Middle School Director


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Our Church:


Trinity Church is a family of Jesus followers ROOTED IN JESUS AND REACHING OUR WORLDS.

We pursue this mission primarily through engaging worship services, life changing relationships found in small groups, Biblically-based discipleship and intentional influence in our relational worlds.

Our Core Values

• You belong here
• The Bible is God’s Story given to transform you and to be the authority in your life
• Your calling is to influence your world with Jesus
• We pursue spiritual growth and life-change in community
• God loves your family and so do we
• You are designed with a role in mind


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 volunteer ministry staff
  3. To disciple young people at crucial stages of transition in their lives so that they are equipped to live of Jesus’ influence in their relational 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 regularly collaborate with the Student Ministries team to maintain consistency, teamwork, and shared values.
  9. To lead the middle school ministry consistent with the overall church ministry philosophy and discipleship strategy
  10. 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 students
  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 (if applicable)
  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



To Apply

Please email your resume to hhylkema@trinityonline.org

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Trinity Church

Redlands, CA

  • Full-Time
  • Denomination: other
  • Salary: $50,000 to $60,000