Marifah School

Teachers  – Grades 1 to 8

Position Title: Teacher  – Grades 1 to 8  – 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. Curriculum Planning and Implementation:
    • Develop and implement engaging lesson plans aligned with Ontario curriculum standards for Grades 1 to 6.
    • Integrate Islamic teachings seamlessly into daily lessons and activities.
  2. Student Assessment and Progress Monitoring:
    • Assess student performance using a variety of assessment methods.
    • Provide timely and constructive feedback to students and parents.
  3. Classroom Management:
    • Establish and maintain a positive, inclusive, and respectful classroom environment.
    • Manage classroom behavior in accordance with Marifah School’s values and expectations.
  4. Differentiated Instruction:
    • Tailor lessons to accommodate diverse learning styles and abilities within the classroom.
    • Implement strategies to support students with various academic needs.
  5. Islamic Studies Instruction:
    • Integrate Islamic Studies into the curriculum, fostering a deep understanding and appreciation of Islamic values.
    • Organize and participate in Islamic and cultural activities.
  6. Parental Communication:
    • Communicate regularly with parents regarding student progress, upcoming events, and educational initiatives.
    • Attend and actively participate in parent-teacher conferences.
  7. Cultural and Religious Celebrations:
    • Plan and participate in cultural and religious celebrations to enrich students’ understanding of Islamic and diverse cultures.
  8. Professional Development:
    • Engage in ongoing professional development to stay current with educational best practices.
    • Collaborate with colleagues to enhance the overall educational experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education or a relevant field.
  • OCT certification (preferred).
  • Knowledge of the Ontario Curriculum for Grades 1 to 6
  • 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 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.

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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