Herts 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!

    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.

    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 contract at 37 hours per week

    Salary up to £65,877 p.a. plus performance related bonus and travel allowance

    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.

    Providing challenge and support to a group of primary schools as a Hertfordshire Improvement Partner and district manager, you will also advise schools across the county through consultancy and training. In addition, you will lead and collaborate with other advisers on school improvement initiatives.

    With successful experience of headship in the primary phase you will be passionate about school improvement. You will have the necessary skills and understanding to enable you to support, monitor and challenge schools.

    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.

    This is a very important role therefore excellent interpersonal and ICT skills and the ability to work effectively as part of and across teams is essential.

    For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Tracy Warner, Education Services Director - Primary on 07768 744931.

    If you’re ready to apply, download and complete the HfL application form along with the supporting statement, explaining how you meet the requirements of the job outline. Once completed, please submit the forms to hfl.recruitment@hertsforlearning.co.uk

    For recruitment queries, our Central Recruitment Team can also be contacted on the hfl.recruitment email address or on 01438 843465

    Closing Date:             Friday 15th March 2019 at 9am

    Interview Day:           Wednesday 27th March 2019

    Contract: Fixed Term – 18months

    Salary: Band 1 - £15,100 p.a (pro-rata)

    Location: Based in Stevenage.

    We are seeking an enthusiastic and proactive individual to join our Events team.   

    HfL’s event team is an in-house event management service which manages approximately 2000 events annually to include conferences, seminars, briefings and training courses.

    If you are looking to enter into the world of events or office administration this is the perfect start for you to learn new skills. The role requires a strong team player who has meticulous attention to detail. You must have a proactive attitude, be an excellent communicator, be highly motivated, enthusiastic and respond positively to an exciting and varied role. 

    With Herts for Learning you will complete the Level 3 Business Admin Apprenticeship through the development of the required skills and knowledge.

    If you’re ready to apply, please send across your CV and complete the HfL supporting statement explaining how you meet the requirements of the job outline and person specification. 

    Please submit the forms to hfl.recruitment@hertsforlearning.co.uk

    Closing Date:   TBC

    Interview Day:  TBC

    Contract: Permanent, fulltime at 37 hours per week

    Salary: Band 6 - £50,000 p.a

    Location: Stevenage based.

    Are you commercially driven, with an ambition to make a real difference to children’s lives? 

    We are seeking a new Commercial Manager to join our Business Development team. You will help us continue to provide the best, value for money business services to schools and academies and be responsible for contract management and procurement across a range of our traded services, including IT, HR, finance and school business management.

    You’ll work closely with the Director of Business and Organisation Development to promote the HfL brand and open up new opportunities for developing our business.

    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.

    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, then we are waiting to hear from you.

    If you have any queries or want to know some more about this opportunity, please contact Sarah Dobbs on 01438 843372.  

    If you’re ready to apply, download and complete the HfL application form along with the supporting statement, explaining how you meet the requirements of the job outline. Once completed, please submit the forms to hfl.recruitment@hertsforlearning.co.uk

    For recruitment queries, our Central Recruitment Team can also be contacted on the hfl.recruitment email address or on 01438 843465

    We would love to hear from you.

    Closing Date:          TBC

    Interview Day:         TBC

    Contract: Permanent, fulltime, at 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

    Salary: Band 4: £25,000 p.a dependent upon experience

    Location: Head Office – Stevenage

    Are you an experienced Marketing Lead with the proven ability to plan and deliver effective marketing campaigns?

    If you want to make a difference and are looking for the next step in your career development, or to utilise existing skills within a company with a not-for-profit ethos, we would love to hear from you.

    We are currently looking for a Marketing Lead to join our busy Marketing and Events team and provide professional and proactive marketing support to promote Herts for Learning and demonstrate the impact of our products and services on the outcomes of children within Hertfordshire and beyond.

    Reporting into the Marketing Manager, the Marketing Lead will work across a wide range of marketing projects and manage the production of our award winning education resources, working alongside the in-house education teams, the graphics team and third party publishers to take the brief from concept to delivery.

    Also responsible for monitoring the success of our marketing campaigns, the Marketing Lead will play a pivotal role in tracking campaign data and reporting on the effectiveness of marketing activity for the team.

    The role requires a minimum of three years’ experience working in a marketing role within a fast-paced commercial organisation and practical experience in delivering numerous marketing campaigns simultaneously. The post holder must have a proactive attitude, excellent written and verbal skills, experience of analysing data, and respond positively to an exciting and varied role. 

    For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Jo Leigh, Head of Marketing on jo.leigh@hertsforlearning.co.uk.

