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Position Title: 1st Grade Teacher Call ID: NAD.YAP.2018.01
Request Num: SR18628 Date Call was Listed: Nov 8, 2017
Status: Active Last Updated: Jan 18, 2018
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  1 0 0 1
Position Description
Country: Micronesia, FS of (Yap)
Calling Organization: Yap SDA School
Position Type(s): Teaching – Elementary
Length of Service: 10-12 months
Who makes Final Decision:   Top Receiving Org
Beginning Date: Aug 10, 2018 
Ending Date: Jun 3, 2019
Urgent? No
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2018
Cancel call if not filled by: Jun 3, 2019
Duties:     Will be involved in all aspects of teaching this class. Includes lesson planning, grading, classroom management, counseling, instruction, supervision and extra-curricular activities.
a. To teach the above mentioned class and to undertake such extra-­curricular activities and supervisory duties as administration may assign.
b. By precept and example seek to uphold Christ as Friend and Lord and endeavor to lead students to a similar understanding.
c. Maintain careful records of attendance and scholastic performance in the register and grade book for that purpose; make course outlines and lesson plans as prescribed by the administration.
d. Maintain proper control of the students’ behavior in the classroom, school grounds and premises in accordance with the rules and regulations stipulated in the Handbook.
e. Maintain neatness and cleanliness in the classroom and school grounds; create visual aids, posters and displays in bulletin boards, thus supporting a positive learning environment; be responsible for janitorial work in and around classroom and undertake supervisory duties at lunch hour, and at other times in rotation with other teachers.
f. Attend regular staff meetings as scheduled and other required meetings and events even after school; join in‐service sessions and workshops in order to maintain or increase his/her level of teaching skills.
g. Undertake any other duties and responsibilities considered as part of normal load; work in harmony with school programs and activities outlined in the Staff Handbook/Bulletin, and other directives set forth by the Board and administration.
h. Regularly attend weekend services and assist in church programs according to talents and abilities. (Sabbath School classes for all ages that need leaders and assistants, Pathfinder club, youth meetings during the week, door-to-door and prison ministries.) The ministries that can be joined in are extensive and many more could be led by you!
On-site Orientation Provided? Yes
Stipend during Orientation?  Yes
Orientation Date: Aug 10, 2018
Voice tape/phone interview required? No
Institution requires signed agreement?  Yes
Acceptable Dress: Men teach in long pants (no jeans) but may wear shorts off campus or after school. Women must always wear loose fitting skirts and dresses past the knee when going off campus or "in public" on campus. Women may wear modest shorts, slacks or pants only on campus in the evening or when exercising.
Unacceptable Dress:  Women - Tight and/or short shorts are never acceptable, nor sleeveless or sheer blouses or dresses, including tank tops. A conservative hairstyle is preferred for men and women. Please refrain from bringing or wearing jewelry.
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   May share apartment with other volunteers. Basic housekeeping supplies provided. Volunteer supplies their own linens/bedding. 110V electricity with American plugs.
Gender: Either
Age Preference: 20+ years
Marital Status: Either
Child Accommodation Available: No
Housing Restrictions: Housing may be restricted to singles. Check with the principal.
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:  
Languages:  English(Fluent) Required
Minimum Education Preferred:  2 Years College/Univ
Finances
Currency: Dollars, United States of America
Finance Type: Regular (Shared Funding)
Expense Responsibility Terms/Comments
Visa   Volunteer/Sponsor   For additional details, see Travel and Visa section.  
Travel to/from Location (Volunteer)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Excess Baggage   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Food / Meals   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Local Travel   Calling Organization    
Utilities   Calling Organization    
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   USD $230/month  
Medical / Inoculations   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Spouse)   N/A    
Travel (Children)   N/A    
Insurance   Calling Organization   For Long Term and Short Term positions: Accident, Sickness & Personal Effects & Baggage (PEB) Insurance Protection for Volunteers. For international volunteers serving in NAD: Short-Term Travel Insurance.  
Accommodations   Calling Organization    
Other   Volunteer/Sponsor   Divers insurance is required before you scuba dive and can be obtained through www.travelerEMS.com  
Project Expenses: May want to bring teaching or bulletin board materials. Ask Principal
Total Project Costs:
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Colonia, Yap, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM)
Airport: Yap International Airport (YAP)
Travel from Airport to Destination: Will be picked up by school personnel
Required Inoculations
Other Medical Recommendations Go to www.cdc.gov and click Travelers' Health, then choose your destination recommendations.
Visa Required? Yes           Visa Type: Only for non-U.S. Citizens
    Who Applies: Applicant
Work Permit Required? Yes  Who Applies: For non-US Citizens; Calling Org. assists.
Police Clearance Required: Yes
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   Yes
Send papers to: Yap SDA School
Non-USA citizens need to send entry permit application (supplied by school), original police clearance document, and health certificate.

All volunteers need to send copies of diploma, passport and transcript.
Deadline: May 31, 2018
Visa/Travel Details: All non-USA citizens MUST be responsible for any Transit Visa (US/Guam, Philippines or any other country) for their airline ticket stops or layovers en route to their final destination. Direct any questions to the principal regarding Entry Permit requirements. If needed, GMM can furnish a letter to take to your embassy.
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: Yap SDA School
Calling Division: North American Division
Calling Union: Guam-Micronesia Mission
Calling Conference:
Country: Micronesia, FS of
Region: Yap
Supervisor
Supervisor: Senessie, Tamba Solomon
Title: Principal
Additional Information
Yap is the westernmost of the 4 islandP states comprising the Federated States of Micronesia. Although Yap State includes many islands stretched acrosshundreds of miles, our school is located on the same island as the capital city of Colonia. Our large, peaceful campus overlooks a beautiful valley and inlet. Campus buildings are separated by school level and purpose. Important Orientation Information: Plan to arrive at Honolulu International Airport, Hawaii, on Friday, August 10, 2018, for Orientation meetings which begin at 6:15 p.m. that evening. Departure to your island school will be on Wednesday, August 15, 2018, on flight UA201 to Guam, arriving on Thursday, August 16. Plan to stay in Guam until Saturday evening, August 18, 2018, when you will proceed to Yap on UA185. ***For volunteers from divisions other than NAD, please work with your Division Volunteer Coordinator regarding important ticketing information with MTS Travel. Division Volunteer Coordinator contact your respective GC coordinator for further information. Pay special attention to the visa information.
GMM Requirements
For positions in Guam Micronesia Mission, please download, sign and fax the Volunteer Agreement.
Approved By:   Janna Quaile, GMM Education Secretary for Guam Micronesia Mission of Seventh-day Adventists on Nov 8, 2017. Entered by: Quaile, Janna