PK-12 Teachers, All Subjects

Description and Requirements

Islamic School of MET (ISMET), founded in 1997, Preschool – 5th grade
Oregon Islamic Academy (OIA), founded in 2007, Grades 6-12
Both schools were founded by the Muslim Educational Trust (MET) in Portland, Oregon, and are housed in the MET Community Center Campus (www.metpdx.org). ISMET and OIA are fully accredited by Cognia, formerly AdvancED and the Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC).
ISMET/OIA School Mission:
To deliver superb academic and spiritual instruction within an Islamic environment that will nurture our children’s hearts and minds and prepare them for their role in life as stewards of Earth and humanity.
Openings available:
Elementary Homeroom Teacher (ALL Grades, Preschool thru 5th grade)
Middle School and High School Subject Teacher (Math, Science, English, Humanities)
Arabic and Islamic Studies Teacher
P.E. Teacher/Health & Fitness Instructor
Reports to: ISMET/OIA School Management Team
Recommended Qualifications:
Applicants must have a Masters degree in Education or Subject area, a current teaching license, and 3+ years teaching experience.
  • Understand our school mission and work towards achieving it
  • Teach with knowledge and passion to school-set standards
  • Prepare classes & turn in weekly lesson plans based on school curriculum
  • Evaluate course materials and develop new courses as needed
  • Integrate technology in teaching and assessment
  • Supplement curriculum as needed for a hands-on enjoyable learning experience
  • Provide a clearly defined student evaluation system following the school policy for grade breakdown, etc.
  • Return student assessments promptly with adequate feedback
  • Write student narratives and feedback as required
  • Work with students inside and outside of class as needed
  • Maintain high standards for student behavior in and out of class.
  • Report any infractions promptly to the office
  • Be available and responsive to parents; Attend parent conferences
  • Attend school functions
  • Attend all-school department and committee meetings
  • Be committed to ongoing professional growth and development
  • Chaperone, proctor, and fulfill school duties as assigned
  • A positive attitude
  • Creativity and passion about teaching
  • Proficiency in spoken & written English and Microsoft Office Apps
  • Excellent people skills & verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid work ethic and professionalism
  • A wide range of teaching strategies and instructional techniques
  • Experience and demonstrated ability in a multicultural, differentiated learning classroom setting
  • Excellent classroom management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to be a team player
  • Passion to help children achieve their dreams and realize their full potential
  • Commitment to MET’s vision and resolve to make a difference in our community through the education of our youth
  • Commitment to surpass state standards and meet MET’s rigorous expectations and serious undertaking of God’s trust
  • Drive to inspire our community to appreciate the value of MET, and promote its programs

Start Date

August 23, 2021

Application Deadline

April 5, 2021

Pay and Benefits

Compensation: Full-time and Part-time opportunities are available with competitive salaries. Please note that no relocation assistance is provided.
To Apply:
Please e-mail your resume and cover letter by the DUE DATE to admin@metpdx.org. Please indicate the position for which you are applying in the e-mail subject line.
The Muslim Educational Trust is a non-profit organization in Portland, Oregon dedicated to the betterment of our society, and to achieving its purpose through education, cooperation, and networking programs which benefit both Muslims and non-Muslims in the greater Portland, Oregon area. To learn more about the Muslim Educational Trust, our partners, and our programs, please click here to visit our website.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at admin@metpdx.org or 503-579-6621, during business hours from 9:00 am till 4:00 pm PST.


Name: Wajdi Said

Title: President

Email: admin@metpdx.org

School Information

Islamic School of Muslim Educational Trust (ISMET)/ Oregon Islamic Academy (OIA)

10330 SW Scholls Ferry Rd, Tigard, OR 97223, USA



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