Marifah School

Quran Hifz (Memorization) Teacher

Position Title: Teacher  – Quran Hifz Teacher / Facilitator  – 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 dedicated and experienced Quran Hifz Program Teacher to join our team. The Quran Hifz Program Teacher will be responsible for teaching and guiding students in memorizing the Quran, as well as providing spiritual mentorship and fostering a love for the Quranic sciences.

Teacher Responsibilities:

  1. Quran Memorization Instruction:
    • Implement effective teaching methodologies to facilitate Quran memorization.
    • Provide individualized support and guidance to students in their memorization journey.
    • Conduct regular assessments to track student progress and identify areas for improvement.
    • Create a supportive and motivating learning environment conducive to Quranic memorization.
  2. Islamic Studies Integration:
    • Integrate Islamic teachings, values, and principles into Quran memorization lessons.
    • Foster a deep understanding of the Quranic text and its relevance to daily life.
    • Encourage students to reflect on the spiritual and moral lessons found in the Quran.
  3. Tajweed and Recitation Skills Development:
    • Teach proper Tajweed (Quranic recitation rules) and pronunciation to ensure accurate recitation.
    • Help students improve their fluency, rhythm, and expression in Quranic recitation.
    • Organize Tajweed workshops and practice sessions to enhance students’ recitation skills.
  4. Islamic Character Development:
    • Serve as a role model of Islamic ethics and values for students.
    • Encourage students to embody Islamic virtues such as humility, compassion, and patience.
    • Instill a sense of reverence and awe for the Quran in students’ hearts.
  5. Parental Engagement:
    • Communicate regularly with parents to provide updates on students’ progress and achievements.
    • Collaborate with parents to support students’ Quran memorization at home.
    • Organize parent-teacher meetings and workshops to discuss students’ educational and spiritual development.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Islamic Studies, Quranic Sciences, or related field.
  • Hafiz/Hafiza of the Quran with strong Quran memorization skills.
  • Ijazah (authorization) in Quranic recitation and teaching
  • Proficiency in Tajweed rules and Quranic recitation.
  • Previous experience teaching Quran memorization to students of various ages.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to create a supportive and motivating learning environment.

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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