Minister of Religion

Job Description

  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Nottingham

Karimia Institute requires a Minister of Religion on a full-time basis to carry out various tasks in our Mosque including:

Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Leading Prayers: Conduct daily and special prayers, ensuring the proper observance of Islamic rituals and traditions.
    2. Friday Prayers: Lead the congregation in the weekly Friday prayers (Jumu’ah), delivering sermons that are relevant and spiritually uplifting.
    3. Educational Leadership: Manage and teach daily Quranic and Islamic Studies classes for children, fostering a deep understanding and love for Islamic teachings.
    4. Community Engagement: Organise and participate in school visits to promote Islamic education and understanding.
    5. Interfaith Collaboration: Organise Interfaith Week annually, working in collaboration with leaders of other faiths to promote mutual understanding and respect.
    6. Islam Awareness Initiatives: Plan and execute Islam Awareness Week to educate the community about Islamic beliefs and practices.
    7. Interfaith Dialogue: Facilitate dialogues between Christian and Muslim communities to foster mutual respect and understanding.
    8. Workshop Facilitation: Establish and conduct workshops on Salah (prayer), Zakah (charity), Ramadan (fasting), Hajj (pilgrimage), Quran, and Islamic Studies throughout the year.
    9. Dawah Activities: Engage in Dawah (Islamic outreach) to raise self-awareness and instil a sense of responsibility among community members.
    10. Promotion of Peaceful Islam: Through preaching and Dawah activities, promote the peaceful message of Islam and work towards the promotion of interfaith dialogue in Nottingham’s diverse community.
    11. Social Issue Management: Address and manage any social issues that arise within the community, providing guidance and support as needed.
    12. Health and Safety: Ensure adherence to health and safety policies to maintain a safe environment for all community activities.

Essential requirements:

  • Educated to Degree level (or equivalent)
  • Speak Urdu and Punjabi
  • Possess good proficiency in the English language.
  • Relevant experience of working in a religious environment

Salary: £21,500

To apply send CV & cover letter to amjad.parvez@karimia.com

Note: As an organisation, we have a legal responsibility to ensure that all our employees have the legal right to live and work in the UK. Therefore, if you are made an offer of employment, this will be subject to the organisation verifying that you are eligible to work in the UK before you start work.