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Job details
Employer Hopwood Hall College
Location Rochdale
Salary £31,202
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed


We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic Accounts Lecturer to take an active role in the delivery of quality programmes within the Curriculum area. 


1. To teach on a wide range of full and part-time courses, in line with the college and curriculum area specifications.

2. To contribute to the planning, monitoring and evaluation of the curriculum in the school

3. To prepare and mark assessments as required within the range of programmes timetabled

4. To promote and participate in the delivery of Basic / Key Skills

5. To be responsible for the continuous improvement in attendance, punctuality, retention and achievement of students in designated teaching groups.

6. To produce full, considered and timely reports and references on students

7. To participate in student interviews, enrolment and induction, open days and other liaison activities. 

8. To work co-operatively within a team and attend all team meetings

9. To fully participate in the college’s ILT strategy including contributing to the upkeep of the section’s intranet site

10. To adopt fully all curriculum initiatives adopted by the curriculum area

11. To maintain comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of specialist areas

12. To maintain current and appropriate resources for all course units taught including Schemes of Work, Lesson Plans, Exam schedules and suitable teaching materials ensuring differentiated learning opportunities are in place. 

13. To contribute fully to the planning of the AAT course 

14. To contribute to the total learning experience of students within the curriculum area

15. To ensure the application of Inclusive Learning in all areas of activity

16. Ensure continuous development and improvement of professional knowledge.

17. Any other duties of a similar level of responsibility as may be required.



Essential Criteria

Degree in Accounts or related Discipline 

Teaching Qualification or willingness to work towards

Desirable Criteria

Higher Degree in Accounting or relevant professional qualification 

Assessor/ Verifier qualification

How Identified: Application


Essential Criteria

Experience of teaching within the subject area.

Experience of teaching AAT L2, L3 and L4.

If a vocational area practical/industrial experience within that field.

Desirable Criteria

FE teaching experience 

Course Leader experience 

How Identified: Application/Interview

Specialist Knowledge

Essential Criteria

Comprehensive knowledge of the subject area

Understanding of current educational initiatives

Creative and innovative approach to the development of teaching materials

How Identified: Application/Interview

IT Skills

Essential Criteria

Intermediate level of Microsoft applications particularly Excel.

Willing to undertake IT training relevant to their role.

Desirable Criteria

Familiar with Sage Accounting software 

Knowledge of software packages such as Pro-Monitor, Pro Achieve and student record systems.

Familiar with using VLE’s and E Learning packages

How Identified: Application/Interview

About the employer

Hopwood Hall College is a further education college located in Rochdale, Greater Manchester. The college was first established in 1992, and since its founding has seen extensive redevelopment and modernisation, including the installation of a brand-n...

Information about Hopwood Hall College
Phase Further Education
Age range 16+ years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Locations and contacts

Middleton Campus
Rochdale Road
M24 6XH
United Kingdom
+44 161 6549097