Islamia Primary School
June 24, 2024
129 Salusbury Road, London NW6 6PE, London, United Kingdom
Job Type


Name of School: Islamia Primary School

Address of School: 129 Salusbury Road, London NW6 6PE

Name of Head Teacher: Mr Alim Shaikh

Tel: 020 73722532

Job Title: Religious Education/Deen Teacher

Salary: Unqualified Teachers Pay Scale

Hours: Part Time (Up to 0.8)

Closing Date: As and when the post is filled

Interview Date: Ongoing- candidates may be interviewed as they apply

(Early application is advised to avoid disappointment)

Job Purpose:

· To strive to instil in all pupils and colleagues a deep love for Allah Almighty and the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings on him) through personal example and enabling them to benefit from the Qur'an and Sunnah in their school and daily lives.

· To support and maintain the School's ethos and ensure its spiritual values are safeguarded.

· To be responsible for managing and leading to a high standard the Islamic Studies department of the School.

· To teach Islamic Studies as per the School timetable and as directed by the Head Teacher.

· Ensure that there is consistency of teaching, continuity in context and skills, and high standards of learning throughout the school.

· To be responsible for promoting and developing Islamic Adab (good manners and behaviour) among pupils and staff.

· Ensure that planning, preparation, recording, assessment and reporting meet their varying learning and social needs;

· Maintain the positive ethos and core values of the school, both inside and outside the classroom;

· Contribute to constructive team-building amongst teaching and non-teaching staff, parents and governors; Principal Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

· To have knowledge of the Islamic sciences and disciplines, including the articles of faith and jurisprudence.

· To have knowledge of professional teaching standards to ensure delivery of lessons to the highest quality.

· To be responsible for the budget allocated to the subject area, prioritise resource needs as indicated in the School Improvement Plan.

· To participate in meetings which relate to the school's management, curriculum, administration or organisation Teaching Responsibilities:

· Teach Islamic Studies as per the School timetable and as directed by the Head Teacher.

· Implement agreed school policies and guidelines.

· Support initiatives decided by the Head Teacher and staff.

· Plan appropriately to meet the needs of all pupils, through differentiation of tasks.

· Be able to set clear targets, based on prior attainment, for pupils' learning.

· Provide a stimulating classroom environment, where resources can be accessed appropriately by all pupils. Keep appropriate and efficient records, integrating formative and summative assessment into weekly and termly planning. Report to parents on the development, progress and attainment of pupils.

· Maintain good order and discipline amongst pupils, in accordance with the school's behaviour policy.

· Participate in staff and parent’s meetings which relate to the school's management, curriculum, administration organisation.

· Communicate and co-operate with specialists from outside agencies.

· To organise and direct support staff within the classroom.

· Participate in the performance management system for the appraisal of his own performance, or that of other teachers in his department.

· To cover in the absence of staff as directed by the Head Teacher. Other Responsibilities as Required:

· Lead morning and afternoon collective prayer (Du'a) when pupils have lined up.

· Provide daily Islamic 'Nasiha' during staff briefings.

· Participate in staff and parent meetings. Take part in professional development training including the organization and delivery of staff Halaqa (study circle)

· Conduct assemblies as per the School rota.

· Assist with staff appointments when requested.

· Represent the School at external events and meetings as might be required from time to time by the Head Teacher and/or Governing Body. · Other related duties such as Qur’an and Arabic required by the Pastoral Coordinator.

This job description may be amended at any time after a discussion with you.


The Person

We are looking for someone who:

Committed to working with children including children with special and additional needs.

Has previous experience in working in schools and as part of a team.

Has good interpersonal skills and the ability to support colleagues.

Can work strategically with staff and leadership teams.

Respectful of the school’s ethos.

Can be a positive role model.

Good communication skills.

Ability to multi-task.