Teacher, Second Grade

Teacher, High School, English, Religion

General Requirements:

Living There:

Pohnpei State, one of 4 states in the country of the Federated States of Micronesia, consists of several beautiful tropical islands and atolls. Our campus includes housing for volunteer staff. This K-12 school serves over 300 students. 

Depending on the number of volunteers at any given time you may have your own apartment or may share it with others.

Planning Your Trip:

  • Provide copies of your passport and transcript.
  • Non-USA citizens need to complete an entry permit application (supplied by school), original police and child protection clearance documents, and health certificate.
  • 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, the school can furnish a letter to take to your embassy.


Scuba diving requires divers insurance. You may obtain it from www.travelerEMS.com  

Assignment Details:

  • Teach the above mentioned class and to undertake such extra-­curricular activities and supervisory duties as administration may assign.
  • By precept and example seek to uphold Christ as Friend and Lord and will endeavor to lead students to a similar understanding.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 in other times in rotation with other teachers.
  • 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.
  • Undertake any other duties and responsibilities considered as part of normal load; will work in harmony with school programs and activities outlined in the Staff Handbook/Bulletin, and other directives set forth by the Board and administration.
  • Regularly attend weekend services and will 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 visits, prison ministry, Bible studies, and other outreach as needed…the ministries that can be joined in are extensive and many more could be led by you!)


Orientation on arrival

Housing: Depending on the number of volunteers at any given time you may have your own apartment or may share it with others. The apartment is furnished with basic housekeeping supplies. 

Not Included

  • Linens: Bring your own bed linens and towels
  • Consider bringing teaching and bulletin board supplies. For more informaiton contact the principal.
  • Travel costs: visa, airfare, excess baggage.
  • Food/Meals


Live on this beautiful island while teaching at a school with over 300 students.

Pohnpei, Micronesia

10-12 months

Age 20-0