Pastor of Middle School Ministry

Old North Church
Canfield, Ohio, United States

Date Posted: 04/29/2018
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Position: Pastor of Middle School Ministry (Grades 5-8) 

Reports to: Pastor of Student Ministry 


Salary: Based on education, experience, level of responsibility and job performance.


Purpose: To shepherd and lead middle school students and their families in cooperation with the mission, vision, and values of Old North Church. 



  1. Committed to personal discipleship - growth toward Christian maturity in conviction, character, and competency through deepening relationships with God’s word and God’s people
  2. Evidence of the experience, skills, and giftedness which provide the basis for successfully achieving the purpose of the position
  3. Strongly supports the mission, vision, values, and leadership of Old North Church
  4. Evidence of workplace habits in prior employment demonstrating:
    1. Strong interpersonal skills
    2. Ability to work independently and interdependently 
    3. Ability to initiate and implement a plan of action
    4. Faithful steward in use of time and resources
  5. Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and training in youth ministry or a related field. Seminary training and degree advantageous.
  6. Demonstrates giftedness in the ministry of expository preaching and teaching.


  1. Provide Biblical leadership to the Middle School Ministry at Old North.
  2. Serve as the primary Bible teacher in current and future ministry venues. 
  3. Spend quality time shepherding our students and their families.
  4. Develop strategies and programs that connect students with Christ.
  5. Provide venues for Christian community and gospel growth.  
  6. Recruit, train, and disciple the ministry team, volunteers, lay leaders, and teachers. 
  7. Ensure the safety of students by thoroughly screening and vetting leaders.
  8. Communicate ministry strategies and programs to staff, volunteers, students, and parents. 
  9. Run key programs and events including but not limited to: Sunday Mornings, Midweek Youth Group, Special Events (Mission Impossible, Summer Outreach, etc.).
  10. Organize and lead high school outreach and missions work.
  11. Serve as the point person for Middle School Ministry in relationship to Old North’s other primary ministry departments.
  12. Work in close proximity and cooperation with Children’s and High School Ministries respectively, ensuring smooth transitions for our families.
  13. Prepare and manage the Middle School Ministry budget in cooperation with the Pastor High School Ministry and Executive Pastor.
  14. Perform other general pastoral functions such as: hospital visitation, pastoral counseling, church assimilation, corporate worship leadership, weddings, funerals, etc. 

Please send your interest and resume to Chris Drombetta, Executive Pastor at Visit for more information about our church family. 
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