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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.


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 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 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:


Full time permanent, 37 hours per week (part time will be considered)

£50,000 p.a
Based in Stevenage

Herts for Learning Ltd (HfL) is the UK’s largest Schools Company delivering school improvement services.  Developed from Hertfordshire Local Authority’s education services, the company is now owned and accountable directly to schools through its Board of Directors.

Are you commercially driven, with an ambition to make a real difference to children’s lives?  We are seeking a new Commercial Manager for our Business Services, to help us continue to provide the best, value for money business services to schools and academies.  This new post will be responsible for contract management and procurement across a range of our traded services, including IT, HR, finance and school business management.  If you want to join a not for profit company that is driven by a commitment to provide high quality services with increasing efficiency and value, we are waiting to hear from you.

For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Julie Garstang on 01438 844853.

Closing Date:  Tuesday 31st October
Interview Day: Wednesday 8th November


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

(Term time plus will be considered)

Salary Band 2/3 £16,000- £19,000 (dependant on experience) p.a. plus excellent pension and performance bonus

Based in Stevenage

We are seeking a dynamic and proactive individual to join our ICT support team.  The role is customer facing, providing onsite ICT support to schools, and requires attention to detail and excellent troubleshooting techniques. 
Previous experience would be beneficial, however for the right candidate full training is available. Customer service skills and a desire to exceed expectations are a must.
The post requires significant travelling around Hertfordshire.  You must have a full driving licence and have access to, and prepared to use a car which is insured for business purposes.
For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Daniel Cowan or Lewis Richardson on 01438 844777 (option 1, then option 3).

Closing Date:     Sunday 1st October 2017 (midnight)
Telephone Interviews: Wednesday 4th October 2017
Interview Day:   Monday 9th October 2017


Full time permanent, 37 hours per week

Starting salary from £46,000+ p.a. based on appropriate skills and experience

Based in Stevenage

Do you want to help and empower others to make a difference to young children’s lives?

Are you an outstanding Nursery, Reception teacher, EYFS leader or an adviser who is passionate about young children’s learning? If you want to make a difference and are looking for the next step in your career development, we would like to hear from you.

We have a highly regarded team of Early Years advisers in Hertfordshire who work with schools to secure high-quality provision. Improving outcomes for children is our most important priority.

As an EYA, you will work alongside teachers, headteachers and schools. You will support their self-evaluation, moderate assessment data and contribute to action planning and continuous improvement of high-quality provision. As part of our team, you will be able to utilise your creativity to develop new products and services that meet the needs of the range of settings and schools that we support. You will be self-motivated, flexible and be prepared to travel to schools throughout Hertfordshire (travel allowance paid).

In return, you can expect excellent conditions of employment and exciting professional development opportunities.

For this very important role, excellent interpersonal skills, ICT skills and the ability to work effectively as part of and across teams are essential.

For an informal discussion with Mireille MacRaild, please call 07990 774310

Closing Date: Friday 29th September 2017 (midnight)
Interview Days: Wednesday 11th October or Thursday 12th October 2017



Recruitment services team
01438 844786