An-Noor Quran Academy (ANQA) /An-Noor School

The IAR seeks qualified candidates for the volunteer role of Chairperson of the An-Noor Quran Academy (ANQA) which is a full-time school and specializes in Quran memorization. ANQA has developed a unique program, tailored to Quran Hifdh as well as the academic needs of students. The academic curriculum meets the North Carolina Standard Course of Study (NCSOS) requirements and the National Achievement Tests criteria. By initiating a variety of cohesive memorizations programs, ANQA trains students to become Hafiẓ / Hafiza of Quran, while simultaneously pursuing academic excellence in conventional subjects which will help
nurture our students become future leaders and scholars in the American society. ANQA Board/Committee constitutes the governing board of the school and conducts the financial oversight, strategy, and policymaking for the school. The Chairperson of the ANQA is appointed by the Shura to a 3-year volunteer term to lead and facilitate the activities of the ANQA.

Additionally, the Chairperson has fiduciary and signature authority for ANQA and management of full-time and part-time staff. Qualified candidates should ideally have experience in the following:
Project Management
Policy making and academic governance and strategy
Familiarity with academic and Islamic curricula
Familiarity with the IAR and An-Noor School
Demonstrated ability to work in a team setting and leading teams
Managing direct reports
Two-three years of experience of serving on the ANQA Board/Committee or serving in a leadership role at an Islamic School.
Interested candidates should submit their resume and a cover letter outlining their experience and capacity to serve in this critical role to
Deadline for application is December 8, 2022.


We are pleased to announce that after 12 years, An-Noor Quran Academy is finally opening a new satellite location for 3rd and 4th grade students in the Cary/Morrisville area. 

This location includes:

  • A state of the art facility that was previously a private high school and is equipped with modern amenities and a large playground. 
  • The same high standards of hifdh and academic education based on North Carolina standard course of study, along with the same management. 
  • The same proven program, run by Sheikh Hussain and Sister Gulsangay. 
  • The same school hours
  • A very low student to teacher ratio in order to commit to the development of each student. 

Location 102 Preston Executive Drive, Cary, NC

Join us to gift your child a high quality Islamic education! Admissions open now.

For any questions and to enroll, send email to: 

“An-Noor Quran Academy aims to establish an institution that will nurture a strong connection with the Book of Allah, the Glorious Quran, through its memorization, understanding and implementation, and will develop well-rounded future leaders who are guided by the Quran and Sunnah.”