Marifah School

Teacher – Islamic Studies, French, Arabic

Position Title: Supply Teacher  – Islamic Studies, French, Arabic  – Full-time / Occasional
Reports to: Principal

Mission, Vision, and Goals of Marifah School: Marifah School is dedicated to providing a holistic and inclusive learning environment that seamlessly integrates Islamic values into academic excellence. Our vision is to nurture compassionate, knowledgeable, and morally grounded individuals who contribute positively to society. Our goals include academic proficiency, Islamic values integration, student well-being, cultural diversity celebration, community engagement, and continuous improvement.

Teacher Responsibilities:

  1. Islamic Studies Instruction:
    • Develop and deliver engaging Islamic Studies lessons aligned with Islamic principles.
    • Foster a deep understanding and appreciation of Islamic values and ethics.
  2. French Language Instruction:
    • Plan and implement French language lessons that align with curriculum standards.
    • Promote language proficiency through immersive and interactive teaching methods.
  3. Arabic Language Instruction:
    • Provide instruction in the Arabic language, incorporating language skills, grammar, and cultural aspects.
    • Utilize effective strategies to make learning Arabic engaging and accessible for students.
  4. Curriculum Development:
    • Contribute to the development and refinement of curriculum materials for Islamic Studies, French, and Arabic.
    • Collaborate with colleagues to integrate cross-disciplinary themes where applicable.
  5. Student Assessment and Feedback:
    • Assess student progress and provide constructive feedback to support their academic development.
    • Implement a variety of assessment strategies to address diverse learning styles.
  6. Classroom Management:
    • Establish and maintain a positive and inclusive classroom environment.
    • Manage classroom behavior in line with Marifah School’s values and expectations.
  7. Cultural and Religious Celebrations:
    • Plan and participate in cultural and religious celebrations to enrich students’ understanding of Islamic and Arabic cultures.
  8. Professional Development:
    • Engage in ongoing professional development to stay current with best practices in language and religious instruction.
    • Participate in collaborative initiatives with colleagues to enhance the overall educational experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education or a relevant field.
  • OCT certification (preferred).
  • Proficiency in Arabic and French languages.
  • 5 years’ experience teaching in elementary schools in Canada or at International Schools
  • Proven experience in creating a positive and engaging learning environment for young children.
  • Professional and respectful attitude with parents, colleagues and administration
  • Evidence of sensitivity and respect for others and a willingness to work within cultural boundaries.
  • Experience developing curriculum
  • Professional learning community (PLC) knowledge and background preferred.
  • Proven experience in programming for students of all abilities, interests, and learning styles.
  • Proficient in English language (oral and written). Fluency additionally in Arabic and/or French is preferred
  • Strong communication both oral and written, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to be part of a collaborative educational team.
  • In-depth understanding and commitment to Islamic values.
  • Recent criminal background check, including a vulnerable sector search (VSS).
  • Legal authorization to work in Canada

This teaching position at Marifah School provides a unique opportunity to contribute to the rich tapestry of our educational mission, integrating Islamic values and language instruction to foster a well-rounded educational experience for our students. If you are passionate about Islamic education and language instruction, we invite you to join our dedicated team.

Please apply by uploading cover letter and CV or by email to We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those with appropriate backgrounds and experience will be contacted once there are open vacancies.

Employment/Volunteering: Employment
Class: Teaching
Type: Temporary
Location: Stittsville Ottawa

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