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Position Title: Substitute Teacher/Canteen Assistant Call ID: NAD.EB.2020.13
Request Num: SR20800 Date Call was Listed: Dec 10, 2019
Status: Inactive Last Updated: Dec 10, 2019
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  1 0 0 0
Position Description
Country: Marshall Islands (Kwajalein / Ebeye)
Calling Organization: Ebeye SDA School
Position Type(s): Teaching – Elementary, Teaching – Secondary, Cleaning/Kitchen/Laundry Worker
Length of Service: 10-12 months
Who makes Final Decision:   Top Receiving Org
Beginning Date: Jul 31, 2020 
Ending Date: Jun 10, 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 assigned classes, including lesson planning, grading, classroom management, counseling, instruction, supervision, and extracurricular activities. Will also be assisting in the canteen with food preparation, sales, clean-up, and other duties as assigned.
a. Teach the assigned classes and undertake such extra-­curricular activities and supervisory duties as administration may assign.
b. By precept and example the employee will seek to uphold Christ as Friend and Lord and will 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 during the lunch hour and at other times in rotation with other teachers.
f. Attend regular staff meetings as scheduled and other meetings and events even after school; join in‐service sessions and workshops in order to maintain or increase his/her 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 church 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, prison ministry,…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: Jul 31, 2020
Voice tape/phone interview required? No
Institution requires signed agreement?  Yes
Acceptable Dress: Men teach and attend church in long pants (no jeans), but may wear shorts off campus or after school. Men must wear collared shirts to church meetings. Women always wear loose fitting skirts or dresses past the knee, except they may wear modest shorts, slacks or pants only while in their own living quarters.
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:   Shared housing will be provided. Volunteer provides their own sheets, pillow, and towels.
Gender: Either
Age Preference: 18+ years
Marital Status: Single
Child Accommodation Available: No
Housing Restrictions:
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
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)   N/A    
Local Travel   Calling Organization    
Travel (Children)   N/A    
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 $280/month  
Other   Volunteer/Sponsor   Divers insurance is required before you scuba dive and can be obtained through  
Project Expenses: Teachers might want to bring crayons or bulletin board decorations. Contact principal.
Total Project Costs:
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Ebeye, Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI)
Airport: Kwajalein Atoll (KWA)
Travel from Airport to Destination: Will be met by school personnel after being transported to the docks.
Required Inoculations
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Visa Required? Yes           Visa Type: Only needed by non-USA citizens
    Who Applies: Applicant
Work Permit Required? Yes  Who Applies: Only needed by non-USA citizens
Police Clearance Required: Yes
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   Yes
Send papers to: All non-USA citizens need HIV/Health clearance and an entry permit and should contact the school right away for instructions.
All volunteers need police clearance. Please send copies of passport, itinerary and transcript of records.
Deadline: May 31, 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 any Entry Permit requirements. If needed, GMM can furnish a letter to take to your embassy. When flying to Ebeye, you will land at the Kwajalein U.S. Military base where you will need to clear security. Then you will need to take the free shuttle to the boat dock for Ebeye (the principal will meet you at the boat dock) and you will take a 30 min boat ride to Ebeye.
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: Ebeye SDA School
Calling Division: North American Division
Calling Union: Guam-Micronesia Mission
Calling Conference:
Country: Marshall Islands
Region: Kwajalein / Ebeye
Supervisor: Sathiyaseelan, Raman
Title: Principal
Additional Information
Ebeye is a small, heavily-populated island in the Kwajalein Atoll within the country of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. Our 3-story PreK-12 school, serving over 300 students, is located in a small, fenced compound with an ocean view toward the east and within walking distance to the 2-story staff housing to the south. Visitors land on the nearby island of Kwajalein and then are transported by ferry to the pier at Ebeye. Important Orientation Information: Plan to arrive at Honolulu International Airport, Hawaii, on Thursday, July 31 2020, for Orientation meetings which begin at 6:15 p.m. that evening. Departure to your island school will be on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, on flight UA154, arriving on Thursday, August 6, 2020. ***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 Nov 21, 2019. Entered by: Norton, Julie