Position Summary:   The Arabic Quran/Islamic Subjects teacher provides Islamic Studies instruction to students in PK/KG grade levels.  This teacher creates an educational atmosphere where students are granted the opportunity to fulfill their potential of becoming knowledgeable and productive Muslims. 


Primary Responsibilities:

• Implements instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences. Teaching the Quran with basic Tajweed.
• Plans lessons and coordinates with other instructional staff.
• Develops a deep knowledge of the various curricula and explores the best ways in which to deliver content to the students. 
• Identifies, selects, and modifies instructional resources to meet the needs of students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs.
• Sets and implements rules of discipline in accordance to the schools policies and the principal’s directives.
• Ensures the safety of students while providing them with a care-giving and nurturing atmosphere.
• Sets clear targets and goals for teaching the Islamic values on a weekly basis and works with staff to extend the implementation with in the classroom environment.

• Organizes extra-curricular activities related to the Islamic events and holidays.
• Organizes class decoration and layout. 
• Organizes the Prayer (Salat) for the students in the school facility.
• Completes all grading, creates weekly lesson plans and report cards, and conducts parent conferences in a timely manner.
• Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, and staff on a regular basis in order to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
• Supports students and parents with alternate strategies and provides additional assistance with daily assignments and projects.
• Models spiritual maturity in leading students towards Islam and spiritual growth.
• Inculcates the kids with a sense of respect, order and self-discipline while encouraging them to be innovative and curious.
• Assumes responsibility for and demonstrates gains in student performance.
• Meets professional obligations through efficient work habits such as meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating with others, etc. 
• Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Principal.

Education, Certifications, and Work Related Experience:

Technical Competencies and Skills: 
• Must posses ability to use technical skills in order to construct, implement and share lesson planning. 
• Must possess ability to use a computer for instructional and communication purposes with students, parents and staff.
• Ability to use internet based search engines for educational research purposes.
• Knowledge of MS office or equivalent.
• Possess strong oral and written communication skills.
• Has excellent knowledge of Islamic Subjects and believes and acts according to the Islamic values taught to the children.
• Works independently with little direct supervision.
• Works well as part of a team and is comfortable in a leadership role.
• Accepts responsibility and is self-motivated.
• Demonstrates strong work ethic in order to achieve team and individual goals.
• Displays effective multi-tasking and time management skills.
• Excellent knowledge of the Standard Arabic Language (Fussha) a definite plus.