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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 6903.

Please click here for a copy of our competency framework, and here for the guidance on the framework.

Lecturer - Multi-Skills
We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Multi Skills, working in our state of the arts technology centre; on a part time, permanent basis. The ideal candidate will have the ability to motivate and engage learners, delivering using the experience and background knowledge of several trades. Closing date: 18th April 2021
Lecturer - Electrical Installation
Hopwood Hall College is looking for a highly skilled and motivated Motor Vehicle Lecturer who can provide a high standard of teaching for all our learners to ensure their success. Closing date: 18th April 2021
Lecturer - Engineering
We are looking for a full time Engineering Lecturer to join our team based in our state-of-the-art technology centre at Middleton campus. In addition to planning and delivering within our existing provision of BTEC and City and Guilds Engineering at all levels, you will be invited to take an active part in the development of the engineering curriculum to provide quality engineering programmes. Closing date: 18th April 2021
Senior Gym Instructor
We are seeking to appoint an inspiring and enthusiastic Senior Gym Instructor/ Duty Supervisor to control and act as a Fitness Advisor and Staff Supervisor in the absence of the Supervisor or Manager, to assist in ensuring all our services and sports facilities can function effectively and safely for both College and community usage. The Senior Gym Instructor would cater for a full and diverse range of users and ensure that customers are entering the premises in accordance with laid down procedures, ensuring a full and professional service is provided. The suitable candidate will have all the relevant skills and/or experience within a fitness environment/sports centre or similar and would be available for evening and weekend working. Closing Date: 20th April 2021
Lecturer - ESOL (Fixed Term June 2021)
Hopwood Hall College are seeking an outstanding ESOL Lecturer to take an active role in the delivery of quality programmes within the ESOL and teacher Education Department. We are proud to offer a diverse range of courses and levels including ESOL from pre-entry to Level 2, Community Interpreting, Functional Skills English, Maths, ICT and Teacher Education at levels 3, 4 and 5. If you are a dynamic and inspirational lecturer who enjoys teaching both teenagers and adults, then this is the job for you! Closing date: 5pm on Wednesday 21st April.