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Teacher of Hairdressing & Beauty

Closing date
5 Nov 2021

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Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join our Education Service's Hairdressing & Beauty department.

What is the Job Function?

The successful candidate will:

Be a flexible, forward thinking professional who uses initiative and is dedicated to inspiring the children and young people in our care, ensuring the highest quality of learning and teaching experiences.

Teach BGE and Senior Phase pupils the subject of Hair & Beauty in line with the Curriculum for Excellence and as directed by the Depute Head / Head of Education.

Coordinate and deliver National Qualifications and Wider Achievement Awards in the subject of Hair & Beauty and as directed by the Depute Head / Head of Education.

Undertake any other reasonable duties as required by the Head of Education.

Who are we?

Kibble is Scotland's specialist provider of services for at risk children and young people. By providing a range of integrated services, we help build positive futures for children and young people aged 5 plus, with complex social, emotional and educational needs.

Young people are referred to Kibble via local authorities when mainstream education has not been effective in meeting their needs. Many young people have experienced bullying, conflict, truancy, and below average attainment. Our aim is to reverse this pattern, providing an inspiring education programme with supportive teaching, to help pupils achieve, while developing valuable employability and life skills.

To maintain the standard of our provision, we require dedicated and inspirational staff to add value to our high-quality team. The successful candidate will therefore possess the skills and enthusiasm to develop innovative ways of engaging young people in learning in a variety of contexts.

Qualifications and Experience

The successful candidate should -
  • be registered with the GTC (Scotland)
  • have a recognised teaching qualification
  • hold Hairdressing & Beauty qualifications to HNC / SCQF level 6 (or above / equivalent)
  • demonstrate a clear commitment to continuing professional development
  • have excellent communication skills
  • motivate, encourage and support others
  • make effective use of time, personnel and resources
  • show aptitude for decision making and acting on initiative

What do we offer?

Access to the Teacher Superannuation Fund, and employee benefits including cash4health, employee assistance programme, free parking, free meals, gym membership, plus access to onsite physio.

Safe Crisis Training (SCM)

Successful candidates will require a level of fitness to be able to carry out SCM. Please see note section below (4) for further information.


  1. This job outline reflects the main tasks and responsibilities discharged by the post holder at the present time, however, Kibble reserves the right to alter or amend the content of this job outline to reflect changes to the job or services provided, while maintaining the overall character and level of responsibility for the post.
  2. Notwithstanding any information or statement described within this job outline, all duties must be carried out in a way that promotes equality of opportunity, dignity and respect for all individuals and which is consistent with Kibble's stated policy on equal opportunities.
  3. The successful candidate will be subject to PVG Scheme Membership. Having previous convictions will not automatically disbar you from working at Kibble (with the exception of offences against children or other vulnerable groups) and every case is taken on an individual basis.
  4. The successful candidate will be required to undertake Safe Crisis Management (SCM) training and will require a level of fitness to be able to carry out SCM. The successful candidate must be able to participate fully in this training and be prepared to put this training into practice.
  5. The SCM training will consist of two days theory and two days physical training. The successful candidate must complete this training in full within four weeks of an agreed start date. Should the candidate for any reason fail any aspect of the SCM training (theory, physical or both parts), an additional two weeks will be given to pass.
  6. Appointments will be subject to a twelve-month probationary period.

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