Teacher - Hairdressing (Variable Hours) (LUM157/1156)

About the Role

We are looking to recruit a Teacher of Hairdressing to deliver on our Hair and Beauty courses at Keighley College. Working on a flexible basis with variable hours, you will be responsible for delivering and facilitating learning across the College. We are looking for someone who can encourage, inspire and develop knowledge for students in both our 16-19 provision and a range of adult learners too. Based on site at Keighley, the curriculum area has excellent modern facilities and provides a professional and friendly environment to study and work.

What You Will Do

  • Prepare, assess and deliver classes to student groups, with clear intentions and well-defined outcomes.
  • Deliver taught classes in our well equipped College and workshops 
  • Manage student progress and achievement 
  • Evaluate students' work and provide timely, constructive feedback.
  • Participate in personal development, working to develop your own professional knowledge and skill set.

About You

You will:

  • have recent industry experience and knowledge of contemporary trends in the industry 
  • A creative, enthusiastic, committed and forward thinking practitioner, who works well in the wider department
  • The ideal candidate will work well as part of a team and be resilient, adaptable and enthusiastic with experience of the industries.
  • You are student focused, building a supportive and creative environment for students to develop their practical skills.
  • Innovative and creative
  • You will be an excellent communication skills 


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.