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Job Vacancy

Lead Imam

Background

York Street Masjid (YSM) has embarked on a journey of developing its role in the Burton community, to take the next step along this journey we would like to appoint an Imam/Madrassah Teacher.

YSM is a focus for the Muslim communities in and around the Burton, as well as surrounding areas. It functions as a place of worship and provides a wide range of educational activities. The ideal candidate will be required to raise the profile of both the Masjid and the Muslim communities. The Imam/Teacher will be expected to be an Islamic reference point to the congregation.

Overview

The next step in the development of the Masjid is an Imam that has the knowledge, experience and personality to attract people to the Masjid and provide for their needs, these needs include leading Islamic activities and worship as well as to generate new ideas and initiatives. The Imam will be expected to facilitate a variety of activities and events to promote religious awareness and Islamic values among adults, youth and the wider community.

From a Madrassah perspective this role will be tasked with all aspects of the Madrassah. These aspects include; teaching, teacher development, curriculum development and implementation, lesson planning, examinations, extra-curricular activities, developing teaching styles, engaging students and parents.  The successful candidate will bring their ideas to develop and build beyond these as well as successfully implement these aspects.

Opportunity

This is a truly exciting opportunity for an individual who is motivated, passionate, creative, has a positive can do approach and wants to make a real difference to the lives of the community.

The successful candidate will be actively supported by the Masjids Committee in achieving the aims of the role. In addition there will be potential for training, growth and development in this post, provided the selected candidate shows reasonable competence, willingness and motivation to advance.

 Salary is negotiable based on experience and hours can be flexible around the needs of the Masjid/Madrassah and the successful applicant.

 Application Process

If you feel you are suitable for this role and would like to be a part of a York Street Masjid at such an exciting and crucial time of its development, then please apply. You will need to submit an application form, a CV and write a letter addressed to the committee which outlines your experiences which make you suitable and your vision on how you could develop the Masjid further within this role. The letter should be no more than 2 sides of A4, please use font size 12. Please submit complete applications to:  info@yorkstreetmasjid.org  

If you would like any further details, to arrange a visit or to have an informal discussion please contact: Chairman Aftab Hussain on 07929 895709. 

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