Our Islamic Education Tutors

At Fussilat Academy, we pride ourselves in having a thorough recruitment process to ensure teachers both provide a quality teaching experience and match the vision of Fussilat Academy.

 

Our recruitment process comprises of:

  1. An initial Telephone interview.
  2. A face to face interview, including their Quran recitation.
  3. An enhanced DBS check, ensuring safety of our students.
  4. A 4-week probation period.

 

Further to this, we regularly undertake teacher reviews and enrol teachers in additional teacher training courses, ensuring our teachers continue to improve and provide the best possible Islamic education for our students.

 

If you would like to work with us, get in touch via the Contact Us page.

Ustadh Saim – Founder and Headteacher

Class: Adults and Class Laban

 

Ustadh Saim completed his 2-year undergraduate level Islamic Studies course at Jami’ah Siraj ul-‘Uloom leading to joining the ‘Alimiyyah programme.  He now studies various Islamic sciences privately under several ‘ulama, including studying Tajweed under one of the students of the world-renowned Qari Bashir Siddique.

 

He also performs Jumu’ah and ‘Eid salah, most recently at Havering Islamic Cultural Central (HICC), where he would also deliver weekly Tafsir classes, amongst other courses. Prior to opening Fussilat Academy, Ustadh Saim taught Quran recitation and Islamic Studies in Chingford Masjid, Enfield Islamic Studies and privately.

 

After graduating with an Economics degree, he pursued a career as an analyst, currently working for the NHS as a Data Analyst.  Ustadh Saim utilises his analytical experience in Fussilat Academy by producing bespoke content and reports for all students, whilst ensuring class content is up to the highest standard.

 

His hobbies include regularly playing football and also DIY crafting, where he garden decking, seating and flower beds.

 

Teaching Qualifications:

  •  NCFE Level 3 Award in Education and Training
  •  NCFE Level 2 Safeguarding Training

Ustadha Maryam – Deputy Headteacher

Class: Adults and Class Zamzam

Ustadha Maryam has numerous years of experience in teaching Quran, both privately as well as in Islamic Institutions such as Dar Al-Rahmah & Enfield Islamic Academy.

Ustadha Maryam has studied towards a 2-year undergraduate course at Jamia Siraj ul-‘Uloom and specialises in the science of Tajweed which she has been studying for over 15 years, having gained an Ijaazah to teach from her Ustadha, who herself holds many Ijaazaat from Shuyukh around the world, including Egypt and Algeria.

Ustadha Maryam holds a BSc in Human & Medical Sciences and is a fully Qualified and Experienced Cupping Practitioner. Furthermore, she holds a great interest in the Quranic Sciences.

In her spare time, she enjoys hiking and swimming whilst dedicating most of her time to her 2 daughters, where she continues to develop the understanding on how children of different ages learn.

Teaching Qualifications:

  •  NCFE Level 3 Award in Education and Training
  •  NCFE Level 2 Safeguarding Training

Ustadh Basil – Teacher

Class: Adults and Class Laban

Ustadh Basil joined Fussilat Academy in September 2018, where he teaches Fiqh, Arabic and Hadith to the adult students as well as Islamic Studies to class Laban.  He began his journey studying ‘Arabic during university followed by enrolling in the ‘Alimiyyah course at Jami’ah Siraj ul-‘Uloom.  He then joined the ‘Alimiyyah course at Al-Salm Institute where he graduated and was given his shahada al-‘Alimiyyah (Licence in Islamic Scholarship) under the guidance of Shaykh Dr. Akram Nadwi. Post-graduation, he continues to study, in particular the science of Balagha (Arabic rhetoric).

Ustadh Basil holds a Masters in the field of Chemical Engineering and is a Chartered Chemical Engineer. He currently works as a Process Safety Consultant working with the major oil and gas operators throughout the world.

Outside of his studies and work, Ustadh Basil enjoys trekking and hiking, having trekked the peaks of the UK and abroad.

Teaching Qualifications:

  • NCFE Level 3 Award in Education and Training
  • NCFE Level 2 Safeguarding Training

Ustadha Aamina – Teacher

Class: Classes Zamzam and Rumaan

Ustadha Aamina joined Fussilat Academy in January 2018 and is actively involved in curriculum and content design for students in Key Stage 2.  She graduated from the ‘Alimiyyah course at Quwwatul Islam where she has developed a keen interest in Fiqh and Quranic Tafsir and continues to her study through the science of Tajweed.  She aspires to relay her journey studying Islam through to the Muslim youths of today.

She is currently in her second year of University approaching her third year studying Psychology with the aspiration of being a Psychology teacher.  Further to her studies and her time at Fussilat Academy, Ustadha Aamina is a supply teacher to numerous schools within East London for several topics whilst also tutoring students in English.  In her spare time, she volunteers as a support staff assisting SEND students in mainstream schools.

Her hobbies include baking, reading and swimming.

