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Position Title: Principal Call ID: NAD.YAP.2019.14
Request Num: SR19632 Date Call was Listed: Nov 19, 2018
Status: Active Last Updated: Nov 19, 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): Principal
Length of Service: 22-24 months
Who makes Final Decision:   Top Receiving Org
Beginning Date: Jul 1, 2019 
Ending Date: Jun 30, 2021
Urgent? No
Application Deadline: May 31, 2019
Cancel call if not filled by: Jun 30, 2021
Duties:     Duties include but are not limited to: daily management of this K-12 Adventist school; hiring, supervision, and evaluation of school staff (including 24-hour supervision and care of volunteer staff); responsibility for all academic affairs, management of school/student issues on campus, oversight of all grounds and maintenance needs, regular communication with the GMM Education department including the submission of requested documents and information, participation at all duly-called principals' meetings, etc. all in cooperation with the local school board. This person will also be involved with religious activities on campus and in their local church.
The principal will:
a. By precept and example seek to uphold Christ as Friend and Lord and endeavor to lead students and staff to a similar understanding.
b. Maintain (or oversee the maintenance of) and submit as requested careful records of enrollment, scholastic performance, financial statements and budgets, calendars, board meeting minutes, and others as needed.
c. Prepare and chair regularly-scheduled staff meetings.
d. Create (or oversee the creation of) and make annual revisions to the student and staff handbooks/bulletins.
e. Regularly attend church services and events and assist your staff as needed in their ministries in church programs (Sabbath School classes, Pathfinder club, youth meetings, door-to-door and prison ministries, etc.) according to talents and abilities.
On-site Orientation Provided? Yes
Stipend during Orientation?  Yes
Orientation Date: Jul 31, 2019
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:   Basic housekeeping supplies provided. Volunteer supplies their own linens/bedding. 110V electricity with American plugs.
Gender: Either
Age Preference: 25+ years
Marital Status: Either
Child Accommodation Available: Yes
Housing Restrictions:
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:  
Languages:  English(Fluent) Required
Minimum Education Preferred:  Masters
Concentration: Education Administration degree preferred
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)   Calling Organization    
Excess Baggage   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Food / Meals   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Local Travel   Calling Organization    
Utilities   Calling Organization    
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   USD $664.50/month or as adjusted for certification, experience, and degree  
Medical / Inoculations   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Spouse)   Calling Organization    
Travel (Children)   Calling Organization    
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: Jun 30, 2019
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: Quaile, Leonard
Title: Education Director
Additional Information
Yap is the westernmost of the 4 island states comprising the Federated States of Micronesia. Although Yap State includes many islands stretched across hundreds 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 Tuesday, July 30, 2019, for Principals' Meetings on Wednesday and Thursday, July 30 and August 1. Orientation meetings begin at 6:15 p.m. Friday evening. Departure to your island school will be on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, on flight UA201 to Guam, arriving on Thursday, August 8. Plan to stay in Guam until Saturday evening, August 10, 2019, 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 18, 2018. Entered by: Quaile, Janna