Lecturer in Hairdressing and Barbering (Fixed-Term)

Highbury College Part of City Portsmouth College
Portsmouth [Hampshire]
£25,762 - £30,746 Per Year, Actual Earnings £15,457.20 - £18,447.60 (Depending on Qualifications and Experience)
06 Sep 2021 15:25
06 Oct 2021 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Hair / Beauty
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Is Offered

Lecturer in Hairdressing and Barbering (Fixed-Term)

City of Portsmouth College has been formed by the merger of Portsmouth College and Highbury College and was formally constituted on 1 August 2021.  

The newly formed College will give students of all ages even greater flexibility with their programmes and access to dedicated subject facilities at the different campus locations. The joint organisation will also expand a uniquely flexible curriculum offer within the city of Portsmouth, comprising A Levels, vocational diplomas, apprenticeships and higher education qualifications.

Over the coming academic year, Portsmouth College and Highbury College will retain their individual identities and will be unveiling the new City of Portsmouth College brand in September 2022. Candidates wishing to apply for vacancies should continue to do so via the relevant college website.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lecturer in Hairdressing and Barbering

Job Title:             Lecturer in Hairdressing and Barbering

Hours:                 21 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Contract:             Fixed-Term until 17th December 2021

Salary:                £15,457.20 - £18,447.60 (FTE £25,762.00 - £30,746.00)


Do you have a passion for Hair?


Do you have the enthusiasm, drive and ability to make a difference to students learning journey?


Does your current role lack a challenge?


Do you have the drive and desire to research and introduce new learning avenues?


Do you want to work for a college with over 50 years teaching and learning experience within a friendly and professional team of specialist experts?




You will need to be able to transfer your passion for hairdressing and barbering to a group of learners to national standards enabling them to achieve qualifications in Level 3 hairdressing and barbering. Set work, assess and grade submissions in line with awarding body criteria and requirements. Own your course and look for opportunities to develop the learning experience and introduce additional learning interventions.

  • The right candidate must be highly skilled and qualified in both hairdressing and barbering.
  • No teaching qualification is required but you must be willing to work towards and gain relevant teaching qualifications which will be sponsored and supported by the college.
  • Experience of teaching preferably in beauty would be an advantage but not essential. 
  • Commitment to the development of the sector.
  • Be flexible and self-motivated with a dedication to student achievement and quality.


What we can offer you:

  • You will be working within a friendly and professional team who are specialist experts
  • Competitive market rate salary
  •  40 days’ annual leave per annum, plus eight Bank Holidays and three days Christmas Closure
  • A competitive pension scheme where the College contributes around 19%
  • A canteen, hair and beauty salon and childcare nursery
  • A sports centre with a 50% discount for staff
  • access to an online discount website (NUS)


Highbury College also offers extensive support to new staff including:

  • Regular support and coaching throughout your first year
  • A Mentor who will help you settle in to the College
  • A thorough Induction programme
  • Access to Learning and Development including a Free Course Voucher
  • Employee Assistance Programme


So if you think you have the technical skills, experience and passion?  Then come and join a ‘Amazing College with Amazing Staff’ and drive your career forward ‘The Highbury Way’.


For further information on this role, please download the Job Description below. 


Only applicants through our website will be accepted. To apply for the role please download the Highbury College Application Form! CV’s will not be accepted! 


Please note: If you require any assistance with the completion of your application please contact the Human Resources department on recruitment@highbury.ac.uk  


Due to the high volume of applications we receive, only applicants being actively considered for this job opening will be contacted for further discussions. We encourage you to visit our web site https://www.highbury.ac.uk/about/jobs/ regularly for new job openings. 


Highbury College is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information. The attached Privacy Notice describes how we collect and use the personal information you provide to us, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice, please contact us on recruitment@highbury.ac.uk 

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