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Position Title: Principal Call ID: NSD.TAAS.2021.01
Request Num: SR21963 Date Call was Listed: Mar 22, 2021
Status: Active Last Updated: May 4, 2021
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  1 0 0 1
Position Description
Country: Taiwan
Calling Organization: Taiwan Adventist American School
Position Type(s): Principal
Length of Service: 12-36 months
Who makes Final Decision:  
Beginning Date: Aug 1, 2021 
Ending Date: Jul 31, 2022
Urgent? No
Application Deadline: May 31, 2021
Cancel call if not filled by: May 31, 2021
Duties:     Taipei Adventist American School, in Taipei, Taiwan, is an Adventist American curriculum International school catering to the needs of international families looking to give their kids a top education in a natural environment. This is also a very exciting opportunity to share Jesus with parents and students who otherwise may not get the opportunity! Principal characteristics include:
• Passionate about Christ and committed to the Adventist church and its values.
• Demonstrated leadership qualities which foster a safe and nurturing environment by cultivating respectful relationships with teachers, students, parents, and other school community members.
• High ethical standards.
• Excellent oral and written communication, management, and organizational skills.
• Ambitious for school development.
• Naturally inquisitive, always striving to learn more effective ways to face challenges.
• Experience demonstrating professionalism in all aspects of the position with a strong work ethic and energy level.
• Willingness to understand the culture and climate of the school and the wider educational environment.
• Remaining current with educational trends and cultivate professional standards and development by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintain personal networks, and participating in local, regional, and national professional organizations.
• Skilled elementary school teacher who loves children and enjoys being in the classroom and being present with students, teachers, and parents.
• Warm and approachable to students, teachers, and parents; kind yet firm; reflective and collaborative; passionate about children and education; committed to knowing every child; and an active listener, the next Principal will find an excellent school that seeks to be even better and that has the team and resources to make that quest a reality. Benefits: Highly competitive salary comparable to other Foreign schools in Asia.
• Paid flight to Taiwan and back each year.
• High quality furnished housing.
• Full medical coverage (Taiwan has some of the best and cheapest medical services in the world!).
• 4-10% matching savings/retirement funds (paid out at end of contract).
• Continuing education opportunities, and
• The chance to live in the number one ranked country for quality of life for expats.

Families are also provided for as well.

For more information, you can check out our website at
On-site Orientation Provided? Yes
Stipend during Orientation?  Yes
Orientation Date: Aug 2, 2021
Voice tape/phone interview required? No
Institution requires signed agreement?  Yes
Acceptable Dress: Professional
Unacceptable Dress:  No jewelry except wedding bands.
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   Full western style home, 3 bed, 2 bath, 1800 sq. ft. approximately
Gender: Either
Age Preference: ANY years
Marital Status: Either
Child Accommodation Available: Yes
Housing Restrictions:
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:   Minimum: Master’s degree in education (education leadership concentration strongly preferred) • Current North American Division Denominational certification (Administrative Credentials preferred) • Preference will be given to those who also hold State Certifications • 3 years proven success as a principal in an Adventist school – understanding American values and Adventist curriculum • 10 years experience in education. If interested in being considered for this position submit a letter of interest and your resume with phone numbers and email addresses of three professional references and one pastoral reference to [email protected]
Languages:  English(Fluent) Required
Minimum Education Preferred:  Masters
Concentration: Educational leadership or similar education degree.
Currency: New Dollars, Taiwan
Finance Type: Supported
Expense Responsibility Terms/Comments
Visa   Calling Organization   TAAS will reimburse all expenses incurred for travel and visas.  
Medical / Inoculations   Calling Organization    
Travel to/from Location (Volunteer)   Calling Organization    
Travel to/from Location (Spouse)   Calling Organization    
Local Travel   Calling Organization    
Travel (Children)   Calling Organization    
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   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Food / Meals   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   TWD 90,000 - 140,000 NTD  
Other   Calling Organization    
Total monthly amount volunteer/sponsor must raise: 0
Additional terms/benefits or comments: This is a normal salaried position with benefits such as travel for volunteer and dependents, full health insurance, housing provided and other benefits as outlined in the staff handbook.
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Taipei, Taiwan ROC
Airport: Taoyuan. (TPE)
Travel from Airport to Destination: School provides transportation
Required Inoculations
Other Medical Recommendations
Visa Required? Yes           Visa Type: visitors
    Who Applies: Volunteer
Work Permit Required? Yes  Who Applies: School
Police Clearance Required: Yes
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   No
Send papers to: [email protected]
Deadline: May 31, 2021
Visa/Travel Details: The school will provide specific instructions on applying for visas and work permits once a contract is signed.
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: Taiwan Adventist American School
Calling Division: Northern Asia-Pacific Division
Calling Union: Taiwan Conference
Calling Conference:
Country: Taiwan
Supervisor: Fullmer, Elliot
Title: AVS Coordinator
Approved By:   Elliot Fullmer, Principal for Taiwan Adventist American School on Mar 15, 2021. Entered by: Fullmer, Elliot