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WORKING AT HOPWOOD HALL COLLEGE

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.

STAFF BENEFITS

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)

HOW TO APPLY

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 hr@hopwood.ac.uk 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.


Design and Print Apprentice
This is an ideal training and on the job development opportunity for someone interested in a career in the print or design industry. You will work within a small team predominantly printing resources for the college including promotional leaflets/booklets, posters, handbooks for students and a variety of commercial items for external clients. A smaller proportion of the working week will be spent on graphic design projects. Ideally, suitable candidates will be self-motivated, organised and have graphic design knowledge. Experience of InDesign software would be an advantage. Closing Date: 9th August 2019
Lecturer - Plumbing
We are currently seeking a lecturer in Electrical Engineering. The selected candidate must be competent in the delivery of practical based lessons and to work as part of a team in the engineering department. You will have use of the state of the art technology equipment that we provide here at Hopwood Hall College to help push your learners to success. Closing Date: 15th August 2019 by 17:00
Work Based Tutor - Engineering
The Work Based Tutor will train apprentices across a wide range of skills, knowledge and behaviors to enable them to pass the End Point Assessment. The tutor will develop and deliver highly inspirational teaching and training resources and will be expected to facilitate a structured learning programme, providing feedback during formative assessment periods. Closing Date: 6th September 2019 - 5pm
The Work Based Tutor will train apprentices across a wide range of skills, knowledge and behaviors to enable them to pass the End Point Assessment. The tutor will develop and deliver highly inspirational teaching and training resources and will be expected to facilitate a structured learning programme, providing feedback during formative assessment periods. Closing Date: 6th September 2019 - 5pm
The Work Based Tutor will train apprentices across a wide range of skills, knowledge and behaviors to enable them to pass the End Point Assessment. The tutor will develop and deliver highly inspirational teaching and training resources and will be expected to facilitate a structured learning programme, providing feedback during formative assessment periods. Closing Date: 6th September 2019 - 5pm
Work Based Tutor - Electrical Engineering
The Work Based Tutor will train apprentices across a wide range of skills, knowledge and behaviors to enable them to pass the End Point Assessment. The tutor will develop and deliver highly inspirational teaching and training resources and will be expected to facilitate a structured learning programme, providing feedback during formative assessment periods. Closing Date: 6th September 2019 - 5pm
Work Based Tutor - Plumbing
The Work Based Tutor will train apprentices across a wide range of skills, knowledge and behaviors to enable them to pass the End Point Assessment. The tutor will develop and deliver highly inspirational teaching and training resources and will be expected to facilitate a structured learning programme, providing feedback during formative assessment periods. Closing Date: 9th August 2019
Work Based Tutor - Construction /Trades
The Work Based Tutor will train apprentices across a wide range of skills, knowledge and behaviors to enable them to pass the End Point Assessment. The tutor will develop and deliver highly inspirational teaching and training resources and will be expected to facilitate a structured learning programme, providing feedback during formative assessment periods. Closing Date: 6th September 2019 - 5pm
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: 15th August 2019
Technician - Mechanical Engineering
We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic technician to join the Mechanical Engineering team. The role of the technician is to assist teaching staff in the provision of an outstanding educational experience to support learning in the classroom and prepare learners for progression onto higher level courses and employment. Closing Date: 12th August 2019
Hopwood Hall College are looking to recruit a Building and Maintenance apprentice. Duties will include maintaining maintenance throughout the college, assist in the ordering of materials, tools and equipment for the corporate services department, must be self-motivated and be able to work independently and part of a team. Closing Date: 18th August 2019
Technician - Carpentry & Joinery
We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic technician to join the Carpentry & Joinery team. The role of the technician is to assist teaching staff in the provision of an outstanding educational experience to support learning in the classroom and prepare learners for progression onto higher level courses and employment. Closing Date: 15th August 2019
The role is predominantly based at the Middleton campus however applicants will be required to work at the Rochdale campus. The role is based within a busy reception area answering quires from learners, staff and external customers. The role includes reception, switchboard, enrollment, admissions, administration and financial support. Term-Time Only working 18 hours per week. Closing date: 21st August 2019.
Student & College Services Assistant
The role is predominantly based at the Middleton campus however applicants will be required to work at the Rochdale campus. The role is based within a busy reception area answering quires from learners, staff and external customers. The role includes reception, switchboard, enrollment, admissions, administration and financial support. 18 hours per week. Closing date: 21st August 2019.