Student Pastor

Bay Area Church
Job Type
Associate Pastor, Youth/Student Pastor
League City, Texas
Salary Details
Full-time salary, employer-paid health insurance, 403b retirement plan, paid time off
Contract Type
Closing Date
The Student Pastor serves as the primary leader of the Student Ministry, supporting Bay Area Church's vision of saturating the 4B Area with the gospel by restoring people, families, and churches.

Job Description


The Student Pastor will shepherd this critical ministry by discipling junior high and high school students, equipping parents to be the primary faith trainers of the next generation, and leading the Student Ministry staff and volunteers with excellence. 

(Click here to learn more about this opportunity, our church & community, and how to apply)

The Student Pastor reports to the Discipleship Pastor and supervises the Student Ministry staff and volunteers, providing leadership and oversight to its teaching, strategic planning, ministry events, and LifeGroups.

To execute these areas of responsibility, they will show evidence of a high degree of relational intelligence, collaborative work in teams, as well as giftedness in teaching and communication in their work history. This individual will operate with integrity, authenticity, and loyalty, to encourage and enrich the spiritual growth endeavors of the church, faithfully trusting Christ to use them effectively.


Education:  Bachelor’s Degree required; Seminary degree preferred 

Preferred Experience:  

  • At least five years of experience working with and leading in ministry to junior high and high school students
  • This person must embrace their role as a partner, equipper, and encourager of parents as the primary faith trainers of their children
  • Ability to build and lead volunteer teams to expand the impact made on students and their families
  • Familiarity with Legacy Milestones and passion for equipping parents to disciple their students


Organization Description

Bay Area Church's Vision:  To saturate the 4B Area with the gospel by restoring people, families, and churches.

Our church has a long history in our region; it was originally planted 137 years ago as the first church on the mainland of Galveston County. Dr. Brian Haynes has served as the Lead Pastor since 2010.

Not only do we have 1,100+ joining us to worship each week, but we also host nearly 1,000 PreK-12 students in our on-campus private school each day during the school year. Bay Area Christian School has been faithfully educating students for over 50 years.

Church Snapshot:

  • Learn more about our church and community here
  • Location:  League City, TX (Southeast Houston, Galveston County)
  • Denomination:  Southern Baptist
  • Weekly Worship Attendance:  1100
  • Weekly Student Midweek Attendance:  122
  • Weekly Student LifeGroup Attendance:  173

Church Affiliations:  

  • Houston Church Planting Network
  • Union Baptist Association - Houston
  • GlocalNet
  • Southern Baptists of Texas Convention


Our DNA:  Kingdom. Disciple. Society. Church. (KDSC)
These are the foundational building blocks that help direct the vision of Bay Area Church and Christian School:


  • The Kingdom of God submits to the rule and reign of Jesus Christ. Wherever the will of God is being done, the Kingdom is manifested. We are to "seek first the Kingdom of God" so that His will might be done "on earth as it is in Heaven." In order to pursue God's Kingdom, you must first FOLLOW JESUS.


  • A disciple is a follower of Jesus who hears and obeys what He has taught and as the Holy Spirit leads. Each disciple is a "citizen" of God’s Kingdom. We help equip disciples by encouraging everyone to CONNECT TO COMMUNITY.


  • Society consists of various domains where people live and work. Our primary place of service is the domain in which God has placed us every day. Disciples, then, serve as ambassadors for God’s Kingdom to the world so that others may come to know Him. We provide training and opportunities so you can ENGAGE YOUR WORLD.


  • The Church is God’s people, a spiritual family. We are His agent of transformation in the world and the display case for His greatness. Jesus said, "... I will build my Church," and He does this by drawing people to Himself who are far from God. Church is the result of kingdom-minded disciples engaging society.


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