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Career information at Hopwood Hall College

How do I access information about a current vacancy?

Through our online applications system click on the job title you are interested in and register online. You'll be prompted for your email and to create a password before being able download the job description/personal profile.

What do I do if I can not access the vacancy details on the website?

Please email your request to stating the job title and the problem you are experiencing with the website. We will ask our IT department to investigate the problem and you will be emailed the application documents required.

Am I suitability qualified/experienced to apply for a vacancy?

If unsure as to your suitability for a post, please refer to both the Job Description and Person Profile. If you believe having read these documents that ‘you’ are suitably qualified and/or experienced and you meet the essential criteria then you are encouraged to submit an application.

I want to apply for two vacancies. Should I complete two separate application forms?

We require you to complete an application form or submit a CV for each vacancy that you wish to apply for. This will enable you to adapt your application to the requirements of each post which may differ.

Can I contact a Head of Department for vacancy details?

If the advert doesn’t contain details of who you can contact for an informal discussion, please contact the HR department who will provide you with details of the relevant Manager in relation to the advertised vacancy.

How do I find out how many hours are required for a post and whether the post is Term Time Only (TTO) or All Year Round (AYR)?

Please refer to the job description for that vacancy.

Can I have a tour of Hopwood Hall College?

A tour is usually offered as part of the interview process for management posts. For all other posts it is not our normal practice to build this in to the selection process.

Where can I find out more information about Hopwood Hall College?

Information on the college can be found on our website.

When can I expect to hear whether I have been short-listed?

Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, it is not possible for us to reply to every individual application. If we have not responded to your application within 4 weeks from the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to receive any feedback about why you have not been shortlisted please contact the HR department.

The invite to interview letters/emails are sent out to the shortlisted candidates approximately one week before the interview date. The invitation details what the selection process will consist of, including any specific preparation you are required to do in advance, i.e. a presentation.

What happens next?

  • Candidates are asked to confirm if they are able to attend the interview or not and should make the HR department aware of any special needs.
  • On the day of the interview the interview candidates should follow the information from their invite to interview letter regarding arrival times and venues. Interviews are held at either our Middleton or Rochdale Campus depending on the vacancy.