We are looking for a friendly, professional and experienced tattooist who Is wanting to transition to teaching for our new Academy in Birmingham.

In your role, you will be responsible for providing the highest standard of tattoos and teaching our students how to tattoo. Never instructed before? We will provide full training.

Working with the Academy Manager, you will be responsible for the student experience from start to finish, providing a safe, hygienic but inviting service and teaching environment for our students.

Requirements and skills

  • Full teaching training will be provided.
  • You can confidently advise in all areas of tattooing and create awesome tattoos yourself.
  • You understand the tattooing experience can be daunting, you know how to navigate the full tattoo journey, including aftercare, with warmth and professionalism.
  • You have experience in all facets of tattooing, including disposal of waste / hazardous waste and sharps, experience in consent forms, inventory and ordering for all tattoo tools and equipment, pre and post sterilisation, keeping a clean studio and ensure compliance.
  • Self-motivated as this role asks for you to work independently.
  • You have a genuine interest in teaching and tattooing, you understand the aims of the academy and want to reflect it in the academy, whether it is developing ways to improve the student journey or improving the academy.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Organised with great time management skills.
  • Tattoo Experience required.


Initially you will be required to work 10 days per month. You will be able to use the rest of the month to tattoo your own clients and generate your own income in our studio, free of charge.


  • Free use of our studio. You can use our studio to tattoo your own customers.
  • £18 per hour teaching depending on experience