Teaching Qualifications:

  • NCFE Level 2 Award in Education and Training

Ustadha Faaiza – Teacher

Class: Class Zaytoon

Ustadha Faaiza joined Fussilat Academy in September 2018.  She is currently in her 6th year of ‘Alimiyyah at Quwwatul Islam with a particular interest in Hadith, whilst also taking additional Tajweed classes.  Ustadha Faaiza teaches Quran recitation privately whilst also taking charge of the Quran, Islamic Studies and Memorisation lessons at Fussilat Academy for class Zaytoon.

Alongside her Islamic studies, she has also finished her A-Levels in Psychology, Economics and Religious Studies and is looking to pursue a degree in Psychology, with the ambition to specialise in teaching Psychology.

Her hobbies include graphic design, painting and photography

Teaching Qualifications:

  • NCFE Level 2 Award in Education and Training

Ustadha Nirma – Teacher

Class: Classes Rumaan and Zaytoon

Ustadha Nirma joined Fussilat Academy in September 2019. Currently she is in her 5th year of ‘Alimiyyah studies at Al Misbaah Academy, where Hadith and Seerah are topics of particular interest.  Upon completion of her ‘Alimiyyah course, Ustadha Nirma aims to continue teaching and partake in counselling work following Islamic principles and guidelines.

Ustadha Nirma holds a BSc in Cognitive Science and has a great interest in the works of the human mind and mental wellbeing. She currently works full time at a regulatory body and has over 10 years’ experience working with people of all ages engaging activities with the youth and local communities. She often organises and participates in local events.

Her hobbies including travelling and appreciating the wonders of Allah’s beautiful creations, whilst also visiting countries rich in Islamic history. Furthermore, she enjoys meeting people from diverse cultures and trying out different cuisines.

Teaching Qualifications:

  • NCFE Level 3 Award in Education and Training
  • NCFE Level 2 Safeguarding Training

Ustadha Hajra – Teacher

Class: Class Teen

Ustadha Hajra joined Fussilat Academy at its inception, and has been teaching Quran since 2014, whilst also studying Tajweed for many years alongside her sister Ustadha Maryam. She studied towards a 2-year undergraduate course at Jami’ah Siraj ul-‘Uloom, with a particular interest in Fiqh and Seerah.

Prior to joining Fussilat Academy, Ustadha Hajra worked taught Quran recitation and Islamic studies for several years at Enfield Islamic Academy, to children aged between 5 and 14.

She holds a BA in Business Management with Economics, where she has utilised these skills in running a successful and profitable business adorning Mehndi on brides, including international requests.

She is currently doing a Introductory Teaching Course to further enhance her

Ustadha Hajra enjoys making Islamic canvases in her spare time whilst raising her son.

Teaching Qualifications:

  • NCFE Level 3 Award in Education and Training
  • NCFE Level 2 Safeguarding Training

Ustadh ‘Abdullah – Teacher

Class: Class Laban

Ustadh ‘Abdullah joined Fussilat Academy at its inception in 2017.   In his early years, he studied towards the completion of his Hifdh.  He began studying towards his ‘Alimiyyah at Jami’ah Siraj ul-‘Uloom with Ustadh Saim, followed by joining the ‘Alimiyyah course at the Imam Zakariya Academy.  He has a particular interest in the Arabic language and also studies Tajweed under one of the students of the world-renowned Qari Bashir Siddique. He hopes to achieve Ijaazaat in studying the various types of Qira’aat.

Ustadh ‘Abdullah is currently studying a bachelors degree in Computer Science at Queen Mary university of London, with the aim of pursing a master’s degree in the same field.

His hobbies include reading and travelling, and he has a keen interest in technology.

Teaching Qualifications:

  • NCFE Level 2 Award in Education and Training

Ustadha Sami – Teacher

Class: Class Zamzam and Teen

Ustadha Sami joined Fussilat Academy in February 2020.  She is currently in the 6th year of her ‘Alimiyyah course at Azhar Academy, with a particular interest in hadith and the Seerah.  After completing her ‘Alimiyyah course, Ustadh Sami aims to implement her knowledge and teach the next generation of Muslims, teachers and scholars.  She currently teaches introductory Quran recitation and Islamic studies whilst emphasising on building a solid foundational understanding in these topics.

 

Ustadha Sami is also studying towards a degree in Chemical Engineering where she aspires to pursue a career in medicine and laboratory work.

Her hobbies including spending time with the family and creating and partaking in activities for her nephew and niece through baking and adventures.

Teaching Qualifications:

  • NCFE Level 2 Award in Education and Training

Ustadha Jannah – Teacher

Class: Classes Rumaan and Zaytoon

Ustadha Jannah joined Fussilat Academy in February 2020.  She is currently studying an Arabic intensive course at Ebrahim College which focuses on various Islamic Sciences.  Here, she also studies Tajweed under one of the students of the world-renowned Qari Bashir Siddique. After completing her Arabic Intensive course, she aspires to further her Islamic education via an ‘Alimiyyah course.

Before she began her Islamic studies, she studied A Level Biology, Chemistry and Psychology at her Sixth form. She has then dedicated herself to her studies and is ambitious to make Islamic education as accessible as possible to children by creating a fun and interactive environment.

Her hobbies include playing badminton with her brothers and loves to swim. She also bakes for her family in her free time.

Teaching Qualifications:

  • NCFE Level 2 Award in Education and Training
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