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Working at Hopwood Hall College

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 equal opportunities 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.

Staff benefits

Working at Hopwood Hall College comes with a wide range of benefits including generous holiday and sick pay entitlements, plus a career average pension scheme. Staff also have free access to internet and email facilities.

Other non-contractual benefits include:

  • Free gym membership at our Middleton Campus Sports Arena
  • A Health Cash Plan
  • Purchase loans for computers and bikes
  • Salary sacrifice scheme for childcare vouchers
  • On-site nursery (Rochdale Campus)
  • Credit union for savings, low cost loans and life assurance
  • Free on-site parking

How to apply

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 643 7560 (ext. 3339).

Our current vacancies

Learning Support Assistant
We are recruiting Learning Support Assistant's on variable hours contracts for the academic year. Closing Date: 25th March 2018
Sensory Support Worker
The college is looking to employ an experienced Sensory Support Worker to provide in and out of class support for learners who have visual impairments. Closing Date: 6th April 2018
The requirements for Examination Invigilators is to Invigilate, Read & Scribe for online and paper based examinations at Hopwood Hall College campuses. The invigilator must support all students during their exams and ensure the smooth running of all examinations. Closing Date: 10th March 2018
Vice Principal (Curriculum & Quality)
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a talented curriculum specialist leader to join the Executive Team at the College. In this senior position you will be responsible for shaping the College's curriculum and for ensuring students receive the best teaching and learning, to enable them to fulfill their academic potential. This quality assurance remit runs through the role, as the successful candidate will be the College's key lead on self-assessment, learner experience and inspection preparation. Closing Date: 4th April 2018