Job Opportunities

Director of Student Ministry

Religious | Presbyterian Church in America

Atlanta Westside Presbyterian Church
1255 Collier Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30318



Posted: May 20, 2024

Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2024


About the Role: We are excited to find the next leader of Westside Student Ministry – someone who loves Jesus and students as much as we do. In collaboration with our Family Ministry Pastor, they will cast & implement vision, gather people, and relationally minister to students (grade 6-12) 

Key Responsibilities: 

Create and implement a vision for impactful, Gospel-centric student ministry  

  • Create a vision for student ministry at Westside, together with our Family Ministry Pastor 
  • Bring vision to life through programs, events, and relationships with students and parents 


Lead Westside student ministry programs & events 

  • Lead existing student ministry programs for Middle School and High School students 
  • Lead and teach Sunday School with support of staff and volunteers 
  • Plan & execute additional events through the school year and summer 
  • Administratively support student ministry (e.g., teaching schedules, parent & student communications, up-to-date ministry calendars, Westside Instagram posts, etc.) 


Relationally disciple Westside students 

  • Foster a compelling, gospel-centered culture for students, staff, and volunteers 
  • Gather people through formal, programmatic events and informal get-togethers including a mixture of large group, small group, and one-on-one settings 
  • Build deep and lasting relationships with students 


Recruit, manage, and support paid staff and volunteers 

  • Recruit, supervise, and manage 1-2 Westside student ministry coordinators 
  • Recruit & support volunteers for both Middle School and High School student ministry 


Faithfully and collaboratively serve as a member of the Westside staff & church body 

  • Collaborate with Family Ministries Pastor to continuously improve student ministry 
  • Participate in regular prayer, mentorship, accountability, and fellowship with staff 
  • Participate as an active and attending member of Westside 


Salary: $60K-$89K


Qualifications (Faith, Character, and Experience): 


  • A commitment to the Church and the Reformed theology as summarized in the Westminster Confession of Faith, including: 
  • Deep conviction of the primacy and authority of God’s Word in faith and life 
  • An abiding, intimate walk with Jesus that is anchored in the grace of God  



  • Fragrant embodiment of the fruit of the spirit (Galatians 5:22-23) 
  • A Christ-like-ness that loves and includes all parts of the body (James 2:1) 
  • A commitment to excellence, demonstrated by love of people, self-motivated preparation, organization, punctuality, creativity, and time management (1 Corinthians 10:31) 



  • Bachelor's degree required 
  • Experience in student ministry (paid or volunteer) preferred but not required 
  • * Ordination (or working toward ordination) required to be a Student Ministry Pastor 

How to Apply

Primary Contact: 


Phone: 404-567-5428

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