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Hairdressing Tutor

Highdown School and Sixth Form CentreReading

Level 2 Hair & Beauty (City and Guilds)

Between 10 -20 hours per week, term time only plus 2 x staff training days

We are currently seeking a Hairdressing Tutor. The role includes preparing teaching materials, delivering practical and theory lessons in Hairdressing and beauty Therapy in the classroom and assessing learners on a one to one and group basis under the national occupational standards.  You will be responsible for planning and developing all aspects of the course. You will support and help all learners to achieve the level 1/level 2 Hair & Beauty qualification.

The ideal candidate will be qualified will have a minimum of 5 years experience in Hairdressing and be able to teach and assess students in Level 2 Technical Award in Hair and Beauty Studies (City and Guilds) and VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy.  An A1 Assessor qualification is essential for this role.

There may be an opportunity for the use of the salon for private clients.

Why Highdown School? 

  • We are committed to staff professional learning and leadership development for all staff, at all levels. 
  • We are conveniently located for quick and easy access to London, the rest of Berkshire and Oxfordshire. 
  • Staff have subsidised access to Highdown Sport and Leisure facilities. 
  • Staff have free access to Westfield Health advice and support service.

For details and an application form visit our website:  Please return your completed application form to Miss Nicci Burns, Headteacher’s PA, by email on 

Closing date: applications considered on receipt. 

Highdown School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. We are also trained in safer recruitment and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and a ‘Prohibition from Teaching’ check.

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