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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: Principal Call ID: NAD-IN.SG.2020.02
Request Num: SR20812 Date Call was Listed: Mar 10, 2020
Status: Active Last Updated: Mar 10, 2020
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  1 0 0 1
Position Description
Country: Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan)
Calling Organization: Saipan SDA Elementary School
Position Type(s): Principal
Length of Service: 22-24 months
Who makes Final Decision:   Top Receiving Org
Beginning Date: Jul 28, 2020 
Ending Date: Jun 30, 2022
Urgent? No
Application Deadline: May 31, 2020
Cancel call if not filled by: Jan 1, 2021
Duties:     Duties include but are not limited to: daily management of this PreK-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 28, 2020
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 may wear loose fitting skirts and dresses past the knee or modest dress slacks when working. Women may wear long, modest shorts, slacks or pants when going off campus.
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:   Basic housekeeping supplies provided. Volunteer supplies their own sheets, pillow, and towels. 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:  Masters
Concentration: Master's Degree in Educational Administration and NAD certification in Administration 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   Shared   Volunteer pays 25% of utility bill.  
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   USD $1647.96/mo or as adjusted for degree, experience, and certification  
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   Shared   Housing supplied for 10% of living allowance.  
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 education director for interview.
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: Only U.S. Citizens apply
    Who Applies: Applicant
Work Permit Required? No  Who Applies:
Police Clearance Required: No
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   No
Send papers to:
Deadline: May 31, 2020
Visa/Travel Details: Volunteers must have a US Passport or permission to work in the US.
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: Edward, Churchill
Title: Education Director
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. Important Orientation Information: Plan to attend the student missionary Orientation meetings, arriving at Honolulu International Airport (HNL), Hawaii, on July, 27, 2020 for principal's meetings. With the SM Orientation beginning Friday, July 31 which begin at 6:15 p.m. that evening. Departure to the island schools is on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, on UA201 to Guam, arriving on Thursday, August 6, and then proceeding to Saipan the next morning, August 7, on UA174. Applicants need to hold a current US work permit or 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:   Julie Norton, GMM AVS Coordinator for Guam Micronesia Mission of Seventh-day Adventists on Mar 4, 2020. Entered by: Norton, Julie