Indianapolis Public Schools is seeking qualified applicants for the following position(s):
Location or Department: Career Technology Center
Job Summary: The Cosmetology Instructor will be responsible for delivering the State Board approved curriculum to teach cosmetology, nail technology, and esthetics to students by using a variety of teaching methods. Students are expected to pass the Indiana State Cosmetology Board exam at the end of their second year.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be proficient in each essential duty. In addition he/she must have three to five years of experience as a licensed cosmetology instructor. We prefer experience teaching in a high school or vocational school setting.
License / Certification: Must hold and maintain certification as an Indiana Cosmetology Instructor and be eligible for a CTE (5-12) or Workplace Specialist (9-12) license in Cosmetology. (4,000 work hours in a licensed cosmetology salon or school within the past 10 years)
Duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Creates lesson plans and presents subject matter to students utilizing a variety of methods and techniques to assess student mastery according to the state standards for Cosmetology
Enforces classroom protocols, rules and regulation; maintains classroom discipline; utilizes effective classroom management techniques
Instructs students in the importance of accuracy, neatness, efficiency, resourcefulness, and good work habits in obtaining employment as a Cosmetologist
Provides detailed and regular feedback to parents on student achievement, hours clocked, license requirements, and skill areas in need of improvement
Maintains student files, training records, and state reports
Plans learning activities and effectively communicates with cosmetology co-instructor
Assists with preparing and maintaining equipment and resources required to meet the objectives of the lesson plans
Develops and implements a plan to maintain the salon setting based on health and OSHA standards
Supervise and instruct cosmetology students during off-site visits to salons or other functions
Completes all school data entry required for student grades, attendance, and discipline including an online gradebook
Create and maintain a positive learning environment for students
Ensure client satisfaction by effectively managing clinic floor, counseling and guiding students, and projecting a professional image at all times to internal and external clients
Other duties as assigned by the CTC Director
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Technical Skills - Pursues training and development opportunities.
Interpersonal - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively.
Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Promotes a harassment-free environment.
Ethics - Works with integrity and ethically.
Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values.
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions.
Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness.
Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures.
Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervisory responsibilities are related to monitoring student behavior and activities both in and out of the classroom during the assigned working day and on learning excursions.
Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group, and large group situations.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be proficient in Microsoft Office, Student Data software (ESchool), and electronic communication systems (Outlook).
Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to find, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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