Marifah School

French Immersion Program Teacher

Position Title: French Immersion Program Teacher – 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.

Position Overview: Marifah School is seeking a dynamic and experienced French Immersion Program Teacher to join our team. The French Immersion Program Teacher will be responsible for delivering high-quality French language instruction to students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8, fostering bilingualism and academic excellence in a supportive Islamic environment.

Teacher Responsibilities:

  1. French Language Instruction:
    • Develop and implement engaging and interactive French language lessons aligned with the Ontario curriculum.
    • Facilitate language acquisition through a variety of teaching strategies, including immersive activities, games, and multimedia resources.
    • Foster a positive and supportive learning environment that encourages students to communicate confidently in French.
  2. Curriculum Planning and Assessment:
    • Design comprehensive unit plans and learning activities that promote language proficiency, vocabulary development, and cultural awareness.
    • Assess student progress using a variety of formative and summative assessment methods, providing constructive feedback to support student growth.
    • Collaborate with colleagues to ensure continuity and alignment across the French Immersion Program curriculum.
  3. Integration of Islamic Values:
    • Infuse Islamic values and principles into French language instruction, promoting character development, empathy, and respect for diversity.
    • Incorporate Islamic-themed literature, cultural traditions, and stories into French lessons to enrich students’ understanding of their faith and heritage.
  4. Differentiated Instruction:
    • Tailor instruction to meet the diverse learning needs and language proficiency levels of students in the French Immersion Program.
    • Provide additional support and accommodations for students requiring language support, ensuring equitable access to learning opportunities.
  5. Parental Engagement:
    • Communicate regularly with parents to share updates on students’ progress, learning goals, and areas for growth in French language proficiency.
    • Collaborate with parents to reinforce French language learning at home through recommended resources, activities, and language immersion opportunities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field.
  • Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) certification or eligibility for certification.
  • Proficiency in French language (CEFR level B2 or higher).
  • Experience teaching French as a second language in a classroom setting.
  • Knowledge of French Immersion pedagogy and best practices.
  • Familiarity with the Ontario curriculum and assessment practices.
  • Strong communication, collaboration, and organizational skills.
  • Commitment to integrating Islamic values into teaching practice.

Application Process: 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.

This teaching position at Marifah School provides an exciting opportunity to contribute to the vibrant educational community by fostering academic excellence and the integration of Islamic values. If you are passionate about shaping the minds of young learners within the framework of Islamic principles, we welcome you to join our dedicated team.

Employment/Volunteering: Employment
Class: Teaching
Type: Contract Full Time Part Time
Location: Stittsville Ottawa

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