Student Pastor

Are you looking to be a part of young, growing and vibrant church? Do you want to lead a student ministry with a team of volunteers who have grown the ministry from 75 to 150 weekly without a Student Pastor? Do you want to join a Pastoral team with an under 40 Lead Pastor and a staff with over 50 years of combined student ministry experience?

San Jacinto Church is located in the City of Deer Park, Texas. Deer Park is 20 minutes southeast of Downtown Houston. The church campus sits in the shadow of Deer Park High School which is the 10th largest High School in the State of Texas. Our team of volunteers are passionate about Jesus and have a love for all students.

Mission: To lead students to become fully devoted disciples of Jesus.
Vision: Bring in, build up and send out

Key Attributes:

  • Mature: Has a growing and vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Integrity: Can be trusted to do what they say and say what they mean
  • Relational: Connects well with all generations
  • Driven: A hunger to accomplish tasks and reach goals
  • Humble: Puts others first
  • Strategic: Leads organized systems for long term success
  • Developer: Guides others to be better versions of themselves
  • Adaptable: Open to change and willing to adapt to where God is at work

Preferred Experience, Skills and Knowledge:

  • Demonstrates the ability to recruit, train, develop and lead volunteers
  • Demonstrates a proven track record of making disciples and being discipled
  • Demonstrates proficiency in written and verbal communication
  • Demonstrates and understanding in and an ability to keep current in student culture and innovative student ministry practices and trends
  • Demonstrates the ability to connect well with parents and execute a strategy to partner with them on their student’s faith journey
  • Demonstrates effective communication to students with various social media platforms
  • Undergraduate degree or Seminary training preferred
  • Experience working in a similar student, children or college ministry role for at least two years
  • Candidates with the ability to lead life changing worship, preferred but not required


Inspires students to be led into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.

Ministry Area Responsibilities:

  • Model a passion for God, students, and parents
  • Model a growing relationship with Jesus Christ in and outside of work
  • Recruit, onboard, and train volunteer teams to execute at a high level
  • Work in relation with the entire pastoral staff
  • Implement a cohesive strategy for students to connect through small groups
  • Develop an engagement strategy to connect students to the weekend experience
  • Fully develop strategies to partner with parents
  • Build tactics to recruit, train, develop and appreciate volunteers
  • Oversee student ministry budget
  • Maintain student ministry environments to ensure a clean, organized and safe experience for students and volunteers
  • Attend Student Ministry events, as well as, all staff meetings and retreats


  • Annual Salary: Will be discussed upon application. Package is within Industry Average
  • Additional Annual Benefits: Health, dental, vision, life and disability
  • Retirement Match


  • 10 days of paid vacation time
  • Additional discretionary leave awarded in accordance with Staff Handbook
  • Additional Holiday leave observed in accordance with Staff Handbook


  • Competitive salaries based on national industry metrics
  • Full benefits package including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Matching retirement contributions
  • We love technology, and you’ll have the technology tools you need to get the work done
  • Generous vacation and leave policies
  • Resources for continuing education and conferences to get better

Send Resumes to


Organization name:
San Jacinto Church



310 W. P St. Deer Park, Tx 77536


Date Posted:
June 18, 2020

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