Director of Middle School Ministry

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

JOB TITLE:                      Middle School Director

ACCOUNTABLE TO:    Director of Youth Ministry

PURPOSE:                      To oversee a program for those in middle school, where the goal is to move these students toward becoming disciples of Christ.

STATUS:                          Exempt; Full-Time

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Administration:

  • Working, communicating, reporting, and planning with youth team specifically and staff team generally.
    • Planning specifically the curriculum and teaching components for middle school programs.
  • Participating and leading meetings
    • Program Directors, Youth staff, discipleship staff, youth council and discipleship council, Session
  • Communicating with the leaders of the middle school programs on a regular basis
    • Encouraging, coaching, resourcing, praying and loving them.
  • Communicating with the parents of the middle schoolers on a regular basis
    • Events, programs, trends, camps, expectations, etc.
  • Carry out other duties/tasks as may be assigned by supervisor in accordance with youth program requirements, directives, initiatives, etc.

Program Leadership:

  • Serving as the principal creator, planner, and leader in all middle school programs as well as developing current and prospective leaders for middle school ministry.
    • Programs such as:  Sunday morning, small groups, outreach events, and Confirmation
    • Annual events: Confirmation Retreat; mission trip;  summer camp
    • Training and nurturing current leaders as well as seeking out new leaders throughout the year
  • Serving as the co-leader in combined MS and HS youth programs/events.
    • Fall Kick-Off; Fall Retreat; eXtreme Retreat; mission projects
  • Serving as an assistant in certain church-wide programs and events.
    • Community Fall Fest, Advent and Lenten programs, church wide mission events, and Vacation Bible School.
  • Collaborating closely with other functions of the church, particularly the one’s that overlap with youth, i.e. 96:1 youth choir, exceptional children’s ministry, etc.

Relational Ministry:

  • Spending quality time with students and their families outside of church program on a weekly basis.
    • With specific attention to those on the fringe or those who have become inactive.
  • Leading at least one small group.
  • Leading the middle school leadership team.
  • Spending time with the middle school leaders outside of church programs on a bi-monthly basis.
    • For encouragement, equipping, praying, and nurturing them.
  • Investing in the students’ community through volunteering.
  • Building relationships with other student-based ministries in the area.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The Middle School Director should exhibit the following:

  • Strong and growing faith in Jesus Christ and knowledge of the Scriptures
  • Love for and ability to teach students as well as passion and ability to help students grow in faith and knowledge
  • Ability to earn trust and respect of parents as well as offer them support
  • Interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and the ability to handle several tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to befriend, recruit and nurture teachers and leaders
  • Ability to use social media and technology as a tool for connection
  • Support the mission and vision of Roswell Presbyterian Church as well as possess the ability to offer tactical implementation of the church’s strategic goals
  • A commitment to the Reformed tradition

Requirements

  • Ability to lift 100 lbs and move youth supplies and equipment when needed
  • Must pass a background check, to include a clean driving record
  • Must pass a drug screen

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in youth work and possessing a bachelor’s degree is preferred

Please send all resumes to rpcmiddleschool@roswellpres.org

Stats

Organization name:
Roswell Presbyterian Church

Denomination:
Presbyterian Church USA

Contact:
rpcmiddleschool@roswellpres.org

Location:
755 Mimosa Blvd

Website:
https://www.ryex.org/

Date Posted:
May 10, 2022

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