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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.

Do you work in the Engineering, Construction or Automotive sectors? Are you interested in getting into teaching? Come and find out more about our career opportunities here at our fantastic training facilities at our 'Insight into Teaching' Technology Recruitment Event taking place on Thursday 4th July - Drop in between 5pm-7pm
Lecturer - Maths
We are seeking to recruit dynamic and progressive Maths Lecturer's to our GCSE and Functional Skills Team based across both campuses in Middleton & Rochdale. We have a range of hours available, from part time to full time. Closing Date: 26th June 2019
Academic Support Tutor - Maths
The College is looking to recruit an Academic Support Tutor to work in and out of class for learners in Maths, who have been identified as requiring additional input at various levels to help them achieve & progress. Strong candidates will have sound ability and confidence with their own Maths skills, and it would be desirable for them to have a mentoring or teaching & learning qualification. Closing Date: 16th June 2019
Facilities Operative
Hopwood Hall College is looking to recruit a Facilities Operative to join the existing team of seven. The Facilities team provide a range of soft and hard facilities services to the college, including general repairs and maintenance, orderliness and cleanliness of the site to ensure facilities are presentable at all times, porterage, and security of the campuses in terms of unlocking and locking. Closing date 19th June 2019
Senior IT Technician
Hopwood Hall is seeking to recruit a Senior IT Technician to contribute to the continued development of Information Technology to ensure that all aspects of college activity make best use of technology in support of strategic aims through project delivery and technical support. The Senior IT Technician will combine strong technical skills with a customer focused approach to service delivery and learner support. Closing date: 4th July 2019 by midnight
HR Advisor
An excellent opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and forward thinking HR Advisor to join the HR team at Hopwood Hall College, a ‘Times Top 100 Employer!’ Working closely with Managers and Directors across the college you will support HR and Organisational Development across the college, providing efficient and effective advice to all staff across the organisation. You will provide advice, support and coaching to managers and staff on a wide range of employment issues. The role will require experience of dealing with complex case work and advising with regards to employment legislation, employee relations and general management. This is an extremely diverse generalist role whereby you will have an opportunity to develop expertise in OD, EDI and Employee Engagement. You will be surrounded by experienced HR professionals who will provide guidance and help when you need it but will allow you to shine and grow in your role. The college offers a competitive salary and a generous benefits package and has a proven track record of staff development, internal promotion and a commitment to work balance. So, if you share our values and aims and you are enthusiastic, hardworking and up for a challenge with a passion for excellence we would welcome your application. Closing Date: 3rd July 2019