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Teacher, Bible, Grade 7-12

  VFA1LS Adventist Volunteer Service
  Yap SDA School


Responsibilities

You will be involved in all aspects of teaching in this classroom. Includes lesson planning, grading, classroom management, counseling, instruction, supervision and extra curricular activities. 

  • Teach your class and and 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 endeavor to lead students to a similar understanding.
  • Maintain careful records of attendance and scholastic performance in the student information system or 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 at other times in rotation with other teachers.
  • 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.
  • Undertake any other duties and responsibilities considered as part of the 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 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!

 

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

 

Organization will be responsibile for local travel, utilities, accommodations, and insurance.

 

You will pay for travel to and from location, excess baggage, meals, and visa.

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, Organization can furnish a letter to take to your embassy.

Monthly living allowance of USD 230.

 

Plan to arrive at Honolulu International Airport, Hawaii, on Friday, August 2, 2019, for Orientation meetings which begin at 6:15 p.m. that evening. Departure to your island school will be on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, on flight UA201 to Guam, arriving on Thursday, August 8. Plan to stay in Guam until Saturday evening, August 10, 2019, when you will proceed to Yap.

Included

Organization will take care of:

  • Orientation
  • Local Travel
  • Utilities
  • Monthly Living Allowance - $230.00/Mo
  • Insurance
  • Accommodations 

Lodging:  May share apartment with other volunteers. Basic housekeeping supplies provided. Volunteer supplies their own linens/bedding. 110V electricity with American plugs.

Qualifications: 

  • Languages: English (Fluent) Required
  • Minimum Education Preferred: 2 Years College/Univ
  • Age Preference: 20+ years

Not Included

Volunteer must pay for:

  • Visa  
  • Travel to/from Location
  • Excess Baggage  
  • Food / Meals
  • Medical/Inoculations  

Restrictions

Airport: Yap International Airport (YAP)

Travel from Airport to Destination: Will be picked up by school personnel

Required Inoculations and Other Medical Recommendations Go to www.cdc.gov and click Travelers' Health, then choose your destination recommendations.  

Visa Type: Only for non-U.S. Citizens, Who Applies: Applicant

Work Permit Required? Yes, Who Applies: The calling organization will assist non-US Citizens 

Police Clearance Required: Yes

Child Protection Clearance Required: Yes, Send papers to: Yap SDA School


Non-USA citizens need to send entry permit application (supplied by school), original police clearance document, and health certificate. 

All volunteers need to send copies of diploma, passport and transcript.

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.

 

 Important Orientation Information: Plan to arrive at Honolulu International Airport, Hawaii, on Friday, August 2, 2019, for Orientation meetings which begin at 6:15 p.m. that evening. Departure to your island school will be on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, on flight UA201 to Guam, arriving on Thursday, August 8. Plan to stay in Guam until Saturday evening, August 10, 2019, when you will proceed to Yap on UA185. ***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.

 

Additional Information

Photo by Andrew Itaga on Unsplash

Summary


Enjoy teaching kids on a peaceful island campus overlooking a beautiful valley and inlet.


Colonia, Micronesia

10-12 Months

August 2019-June 2020

Age 20-70


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