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Teacher, Substitute, Canteen Assistant

  VFA8P8 Adventist Volunteer Service
  Ebeye SDA School


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.

  • Teach the assigned classes and undertake such extra-­curricular activities and supervisory duties as administration may assign.
  • 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.
  • 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 during the lunch hour and at 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 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.
  • 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 and more. 


  • Fluent in English.
  • At least 2 years of college
  • Single


Men teach in long pants (no jeans) but may wear shorts off campus or after school. Men must wear collar 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. 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.


Shared apartment with other volunteers. Basic housekeeping supplies. You will need to supply your own sheets, pillows, and towels.


  • Local travel
  • Utilities
  • Accommodations
  • Insurance

Not Included

  • Travel to and from location
  • Excess baggage
  • Meals
  • Visa


Monthly living allowance: USD 250.


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. 

Additional Information

Photo by Jason Briscoe on Unsplash


Live on this small island in a close knit community, while teaching an eager group of children.

Ebeye, Micronesia

On site

10-12 Months

August 2019-June 2020

Age 20-60

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