Cosmetology Teacher

Published On: September 26, 2023Categories: Jobs

Job Details:

Job Title: Cosmetology Teacher

Organization/School: York County School of Technology

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description: The Cosmetology Teacher must have the ability to perform the following essential functions with or without reasonable accommodations:

Instruct students in grades 9—12 in various aspects of cosmetology, complying with state and industry standards. This may include, but is not limited to, care and beautification of hair, complexion and hands, shampooing, rinses, scalp treatment, hair styling, setting, cutting, dying, bleaching, perms, facials, manicures, and hand and arm massage. Bacteriology, anatomy, hygiene, sanitation, record keeping, customer relations, and principles of salon management are also emphasized. Students should be prepared and qualified for the licensing examination.

Create and implement lesson plans conforming to school requirements for content and/or format.

Maintain accurate records of student progress and submit grade reports as required.

Create a positive environment conducive toward learning.

Work cooperatively with other cosmetology program staff members and promote a cohesive team-based approach to the program and curriculum.

Contact parents or guardians when necessary.

Develop connections with local businesses and outside organizations to promote internships, sponsorships, and/or job placement.

Attend school functions as required.

Perform other duties as requested or assigned by the Principal or other appropriate administrator.

Qualified Candidates will meet the following criteria:

Pennsylvania CTE Teaching Certification in Cosmetology strongly preferred. Candidates who do not currently possess PA CTE certification must be willing to complete required college coursework and testing to obtain full certification.

Graduate from a Cosmetology Teaching Program or advanced education in cosmetology.A minimum of four years (8000 hours) documented paid working experience in the technical field.

Practical knowledge of cosmetology practices including treatments for hair, skin, and nails.

Knowledge of cosmetology facilities, supplies, equipment, safety and sanitation guidelines.

Ability to communicate with a diverse group of students, parents, coworkers, and the community in a manner which demonstrates dignity and respect.

Must meet all legal requirements, including criminal and child abuse clearances and other items required by law.


Start Date: 10/30/2023

Application Deadline:

Application URL:

How to Apply: Apply via the website or email your cover letter, resume, and credentials to

Contact Information:

Dyann Karchnak
York County School of Technology

2179 S Queen St

York, PA 17402

(717) 741-0820

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