Aesthetics Technology Instructor - Ripley Branch Campus

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Northwest - Ripley Branch Campus is accepting applications for the full-time position of Aesthetics Technology Instructor.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until position is filled.

Application Procedure: Please visit for the TCAT Northwest employment application.  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and application to: 

Latia Smith, Tennessee College of Applied Technology Northwest
340 Washington Street
Newbern, TN 38059
EOE/Title IX/Title VI/ADA Employer
A Tennessee Board of Regents institution

Required Qualifications

  • A high school diploma or GED/HiSET required; Associate Degree preferred.
  • Vocational or Technical School certification training or apprenticeship in Aesthetics required.
  • Current, valid Tennessee License as Aesthetics Instructor required.
  • Three (3) years of successful recent employment experience in the specialty area to be taught.
  • Must possess a complete and thorough knowledge of procedures and methods related to teaching.
  • Willingness to remain current in the technological changes of the industry.
  • Shall possess skills and knowledge in all areas of aesthetics.
  • Possess good character, mature attitude, stable personality, and exhibit evidence of potential ability to instruct.
  • Requires initiative and cooperation; i.e., to plan and organize work without close supervision; show initiative and perseverance in satisfying student and community needs; ability and possess a desire to interact with other faculty, staff and students.
  • Possess good organizational, mathematical, language, writing and communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to complete reports/paperwork and meet deadlines.


  • Develop, plan and prepare a complete progressive course of study in the Aesthetics Program, lesson plans, assignments, and instructional aides, and keep these revised and up to date to meet the requirements of the industry. 
  • Monitor, grade, and evaluate individual students’ progress, maintain student records in the college’s student records management software, maintain appropriate documentation, and submit timely reports. 
  • Other duties include curriculum development, student recruitment and professional development, placement of graduates for employment in related fields, follow-up of program graduates, participation in professional development activities, and participation in student organizations. 
  • Maintain good public relations with related business and industry, maintain an active advisory committee, cooperate with outside agencies and supervise and follow-up on students participating in cooperative education. 
  • Instruct students in safety and practice good safety habits.
  • Others duties as assigned.

Salary Range

Commensurate with education and experience and according to salary guidelines established by the Tennessee Board of Regents.