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The following call is an intra-division call and is ONLY for volunteers from the North American Division (which includes the following countries: Bermuda, Canada, Guam, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, FS of, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, St. Pierre and Miquelon, United States).

Please do not apply unless you qualify as a North American Division "intra-division" volunteer.

Position Title: Elementary ELL Summer School Teacher Call ID: NAD-IN.SG.2019.11
Request Num: SR20222 Date Call was Listed: Apr 16, 2019
Status: Inactive Last Updated: Apr 16, 2019
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  1 0 1 0
Position Description
Country: Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan)
Calling Organization: Saipan SDA Elementary School
Position Type(s): Teaching – Elementary, Teaching – ESL
Length of Service: 1-2 months
Who makes Final Decision:   Top Receiving Org
Beginning Date: Jun 10, 2019 
Ending Date: Aug 10, 2019
Urgent? No
Application Deadline:
Cancel call if not filled by: Aug 10, 2019
Duties:     Will be involved in all aspects of teaching 2 sessions of multi-grade elementary ELL summer school classes for all subjects. The first session will be from June 13 - July 3, and the second session will be from July 8 - August 9. Includes lesson planning, grading, classroom management, counseling, instruction, supervision, keeping a clean classroom, contacting parents, and extra-curricular activities. Will also be involved with church activities both in-reach and out-reach. Church attendance is required.
a. To teach your assigned classes 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 your level of teaching skills.
g. Undertake any other duties and responsibilities considered as part of a 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:
Voice tape/phone interview required? Yes
Institution requires signed agreement?  Yes
Acceptable Dress: Men teach in long pants (no jeans) but may wear shorts off campus or after school. Men must wear collared shirts to church meetings. 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. 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. Linens/bedding not provided. 110V electricity with American plugs.
Gender: Either
Age Preference: 22+ 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:  Bachelors
Concentration: Elementary Education
Trade/Skills: Must love to work with young children.
Education Comments: Certified K-8 teacher preferred.
Finances
Currency: Dollars, United States of America
Finance Type: Regular (Shared Funding)
Expense Responsibility Terms/Comments
Visa   N/A   For additional details, see Travel and Visa section.  
Travel to/from Location (Volunteer)   Calling Organization   Round-trip airfare provided.  
Excess Baggage   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Food / Meals   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Local Travel   Calling Organization   School vehicle provided.  
Utilities   Calling Organization    
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   USD $1700/8 weeks for a certified teacher; $1400/8 weeks for non-certified teacher with BA less taxes, required deductions  
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  
Additional terms/benefits or comments: Applicants need to contact principal for interview.
Project Expenses: May want to bring teaching supplies or bulletin board materials
Total Project Costs:
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)
Airport: Saipan International Airport (SPN)
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? No           Visa Type: Not required for US Citizens. See Visa/Travel Details below.
    Who Applies:
Work Permit Required? No  Who Applies:
Police Clearance Required: Yes
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   Yes
Send papers to:
Deadline: May 31, 2019
Visa/Travel Details: At this time, only those holding a US Passport or permission to work in the US can apply due to government restrictions for visa applications.
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: Saipan SDA Elementary School
Calling Division: North American Division
Calling Union: Guam-Micronesia Mission
Calling Conference:
Country: Northern Mariana Islands
Region: Saipan
Supervisor
Supervisor: Bugbee, Mark
Title: Principal
Additional Information
Saipan is the capital island of the US Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands to the north of Guam. Our Saipan SDA Elementary School is an EC-8 school located on beautiful grounds. Over 100 students attend PreK through grade 8 plus the 3 Early Childhood rooms are filled to capacity. Orientation will be provided as needed upon arrival to the island. Applicant needs to hold a current US work permit or current US passport. This is because of local visa restrictions and limitations on Saipan. ***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 Apr 16, 2019. Entered by: Quaile, Janna