The teenager is paired up front with Ryan Noble, as Pools seek to end their goal drought of just two in eight games.
Pools line up 4-4-2 and victory will relegate Chesterfield to League Two.
HARTLEPOOL UNITED: Flinders; Austin, Collins, Hartley, Horwood; Liddle, Murray, Sweeney, Monkhouse; James, Noble. Subs: Rafferty (gk), Humphreys, Boyd, Baldwin, Rutherford.
CHESTERFIELD: Lee;Talbot, Thompson, Ford, Ridehalgh; Westcarr, Randall, Moussa, Mendy; Juan; Bowery. Subs: Allott, Whitaker, Smith, Boden, Ajose.
Referee: Mark Haywood (Leeds)