Cosmetology Instructor (for 2021-22 school year)

Cosmetology Instructor (for 2021-22 school year)

Date Posted: 5/28/2021 Closing Date for Outside Candidates: 6/30/2021
Starting Date: August, 2021 Closing Date for Internal Candidates: 6/4/2021
    (Internal Candidates will be considered before outside candidates)  
Salary Range: Please contact the HR Department for wage information 231.924.8853.    
Reports To: CTC Principal/Director of Secondary Learning Services  
Terms: school year/full time with benefits per the NCEA Master Agreement    
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree
  • Valid and current Michigan Teaching Certificate or eligible to teach Classification of Instruction Program with an Annual Career Authorization
  • CTE endorsement in specific job area.
  • Able to work as a member of a team and contribute to the agency vision and goals.
  • Positive leadership skills.
  • Must complete and pass required criminal history check.
  • State of Michigan Cosmetology License (required)
  • Recent and relevant practicing industry experience in cosmetology (preferred)
  • Experience in leading a team (preferred)
  • Must be able to submit cosmetology hours to the State of Michigan
  • Proven success rate with students earning Cosmetology License (preferred)
  • Experience with curriculum development and instructional deliver (preferred)
  • Experience in managing a salon (preferred)

Essential Functions:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Essential duties shall include, but are not limited to:


  • Determine student needs and interests.
  • Determine, for a unit, group or individuals, learning experiences based on individual differences of students.
  • Enrich instruction to challenge the abilities of the more capable students.
  • Reinforce learning.
  • Provide remedial work for slow learners.
  • Assemble individual student files documenting personal characteristics, attitudes and grades.
  • Demonstrate a regard for and an interest in students as individuals.
  • Develop constructive working relationships among students.
  • Demonstrate personal concern for the student and his/her family.
  • Conduct home visits with an administrator when recognized as being in the student’s best interest.
  • Recognize potential problems of students.
  • Conduct conferences with a students.
  • Confer with students and parents/guardians, when deemed necessary, regarding educational development.
  • Present information to students on occupational opportunities.
  • Present information to students on advanced training and educational opportunities available to them.
  • Assist students in determining ways to best describe their salable skills.
  • Write letters of recommendation for students.
  • Assist graduating students in preparing for interviews with potential employers.
  • Assist students in securing and completing applications for jobs, scholarships, or college applications.


  • Write general goals for the career and technical education program offering.
  • Specify the long-range facility, equipment and supply needs for career and technical education programs.
  • Analyze provided follow-up information on the placement, employment, and training status of each program graduate.
  • Maintain contact with employers of program graduates to assess effectiveness of instruction.
  • Assess the relevancy of the career and technical education offering.
  • Assist in supplying the data for required administrative records.
  • Provide approved safety apparel and devices for career and technical students assigned to hazardous equipment.
  • Maintain a record of safety instruction presented in compliance with safety laws and regulations.
  • Identify the role and function of the selected advisory committee members.
  • Establish the criteria for selection of advisory committee members.
  • Obtain administrative approval of selected advisory committee members.
  • Orient the advisory committee members to their role and function.
  • Serve as the liaison between the advisory committee and the school administration.


  • Select tools and/or equipment for a lesson.
  • Assemble consumable supplies for instructional purposes.
  • Identify and requisition new supplies, tools and/or equipment needed for the academic year.
  • Establish and maintain a system for repairing and servicing tools and equipment in the laboratory.
  • Maintain an inventory of tools, supplies, and equipment.
  • Arrange for the storage and security of supplies and equipment.
  • Implement student check-out procedures for tools, supplies, and equipment used in the laboratory.
  • Devise a system for determining and billing of consumable supplies and services rendered for students and the public consistent with school policy.


  • Identify the competencies needed for entry into an occupation.
  • Identify and describe the occupational standards of performance for each task in an occupation.
  • Develop career and technical education offerings by clustering and sequencing related tasks.
  • Identify the skill, knowledge, and attitudes required for the performance of each task included in a career and technical offering.
  • Write and sequence student performance objectives for the career and technical education offering.
  • Consult the advisory committee in developing a long-range program plan for career and technical education program.
  • Sequence student performance objectives for an offering in the career and technical education program.
  • Select student performance objectives for a unit.
  • Write a content outline for the career and technical education program.
  • Develop and prepare instructional material.


  • Correlate unit content with on-the-job and/or laboratory experiences.
  • Select methods of evaluating student performance throughout a unit.
  • Select methods of evaluating students’ attainment of specific student performance objectives.
  • Obtain textbook, reference, and other instructional materials.
  • Conduct field trips.
  • Direct students in gathering information from sources in the community.
  • Direct students in instructing other students.
  • Direct student laboratory experience.
  • Guide student progress through the use of operation and/or job sheets.
  • Establish criteria for student performance.
  • Formulate a system of grading consistent with school policy.
  • Appraise student products according to occupational performance standards.
  • Appraise students’ performance in relation to student performance standards.
  • Record student attendance according to school policy.
  • Record student grade according to school policy.
  • Devise self-evaluation techniques for use by students.
  • Arrange for students to evaluate their own progress.
  • Engage in cooperative evaluation of achievement with students.
  • Determine students’ grades based on related instruction and laboratory or on-the-job experience.
  • Review student progress and/or achievement records to assess effectiveness of instruction.


  • Uphold school standards of expected student behavior.
  • Formulate and uphold acceptable standards of behavior in classrooms and laboratories.
  • Carry out approved disciplinary action when warranted.
  • Encourage students to exercise self-discipline.
  • Control aggressive behavior.
  • Schedule laboratory equipment for maximum utilization by students.
  • Direct students in a system for cleaning and maintaining the laboratory.
  • Arrange laboratory work areas and storage space to facilitate student work performance.
  • Arrange layout of the career-tech laboratory to simulate the occupational environment.


  • Provide feedback to the Principal/Director on supplies and equipment to promote the most cost-effective and efficient program possible.
  • Participate in inservice and staff meetings.
  • Predictable/reliable attendance.
  • Act as a resource, if needed, to employees, students and the general public visiting the NC RESA.
  • Possess knowledge of NC RESA’s organization, mission and philosophy.
  • Perform other duties deemed appropriate by the CTC Principal/Director of Secondary Learning Services.
Apply To:

Internal candidates - Please contact Human Resources for information on how to apply for this position.

Outside candidates - Please click on the following link to apply:

  If you have questions, please contact the NC RESA Human Resources Department at 231.924.8853.