Posting Opens July 8, 2019 Posting Closes July 18, 2019
The Akron Board of Education announces an opening for a Cosmetology Instructor. Job Code 006, Time Schedule 380 (190 days), Salary TBD. Extended time may be required before and/or after the school year for this position which would be compensated at the hourly extended time rate. Collective Bargaining Unit- AEA. This is a State Teachers Retirement System position.
Application must be made electronically through http://www.applitrack.com/akron/onlineapp/. Please upload a letter of interest, resume, and a current copy of appropriate license and/or certificate, in addition to completing the online application. The Superintendent reserves the right to either keep the position open until suitable applicants are found or to cancel and repost the position with such changes as may be deemed appropriate. For further information, please contact Rachel Tecca, Director, Office of College and Career Academies of Akron, 330- 761-3131 or Human Resources, 330-761-2946.
QUALIFICATIONS - Required:
Currently hold advanced Cosmetology license and Cosmetology Instructor's license issued by the state of Ohio;
Currently hold a Career Technical teaching license issued by the state of Ohio and eligible to teach courses in the Cosmetology (M1) pathway; or,
Eligible for teaching certificate documented by a current CTE-36, and
Complete the eligibility process as determined by your level of formal education. The Ohio Department of Education will determine applicant's eligibility for certification using the CTE-36, Qualification Evaluation Form. This form is available from the Office of College and Career Academies, 330-761-3131.
The following indicates your current level of formal education and the minimum years of recent employment required:
Bachelor's Degree with evidence of at least two years of recent work experience in the Cosmetology career field; or
Associate's degree with evidence of at least three years of recent work experience in the Cosmetology career field; or
High school diploma or equivalent and evidence of at least five years of recent work experience in the Cosmetology career field.
New hires, not currently certified, must be eligible to enroll into a teacher education program leading to a five-year professional teaching license.
In addition to teacher licensure, the applicant will:
Obtain and keep current all industry standard licenses, certifications, credentials or designations required by the state for career technical funding and the operation of a Cosmetology school.
Meet all district requirements for entry-year teachers including Four Year Resident Educator and/or PAR.
Willing to attend required third party curriculum training which may or may not include Project Lead the Way (PLTW) or Southeast Regional Education Board (SREB)
Current Akron Public Schools employment desirable, but not a prerequisite.
Understanding of Ohio Cosmetology Board guidelines and experience operating a licensed Cosmetology school.
Five years of professional Cosmetology experience.
Experience leading and guiding a team of people.
A commitment to annually updating educational and trade skills.
A commitment to working with students, professionals, and community members in a multi-cultural setting.
Knowledge of computer hardware and software applications.
Work with the Office of College and Career Academies and be responsible for the program, recruitment of students, collaborate with community partnerships, market program successes, develop course of study, plan in-service, participate in group activities and take part in action research when appropriate.
Work with the Office of College and Career Academies to design, organize, and deliver skill- training program as outlined by the Quality Program Rubric.
Assist in the development of the curriculum outline, guides and graded course of study utilizing the appropriate standards for the program in accordance with guidelines of the Ohio Department of Education.
Plan, instruct, and manage required student occupational opportunities through school-based learning, work-based learning, and connective activities. Examples include, but are not limited to, classroom instruction, speakers' bureau, field experiences, shadowing, internships, mentoring, college visits, early placement, advanced training options, and apprenticeships.
Plan and teach a career cluster class.
Establish and work closely with an Academy Advisory Board as outlined by the Quality Program Rubric.
Work with the Local Professional Development Committee (LPDC) to develop an Individual Professional Development Plan (IPDP), as mandated by the State of Ohio to maintain proper certification/license.
Keep in close contact with the home through phone calls, visits, parent/teacher conferences, report card pickup, and written communications.
Promote and participate in local, state, and national student organization activities.
Assist in developing, maintaining, and modifying student's Individual 10 year Plan and utilize an online college and career advising platform. The passport should list occupational skills obtained at the conclusion of the training program and individual long-term goals.
Provide students pathways to further education, including instructional and/or support for dual enrollment and post-secondary options.
Assist students in securing employment.
Provide students pathways to obtain industry certification/credentials.
Work to improve student outcomes and test scores whenever possible especially the Ohio State Tests (OST), Ohio CTE WebXam assessments through practical applications of academic standards.
Enhance classroom instruction by implementing technology.
Maintain a complete file of all necessary work permits, student identification material, internship, early- placement material which includes, but is not limited to, permission slips, training agreements, training plans, parent-student agreement, and documentation of employment supervision.
Operate the laboratory, when open to customer service (where applicable), in an industry- approved method incorporating acceptable business practices.
Complete necessary reports, forms, and accounting procedures required by the building principal, Office of College and Career Academies, Auditor, and the Treasurer.
Maintain an inventory of supplies and equipment in the laboratory.
Report to and carry out any other responsibilities as assigned by the building principal.
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