Marifah School

Daycare / Preschool Care Provider

Note: Currently there are no vacant positions at Marifah School. However, we encourage qualified candidates to apply for potential vacancies.

Position Title: Daycare / Preschool Care Provider – Occasional  (Temporary)
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.

Care Provider Responsibilities:

  1. Childcare and Supervision:
    • Provide nurturing and attentive care for preschool-aged children in the daycare setting.
    • Supervise and ensure the safety and well-being of children during all activities.
  2. Islamic Values Integration:
    • Infuse Islamic teachings into daily routines and activities, fostering a foundation of Islamic values among young learners.
    • Create an environment that reflects Marifah School’s commitment to Islamic principles.
  3. Daily Activities Planning:
    • Plan and implement age-appropriate and engaging activities, considering the developmental needs of preschool-aged children.
    • Encourage creative expression, socialization, and learning through play.
  4. Nutrition and Health:
    • Oversee mealtime and snack activities, ensuring children receive nutritious and balanced meals.
    • Monitor and maintain a clean and hygienic environment, following health and safety guidelines.
  5. Parental Communication:
    • Establish open and effective communication with parents, providing updates on their child’s daily activities, progress, and well-being.
    • Collaborate with parents to create a supportive and enriching experience for each child.
  6. Cultural and Religious Celebrations:
    • Plan and participate in cultural and religious celebrations to introduce young learners to Islamic and diverse cultures.
  7. Classroom Management:
    • Foster a positive and inclusive environment that promotes respect and cooperation among children.
    • Implement effective behavior management strategies suitable for preschool-aged children.
  8. Professional Development:
    • Engage in ongoing professional development to stay current with best practices in early childhood education and care.
    • Collaborate with colleagues to enhance the overall daycare/preschool experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Early Childhood Education (ECE) diploma or equivalent qualification.
  • 5 years’ experience in providing ECE in Canada
  • Professional and respectful attitude with parents, colleagues and administration
  • Proficient in English language (oral and written). Fluency additionally in Arabic and/or French is preferred
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Willingness to be part of a collaborative educational team.
  • In-depth understanding and commitment to Islamic values.
  • Strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven experience in providing care and creating a positive environment for young children.
  • Legal authorization to work in Canada.

This Care Provider position at Marifah School Daycare/Preschool offers a rewarding opportunity to contribute to the early childhood education and care experience, integrating Islamic values into the foundation of our youngest learners. If you are passionate about providing quality care and fostering a love of learning and Islamic values in young children, 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: Daycare Preschool
Type: Temporary
Location: Stittsville Ottawa

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