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Trinity Church

Middle School Director

Trinity Church
Redlands, California, United States

Date Posted: 04/26/2017
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Evangelical Free
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Our Church:
We are a church with a simple mission: to make disciples who are rooted in Jesus and reaching their worlds. Simply put: Rooted & Reaching.


Trinity Church’s strategy to accomplish the mission:

              REMINDING people constantly of their purpose to be intentional influencers in their
                relational worlds

              ENGAGING weekend services

              CONNECTING in small groups

              SERVING according to DESIGN

              PRIORITIZING family ministries 



 Job Purpose  

To provide spiritual leadership to Trinity Church primarily through:

  1. To give oversight, direction and leadership to Trinity's middle school ministry
  2. To recruit, train, develop and oversee paid and volunteer ministry staff
  3. To disciple young people at crucial stages of transition in their lives so that they are equipped to live for Christ in their world
  4. To develop a multi-level program that addresses the spiritual needs of non-Christians, casual Christians, growing Christians and deeply committed Christians
  5. To minister to young people, in the context of their families, and to support and assist parents of adolescents
  6. To maintain appropriate personal contact for friendship and counseling with students and youth staff
  7. To prepare and administer the middle school ministry budget\
  8. To integrate the middle school ministry into the total church program
  9. To continually evaluate the ministry under his supervision and to keep current on youth needs and strategies to meet those needs


Duties and responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities of the Middle School Director include

  1. Plan & facilitate Sunday morning worship service for Middle School students
  2. Plan & facilitate Tuesday night youth group for Middle School student
  3. Write/ adapt curriculum (small groups, summer discipleship program, retreats, etc)
  4. Develop student leaders
  5. Recruit, train, and shepherd volunteer ministry staff
  6. Recruit, train, and shepherd paid ministry staff
  7. Meet with students: counseling, relationship building
  8. Meet with parents
  9. Plan & facilitate age appropriate events for middles school students
         Outreach events
         Service opportunities
         Community building events
         Camps/ retreats
  10. Local school campus involvement 


To effectively serve as the Middle School Director of Trinity Church, an individual must meet some basic qualifications.


Qualifications include:


1.  Spiritual

An individual of growing spiritual maturity who demonstrates integrity and consistency as he lives out his spiritual convictions.  A positive role model that lives a life young people will want to imitate.


2.  Personal

An individual who displays personal maturity, who loves students and is able to work well with adults.  A team player who wants to multiply himself in others.  Possesses a teachable spirit and a strong work ethic.


3.  Doctrinal

Biblically trained with at least a Bachelor’s level of biblical education .Can agree to the doctrinal statement of Trinity Church without hesitation.  Is able to articulate biblical convictions clearly in ways that relate to young people.


4.  Ministry

  a) youth ministry experience, preferably in a church context

  b) a vision for youth ministry with a desire to lead youths to Christ

  c) a clear philosophy of ministry that meshes with Trinity's


5.  Leadership

             a) a team builder

             b) an ability to attract, motivate and involve kids

             c) ability to plan, administrate, delegate and supervise

             d) an ability to recruit and build a cross-generational team

Time Allocation (based on 44hr work week)

-Sermon/ curriculum prep                        
          6 hours               14%


-Leadership   (leadership meetings & trainings)                                
          4 hours              9%


-Administrative tasks/ event planning

          8 hours               18%


-Care/ counseling appts/relationship development/ campus involvement

          7 hours               16%


-Weekend worship service attendance & program

          5 hours                 11%


-Tuesday prep & program
          8 hours               18%


          3 hours               7%

-Home Group Participation/ leadership
           3 hours              7%



Direct reports

  • MS Intern or Associate staff 

To Apply

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