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Al-Furqan Academy is hiring
Al-Furqan Academy is hiring for an Elementary Substitute Teacher .. Read More
Al-Furqan Academy is hiring for an Elementary Substitute Teacher Minimum Requirements:
Previous teaching experience
Legal authorization to work in the U.S.
Must work well with others, and be open for continuous professional development
Bachelors or Masters degree in the field of Education
3 or more years of full time teaching experience
This is a part time position, but has the potential for becoming a full time teaching position for the next school year as our school is growing and we will be hiring additional full time teachers. Pay will be $10-$20 per hour, based on qualifications and experience. To apply for the position please email the Al-Furqan principal at
We are happy to announce that 71 students took advantage of free CFL summer course. We are in process of verifying the answers of those student who have submitted all the assignment. We will announce the winner of summer session on 08/30/2014. The winner will receive $100.
We have fine tuned the program for the 2014-2015 school year based on the feedback received from parents and students. We will now conduct these classes with dual objectives. Incorporate State curriculum (common core) and to prepare for a successful FCAT & PSAT/SAT/ACT exams.
This will s being taught in the school. In other words supplement the school learning at CFL. complement your child's learning in school (Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry and Pre-Calc) to improve their understanding of foundational concepts and to develop more proficiency and familiarity with the subject
This will include exam taking techniques and conducting regular practices exams and grading tests. Classes will provide introduction to material your student will be exposed to in school, assigned homework problems and provide opportunity for the student to ask questions about topics they may have difficulties. Also the last one third of every session will be on advance topics and solve complex and tricky problems.
The CFL 2014-2015 program course starts September 6th 2014 and runs up to April 25th 2014. The classes will be conducted every Saturday.
Seats are limited, and assigned on First Come First Basis.
Early Registration: $100 (early registration valid up to 8/31/2014. $125 starting 9/1/2014)
Dar Al-Arabiya's 12th Semester will begin Saturday, September 6th.
AsSalamu Alaikum Parents and Students,
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AsSalamu Alaikum Parents and Students,
Hope you all had a wonderful summer filled with many wonderful memories of Ramadan days, Eid Celebrations, and down time with family and friends.
Inshaa' Allah Dar Al-Arabiya's 12th Semester will begin Saturday, September 6th.
Registration will be held at ICNEF Friday, August 29th & Friday, September 5th after Jumaa' prayer in main hallway from 2:15-3:00 and Saturday, September 6th starting at 9:00.
Within the next week, inShaa' Allah, you will be receiving a detailed email with your child/children's level of study, teacher, books, classroom location, calendar, forms, and a couple new exciting programs we will be bringing this semester.
Please don't hesitate to call or email with ideas, concerns, or questions.
I would like to take the opportunity to introduce myself to this wonderful Muslim community here in Jacksonville, Florida. My name is Omar Chatila, and I am the new Principal of Al-Furqan Academy. I have a Bachelors degree in Biology from the University of Maryland College Park, as well as a Masters degree in Management from Wake Forest University. I am moving here from Louisville, Kentucky, where I was the Vice Principal of the Islamic school there.
As you all know, Al-Furqan Academy has been established in this community since 1997 Alhamdulillah. Currently we have grades K-6 (Full tuition scholarships available through Step Up!), as well as a FREE VPK program. We are also planning on expanding our Middle School program next school year to offer grades 7 and 8 as well insha'Allah. We have a rigorous curriculum as well as a team of qualified teachers who are committed to the success of our students. So far we have about 120 students enrolled for the upcoming school year, with more new families registering as the first day of school approaches (this Monday, August 18). The school has come a long way since it was established back in 1997 Alhamdulillah, and insha'Allah I plan on leading our team of dedicated teachers and staff members to even go above and beyond by the help and mercy of Allah!
Our plan for this year is to improve the quality of academics of all subjects taught at our school (such as Math, Science, English, Social Studies, Islamic Studies, Quran, Arabic, Physical Education, etc.) as well as introduce new extracurricular activities and after-school clubs (such as Art class, Archery club, etc.). Our school is already accredited by the Florida Kindergarten Council (for grades Pre-K to 3rd grade), but we will also be looking to get the whole school accredited insha'Allah, including all Elementary and Middle School grades that we currently offer. We will also be reaching out to the families and parents and getting them involved in the Education of our students as well as in the continuous improvement of our school. We will be incorporating more assessments this year as well as using online tools to help us better track the progress of our students and target their individual learning needs.
Please join us this Saturday, August 16, from 10:00AM-12:00PM for the school wide orientation for all the students. I look forward to working with everyone in our community to further develop our school, and I am excited about all the engaging and educational programs and events that we have planned for our students for this upcoming year!
“.. Allah will elevate those amongst you who believe and those given knowledge to many levels..”
The believer is the one who never ceases to seek knowledge. We ask Allah to help us increase our knowledge. Allah says (Quran 20:114):
“And say Lord increase me in knowledge…” ".. وَقُل رَّبِّ زِدْنِيْ عِلْماً"
Summer is over and our children will be returning to their schools and universities to seek knowledge. Most of the knowledge that they will acquire there will be geared towards their professional goals and understanding the world we live in. That is very important and I pray that Allah keeps them safe and focused and help them to achieve success in this life and the next. No less important, perhaps more so, is that we and our family also continue to seek knowledge of our Deen. It is only those who know Allah that truly fear and revere Him. In Sha Allah, I will be offering a series of classes on various Islamic topics. There are no fees for these classes but please register before they start. I am hoping for registration for all but the open classes as it creates a certain amount of commitment from the students towards the class.
The following is a list of weekly classes and sessions starting fromWednesday, August 20th, 2014 In Sha Allah:
Please do not forget to register your children for AlFurqan Academy, theSaturday or Sunday classes via the administration for those schools. In Sha Allah, I will be teaching in both the Saturday and Sunday school and also interacting with the children or AlFurqan Academy.