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Position Title: Principal Call ID: NAD.CK.2021.17
Request Num: SR22227 Date Call was Listed: Aug 2, 2021
Status: Active Last Updated: Aug 31, 2021
Number of Positions: Requested Pending Filled Available
  1 1 0 1
Position Description
Country: Micronesia, FS of (Chuuk)
Calling Organization: Chuuk SDA School
Position Type(s): Administration, Principal
Length of Service: 22-24 months
Who makes Final Decision:   Top Receiving Org
Beginning Date: Aug 30, 2021 
Ending Date: Jun 1, 2023
Urgent? No
Application Deadline:
Cancel call if not filled by: Jun 1, 2023
Duties:     Duties include but are not limited to: daily management of this K-12 Adventist school, hiring and supervision 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 be in regular church attendance.

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) the student and staff handbooks/bulletins.
e. Regularly attend church services and events and assist your volunteers as needed in their ministries in church programs(Sabbath School classes for all ages that need leaders and assistants, Pathfinder club, youth meetings during the week, door-to-door and prison ministries, etc.) according to talents and abilities.
On-site Orientation Provided? Yes
Stipend during Orientation?  Yes
Orientation Date: Aug 30, 2021
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:  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:   Basically-furnished apartment provided. Standard housekeeping supplies provided. Volunteer supplies their own bedding and towels.
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:  
Languages:  English(Fluent) Required
Minimum Education Preferred:  Masters
Concentration: Master's degree and experience in Education Administration preferred.
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 below.  
Travel to/from Location (Volunteer)   Calling Organization   Provided for at least 22 months of service  
Excess Baggage   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Food / Meals   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Local Travel   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Utilities   Shared   Volunteer pays $50/month or per agreement  
Monthly Living Allowance   Calling Organization   USD $904 per month depending on degree/experience/certification  
Medical / Inoculations   Volunteer/Sponsor    
Travel to/from Location (Spouse)   Calling Organization   Provided for at least 22 months of service  
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   Supplied for 10% of stipend  
Other   Volunteer/Sponsor   Divers insurance is required before scuba diving and can be obtained through  
Additional terms/benefits or comments: Monthly living allowance is subject to change based on education and years of experience.
Travel and Visa
Destination City: Weno, Chuuk
Airport: Chuuk International Airport (TKK)
Travel from Airport to Destination: Will be picked up by school personnel.
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: School will process it for non-USA citizen volunteer prior to arrival.
Police Clearance Required: Yes
HIV Clearance Required: No
Child Protection Clearance Required:   Yes
Send papers to: Non-USA citizens need to send immigration papers for entry permit application (supplied by school), original police clearance document, and health certificate.

All volunteers need to send copies of diploma, passport and transcript of records.
Deadline: Aug 30, 2021
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: Chuuk SDA School
Calling Division: North American Division
Calling Union: Guam-Micronesia Mission
Calling Conference:
Country: Micronesia, FS of
Region: Chuuk
Supervisor: Edward, Churchill
Title: Education Director
Additional Information
Chuuk State in the country of the Federated States of Micronesia consists of many beautiful tropical island atolls. Our Chuuk SDA School is located close to the capital city of Weno on the island of Moen in a small fenced compound that also includes the Weno Seventh-day Adventist Church and the school's volunteer staff housing. This K-12 school usually has 150-180 students taught by AVS missionaries and local teachers ***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:   Nancy Edward, AVS Coordinator for Guam Micronesia Mission of Seventh-day Adventists on Jul 26, 2021. Entered by: Edward, Nancy