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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, 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
  • 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.

Work Based Tutor Business Services
Investing into providing high quality teaching and learning for apprenticeship programmes, the College is in a strong position to continue to move forward and grow. We have a 40 caseload of learners supported by a dedicated maths and english team. You will be required to train apprentices across a wide range of skills, knowledge and behaviors to enable them to pass the End Point Assessment. Closing Date: 26th April 2019
Deputy Principal (Curriculum and Quality)
Following the appointment of our new Principal and CEO, we are seeking to appoint a Deputy Principal - Curriculum and Quality. This is a new, exciting opportunity for a future-focused leader who will implement a curriculum and quality strategy that will further enhance the college's high reputation and drive us towards our goal of becoming an outstanding college!
Lecturer - Motor Vehicle (2 Vacancies)
The College is recruiting for two Lecturers to teach Motor Vehicle. We require someone with high standards who works relentlessly for the Motor Vehicle Department and is committed to the success of their learners. Closing Date: 24th April 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 24th April 2019
Head of Maths
We are seeking to appoint an aspirational Head of Maths to lead the college's maths provision. This is a pivotal role in our college and the successful applicant will be responsible for the continuous and sustainable improvement of teaching and learning, progress, and learner outcomes within the Maths department. This role is instrumental to the college and its primary purpose is to be an inspirational leader of the Maths department across both our campuses; lead their growth, development and organisation; ensure the progress and achievement of learners; and the effective deployment and performance of staff. The college has been successful in securing the maths innovation fund and this role is an exciting opportunity to be influential in the success of this. Closing date: 12th May 2019.
Lecturer - Health and Social Care
The College is looking for a high quality Lecturer to take an active role in the delivery of quality programmes within the Health & Social Care Curriculum area. With a desirable nurse or scientific background. Closing date: 13th May 2019.
Procurement Apprentice
We are looking for a Procurement Apprentice to join our Procurement and Finance Team!