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Secondary Religious Education Teachers
Location(s) London
Employment Type Contract
Job Listed 02-Jun-2020
Job Description
Secondary Religious Education (RE) Teachers / Ismaili Community Educators
Salary in the range of £35,000 to £40,000 (dependent on experience)
3-year Fixed Term Contract

Based: The Ismaili Centre, South Kensington, London.

Background: The Secondary Teacher Education Programme (STEP) is a programme of study for practising and prospective teachers. The mission of STEP is to address the need for professional secondary education teachers by training exceptional graduates into teachers and mentors who can help to shape and inspire future generations and teach the IIS’ secondary curriculum to Ismaili students worldwide.
The programme, implemented in collaboration with the University of London’s Institute of Education, extends over two academic years and culminates in two postgraduate awards: a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDip) and a Master of Arts in Education (Muslim Societies and Civilisations). Following completion of the academic programme in London, participants proceed to an in-service phase as professional secondary teachers in a community-based religious education system.

Role: The IIS invites applications for the role of Secondary RE Teacher and Ismaili Community Educator to teach the IIS secondary curriculum to Ismaili students and wider Jamati engagements in the UK and Europe. This will entail delivery through classroom based as well as online/remote teaching, camps, episodic and other implementation strategies. The Teacher will also contribute to the effective planning of a sound RE programme to meet the needs of students and community members and to teaching within the UK and all jurisdiction RE centres. We have two vacancies for this role.

Person Profile: You will be an outstanding religious education practitioner within the Ismaili community with significant experience in delivering the IIS secondary curriculum to students and the wider Jamat. You will need to be a graduate of the IIS Secondary Teacher Educator Programme and have acquired a minimum of 3 years’ teaching experience within the Ismaili Tariqah and Religious Education Board (ITREB) context. You will, through self-study and/or institutional initiated programmes or activities, continuously develop your content knowledge, pedagogical skills and practice, competencies and your understanding of the IIS secondary curriculum to meet the diverse needs of all students and the wider Jamat.

Please apply online with a CV and covering letter online below where you can also download the job description and person specification.

If you have any queries, please email Caroline Gomez in Human Resources cgomez@iis.ac.uk. The closing date for applications is Friday 3 July 2020.



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