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Hopwood Hall College employs approximately 600 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 Values.

Important Information

Please note we conduct online checks for all candidates at point of shortlisting.

Please see link for our DBS Procedure policy and our Safer Recruitment policy, this includes recruitment of ex-offenders.

Finance Manager
Hopwood Hall College has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Finance Manager to join a vibrant further education college with its learners at the heart of everything we do. The College has been rated financially outstanding for over 8 years and the finance team was recently shortlisted 'Team of the Year' in the national Public Finance Awards. We are looking for a dynamic and forward-thinking accountant who thrives on continuous improvement and embracing new technologies to enhance the service provided. You will be a pro-active supportive manager who encourages and develops others in the team to always ensure that the best service is delivered. You will lead all aspects of the finance function including production of the Monthly Management Accounts, year end financial statements and working papers together with ensuring that all systems and procedures within the team are compliant with the Financial Regulations and Procedures to meet all relevant audit and statutory requirements. As a CCAB qualified accountant you will have a strong track record of providing dynamic and effective management of the Finance Team. Closing Date: 8th February 2023
Work Based Tutor - Plumbing
Hopwood Hall College is seeking to recruit a highly competent and knowledgeable Work Based Tutor to join our Apprenticeship Team. You will work closely with the curriculum lecturers to deliver knowledge components, as well as developing and delivering inspirational training courses for our apprentices. Closing Date: 12th February 2023
Work Based Tutor - Plastering
Work Based Tutors train apprentices across a wide range of skills, knowledge and behaviours to enable competency and success in passing the End Point Assessment, and will work closely with curriculum lecturers to successfully delivery the knowledge component. You will develop and deliver highly inspirational training resources and will be expected to deliver a structured learning programme, as well as monitor and support all components of the plastering apprenticeship. Closing Date:12th February 2023