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Position Title: 7th-10th Grades Language/Art/History Teacher Call ID: NAD.KG.2020.04
Request Num: SR20706 Date Call was Listed: Nov 12, 2019
Status: Active Last Updated: Dec 10, 2019
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  1 0 0 1
Position Description
Country: Micronesia, FS of (Kosrae)
Calling Organization: Kosrae SDA School
Position Type(s): Teaching – Other, Teaching – History
Length of Service: 10 months
Who makes Final Decision:  
Beginning Date: Jul 31, 2020 
Ending Date: May 31, 2021
Urgent? No
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2020
Cancel call if not filled by: Jan 1, 2021
Duties:     Will be involved in all aspects of teaching a multi-grade elementary class. Includes lesson planning, grading, classroom management, counseling, instruction, supervision and extra curricular activities. This teacher will also teach High school subjects of math, science, Eng and Bible to 9th graders.
On-site Orientation Provided? Yes
Stipend during Orientation?  Yes
Orientation Date: Jul 31, 2020
Voice tape/phone interview required? No
Institution requires signed agreement?  No
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.
Gender: Either
Age Preference: 10+ years
Marital Status: Either
Child Accommodation Available: No
Housing Restrictions: This is a beautiful, remote island with a small SDA self-contained compound that is currently being run by the pastor. There are approximately 50 students who attend our SDA grade school and they are taught by Student Missionaries and local teachers. Male SM teachers are preferred.
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:  
Languages:  English(Fluent) Required
Minimum Education Preferred:  1 Year 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.  
Medical / Inoculations   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Volunteer)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Spouse)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Local Travel   Calling Organization    
Travel (Children)   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Excess Baggage   Volunteer/Sponsor    
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    
Utilities   Calling Organization    
Food / Meals   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   USD $250.00  
Other   Volunteer/Sponsor   Divers insurance is required before you scuba dive and can be obtained through www.travelerEMS.com  
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM)
Airport: Kosrae International Airport (KSA)
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: School; only needed by non-USA citizens
Police Clearance Required: Yes
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   Yes
Send papers to: Non-USA citizens need to send entry permit application (supplied by school), original police and child protection clearance documents.
Deadline: Jun 30, 2020
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: Kosrae SDA School
Calling Division: North American Division
Calling Union: Guam-Micronesia Mission
Calling Conference:
Country: Micronesia, FS of
Region: Kosrae
Supervisor
Supervisor: Masih, Kamran
Title: Principal
Additional Information
Kosrae is the easternmost of the 4 island states comprising the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). Kosrae State is unique among the FSM states in that it includes only one island. Our K-8 school is located on a very peaceful campus within a very short walking distance of a nearby beach and ocean view. The Kosrae SDA Church is included on the same campus.
GMM Requirements
For positions in Guam Micronesia Mission, please download, sign and fax the Volunteer Agreement.
Approved By:   Julie Norton,  for Guam Micronesia Mission of Seventh-day Adventists on Nov 8, 2019. Entered by: Norton, Julie