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Vacancy for Imaam at Masjid e Quba has become available.
Please See below.
Closing date: 10 March 2017
Interview dates: 27 March 2017 to 14 April 2017
Anticipated start date: 15 May 2017
Salary: negotiable depending on experience
In the name of Allah, the extensively merciful, the intensively merciful
APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FOR THE POST OF IMAAM
The Management of North London Mosque Trust (NLMT) is seeking to appoint an Imaam, who follows the fiqh of Imaam Abu Hanifa, to lead our organisation.
NLMT, also known as Masjid-e-Quba, is situated in Stamford Hill, North London. It has been catering for the needs of local Muslims since 1970. The local Muslim population is mainly from Gujarat, India and came to the area as early as the 1950′s. The locality now has many MusIims from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Somalia, Turkey and various Arab countries.
The main prayer hall holds approximately 700 worshippers. Combined with the space on the upper floors, the Masjid can hold in excess of 1,800 worshippers.
The Madressa has approximately 300 students. Children between the ages of 5-15 attend the Madressa with classes run on weekday evenings, lasting three hours. The Madressa provides a structured and challenging curriculum. Subjects covered include: rudimentary knowledge of Islam; recitation and memorisation of the Quran; and exploring age appropriate jurisprudential issues.
The Imaam we are looking for will ideally:
be certified as an Aa’lim by a reputable Islamic institution and ideally be a Hafiz or Qari
have a comprehensive knowledge of Islamic shari’ah, Quran, Hadith, seerah and Islamic jurisprudence
be able to lead congregational prayers competently and punctually, including alternate Jumma salaah
be fluent in English, Arabic and in Urdu or Gujarati and have excellent verbal and written communication
be dynamic, innovative, forward thinking, committed and able to attend to the spiritual needs of the local Muslims
encourage performance of Islamic rites and active participation in the wider community
organise regular educational programs for all members of the local Muslim community
arrange weekly consultation sessions, answer questions on Islam, and offer advice and guidance on Islamic issues
fulfil the needs of the Muslim youth by helping them to develop a good understanding of Islam and practicing it
be skilled in interfaith matters with more than a basic understanding of Christianity, Judaism and other religions
attend meetings with local authority representatives, the police and other service providers
take an active role in the Madressa and set the highest standards for teaching and learning in the Madrassa
take pride in Islamic excellence, whilst maintaining our commitment to an enriched curriculum
demonstrate an unrelenting passion for driving standards to outstanding and beyond
have an ability to engage and contribute to the development of other staff members
work effectively with staff and Management for continuous improvement in Masjid and Madrassa activities
28 days paid leave
the option of accommodation close to the Masjid
a highly dedicated and supportive Management team striving to achieve excellence in serving the community
professional development support at all levels to further the expertise and qualifications of staff
To apply please send your current CV to firstname.lastname@example.org Please note that newly qualified Aa’lims will be considered for this Post.
Should you require further information please contact us on email@example.com
NLMT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.