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Hopwood Hall College employs approximately 450 staff in both teaching and learning and support services. Staff are based at either our Middleton or Rochdale campus.

Hopwood Hall College is an accredited Disability Confident Employer. Our Equality & Diversity statement is designed to ensure that unfair discrimination does not take place in any part of our recruitment process.

The College is a Living Wage employer, paying all directly employed staff the real living wage rate with plans to extend this to all regular, onsite sub-contracted staff as well. The real Living Wage is higher than the government minimum and is voluntarily paid by businesses who believe their staff deserve a fair day's pay for a hard day's work.


Working at Hopwood Hall College comes with a wide range of benefits including generous holiday and sick pay entitlements.

Other non-contractual benefits include:

  • Career average pension scheme
  • Free gym membership at our Middleton Campus Sports Arena
  • Purchase loans for computers and bikes
  • Staff discount at the College's Riverside Restaurant, Riverside Salon, Sports Arena and Holiday Clubs
  • On-site nursery (Rochdale Campus)
  • Credit union for savings, low cost loans and life assurance
  • Free on-site parking
  • On-site Dog Kennels (spaces not guaranteed)


Please apply through our portal, which you can access here and on any job listing. If you have any problems applying or using the online portal, please get in touch with the HR Department on or give us a call on 0161 655 6925.

Please click here for a copy of our competency framework, and here for the guidance on the framework.

Learning Support Assistant
We are recruiting Learning Support Assistant's on 25 hour contracts. The post holder will be required to meet the needs of learners with identified Learning Difficulties and / or Disabilities including in class and out of class support to remove barriers to accessing learning and participation. Closing date: 17th August 2020
Work Based Tutor - AAT
The college is looking for a Work Based Tutor who is highly motivated and keen to train apprentices across a wide range of skills, knowledge and behaviours to enable them to pass the End Point Assessment. The tutor will develop and deliver highly inspirational teaching and training resources and will be expected to facilitate a structured learning programme, providing feedback during formative assessment periods.
Lecturer - Brickwork
Hopwood Hall College are looking to appoint a Lecturer in Brickwork – Fixed term until June 2021. You will be able to teach up to Level 3 on the diploma/technical certificate, and you will be required to assess, mentor and be an role model to our students helping them to prepare for a career in brickwork within the construction industry. You will need to have experience with site and domestic work and have extensive knowledge of the subject area and be passionate about your trade area and teaching. Experience of assessing and being familiar with awarding body standards is essential. You must have a positive can do attitude and work within a team to inspire and motivate students. Closing date: 19th August 2020