Luminate Education Group

Salon Technician (LUM157/670)

Keighley, West Yorkshire
Commencing at £21,028 with progression to £22,200 per annum
11 Sep 2023
30 Sep 2023
Job Level
Job Function
Estates and Facilities
Contract Type
Full Time

About the Role

The Schools of Academic and Social Sciences are looking for a Salon Technician to work in our commercial salon at Keighley College. Our Hair and Beauty curriculum area is a successful and popular provision with students and the public.

We are looking to recruit someone who will manage and organise the functions of the commercial salon - including stock, bookings, management and delegation of resources, and support teaching staff with preparation ready for lessons. 

What You Will Do

  • Prepare and maintain the facilities and equipment to a high standard and ensure that the area and learners are compliant with all relevant Health and Safety Legislation including COSHH regulations.
  • Support staff to produce work using specialist techniques.
  • Demonstrate technical techniques, technology and equipment to students as required by teaching staff to support study programme.
  • Maintain and organise teaching spaces in relation to curriculum needs.
  • Prepare facilities and equipment for teaching.
  • Order consumables and equipment for curriculum area.
  • Oversee the technical aspects of students work and use of specialist resources and equipment across the curriculum.

About You

  • Knowledge of the vocation and sector.
  • Experienced within customer service/resource management.
  • Be a team player with strong communication skills.
  • Confident to support the smooth running of the salons. 


There are plenty of benefits available to our staff members, here are just a few:

  • Annual leave entitlement - If you work full time, you'll get at least 27 days holiday plus bank holidays and up to 5 discretionary closure days at Christmas (pro rata for part time staff).
    • Support Staff 27 days (increasing to 32 days after 5 years service)
    • Academic 37 days
    • Senior Management 37 days
  • Generous Pension schemes
    • Teachers’ Pension Scheme 
    • Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • Memberships and discounts - employees can sign up to various membership cards and discount schemes such as TOTUM card (formerly NUS card). 
  • Travel and commuting - discounted travel available through Metro card, Northern Rail, First Bus, Arriva Bus and Cycle to work schemes.
  • Learning and development opportunities -  including staff development days
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Flexible and hybrid working opportunities - this will vary depending on role requirements

About Us

Keighley College has excellent modern facilities and provides a professional and friendly environment.  We pride ourselves on working closely with employers, the local community and other stakeholders to provide curriculum and support that meets the needs of our students. Our core purpose is to improve the life chances of our learners. We are passionate about helping our students to achieve their goals. We have state-of-the-art facilities in a central location, close to public transport links and great industry connections.

Choosing to work for Keighley College means that you will be part of an enterprising, inclusive, inspiring, collaborative, empowering, and dynamic environment. We hope that we will be part of the next step in your career and look forward to welcoming you to Keighley College. 


At Luminate Education Group we are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our students including children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow the Safer Recruitment requirements and best practice as set out within Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance. All successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory pre-employment checks which include an enhanced DBS check, online checks and must have two satisfactory references. Please be aware that it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children.


We recognise, value and champion diversity & Inclusion. As we engage with a diverse student population we want to ensure we reflect that in our staff population too. For us diversity is about building happy teams, full of people that want to learn and be inspired by each other, by our different experiences and backgrounds. It is important to us that both staff and students achieve their full potential.  Diversity is important to us, but inclusion is equally, if not more important. It’s not just about having the representation but also providing the people we recruit with opportunities and valuing everyone’s contributions and perspectives.

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

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