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jamia Masjid Hanfia (Bradford) Association seeks to appoint an Imam for the Masjid to take
part in religious, community and educational affairs of the Association. The main purpose of
the post is to provide Islamic religious guidance and establish a unified community of service
users, and thus act as a community leader according to the principles of Ahlus Sunnah wa
jamat (Barailwi).

Jamia Masjid Hanfia is a focus for the Muslim communities in Bradford as well as the
surrounding areas. It functions as a place of worship and education and also provides a wide
range of services and facilities. The ideal candidate will be required to raise the profile of
both the Masjid and the community served by this Organisation. The Imam will be expected
to be an active member of the Association and act as spiritual guide and representative of
the congregation. There is an expectation on the Imam to establish themselves by 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.
Working together with the Board of Trustees, the right candidate will show maturity,
patience and a commitment to the overall objectives of the Association. There shall be
potential for training, growth and development in this post, provided the selected candidate
shows reasonable competence, willingness and motivation to advance.

The post is offered subject to satisfactory enhanced disclosure of Criminal Record Bureau
checks and references.

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