate clearly about strategic, tactical and operational goals.  These meetings should also develop a sense of teamwork and foster a sense of cooperation among the ministries.
  • Report to the Campus Pastor at least quarterly on team progress and initiatives. 
  • Oversee the pastoral care of the Next Generations ministerial and administrative staff and serve as a resource to the team for additional pastoral care situations.
  • Be available for preaching and development opportunities at the Station Hill Campus as directed by the Campus and Teaching Pastor.
  • Be available to serve the church as a decision counselor, pastoral counselor, on-call minister and on-site minister (as assigned).  Perform weddings and funerals as available.
  • Collaborate with the Communications Team to be sure that our strategy and opportunities are documented and available to the church on a timely basis through print, web, and other social media outlets.
  • Complete other duties as assigned by supervisor.


COMPETENCIES AND TRAITS:

In addition to the specific responsibilities required for this role, Brentwood Baptist Church also seeks candidates that possess some general competencies and behavioral traits that enhance the effectiveness of our staff.

Management

  • Directs both resources and people (paid or unpaid) towards the accomplishment of goals
  • Maximizes personal effectiveness by focusing on “must-dos” tasks and delegating other priorities to others
  • Anticipates/avoids problems or formulates creative solutions
  • Makes timely decisions that produce quality outcomes

Leadership

  • Develops both vision and strategy that focuses team energy towards results
  • Maintains a working environment characterized by high levels of encouragement and trust
  • Drives team towards greater innovation and collaboration
  • Sets clear expectations and holds team members accountable for them

Communication

  • Clearly conveys expectations and priorities to staff and/or volunteers
  • Uses written and verbal communication in a way that accomplishes intended results
  • Adheres to commitments, schedules, and deadlines
  • Regularly shares information with and solicits feedback from staff/volunteers

Pastoring/Shepherding

  • Demonstrates Christ-likeness and a commitment to personal spiritual growth
  • Leads staff and/or volunteers by serving and not by asserting control
  • Utilizes emotional intelligence, is emotionally available to those he/she leads
  • Invests in the development of staff or volunteers around him/her

Self-Development

  • Prioritizes and accomplishes self-development goals
  • Demonstrates an ongoing commitment to obtaining the necessary knowledge, attitudes, skills and habits necessary to be successful in this role
  • Teachable spirit with a desire to learn and grow
  • The gap between the current job description and the employee’s current abilities is appropriate and allows for future growth


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A mature Christian who is growing in their personal walk with the Lord through committed Bible Study, prayer and service.
  • An understanding of preschool, children, and student ministries as foundational ministries of the church.
  • Ability to lead a staff team of 6 by casting vision for the Next Gen ministry and organizing the skills and talents of those team members.
  • Ability to relate well to parents of children in the Next Generation ministry areas
  • A willingness to be a “team player” both within the staff, church, and community for Kingdom purposes.
  • Effective communicator, both written and verbal.
  • Proficiency in basic computer skills and software systems.
  • A personal sense of calling from God to vocational Christian ministry in general and to this area of ministry.
  • Can identify closely with the mission, values, vision, theology, philosophy, and methodology of Brentwood Baptist Church.
  • A mature Christian who is demonstrates the Fruits of the Spirit, is growing in their faith and is committed to spiritual disciplines such as Bible reading, prayer.
  • The proven ability to identify, equip and lead a team of volunteers.
  • Ability to collaborate, cooperate and function well in a team environment.
  • Demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills.

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required. 
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in leading a in a larger church setting.
  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Seminary training preferred.

 

All campuses function under the governance of Brentwood Baptist Church. Each campus is an established entity operating as a whole and permanent part of the Brentwood Baptist. Each maintains pre-determined alignment characteristics that uphold the Brentwood Baptist “DNA” while also containing some contextualized characteristics to allow it to best reach its target local community.  Every staff member is an employee of Brentwood Baptist.

Brentwood Baptist Church is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
 
 
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