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Manicure Instructor

Milan Institute
San Antonio, TX
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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As a Manicure Instructor, you can share your expertise and passion for nail care with aspiring professionals, helping them develop the skills and knowledge necessary for a successful career. Join our team of experienced professionals and contribute to the growth and success of future manicurists.

Position Overview:

We are seeking a skilled and enthusiastic Manicure Instructor to join our faculty. In this role, you will be responsible for delivering high-quality instruction, designing engaging lesson plans, and providing guidance and support to students as they develop the necessary skills to excel in the field of manicuring.

  • Develop and deliver comprehensive and engaging lesson plans that align with the curriculum and learning objectives.
  • Provide theoretical and practical instruction in areas such as nail care, nail art, manicure techniques, and salon sanitation.
  • Demonstrate and model proper techniques, safety practices, and industry standards in manicuring.
  • Create a positive, inclusive learning environment that fosters student engagement, participation, and growth.
  • Supervise and provide hands-on guidance to students during practical sessions and laboratory work.
  • Assess student progress through evaluations, examinations, and projects, providing constructive feedback to support their development.
  • Identify and address individual learning needs and support students who may require it.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, advancements, and new techniques in manicuring to ensure the curriculum remains relevant and cutting-edge.
  • Maintain a clean, organized, and safe classroom and laboratory environment.
  • Mentor and inspire students as role models and professional guides in their manicuring journey.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and contribute to curriculum development, program enhancements, and continuous improvement initiatives.

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Manicurist or cosmetology license in good standing is required.
  • Must possess a current Instructor license.
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience as a practicing manicurist.
  • Prior experience in teaching or training, preferably in a manicuring or cosmetology education setting, is highly desirable.
  • Strong knowledge of manicuring principles, practices, and industry trends.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively convey complex concepts and techniques to students.
  • Patience, enthusiasm, and a genuine passion for educating and mentoring aspiring manicurists.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency in instructional technology and incorporating multimedia resources into teaching.
  • Commitment to maintaining a positive, inclusive learning environment that respects diversity and promotes student success.
  • Computer skills necessary.

Hours and Availability: Day and Evening Positions, including a partial work-from-home/remote schedule

Company Benefits include group health insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, PTO, and holiday pay. Career advancement opportunities! An Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you're interested, Apply Now!

Milan Institute is a private post-secondary college and a leader in the Allied Health, Business, and Cosmetology fields. We invite you to visit our website at to learn more about Milan Institute. You may visit the Milan Institute website at for information on campus crime statistics.

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