Hairdressing and Barbering Programme Tutor

We are seeking a passionate and experienced Barbering and Hairdressing Tutor to join our great team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in both barbering and hairdressing and be enthusiastic about sharing their knowledge with aspiring young future professionals.

As part of your responsibilities you will;

  • Deliver engaging lessons and workshops in barbering and hairdressing, including planning, teaching and assessment from Level 2-3
  • Provide hands-on training to students, ensuring they develop both technical skills and creative flair.
  • Create lesson plans, assessments, and learning materials tailored to the needs of individual students
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment that encourages collaboration and creativity
  • Keep up-to-date with industry trends and techniques to ensure the curriculum remains relevant and cutting-edge.
  • Monitor attendance, punctuality and learner progress across the programme of study to secure positive outcomes for learners to enable progression into employment.


  • Proven experience working as a barber or hairdresser, with a minimum of 3 years of experience.
  • Recognised qualifications in barbering and hairdressing
  • Hold a teaching qualification and assessors award, or be willing to achieve these within 3 years of commencing employment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Passion for helping others succeed and achieve their full potential
  • Ability to motivate and inspire students from diverse backgrounds.

If you want to join a dynamic and supportive college with a great work environment and the chance to make a positive impact on the next generation of future barbers and hairdressers, apply today.

Further details including a Person Specification are included within the attached Job Description.

Joining our Journey:

When you join our college, not only will you benefit from an annual reviewed salary but have access to numerous benefits and facilities: 

  • Generous Pension Scheme  
  • Fantastic Staff Benefits and Rewards platform
  • Very generous holiday entitlement
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
  • Staff Development days/week (Jan, July, Aug)
  • Free confidential counselling service
  • Staff recognition awards
  • Car Scheme
  • On-site parking
  • On-site Day Nursery
  • On-site hair and beauty salon

Our ambition is to be “The Best Place to Learn and Work”. We expect a lot from you, so we want ambitious, open minded candidates, who are ready to give their best.  But we give a lot in return, from training to pensions, our own benefits package, and one of the best and most helpful group of colleagues you could ever wish to meet.  

If your application is successful, your personal data may be used for a pre-employment screening check by a third party as permitted by applicable law. Depending on the vacancy and applicable laws, a pre-employment screening could include, employment history, education and other information (such as media information) that may be necessary for determining your qualifications and suitability for the role.

Oldham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

Any appointments will be subject to enhanced DBS checks and a check of the DfE Barred List

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