Jobs: Work For Us

Hopwood Hall College employs approximately 600 staff in both teaching and learning and support services. Staff are based at either our Middleton or Rochdale campus.

Hopwood Hall College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners and colleagues and we expect all colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment. The college complies with Safer Recruitment guidance in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education and all successful applicants are required to undertake a DBS check and other pre-recruitment checks in line with our Safer Recruitment policy. It is an offence to apply for a regulated role at the College if you are barred from working with children (or vulnerable adults if in a role where this applies).

Hopwood Hall College is an accredited Disability Confident Employer. Our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion 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. 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.

In addition, candidates for some roles may be able to apply for a Department for Education Levelling Up Premium Payment of up to £6000, for eligible roles this will be indicated on the job advert.


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

Other 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 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)
  • An electric and hybrid car salary sacrifice scheme (with charging points on site) 
  • A cycle to work scheme 
  • Discounted public transport tickets 
  • Generous holiday entitlement (Teaching staff: 53 days, Business Support staff: 28 days plus bank holidays
  • Christmas/New Year closure and the opportunity to buy additional holidays)
  • Subsidised bistro and refectory


Please apply through the link found here. If you have any problems applying or accessing this page, please get in touch with the HR Department on or give us a call on 0161 655 6903.

Please click here for a copy of our Values.

Important Information

Please note we conduct online checks for all candidates at point of shortlisting.

Middleton Campus
Rochdale Road, Middleton
Manchester, M24 6XH
0161 643 7560
Rochdale Campus
St. Mary’s Gate
Rochdale, OL12 6RY
01706 345 346