|Aims of the Job|
|Develop the Karimia Institute as a centre of excellence for Quran Hifz and Qir’at by providing quality education and other activities for the moral and spiritual development of the whole community.
Ensure all the lessons for Hifz and Qir’at are carried out in a planned, organised and effective manner to a highest standard in fluent English or Urdu.
|Specific Duties and Responsibilities|
Managing and Teaching the Hifz Class
|Restrictions of the Post|
|The post-holder will not:
Educated at least to degree level in a relevant subject.
|Familiar with Islamic Sharia, the Quran and Hadith.|
|Secondary education in the UK|
|Further education in the UK|
|Experience||Experience of teaching Hifz and Qirat, leading Namaz, Jumma and Ramadan prayers, demonstrating innovation in the manner in which religious teaching is delivered.|
|Experience in developing and delivering education, including Islamic curriculum development and responsibilities for management of staff.||Substantial experience at management level in education including responsibility for staff.|
|A strong track record of academic leadership and achievement.||Evidence of effectively leading and supporting staff through a period of change which places a strong demand on raising organisational performance.|
|Knowledge||The ability to foster a learning ethos within the Masjid through the use of innovative techniques that inspire and motivate.|
|Understand key issues for target groups such as young people, women and older people.|
|Able to guide people and give advice on Islamic issues and problems in English, Arabic and Urdu|
|Communication||Ability to communicate fluently in English, Arabic and Urdu.|
|Able to translate/interpret English/Arabic/Urdu|
|Excellent communication and presentation skills.|
|Partnership||Knowledge of emerging issues around community cohesion and Muslims in wider multi-religious society.||Experience of working with local voluntary and community sector organisations as well as statutory agencies.|
|Understanding of the societal issues facing Muslim and BME communities, including experience of chaplaincy service.|
|A confident and outgoing attitude that will facilitate the development of networks and promote the activities of the Masjid, including interfaith activities.|