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If you’re passionate about hair, barbering and makeup, interested in supporting learning minds, and want to take your career in an exciting new direction – we might be what you’re looking for!

Who are Cut Above Academy?

Cut Above Academy have given students the edge they need to become hairstylists, barbers, makeup and special effects makeup artists of the future, for over 40 years. As a top training provider, we are committed to giving students the skills for success and are an ideal first step into an exciting career path within these industries.

We’re proud to make a positive difference in students’ lives, and with your industry knowledge and experience - you can be part of this too!

We are part of a wider group

Cut Above Academy is one of the trading names for the registered PTE Yoobee Colleges. As New Zealand’s largest Category One Private Training Establishment, Yoobee Colleges Limited is always on the lookout for enthusiastic individuals who want to join our thriving learning community.

Yoobee isn’t just a College of Creative Innovation, we have a range of institutions under the Yoobee Colleges Limited umbrella, made up of the following:


Yoobee Colleges Limited is part of UP Education, a wider network of private colleges across New Zealand and Australia, so we also offer roles beyond the schools you see above. Because of our scale we can offer career progression in a wide range of teaching disciplines and roles, with dynamic opportunities for high achievers in a range of locations across New Zealand and Australia.

Why work with us?

  • Be part of a leading training provider within the hair, barbering and makeup industries.
  • Enrich the lives of learners and, through your experience, inspire them to step into an exciting creative career.
  • Enjoy a terrific work-life balance, with your weekends free and time off over the Christmas and New Year break.
  • Take an extra day off for your Birthday or other special family event.
  • Experience our strong commitment to your professional growth and development, and our amazing work culture that is highly collaborative and supportive.
  • Gain access to a wide range of career opportunities across the Up Education group with locations throughout NZ and Australia.

If you work within the industry and want to support the next generation of leaders, thinkers, and doers, bring your talents to us. You don’t need to have a background in teaching or education!

Visit the links below to explore the range of roles available:

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