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Cosmetology Instructor
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dorsey schools | Madison Heights, MI
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Job Description

Day classes are Monday through Friday 8:45am to 3:30pm; Evening classes are Tuesday through Friday 3:45pm to 10:30pm and Saturday 8:45am to 4:00pm.


The Instructor is entrusted with imparting the knowledge and skills each student needs to be successful by providing quality delivery of assigned courses while ensuring that all students achieve competency in the course objectives.

Instructors evaluate and resolve student questions, issues and problems, and ensure appropriate action is taken to the satisfaction of the student, Dorsey Schools, and/or regulatory agencies in compliance with policy, procedures, and legal requirements. Instructors are to be motivating, fair and impartial, creative, dedicated, and professional.


* Plan, prepare, and deliver quality classroom instruction in lecture, clinical, and/or laboratory format based on the approved course outline by selecting and utilizing a variety of approved course materials and teaching methods that address all learning modalities to insure that the needs of individual students in the program are met.
* Assess student learning using appropriate methods.
* Demonstrate effectiveness with strong outcomes in Student Retention, Student Success, and Student Attendance, as measured by the Faculty Development Program.
* Conduct an engaging classroom lecture and/or lab based on the course outline.
* Motivate students by demonstrating sensitivity for concerns and actively involving students in classroom discussions and/or activities.
* Advise students on attendance, grades, and issues in order to ensure successful completion of their course.
* Contact absentee students by text, email, and/or phone as needed to improve retention.
* Manage classroom environment through compliance with campus policies including but not limited to classroom management, attendance, punctuality, and professionalism.
* Monitor and prepare supplies and equipment to ensure readiness prior to class, informing appropriate campus personnel when areas requiring attention are discovered.
* Participate in faculty, staff, committee, and in-service meetings. Attendance at commencement is strongly encouraged.
* Demonstrate professional growth in the subject in which you teach through a combination of several of the following activities: membership and participation educational associations, professional organizations, continuance of education, concurrent related business experience, educational research, and awareness of current practices and standards. Attendance at seminars, conventions, field visits, vendor shows, equipment exhibits, etc., are excellent opportunities for instructors to gain enrichment. Professional writing by an instructor is also an example of professional growth.
* Actively support other departments such as Financial Aid, Admissions, and Career Services.
* Ensure that all educational activity is conducted in a legal and ethical manner.
* Maintain employer relationships by at least annual contacts with employers, one must be a site visit, one may be by phone conversation.
* Excellent communication (written and oral) and analytical skills as well as the ability to work well independently and within a team environment.


* At least a high school diploma or equivalent, some program instructors require further education.
* Prior experience teaching is preferred, as applicable

Licensure Required:

* Appropriate and current State of Michigan licensure in the field taught must be maintained