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Come and join Herts for Learning Ltd, the UK's largest Schools Company.

Developed from Hertfordshire LA, the company is now owned and accountable directly to schools, who hold 80% of the shares, and Hertfordshire County Council who own 20% of the shares.

Children in the classroomHerts for Learning provides flexible, high quality teaching, learning, leadership and business support to schools and education settings in Hertfordshire and beyond.  Our priorities are to ensure that the standard of education and outcomes for children are increased, and that schools receive traded services which meet their needs.

To find out more about Herts for Learning and see where you could fit view our leaflet.

Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary you will also have access to these great benefits:

  • Pension scheme (10% employer contribution)
  • Life assurance
  • Performance related bonus
  • 28 days annual leave (rising to 31 following five years’ service)
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Occupational sick/maternity/adoption pay
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Childcare voucher salary sacrifice scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), which provides advice and support, including a counselling service
  • Local sports activities
  • Herts Rewards, which provides access to substantial discounts and cashback on everyday shopping
  • Free, secure on-site parking
  • Restaurant
  • Shower and changing facilities

We have much to offer including a state-of-the-art professional development centre and modern office facilities based in Stevenage. If you are looking for the next exciting move in your career we would love you to come and join us!

Applying for jobs

In order to apply for jobs at Herts for Learning, please use the following forms:

Once you have completed the application, supporting statement and equal opportunities forms please email them to hfl.recruitment@hertsforlearning.co.uk you may also include your CV and / or cover letter.

Recruitment agencies

Recruitment agencies wishing to be considered as preferred suppliers for permanent and temporary recruitment for Herts for Learning please email hfl.recruitment@hertsforlearning.co.uk and provide us with the following details:

  • Contact name
  • Company name, address and website link
  • Areas of specialism / sectors you work in
  • Standard terms of business - please note that this does not mean we accept or agree to these terms

Recruitment agencies joining our preferred supplier list will be by invitation only and we politely request that you refrain from approaching our recruitment team or recruiting managers directly.

Thank you for the interest you have shown in working with us.


Current vacancies

If you are looking for the next exciting move in your career, we would love you to come and join us. We currently have vacancies in the following areas:

JUNIOR TECHNICAL ARCHITECT

Full time permanent contract, 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year.

Salary Band 3 £18,000 - £22,000 (dependant on experience) p.a. plus excellent pension and company bonus scheme

Based in Stevenage

We are seeking a dynamic and proactive individual to join our ICT Services R&D Team. The role would suit someone with a genuine passion for new technologies who is looking to start their career in this field. Training and a progression path will be part of the package.

Whether you have just finished a degree or A Levels, we are looking for our next generation of technical leaders. Therefore, if you are keen to learn, can show that you have invested time in exploring new technologies and want a career in technical IT, this job is perfect for you.

For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Lewis Richardson on 01438 844777 (option 1 then option 3).

For application queries, please contact our Recruitment Team on 01438 844786 or hfl.recruitment@hertsforlearning.co.uk

Closing Date: Monday 24th July 2017
Interview Day: Thursday 27th July 2017

HEAD OF COMPANY HR

Herts for Learning’s Company HR Team directly supports our workforce of over 400 staff and consultants and provides a range of HR services, including coaching, HR advice and consultancy, case management, payroll provision, recruitment, learning and development and policy development.

This is an exciting, highly varied and fast-paced role and we are looking for someone commercial, creative and flexible to support our Managing Director and Senior Leadership Team as we enter a new and exciting phase of the company’s development.

Herts for Learning offers a range of benefits including:

  • Generous 28 day holiday entitlement on top of bank holidays
  • Performance related bonus
  • Excellent company pension scheme with 10% employer contribution and life insurance service benefits
  • Flexible working – over a quarter of our people work flexibly, including in senior roles
  • Childcare voucher scheme

For application queries, please contact our Recruitment Services Team on 01438 844786 or hfl.recruitment@hertsforlearning.co.uk

Closing Date: Friday 28th July 2017
Interview Day: Week commencing 21st August 2017

PARENT2PARENT® (P2P) TRAINER

Internal Candidates Only

Variable hours with flexibility to meet the needs of the business

£70 per session (this includes travel and expenses) P2P programme consists of six consecutive sessions

Are you a parent/ carer? Are you passionate about learning? Do you have the ability to lead debate, discussion and development with a group of parents / carers about promoting and support learning at home?

