Must hold valid Oklahoma Cosmetology Instructor’s license.
Must have had at least three years of experience as a licensed Cosmetologist within the last five years to meet certification requirements of the Trade and Industrial Education Division of the Oklahoma Department of CareerTech.
Must possess knowledge and skill needed to instruct students in the following areas:
- Introduction to Cosmetology
- Scalp Treatments/Shampoo/Conditioning
- Haircutting and Hair Shaping
- Basic Manicure/Pedicure
- Artificial Nails
- Hair Texture Chemical Restructuring
- Hair Color, Tints, and Bleaching
- Basic Facials and Make-up Techniques
- Customer Service
- Salon Management
- Master Instructor curriculum
Essential Job Functions
- Develop and present cosmetology curriculum to adult students in such a manner as to provide them with marketable job skills in the cosmetology field upon completion of the training program.
- Evaluate students in theory and practical work. Theory evaluations will be made 3 to 4 times during Theory Training as necessary. Practical evaluations are to be made at least three times, after 500 hours, 1000 hours, and a mock board evaluation prior to the completion of 1500 hours of instruction in cosmetology or as deemed necessary during training.
- Establish jointly with the daytime Cosmetology instructor a business and education council of successful cosmetologists to provide input into the relevance of curriculum and equipment used in the Cosmetology program and meet with this council formally at least once each year. Informal meetings with one or more members should take place monthly.
- Maintain continuous contact with businesses and industries throughout the district who employ persons in the cosmetology field. Gain information regarding new techniques, equipment, or potential jobs which could be implemented in the cosmetology program, as well as seek employment for graduating students and ideas for curriculum development and recruitment.
- Abide by all policies and procedures adopted by the Meridian Technology Center Board of Education and assist Administration in implementing all policies and/or procedures governing student conduct.
- Join and participate in professional and trade associations, as well as civic organizations.
- Attend all meetings called by the Superintendent and the Director of Instruction as required and as the class schedule will allow.
- Maintain records as required by the school and the State Board of Cosmetology. Prepare and submit all required reports on-time.
- Maintain accurate inventory records and closely monitor use of inventory items in the Cosmetology program to prevent loss, damage, or theft.
- Utilize work time efficiently between 12 p.m. and 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Be available to assist students by 3:00 p.m. daily. Class hours are Monday – Thursday 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
- Promote Meridian Technology Center and its programs and employees at every available opportunity, with specific responsibilities for recruitment and promotion of the Cosmetology program.
- Maintain up-to-date equipment in the Cosmetology program for relevant training of students.
- Place students in realistic on-the-job training situations and/or assist with full-time employment upon satisfactory completion of the Cosmetology program competencies and hours.
- Arrange for performing maintenance on equipment as needed, and when applicable, to keep equipment in top operating condition.
- Order supplies for the program as needed throughout the school year, utilizing proper purchasing procedures.
- Set up product knowledge and demonstration classes as part of the program curriculum.
- Abide by all rules and regulations set forth by the Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology.
- Maintain a positive, ongoing relationship with the Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology.
- Confidentially communicate with students on a regular basis regarding their skill level, practical application, grade, and soft skill level.
- Uphold Meridian Technology Center’s Mission, Vision and Values. Support the culture by living out the values of:
- Relationships – Act in the best of interest of others
- Excellence – Deliver superior services
- Innovation – Integrate new ideas with courage
- Integrity – Model honesty and trust in all we do
- Empowerment – Provide the framework and resources to succeed
- Impact – Commit to enrich each life we touch
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Superintendent or Director of Instruction.
Must be able to occasionally lift items weighing as much as 50 pounds.
Must be able to travel to various communities to make business and industry visits.
Must be able to read, write, and communicate effectively in writing and orally (both in person and on the telephone).
Standards of Performance
The Evening Cosmetology instructor will be evaluated on the previously listed responsibilities and based on Meridian Technology Center’s Performance Review Guidelines. These evaluations will determine salary increases and career advancement possibilities.
May 1, 2019