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Lecturer in Hairdressing

Job Ref: AS 1183 | Applications Close: 30 Sep 2020, 23:59
icon_wallet£21,567 - £29,449 per annum pro rata - Lecturer Band A, Points 4 – 11
icon_calendarPermanent Full Year Fractional Academic Contract
icon_mappinLancaster & Morecambe College
icon_clock30 per week
icon_piechartHairdressing & Beauty Therapy
icon_holiday37 Days pro rata + Bank Holiday entitlement and College Closure Days
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Job Description

We have a vacancy in the Hairdressing team delivering training in a full range of hairdressing and barbering courses to fulltime students and apprentices, in our industry standard salons at Lancaster & Morecambe College.

Applications from qualified teachers with recent experience of teaching hairdressing in a Further Education environment will be considered.  

Alternatively, a new funding opportunity through the Education and Training Foundation’s ‘Taking Teaching Further’ scheme has enabled us to open this opportunity to experienced industry professionals looking for a new challenge and career move to teaching. This might be the time to consider teaching as a second career, passing on your skills to the next generation. 

The funding will allow us to help you transition to a dual professional teaching role at the College, supporting comprehensive on-the-job training, including initial teacher training qualification. 

We would expect you to have a keen interest in the development of young people entering the profession and be able to demonstrate strong communication skills and teaching potential.

Whether you are well-established in a teaching career within the sector, or only just thinking about it, this opportunity may be perfect for you. 

If you would like an informal chat to learn more about the role, please contact Zoe Petrou (Programme Area Manager) initially via email:   A phone call can then be arranged if appropriate.

Longer term benefits of this permanent post include: support into a new exciting dual professional career; defined benefits pension scheme; generous leave entitlement; opportunities for continuing professional development; and good staff support services. 

Job Title LECTURER IN HAIRDRESSING (0.8 Fractional Post)
Salary Range Lecturer Band A, Points 4 – 11
£21,567 - £29,449 per annum pro rata

Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy

Hours per Week 30
Terms of Employment Permanent Full Year Fractional Academic Contract
Annual Leave Entitlement 37 Days pro rata + Bank Holiday entitlement and College Closure Days
Responsible to Programme Area Manager

Key Tasks / Responsibilities

Job Purpose:      

  • To provide high quality teaching and learning, specifically contributing to the programme area’s expertise in Hairdressing, working collaboratively with the department to develop the provision.

Key Tasks / Responsibilities:

  1. A teaching commitment in line with College policy as agreed annually with the Director of Curriculum & Innovation.  You will plan and deliver teaching/learning programme using a flexible range of strategies and learning styles and taking responsibility for the quality of own teaching and related curriculum development.
  2. Develop learning resources/materials to meet individual learner needs, devise appropriate assignments, tutorials and learning programmes and maintain records that support the learning experience.
  3. Work within an agreed curriculum framework and to agreed targets/objectives, and contribute to the Programme Area’s curriculum development activities.
  4. Assess student competence in College or in the workplace, including Internal Verification.
  5. Undertake administrative tasks and complete returns as required by Programme Area Manager.
  6. Act as a course manager and/or course tutor as appropriate, supporting the successful implementation of study programmes and work experience placements.
  7. Assist with recruitment, selection and enrolment, providing high quality information, advice and guidance to students.

  8. Promote and support the positive behaviour of students.

  9. Accompany and supervise students on educational and training visits if required.

  10. Other duties commensurate with the grade of post as required.

College Responsibilites

  • Contribute to the quality improvement process;
  • Work within health and safety guidelines and be aware of your responsibilities for health and safety;
  • Adhere to College policies and procedures;
  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of young persons and vulnerable adults;
  • Value diversity and promote equal opportunities;
  • Undertake professional development to ensure skills and qualifications are up to date;
  • Participate in meetings and events as required, e.g. Faculty meetings, parents’ evenings, etc.
  • Work co-operatively with colleagues and show commitment to the College and its mission.
  • Adhere to the College Values:
    High Expectations;
    Driving Success;
    Positive Impact;
    Welcoming Community;
    Productive Collaboration

Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate: This post is subject to a standard DBS Disclosure.

Skills & Experience Required


Essential - Measured by application form and interview

  • Minimum 3 years’ recent professional hairdressing and barbering experience in a commercial salon environment (current within last 18 months)
  •  Experience in both male and female hair styling techniques and procedures

Desirable - Measured by application form and interview

  • Experience in delivering FE and apprenticeship programmes in hairdressing / barbering, or minimum some experience of work with young people, (e.g. apprentices) supporting their development and learning 


Essential - Measured by application form, interview and assessment*

  • Level 3/4 qualification in Hairdressing
  • GCSE Grade C or above in Maths and English (or equivalent Level 2)* 
  • Either teacher-qualified (Cert Ed/PGCE) or academic aptitude to undertake a L5 qualification in Education & Training (evening class over 1 year)

* You will be required to undertake a Literacy and/or Numeracy assessment at, or immediately after interview, if you do not have these qualifications or cannot provide the relevant certificates

Desirable - Measured by application form, interview and assessment

  • Qualification in Barbering
  • Level 3 & 4 Training Assessment & Quality Assurance Award or equivalent (or willing to undertake within a specified timescale)

Skills / Abilities

Essential - Measured by application form and interview

  • Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation and good practice, specifically as it relates to the industry
  • Ability to consistently and accurately support learners’ development of English and maths skills through planning, delivery and feedback
  • Able to develop hairdressing programmes for main funded provision / full cost courses, in line with industry developments
  • Very strong IT skills
  • The ability to work well within a team as a reliable team player
  • Ability to network and make links within the community, including employers

Desirable - Measured by application form and interview

  • Awareness and understanding of Apprenticeship Standards


Essential - Measured by presentation and interview

  • Able to understand and adapt learning to the needs of students with learning difficulties / disabilities
  • A flexible approach and commitment to the achievement of excellence
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

Staff Benefits & College Facilities

Valued as a significant local employer, we work hard to provide a supportive, productive and fulfilling working environment for our staff. In addition to a friendly team culture and a range of excellent on-site facilities, we offer:

  • Relevant staff training and development and good progression opportunities
  • Defined Benefit Pension Schemes for all staff (Local Government and Teachers' Pensions Schemes)
  • Generous leave entitlement
  • A range of family-friendly and other supportive HR policies
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • FREE College gym membership
  • Dedicated Occupational Health
  • On site The Salon, Restaurant and catering facilities
  • Bring your dog to work to be walked, fed and cared for at Doggy Daycare
  • FREE parking

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