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Position Title: Principal Call ID: NAD.MJD.2022.13
Request Num: SR22479 Date Call was Listed: Dec 1, 2021
Status: Inactive Last Updated: Dec 1, 2021
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  1 0 0 0
Position Description
Country: Marshall Islands (Majuro / Delap)
Calling Organization: Delap SDA School
Position Type(s): Administration, Principal
Length of Service: 22-24 months
Who makes Final Decision:   Top Receiving Org
Beginning Date: Jul 12, 2022 
Ending Date: May 31, 2024
Urgent? No
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2022
Cancel call if not filled by: Dec 31, 2022
Duties:     Principal will oversee the Delap (PreK-12) and Laura (PreK-8) campuses on the Majuro atoll.

Duties include but are not limited to: daily management of these Adventist schools; hiring, supervision, and evaluation of school staff (including 24-hour supervision and care of volunteer staff, most of whom are untrained); 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 lead in the spiritual development of pupils (guiding the chaplain as needed) and attend all church programs on time.
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 25, 2022
Voice tape/phone interview required? Yes
Institution requires signed agreement?  Yes
Acceptable Dress: Men & Women teach in uniform shirts (provided). 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.
Unacceptable Dress:  Tight and/or short shorts are never acceptable. Women must wear modest shorts, slacks or pants only on campus in the evening or when exercising. Sleeveless/sheer or low cleavage blouses, or dresses are not okay. No dreadlocks for men or women. Hair should not be below the ears for men. Please refrain from bringing jewelry.
Lodging   (Requests for a specific gender or age must be related to accommodation issues, maturity, safety or culture.)
Lodging:   The principal is provided his own house. Water and electricity are dependable, furniture is basic and minimal. Some housekeeping supplies are provided.
Gender: Either
Age Preference: 25+ years
Marital Status: Married
Child Accommodation Available: Yes
Housing Restrictions: n/a
Qualifications   (Legally, "experience required" must be related to specific duties of position.)
Experience Required:   Previous teaching experience is a requirement or at least relevant. Leadership and management experience is relevant.
Languages:  English(Fluent) Required
Minimum Education Preferred:  Masters
Concentration: MEd/MA Education required.
Trade/Skills: The principal will be a caring, supportive and enthusiastic team player who is committed to the welfare and safeguarding of students and staff. He/she will possess confidence and enthusiasm as well as excellent communication, time management, and organizational skills. This is an opportunity to make a genuine difference in an ambitious and improving school.
Currency: Dollars, United States of America
Finance Type: Regular (Shared Funding)
Expense Responsibility Terms/Comments
Visa   Calling Organization   For additional details, see travel and visa section.  
Travel to/from Location (Volunteer)   Calling Organization   Round-trip airfare provided for at least 22 months of service.  
Excess Baggage   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Food / Meals   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Local Travel   Calling Organization   Shared vehicle provided.  
Utilities   Shared   Volunteer covers 25% of utility bills.  
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   USD $828.45 per month as adjusted for certification, experience, and degree  
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. Divers insurance is highly recommended.  
Accommodations   Shared   Housing provided for 10% of stipend.  
Other   Volunteer/Sponsor   Divers insurance is highly recommended and can be obtained through  
Additional terms/benefits or comments: If further questions, contact Churchill Edward, Education Director, Guam-Micronesia Mission.
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI)
Airport: Majuro Airport (MAJ)
Travel from Airport to Destination: Will be picked up by school personnel.
Required Inoculations Hepatitis B and COVID-19
Other Medical Recommendations Hepatitis B. Also, go to and click Travelers' Health, then choose your destination recommendations.
Visa Required? Yes           Visa Type: Only non-US citizens
    Who Applies: Applicant
Work Permit Required? No  Who Applies: Non-US citizens only
Police Clearance Required: Yes
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   Yes
Send papers to: Majuro School
Non-USA citizens need to contact school for entry permit application and send prior to departure.
All volunteers need to send copies of passport and transcript.
Deadline: Jul 1, 2022
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.
Requesting Organization
Organization Name: Delap SDA School
Calling Division: North American Division
Calling Union: Guam-Micronesia Mission
Calling Conference:
Country: Marshall Islands
Region: Majuro / Delap
Supervisor: Edward, Churchill
Title: Education Director
Additional Information
Majuro is an atoll in the Marshall islands totaling 3.7 square miles of land. Its population was 27,797 when last recorded. The Seventh-day Adventist Church has 2 churches and 2 schools here. Delap Seventh-day Adventist School is the largest school in our mission area. It has more than 300 students from Pre-Kindergarten thru High School. Teachers live on the beautiful campus with an amazing ocean view. Laura Seventh-day Adventist School is the second school on this island and is about a 30 minute drive to the West of Delap. It is a smaller campus with about 60 students from Pre-Kindergarten to 8th grade. The teachers live on campus. Important Orientation Information: This year, Guam Micronesia Mission is tentatively planning to host the SM orientation in Guam during the week of July 25th to 29th, 2022. Final detail activities of that week will be provided later. Most likely, all student missionaries will begin traveling to their designated schools Sunday and Monday, July 31st and August 1st, 2022. ***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:   Delap SDA School,  for Guam Micronesia Mission of Seventh-day Adventists on Nov 23, 2021. Entered by: Edward, Nancy
Approved By:   Nancy Edward, AVS Coordinator for Guam Micronesia Mission of Seventh-day Adventists on Nov 23, 2021. Entered by: Edward, Nancy