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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
8/30/2017
Job Category:
Customer Service
Instructor, Cosmetology
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Blue Cliff College | Lafayette, LA
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Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Will perform a variety of routine duties, as needed, to teach cosmetology, nail technology and esthetics to students, using a variety of teaching methods such as lectures and demonstrations and using audiovisual and technological aids to supplement the presentations

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

·         Performs performance-based objectives and outlines for course of study following curriculum guidelines and requirements of the college and state and federal initiatives

·         Organizes program of practical and technical instruction, including demonstrations of skills required in the cosmetology professions, and lectures on theory, techniques and terminology; prepares outline of instructional programs and studies and assembles materials to be presented

·         Instructs students in subject areas such as use, maintenance and the safe operation of tools and equipment, codes or regulations related to the Cosmetology Program

·         Instructs students in the importance of accuracy, neatness, efficiency, resourcefulness and good work habits in obtaining employment as Cosmetologists  

·         Assigns lessons to students and corrects homework; administers tests to evaluate achievement of students in technical knowledge and practical skills

·         Keeps records of daily attendance and student progress; reports to Lead Instructor and Registrar

·         Presents subject matter to students, utilizing a variety of methods and techniques, such as lectures, discussions or demonstrations; ensures use of classroom time is organized and that instruction and clean-up (if applicable) can be accomplished within the allotted time

·         Assists students, individually or in groups, with lesson assignments to present or reinforce learning concepts; responds to basic student questions; may initiate study groups in preparation for examinations

·         Enforces classroom protocols, rules and regulations; maintains classroom discipline; utilizes effective classroom management techniques

·         Attends meetings and trainings per requirements of Lead Instructor, Program Chair or Director of Education; participates in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences and professional development workshops

·         File an appropriate course syllabus for each course taught with the appropriate Program Chair

·         Conduct class evaluations and complete other college evaluations in accordance with college policy

·         Make suggestions to the Program Chair concerning the improvement of the curriculum in keeping with the objectives of the college

·         Complete an annual goals setting and performance review with the Program Chair, approved by the Director of Education

 

PROFICIENCY IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:

 

·         Basic Cosmetology

·         Chemistry

·         Health and Safety/Hazardous Substances

·         Cosmetology Electricity

·         Bacteriology

·         Anatomy

·         Physiology

·         Disinfection and Sanitation

·         Basic knowledge of theory in the following subjects:

o   Wet Hair Styling

o   Thermal Hair Styling

o   Permanent Waving

o   Chemical Straightening

o   Hair Cutting

o   Scalp and Hair Coloring and Bleaching

o   Hair Treatment

 

EDUCATION: 

 

·         Cosmetology licensure through applicable state board, required

·         Cosmetology Instructor’s License, required

 

EXPERIENCE: 

 

·         Must have at least three (3) years of experience as a licensed cosmetologist and be familiar with all aspects of the industry

·         Some level of teaching or training experience is preferred

 

KNOWLEDGE: 

 

·         Knowledge on how to formulate and articulate policies, procedures, expectations and practices

·         Knowledge of basic mathematical skills such as percentages, fractions, etc.

·         Knowledge of educational measurement

·         Familiarity with operating a calculator, copier, fax machine, television and VCR

 

SKILLS:

 

·         Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills

·         Sound instructional skills

·         Able to exercise sound judgment and be able to develop programs and curricula to meet industry needs

 

ABILITIES:

 

·         Ability to supervise and train staff, including organizing, prioritizing and scheduling work assignments

·         Ability to multi-task and juggle competing priorities

·         Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

·         Ability to work effectively with students, peers and community

·         Ability to work with professional integrity and discretion


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About Blue Cliff College

Blue Cliff College is committed to using its human and physical resources to provide services facilitating personal growth, professional development and a sense of responsibility to our students. The primary purpose of Blue Cliff College is developing a high level of competency, which is accomplished through the pursuit, assimilation, and dissemination of knowledge in academic programs.