PT Instructor, Nail Technician

PT Instructor, Nail Technician


Cape Fear Community College
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: 910-362-7000

Job Location

Wilmington, NC


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Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, September 12, 2022
Closes: Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, September 26, 2022

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education/Training:
High school diploma or equivalent. 
Current and valid Cosmetology Teacher’s License or Nail Technician Teacher’s License
Minimum Experience:
Minimum two years of nail technician experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills:
Associate’s degree preferred

Position Description

Provide classroom instruction to students and clinical practice in manicuring, nail building and pedicuring. Prepare students to apply for State Board of Cosmetic Arts examination.
Receives general supervision from the Coordinator, Business & Industry.
Exercises no supervision.

Duties & Responsibilities (Essential Functions)


Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide classroom and laboratory instruction to students
  • Prepare lesson plans and schedule classroom activities
  • Develop and prepare supplement materials to enhance textbook lessons
  • Develop and prepare tests to evaluate student performance; grade record individual scores
  • Provide classroom demonstrations on various equipment and machinery; develop laboratory assignments to provide hands on experience as appropriate
  • Maintain accurate and timely records of performance
  • Maintain and submit all required paperwork in a neat, accurate and timely fashion, including but not limited to class rosters, registration forms, pay sheets, attendance forms and grade rosters
  • Oversee the implementation of policies and procedures related to required teaching area and in accordance with CFCC policies and guidelines

Other Important Functions:

  • Assess the relevancy and impact of various lessons and recommend improvements as needed
  • Oversee and participate in field studies and assignments; travel with students to provide assistance and instruction as appropriate
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • Stay aware of new developments with the exams and preparation
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned




Knowledge of:

  • Classroom and laboratory instructional techniques and procedures
  • Principles and procedures of academic and instructional techniques and procedures
  • Current trends, research and development in the area of assignment
  • Principles and techniques involved in test development and administration

Ability To:

  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • Communicate concisely and respectfully, orally and in writing
  • Interpret and apply CFCC goals, objectives, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:
    1. Making observations
    2. Reading and writing
    3. Communicating with others
    4. Operating assigned equipment
    5. Handling varied tasks simultaneously
  • Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities, which may include the following:
    1. Standing or sitting for extended periods of time
    2. Operating assigned equipment
    3. Handling varied tasks simultaneously 
    4. Bending, stooping, climbing or lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Maintain mental capacity, which allow the capability of:
    1. Making sound decisions
    2. Responding to questions
    3. Demonstrating intellectual capabilities

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Minimum Education/Training:
High school diploma or equivalent. 
Current and valid Cosmetology Teacher’s License or Nail Technician Teacher’s License
Minimum Experience:
Minimum two years of nail technician experience.
Preferred Education/Training, Experience, Skills:
Associate’s degree preferred


Supplemental Information

Special Instructions to Applicants:
This position REQUIRES UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS AND/OR TRAINING CERTIFICATIONS be submitted in addition to the application. Please have these documents ready to upload when applying.
Successful candidates who are offered a position are required to submit their OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS for all degrees earned prior to their first day of employment. If highest level of education is a High School Diploma or equivalent, proof of completion is required.
Successful candidates who have obtained their education outside of the United States and its territories must have their academic degree(s) validated, at their own expense, by an outside credential evaluation service as equivalent to the Baccalaureate or Master’s degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.

How to Apply

Apply online at CFCC Careers Page

Job Post Contact

Anne W. Smith
Director of Human Resources
Cape Fear Community College
411 N. Front Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: 910-362-7028