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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.

Hopwood Hall College are seeking a highly motivated Student Safety Officer who will be able to ensure learners are safe at college and to support their wellbeing and care. To also ensure staff, visitors and college premises are kept safe and secure. Closing date 28th September 2020
Advanced Lecturer - Maths
Hopwood Hall College is looking to appoint a highly motivated Advanced Lecturer - Maths to take an active role in the direction of the curriculum area through strong development of teaching and learning. Closing date: Sunday 4th October. Interview Date: Monday 12th October
Beauty Salon Instructor
We are looking for a Beauty Salon Instructor to join our dynamic Hair and Beauty team, part time on a temporary basis for an academic year. You will need to be at least Level 3 qualified and you will be required to assess, mentor and be a role model to our students helping them to prepare for industry. You need to have commercial experience and have extensive knowledge of the subject area and be passionate about the beauty industry. Experience of assessing and being familiar with awarding body standards is also an advantage. You must have a positive can do attitude and be able to motivate and inspire students. Closing date: 30th September 2020
Cleaner (x2 positions available)
Hopwood Hall are looking to recruit two Cleaners, one based at our Middleton Campus and one at our Rochdale Campus, fixed term until 31st July 2021. Successful candidate will be working to diligently undertake the cleaning of the premises to the specified standards and room specifications in order to deliver a clean and hygienic working and learning environment. Closing date: 9th October 2020
Facilities Operative
Facilities Operative required to work within the Facilities department in the college. General duties will include opening and locking up the campus, to carry out general maintenance repairs and porterage duties. Full details in job description. The successful applicant will be required to work 3 shift patterns, morning, day and evening shifts on a rota basis. Closing Date: 30th September 2020
Lecturer - Plumbing
Hopwood Hall College is looking for a highly skilled and motivated Full Time Plumbing Lecturer who can provide a high standard of teaching for all our learners to ensure their success. Closing date: 1st October 2020
Gym Instructor
We are seeking to appoint an inspiring and enthusiastic Gym Instructor to control and act as a fitness advisor and leisure attendant to assist in ensuring all our Sports facilities can function effectively for both College and community usage, catering for a full and diverse range of users and that customers are entering the premises in accordance with laid down procedures and that a full and professional service is provided. Closing Date: 2nd October 2020
IT Technician
Hopwood Hall is seeking to recruit an 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 IT Technician will combine strong technical skills with a customer focused approach to service delivery and learner support. Closing date: 2nd October 2020
Lecturer - Maths
The College is looking for a dynamic and inspirational Part Time Lecturer to take an active role in the high-quality delivery of programmes within the Maths area. Closing date: 5th October 2020
Digital Blended Learning Champion
Hopwood Hall College are looking to appoint a Digital Blended Learning Champion, an exciting role that has been funded by the DfE College Collaboration Fund to enable the Greater Manchester Colleges Group (which includes Hopwood Hall College) to improve the blended learning offer to all of our learners. The post holder will work with colleagues within each department to develop blended learning models and build tutor capability and capacity for successful delivery of blended learning.