Elementary Teacher : BVI SDA School

British Virgin Islands Seventh-day Adventist School


Position/Title: Elementary Teacher

Island: Tortola- British Virgin Islands

Department: Education

Immediate Supervisor: Principal

Posting Date:  June 30, 2022

Starting Date: August 15, 2022

Position Summary:

The teacher in the Seventh-day Adventist School is first a missionary then an instructor. The teacher’s primary function is to lead the students into a meaningful relationship with Jesus. He/she must also provide faithful instruction in teaching the prescribed curriculum in the elementary school.  Regular attendance and involvement in a local church is necessary for the teacher to continue his/her interaction with students and to forge a relationship and understanding with parents. His/her professional service, personal conduct, and influence must be of a high standard.

Essential Functions:

·      If assigned as homeroom teacher, to keep the daily register, students’ reports and other records up to date, post students’ scores and grades on electronic system.

·      To teach core subjects in grades k-6

·      To follow the schedules and calendar of the school.

·      To plan his/her lesson or program, to teach and otherwise fulfill the curriculum requirements of the school

·      To prepare weekly lesson plans for subject area.

·      To skillfully use a variety of teaching methods, charts, illustrations and equipment to integrate technology in teaching.

·      To develop and maintain constructive teacher-student relationships.

·      To attend and contribute to faculty, home and school and other meetings as called by the appropriate person.

·      To keep in close touch with the parents, keeping them informed of students’ progress.

·      To faithfully promote Christian Education, showing respect and confidence for the church and Christian Education.

·      To adhere to a professional Code of Ethics.

·      To follow the principles outlined in the SDA Teacher Handbook.

·      To work with students in a variety of extra-curricular activities.

·      To serve on committees as assigned by the principal.

·      To be able to use course management system to teach students.

·      To be present daily for staff worship and to conduct worship when assigned.

·      To fulfill supervision duties as assigned.

·      To be able to use technology as a tool for educating students.

·      To perform such other duties as may be duly assigned by the principal.

·      To coordinate chapel each week or any other religious programs at the school.

  • To help create and maintain a spiritual atmosphere at the school.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Elementary Education
  • Minimum requirement of five years’ experience in teaching at the Elementary level.
  • Teaching experience in a Seventh-day Adventist School is preferred but not mandatory.

How to Apply:

Persons interested in these positions must submit the following information no later than July 10, 2022: : 

  1. Cover letter which should include your basic philosophy of life and your primary objectives.
  2. Curriculum vitae/Resume 
  3. Copies of all certificates, diplomas and transcripts
  4. Three letters of recommendation

5.     Police record

The application package must be emailed or sent to the North Caribbean Conference HR Department:

Pastor Wilmoth James

Executive Secretary

PO Box 580

Christiansted, St. Croix 00821

Email: wjames@northcarib.org