    If you’re ready to apply, download and complete the HfL application form along with the supporting statement, explaining how you meet the requirements of the job outline. Once completed, please submit the forms to hfl.recruitment@hertsforlearning.co.uk

    For recruitment queries, our Central Recruitment Team can also be contacted on 01438 843465

    We would love to hear from you!

    Closing Date:   Sunday 17th February 2019 at midnight

    *Interview Day:  Wednesday 27th February 2019

    *In the event you are shortlisted, please ensure you are available for the Interview date stated above.

    Competitive salary plus benefits

    Based in Hertfordshire.

    Herts for Learning Ltd (HfL) is a not-for-profit company and the largest schools’ company in the UK. We provide trusted, inspirational and collaborative teaching, learning, leadership and business support to over 500 schools and education settings in Hertfordshire and beyond, generating an annual income of over £22m and employing over 300 staff.

    We are now seeking to appoint a Director of Business Services. Our Business Services directorate provides support to schools across HR, governance, business management, IT, recruitment and financial services, reaching 99% of all Hertfordshire schools. Reporting to the Managing Director and a member of the Executive Team, the Director of Business Services will provide strategic leadership to the directorate, ensuring that our offer evolves and grows to meet emerging customer needs.

    You will bring knowledge and experience of the schools system along with an understanding how business services support successful educational outcomes. You will be an experienced leader, able to develop high performing teams and shape a customer-centric culture. You will bring proven commercial acumen and strong financial management skills.

    This is a critical role that provides an exciting opportunity to join a successful company that puts its moral purpose at the heart of everything it does.

    For more information please visit:

    www.andersonquigley.com/hertsforlearning

    For a confidential discussion, please contact our advising consultants at Anderson Quigley: Elliott Rae on +44 (0)7584 078 534 or Kassie McKnight on +44 (0)7808 648 559.

    The closing date for applications is noon on 18th February 2019.

    Contract: Permanent, Full time at 37hours per week, 52weeks per year

    (Part time - 29.6 hours over 4 days will be considered)

    Salary: Band 4 - FTE £26,500 to £27,500 p.a (pro rata for roles less than fulltime)

    Location: Local Hertfordshire region (North, East, West, or South) with 2 days per week based in the Head Office - Stevenage.

    An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Herts for Learning Financial Services team based in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.

    Our busy helpline team supports schools across Hertfordshire with their financial management and reporting queries. The main purpose of this role will be to handle inbound queries from school finance staff, get to the root cause of the issue and find an early resolution.

    The post holder will also deliver accounting and book keeping services to a small portfolio of schools, giving the opportunity to maintain and develop their experience of working in schools finance.

    We are looking for someone who understands schools finance, is a good communicator and is committed to giving the best service to schools. If that is you, we would love to meet you!

    If you have any queries or want to know some more about this opportunity, please contact regarding the role, please contact Alison Adams on 01438 843299 or Alison.Adams@hertsforlearning.co.uk.

    If you’re ready to apply, download and complete the HfL application form along with the supporting statement, explaining how you meet the requirements of the job outline. Once completed, please submit the forms to hfl.recruitment@hertsforlearning.co.uk

    For recruitment queries, our Central Recruitment Team can also be contacted on the hfl.recruitment email address or on 01438 843465

    We would love to hear from you.

    Closing Date:   Sunday 24th February at midnight                                               

    Interview Day:  TBC        

    Contract: Variable hours – Employed or Self-employed

    Salary: £175 per 2 hour course/£460 per full day course

    Location: County – wide (but can have preferences for districts)

    Are you good at building relationships with school leaders?

    Do you have good presenting skills?

    Do you understand the world of school governance and Ofsted?

    Do you find yourself regularly sharing best practice with peers to produce a positive outcome in terms of school improvement?

    If so then why not join the Herts for Learning Governance team.

    Governance is a specialist team within Herts for Learning which provides a range of services to support and develop the effectiveness of governing boards of schools and academies.

    The Governance Trainer will need to be confident and have a good understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a governing board.

    The ideal candidate will have;

    • at least 2 years’ experience as a School Governor
    • evidence of presenting skills

    If you have any queries or want to know some more about this opportunity, please contact Hollie Common on hollie.common@hertsforlearning.co.uk.

    If you’re ready to apply, download and complete the HfL application form along with the supporting statement, explaining how you meet the requirements of the job outline. Once completed, please submit the forms to hfl.recruitment@hertsforlearning.co.uk

    For recruitment queries, our Central Recruitment Team can also be contacted on the hfl.recruitment email address or on 01438 843465

    We would love to hear from you.

    Closing Date:                      TBC

    Interview Day:                     TBC