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Position Title: Principal Call ID: NAD.KG.2022.01
Request Num: SR22518 Date Call was Listed: Dec 6, 2021
Status: Active Last Updated: Dec 6, 2021
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
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Position Description
Country: Micronesia, FS of (Kosrae)
Calling Organization: Kosrae SDA School
Position Type(s): Teaching – Elementary, Teaching – Secondary, Principal
Length of Service: 22-24 months
Who makes Final Decision:   Top Sending Org
Beginning Date: Jul 1, 2022 
Ending Date: Jun 30, 2024
Urgent? No
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2022
Cancel call if not filled by: Dec 31, 2022
Duties:     Duties include but are not limited to: daily management of this K-12 grade school, hiring and supervision of school staff (including 24-hour supervision of volunteer staff), management of academic affairs, management of school/student issues on campus, etc. all in cooperation with the local school board. This person will also be involved with religious activities on campus and be in regular church attendance.
Will also be involved in all aspects of teaching their assigned classroom, if needed. Includes lesson planning, grading, classroom management, counseling, instruction, supervision and extra curricular activities.
a. To teach the above mentioned class and to undertake such extra-­curricular activities and supervisory duties as administration/school board may assign.
b. By precept and example seek to uphold Christ as Friend and Lord and 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 at lunch hour, and at other times in rotation with other teachers.
f. Plan, manage, and attend regular staff meetings as scheduled and other required 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 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 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 and prison ministries.) 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 25, 2022
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 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:  Tight and/or short shorts, low cleavages or sleeveless/sheer blouses or dresses are never acceptable. 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:   Housing provided. Basic housekeeping supplies provided. Volunteer provides own sheets, towels and personal items.
Gender: Either
Age Preference: 25+ years
Marital Status: Married
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: Education/School Administration
Trade/Skills: Needs NAD Administrative Certification.
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    
Travel to/from Location (Spouse)   Calling Organization    
Excess Baggage   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Food / Meals   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Local Travel   Calling Organization    
Utilities   Shared   Volunteer supplies 25% of utility bill.  
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   USD $800.00 Minimum as adjusted for degree, certification, and experience  
Medical / Inoculations   Volunteer/Sponsor    
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   Volunteer supplies 10% of living allowance for housing.  
Other   Volunteer/Sponsor   Divers insurance is required for diving and can be obtained through  
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 Hepatitis B and COVID-19
Other Medical Recommendations 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? 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.

All volunteers need to send copies of diploma, passport, transcript and itinerary.
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 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: Edward, Churchill
Title: Education Director
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-12 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. ***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:   Kosrae SDA School,  for Guam Micronesia Mission of Seventh-day Adventists on Dec 1, 2021. Entered by: Edward, Nancy
Approved By:   Nancy Edward, AVS Coordinator for Guam Micronesia Mission of Seventh-day Adventists on Dec 1, 2021. Entered by: Edward, Nancy