3. PERFORMANCE RATING:Assign the performance level which most closely matches one of the descriptions below.
4 = Exceeds Expectations:
Results and ministry related behaviors have consistently exceeded expectations in most areas of responsibility. Clergy at this level are fully qualified in all aspects of the ministry and have demonstrated ability to achieve results and make contributions significantly above what would be expected of most Clergy performing similar work.
3 = Fully Satisfactory:
Results and ministry-related behaviors have consistently met expectations in all major areas of responsibility. Clergy at this level accomplish all basic position requirements. Key assignments are adequately fulfilled and the general level of performance meets expectations. May occasionally exceed expectations in some areas.
2 = Needs Improvement:
Results and ministry-related behaviors have not fully met expectations in some areas of responsibility. Clergy at this level fulfill most basic position requirements, but there is room for improvement. Clergy has capacity to reach fully satisfactory performance, or better, with reasonable effort. This level may be acceptable for clergy in a new position if normal progress is being made in acquiring full ministry knowledge and skills.
1 = Unsatisfactory:
Results and ministry-related behaviors consistently have not met expectations in most areas of responsibility. Clergy at this level demonstrate unacceptable performance and a written plan for improvement must be made. Potential for improvement must be evident within a stated period or an exiting process with the Clergy will be initiated.