Islamic School of Grand Rapids

Kindergarten Teacher

Position Title: Kindergarten Teacher

Position Type: Full Time

Number of Positions: 1

Start Date: August 2023

Location: Grand Rapids, MI

Islamic School of Grand Rapids

Position Title:  Kindergarten Teacher

Position Type:  Full-time

Number of Positions: 1

Salary Range:  Corresponding with credentials and experience

 Application Deadline: Open until filled

Start Date:  August 2023

Location: Grand Rapids, MI

  • This is NOT a remote position.

Islamic School of Grand Rapids (ISGR) is a full time, private elementary school established in 2018. We strive to provide high quality academic and faith-based education to develop capable and confident young individuals. Supported by a diverse local community with dedicated and engaged parents, ISGR offers a safe, nurturing environment that is optimal for learning and personal growth. We serve students in grades Pre-K through 5 and offer small class sizes with a 1 to 10 teacher to student ratio. ISGR implements Common Core curriculum standards alongside an Arabic and religious curriculum in order to cultivate future leaders with inquisitive minds and strong values.

We are located in Grand Rapids, a growing, mid-sized city that has been listed among America’s best places to live. It boasts the amenities of a large city without the long commute times!

Position Summary: 

This position is responsible for instructing and managing a Kindergarten classroom

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, child development or a child related field, or higher in related field
  • Classroom based work experience
  • Excellent classroom management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Submit to various background checks including those completed through the Department of Human Services and the Michigan State Police Department
  • First Aid/CPR Certificate

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Early Childhood Certification preferred
  • Nurturing attitude
  • Good understanding of child development
  • Knowledge of MS Word and Excel
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities effectively
  • Planning and execution skills
  • Professionalism
  • Teamwork skills
  • Dependability
  • Sound knowledge of Islamic faith and practice

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop lesson plans based on state requirements and the specific needs of each child.
  • Collaborate with co-teachers to monitor the development of each child.
  • Work with children in the classroom to promote their learning and development.
  • Communicate with parents and keep them informed about their child’s development and any changes to the regular day-to-day schedule.
  • Maintain appropriate standards of behavior, mutual respect, and safety within classroom
  • Incorporate appropriate technology and media in lesson planning
  • Formal and informal ongoing assessment of students, including report cards, progress reports and marking
  • Integrate social responsibility and kindness into daily teaching and routines
  • Participate in professional development conferences and activities
  • Perform other related duties as required

ISGR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sex.

How to apply: 

Please submit a cover letter and resume to:

Position Type

(Full Time)

Start Date

August 2023


Name: Halima Ismail

Title: Principal


School Information

Islamic School of Grand Rapids

3972 Rowland Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, USA


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