Workshop: Your Career, your ambition

The Muslim Teachers Association with Berrymede Junior School presents:

A Workshop in: Your career, Your ambition

Training is led by: Rukhsana J. Yaqoob (independent education consultant), Lubna Khan (Head of Berrymede Primary School), Shabana Khan (Head of Vicarage Primary School in Newham), Nalisha Patel (Deputy Head of Berrymede Primary School) and Muna Farah (Science Teacher)

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Saturday 8th October 2016
10.00am – 1.00pm
(followed by lunch & networking)

Berrymede Junior School
Osborne Road, Acton, London, W3 8SJ
(parking available)

Mentoring opportunities (30 minutes) are available before and after the training. Time slots to be allocated with experienced educational senior leaders

To register your place, send your name, organisation and contact details by 5th October 2016 to: [email protected]

Cost: Members £10
Non-members £20

For queries on the day, please contact Lubna Khan, Vice-President, on 07834 195007

The objectives of this event are:

  • to be clear about what is driving you to find a new job
  • hearing from three teachers who have been successful at interviews
  • to have an opportunity to practice interview techniques
  • to relect on your motivation, readiness and ambition for a new job
  • an opportunity for a 1:1 discussion of your individual needs


Berrymede Junior School is a ‘Good’ school which has been awarded the GPU education for Excellence 2013.

Information about the MTA executive committee members available for mentoring sessions

Rukhsana Yaqoob

Rukhsana is the President of the Muslim Teachers’ Association, was a tutor on the Investing in Diversity programme at the Institute of Education, has been a school governor for many years, has been on Teacher’s TV and the Islam Channel and has been a mentor for the Black Professionals Network.

Presently she is a freelance educational consultant who has been a secondary school teacher for many years, as well as working for the National Strategies as a Narrowing the Gap Regional Adviser where she worked on the Minority Ethnic Achievement Programme (MEAP) to raise the attainment of Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Turkish and Somali pupils in the UK.

Lubna Khan

Lubna Khan is a Head Teacher in a large Junior School for the past 10 years. She is a local Leader of Education and a Mentor for NPQH candidates. Her school has many accolades for being inclusive and having a rich global dimension. She is also active in the borough serving on numerous committees developing strategies and sharing good practice.

This event has been organized by the Muslim Teachers Association. The Muslim Teachers Association was established in 1979 and is a non-profit making organisation run by and for Muslim teachers. Our main aim is to link Muslim teachers together provide support or and advise Muslim teachers and address the issues that Muslim teachers and Muslim pupils face in schools today.