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Cuyahoga Valley Church

Co-Teaching Pastor

Cuyahoga Valley Church
Broadview Heights, Ohio, United States

Date Posted: 01/06/2010
Categories: Associate Pastor - Other
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Principle Function:
The purpose of the Co-Teaching Pastor position is to share the teaching responsibilities at CVC's weekend services.

Ministry Goals:

Work closely with the Senior Pastor, the Leadership Team, and the Elders in vision/strategic development.

CVC's design is that the Co-Teaching Pastor will become the successor of the current Senior Pastor.

Share the role of preaching and teaching with the Senior Pastor..

Overall Ministry Objective:

Assist the Elders and the Senior Pastor in overseeing the life and direction of CVC, having a firm grasp on the purpose, values and strategy of CVC and the ability to align staff and key leadership teams with our mission.

By teaching the scriptures, inspire the people at CVC to grow as disciples who are loving God, loving one another, and loving the world.

Offer pastoral leadership to the staff of CVC – especially the Leadership Team.

Principle Function:

The purpose of the Co-Teaching Pastor position is to share the teaching responsibilities at CVC's weekend services, and over the coming 18-24 months to acclimate and transition into the role of Senior Pastor at CVC.

The Co-Teaching Pastor will report directly to the Senior Pastor.

1. Preaching/Teaching: Prepare and give messages that are Christ-centered, Bible based, powerful, practical, creative and relevant. The messages must challenge believers and seekers to grow to be passionate followers of Christ. As a part of the preaching/teaching, the Associate Senior Pastor will join with the Creative Team to help plan creative worship experiences for members, attenders, and seekers. It is anticipated that initially the Co-Teaching Pastor will be speaking 20-25 weekends annually. We anticipate that preaching/teaching opportunities will increase over time.

2. Staff Leadership and Development: Assist the Senior Pastor in leading the CVC staff. The Co-Teaching Pastor will help lead, evaluate, and mentor existing staff in their respective areas of ministry and help to prioritize staff additions.

Minimum qualifications and Experience:

5 or more years leading within a growing church setting – able to understand, motivate, and support ministry leaders. The ideal candidate will have experience supervising and mentoring pastoral staff.

All staff and elders at CVC must meet biblical qualifications outlined in I Timothy 3.

A Bachelors Degree is required.

A Masters level seminary degree is preferred.