Job Title

Cosmetology Instructor III


Detroit & Redford, MI

Job Type

Full Time

Position Overview

The Cosmetology Instructor III will instruct students and effectively ensure that P & A Scholars Beauty School achieves its educational goals, objectives, and purpose, while performing in a manner consistent with the institutional mission, vision and values.


  • Instructs students using the P & A curriculum, rules and regulations, involving the facilities, class room and clinic floor.
  • Ensure students are dressed in accordance with the school policy by being in proper uniform, wearing their nametags, and with hair well groomed and adhering to good hygiene standards.
  • Come to school prepared and ready to instruct fifteen minutes prior to class start time.
  • Be familiar with The State Laws and Rules and standard textbooks.
  • Prepares lesson plans in advance.
  • Maintain academic records for student population. Take attendance, grade and post exams and verify academic data entry accuracy.
  • Teach practical skills and present motivational topics to students.
  • Monitors Satisfactory Academic Progress and conducts Monthly Student Advising.
  • Prepare students for the state board exam (maintains 80% licensure rate).
  • Retention and Attendance of a minimum of 85% for all students.
  • Conducts monthly Final Practical and Theory Examination for graduating seniors.
  • Complete accurate Monthly Practical Applications and the Record of Practical and Theory reports on daily basis – paper and electronic.
  • Monthly Closeouts of Drops and Graduates.
  • Attend all staff meetings, graduations and school sponsored functions as required.
  • Monitors Satisfactory Academic Progress in accordance with the institutional policy. Providing continuous evaluation on an ongoing basis to students.
  • Ensure guest satisfaction by effectively managing the clinic floor and classrooms.
  • Assists and/or coordinate plan for increasing clinic service promotions and themes.
  • Counsel and guide students and assist in issue resolution.
  • Ensure safe and sanitary practices are followed for students and instructors.
  • Completes 12 Continuing Education Unit hours per year.
  • Trains and assists student/receptionist in front desk operations and client experience.
  • Responsible for maintaining inventory control and assists Operations Manager with monthly and yearly Inventory Reconciliation.
  • Answer and respond to voicemail and email daily and timely.
  • Be pleasant and well groomed at all times.
  • Other duties as assigned

Attendance Functions:

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to performing a variety of duties associated with the recording and monitoring of clock hour attendance.

  1. Input attendance and monitor accuracy with time clock punches
  2. Download time clock and distribute lists to instructors
  3. Rectify discrepancies of attendance with students and instructors
  4. Meet with Instructors to make any necessary corrections
  5. Produce Monthly Hour Report and Revision Reports for the State of Michigan
  6. Post Monthly Hour Reports in Student Area by the 5th of the month.

Travel: Some scheduled travel may be necessary to work at other campuses and/or for training conferences and conventions as necessary.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Current Full Cosmetology Instructors License.
  • 2 years Cosmetology Salon experience required.
  • Strong Theory and Clinic Teaching ability in Cosmetology and Manicuring.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Able to work hours that support day, evening, and weekend school operations.
  • Must have transportation for travel between locations.

Other Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Excellent organizational skills; proficient in MS Office products and ability to learn other software programs; detail orientated, accurate with ability to prioritize information in a timely manner; strong communication skills; written, oral, active listening and interpersonal skills; work effectively in team situations, ability to work on several tasks at a time; ability to respond effectively in a variety of situations.


If this is a supervisory position, the incumbent is expected to complete required supervisory training; orient, train and develop subordinates; provide appropriate coaching, guidance and supervision to subordinates; and complete annual performance evaluations.
Specific job requirements or physical location of some positions allocated to this classification may render the position security sensitive; thereby subject to the provisions of FERPA.
Responsible for duties as assigned relating to internal controls including safe-guarding of department assets, reliability of department information, and compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior written approval of the Operations Manager.