Herts for Learning are leading the way in helping parents understand the key role they play in their child’s learning and how they can maximise their impact on their child’s progress at school.

Our successful Parent2Parent programme has been developed by educational experts and has now been well received by many parents throughout Hertfordshire. We are now looking for training leads to help us deliver the programme across and beyond the county. The programme consists of six, two hour sessions that can be delivered in the working day or in the evenings.

If you have energy, training experience and the ability to bring together a group of people to work on new ideas, this might be the perfect opportunity for you to join our Parent2Parent training team. Being a parent or carer of a school age child is desirable.

For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Kate Stockdale on 077681 75722 via email kate.stockdate@hertsforlearning.co.uk or Mark Green on 01438 844788 email mark.green@hertforlearning.co.uk.

For application queries, please contact Tracy Williams on 01438 844786 or hfl.recruitment@hertsforlearning.co.uk

Closing date: Monday 14th August 2017 midnight
Interviews: Tuesday 22nd August 2017

RECRUITMENT OFFICER

Full time permanent contract, 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year.

Salary Band 4 £23,500

Based in Stevenage (some flexibility required to attend recruitment fairs etc)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate recruitment officer to join our friendly and supportive team. This is an essential role supporting School recruitment. You will be highly organised, customer focused, able to build effective relationships, have a flexible approach and able to work independently as well as within a team.

We are looking for a talented individual who can provide recruitment expertise and guidance to our customers. Someone who is able to use social media in a creative way and is confident in exploring the systems and processes to underpin the provision of an efficient service. If this sounds like you we can offer:

  • A salary of up to £23,500
  • 10% employer contribution pension scheme
  • An annual performance related bonus
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Continuing professional development

If you have any queries or want to know some more about this great role, please contact Anne Taylor who would be happy to chat to you on 01438 845785.

For application queries, please contact the recruitment team on 01438 844786 or hfl.recruitment@hertsforlearning.co.uk.

Closing Date: Midday on Monday 24 July 2017
Interview Day: Monday 31 July 2017

COMPANY RECRUITMENT OFFICER

Full time permanent contract, 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year.

Salary Band 4 £23,500

Based in Stevenage

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, hands on recruitment officer based in Stevenage. You will be highly organised, customer focused, able to build effective relationships, have a flexible approach and able to work independently as well as within a team. This role would suit an in house recruiter who is used to dealing with high volumes of in house roles. Experience of recruitment tools and the implementation of an applicant tracking system would be an advantage.

Based in Stevenage, Herts for Learning (HfL) is the Uk’s largest Schools Company, developed from Hertfordshire Local Authority Education Services. HfL provides flexible, high quality teaching, learning and business support to schools and education settings in Hertfordshire and beyond. As a not for profit company, dedicated to raising standards and improving teaching and learning, we work closely with schools to ensure that our products and services meet their continually changing needs.

We are looking for a talented individual who can provide recruitment expertise and guidance to our hiring managers. Someone who is able to use social media in a creative way and is confident in exploring the systems and processes to underpin the provision of an efficient service. If you feel you have what we need, we can offer you:

  • A salary of up to £23,500
  • 10% employer contribution pension scheme
  • An annual performance related bonus
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Continuing professional development

If you have any queries or want to know some more about this great role, please contact Anne Taylor who would be happy to chat to you on 01438 845785.

For application queries, please contact the recruitment team on 01438 844786 or hfl.recruitment@hertsforlearning.co.uk.

Closing Date: Monday 24th July 2017
Interview Day: Wednesday 2nd August 2017
Start date: Immediate

 

Contact

Recruitment services team
01438 844786