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Teacher - Hairdressing and Barbering (Part-Time)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

About the Role

This is a part-time role: 18.5 hours per week.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a passionate Lecturer in Hairdressing & Barbering to join our Hair & Barbering department here at Leeds City College.

As a Hairdressing and Barbering Team member, you will provide a quality, inspirational learning experience to Hairdressing students that replicates industry standards. You will be a supportive member of the Hairdressing team and embrace future initiatives that will enhance our students’ journey. You will be passionate about providing learning opportunities for all to support students in developing skills and knowledge within the Hair and Barbering industry.

What You Will Do

  • Plan, prepare and develop schemes of work, session plans, teaching and learning resources, learning and assessment plans.
  • Deliver and assess essential knowledge and understanding to learners.
  • Create individual SMART learning targets linked to learner study programme/course.
  • Be responsible for recording student progress
  • Maintain and update knowledge of the subject and/or vocational area
  • Maintain and update knowledge of educational research to develop evidence- based practice
  • Motivate and inspire students to achieve targets and develop their skills to enable progression.
  • Adapt curriculum delivery methods to maximise their effectiveness, including through the use of technology.

About You

  • Holds an L5 Teaching Qualification (e.g. Cert Ed, PGCE) or is willing to work towards it.
  • Relevant highest-level vocational qualification or degree in teaching subject.
  • Relevant up-to-date subject knowledge and recent delivery in the Further Education or school sector.
  • Experience of setting appropriate SMART targets to ensure progression of learners.
  • Knowledge of current teaching practices and experience of utilising a range of teaching practices to enhance the learning journey and learner progression.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate learners to achieve their optimum.


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

Leeds City College is one of the largest further education institutions in the country and is one of the biggest providers of apprenticeships regionally. 

We provide a vibrant and diverse learning environment, delivering excellent and innovative education which is supportive, inspiring and life changing. Leeds City College’s values put students first and are at the heart of everything the college does.

We are committed to lifelong learning and investing in our staff. You’ll have access to a broad variety of training and professional development designed to help you continually develop and grow. We offer a wide range of job vacancies, and our large size means there are always exciting opportunities to progress.

Join us on the journey to being the best that we can collectively be for our students, apprentices, staff and our stakeholders.


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.


Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in recruitment is key to our Group’s values. We are dedicated to fostering a workplace that embraces equality, diversity and inclusion in all its forms, where every candidate is treated with fairness, respect, and equity. Our recruitment processes are designed to ensure equal opportunities, remove bias, and promote a diverse talent pool. We continually assess and improve our practices to ensure that every individual, regardless of background, has an equal chance to succeed. By championing EDI, we aim to create a workforce that reflects the richness of our communities and drives innovation through diverse perspectives.  To find out more about what our commitment to EDI means to us please Click here to learn more about our EDI objectives.

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