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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.

All of our staff are highly qualified, experienced practitioners with expertise in leadership and subject knowledge across the curriculum.

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 form and supporting statement, please email this 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.


Starting salary from £38,000 p.a. + (pro rata for part time) based on appropriate skills and experience

1 year fixed term maternity cover (37 hours per week, part time considered but no less than 22.2 hours per week)

Are you an outstanding early year’s practitioner, teacher 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 year’s advisers and consultants in Hertfordshire who work with private, voluntary and independent sector to secure high quality provision. Improving outcomes for children is our most important priority. As an EYC, you will work alongside practitioners, leaders, teachers and schools. You will support their self-evaluation, moderate assessment data and contribute to action planning and continuous improvement.  You will be self-motivated, flexible and be prepared to travel 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 and ICT skills are required along with the ability to work effectively as part of and across teams to develop services that will effect positive outcomes for all children.

To arrange an informal discussion with Caroline Chalke, please call 07770 637146.

For application queries, please contact our Central Recruitment Team on 01438 844786 or

Closing date: Friday 7th April 2017

Interviews:   Wednesday 19th April 2017


Are you an experienced PA looking for a change or fed up of commuting to London?

Are you great at multi-tasking, prioritising, organising and thinking on your feet?

Do you understand that little details matter when supporting busy managers?

This role is an exciting opportunity to have an impact on the success of our company by making sure everything runs smoothly for our Managing Director and Senior Leaders and they have what they need to do their jobs well and make a difference to the education of children and young people of Hertfordshire. You will be working closely with the Managing Director and Senior Leadership Team across all areas of the business.

The Executive Support Team provides a professional, comprehensive and high quality executive support service to the Managing Director, Senior Leadership Team and Board of Directors. This is a multi-faceted role covering a range of support across all aspects of the work of the company’s leadership team.

The Executive Support Officer will have excellent IT skills, work well as part of a team and remain calm and efficient when dealing with a constantly changing workload, often with short notice. Superb interpersonal and communication skills with meticulous attention to detail and a confident, proactive, resilient, teamwork approach are essential.

The successful candidate will have significant experience supporting company executives at a senior level in a PA type role with some PA/administration experience already and wanting to expand their experience and progress to the next stage in their career.

If you think you have what it takes to work in this fast paced, customer focused environment then come and join us!

For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Sandra Guerreiro on 01438 843372.

For application queries, please contact our Central Recruitment Team on 01438 844786 or

Closing Date:  Sunday 2nd April 2017 by midnight

Interview Day:  Thursday 13th April 2017


Full Time, 37 hours per week

£15,000 + pension (employee contribution rate of 1% matched by a 10% contribution from Herts for Learning) + performance related bonus

Based in Stevenage

The Herts for Learning (HfL) runs over 800 courses each year and 20+ large conferences nationally.

The Training and Events Assistant would suit a candidate that is looking to start their career within training, events or office administration and will work as part of the HfL Customer Services team which is committed to providing customer service excellence at all times.

You will work within the Customer Services Team to support the growing demands on their Training and Events service. The post holder will provide customer service support to ensure high quality training course administration before, after and during our training and events.

The post holder will have a proactive attitude and be an excellent communicator, be highly motivated, enthusiastic and respond positively to an exciting and varied role.

The role will require some overnight stays and evening work. A number of our events are off site so a driving license is required.

For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Sarah Phillipson, Training and Events Manager, / 01438 843765

For application queries, please contact Thomas Wright on 01438 844786 or

Closing Date: Sunday 26th March 2017
Interview Day: TBC


Full time - permanent contract, 37 hours per week

£64,000 p.a. plus excellent pension and performance bonus

Based in Stevenage

Herts for Learning has created this exciting new post. Reporting directly to the Education Services Director (ESD) for disadvantaged and vulnerable pupils, you will lead the work on raising standards for pupils supported by the pupil premium and those who are vulnerable in their learning. We are looking for enthusiastic, flexible, well organised people who are passionate about improving outcomes for children and young people.

You will be working within a highly valued team providing specialist advice and consultancy to primary, secondary and special schools and academies across Hertfordshire and beyond.  You will work with the ESD to build the team of champions for this work and will liaise with colleagues across the various achievement and business teams in the company.

You will have a track record of highly successful leadership in a school and you will be self-motivated and an excellent communicator.

If you are excited about the prospect of working for an innovative, not-for-profit company which is dedicated to improving the standards of education in Hertfordshire this could be a very rewarding role for you.

For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Helen Jones, Education Services Director (disadvantaged and vulnerable pupils) on 07776 493300 or on 01438 845381

For application queries, please contact our Recruitment Team on 01438 844786 or

Closing Date:  Wednesday 19th April 2017
Interview Day: Thursday 27th April 2017


Herts for Learning Recruitment Team
01438 844786