Teacher Job Opening

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JOB OPENINGS

Teachers
Asalaamu Alaykum,
Dear ISB Educators,

ISBCC is seeking ideal candidates who are highly committed to Islamic education and who will uphold ISB’s Mission, Vision and Core Values.
The ISBCC is in the process of developing its after school and weekend children education program. The goal is to set up an ISB/CC Weekend School for children ages 5-16 years old that will focus on basic Islamic studies. We are aiming to standardize the best teaching practices, develop quality curriculum, hire and train staff, establish well-structured administrative procedures, and roll-out registration in a timely manner.
The scope of the program is to cater to children ages 5-16 years old, Level 1-Level 6. It will be held every Saturday starting 01/12/20 to 04/18/20, in two separate sessions, 10am-2pm and 3pm-7pm (depending on enrolment). The maximum capacity of students will be 60, with 10-15 children in each of the available 4 classrooms at ISBCC. Focusing on character building, by the end of the program children should have full appreciation of the tenets of Islam, be able to memorize 4-5 short surahs with a deep understanding of meaning, make wudu, and pray correctly.
Core Values: Compassion, Integrity, Transparency, Excellence
Mission: ISB serves the spiritual, educational, social, and cultural needs of the Greater Boston’s Muslim community and society at large while exemplifying excellence and fostering peace.
Vision: ISB: A place where faith is manifested through action, compassion, and excellence.
To apply please fill out the ISB Job Application, attach your resume, and provide two references (at least one academic or professional). ISB is an equal opportunity employer.

Regards,
ISB Management



OVERVIEW

Job Title

Weekend School Teacher

Department

Education

Reporting Relationships

Reports to: Weekend School Principal

Role Purpose

The Quranic, Arabic, and Islamic Subjects teacher provides Quran, Arabic Language, and Islamic Studies instruction to students in a single or multiple grade ranging from children, and youth to adults. The teacher uses education department approved curriculum. He/she creates an educational atmosphere where students are granted the opportunity to fulfil their potential of becoming knowledgeable and productive Muslims.

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES & ACTIVITIES

Key Accountabilities

Key Activities

 

  • Implements instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences.
  • Plans lessons based on education department approved curriculum 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 with ISB policies and the Education Department 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 age appropriate extra-curricular activities related to the Islamic events and holidays.
  • Completes all grading, creates weekly lesson plans and report cards, and conducts parent conferences in a timely manner when applicable.
  • 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 young students 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.
  • Attend teachers training programs as provided by the education department for continued empowerment and keeping up to date with knowledge and education methodologies
  • Suggest improvement to curriculum, policies, and methodologies for consideration by the education department

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

Necessary knowledge, skills and experience

·         Bachelor’s degree in related field with two to four years work experience and/or equivalent combination of education, training and experiences required.

·         Must be proficient in MS Office and be able to schedule meeting via MS Outlook

·         Must have proficient knowledge of Arabic, Islamic thought, Quran and the Sunnah

·         Expert level written and verbal communication skills in both Arabic and English.

·         Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail

·         Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with students, parents and the community

·         Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability

·         Emotional maturity

·         Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently

·         Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client service and response

·         Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment

·         Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions

WORKING CONDITIONS

Working Environment

Normal office environment

Work Timings

Part-time

 

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