Join our team
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.
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
- 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:
- HfL Application form (Word/116kb)
- HfL Supporting statement form (Word/832kb)
- Equal Opportunities Form (Word/39kb)
Once you have completed the application, supporting statement and equal opportunities forms please email them to email@example.com you may also include your CV and / or cover letter.
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:
Permanent contract, 37 hours per week (4 days per week will be considered), Term Time plus two weeks (Fulltime will also be considered)
Salary: FTE £22,750 to £26,350 p.a. (depending experience)
(Pro rata for roles less than fulltime)
Based in East Hertfordshire.
- Do you enjoy explaining to someone what their financial accounts mean?
- Do you have experience of book keeping, producing budget monitors and accounts?
- Would you enjoy applying your knowledge and experience to supporting schools in East Hertfordshire on their financial reporting and management?
If so we would love to speak to you. We can offer full-time or part-time work including term time only plus 2 weeks, 4 or 5 days per week.
We can offer opportunities in the Bishop Stortford area as well as Hertford and surrounding areas.
If you would enjoy working independently across a portfolio of schools in East Hertfordshire to deliver accounting services and financial advice to school leaders, we would very much like to discuss our opportunities with you.
To arrange for an informal discussion please contact Alison Adams on 01438 843299.
To submit an application or to discuss any queries, please contact our Central Recruitment Team on 01438 843465 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: To be confirmed
Interview Day: To be confirmed
Contract: Permanent – fulltime at 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year (part time will be considered).
Please note Term time only will not be considered for this role due to the nature of work.
Salary: Band 5 - £31,000 – £33,000 p.a
Location: Stevenage based, with ability to travel to clients.
Are you keen to use your finance skills to support Head teachers and other school leaders to achieve the very best for the pupils at their schools…we are.
Managing financial reporting and resources in schools is getting increasingly complex and our team is there to help. If you have strong accounting and financial management skills and would be interested in joining our team, we are keen to hear from you.
We are looking for a systems accountant to manage and develop finance systems for both academies, multi academy trusts and schools maintained by local authorities. You will be involved in implementing new finance systems in schools ensuring that they meet their needs, developing reporting to support schools information requirements together with the design and delivery of training to users of those systems. Our team has expert knowledge and experience in supporting schools with financial management and reporting and will work with you to ensure we have the best services for our schools.
If this is an opportunity you would like to know more about please contact Stephen Luff on email Stephen.email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 19th August 2018 at midnight
Interview Date: Wednesday 29th August 2018
- Job outline - Systems Accountant (pdf/302kb)
Required for September or January start
Permanent contract, full time – 37 hours per week
Part time considered for right candidate
Salary £60,000 - £65,000 based on appropriate skills and experience (pro rata for part-time)
Based in Stevenage.
Are you a senior leader or school improvement professional who is passionate about supporting and helping schools to develop?
If you want to make a difference as a system leader and are looking for a new opportunity, we would like to hear from you.
Herts for Learning Ltd (HfL) is the largest Schools Company in the UK 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.
HfL is looking to recruit a School Effectiveness Adviser to work as part of a team supporting secondary schools and settings (mainstream and special). This post will be high profile and focused on system leadership to improve outcomes for all students.
You will be expected to work alongside headteachers and senior leaders, supporting their self-evaluation, quality assurance and continuous improvement planning. As part of our team, you will be able to utilise your skills and experience 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 and beyond (travel allowance paid).
We are looking for an excellent leader, with a successful background within a school, and/or local authority or MAT setting. Experience of school inspections is desirable but not essential. The successful candidate will be hard working and self-motivated, have a proven track record of success in raising achievement and the ability to lead and inspire others. For this very important role, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively as part of and across teams are essential.
In return, you can expect excellent conditions of employment and exciting professional development opportunities.
This is a great opportunity to join a growing and successful team and have a significant impact on large numbers of students across a range of settings.
For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Rachel Macfarlane (Director of Education Services) on email@example.com or Liz Shapland (Deputy Education Services Director – Secondary) on firstname.lastname@example.org
To submit an application or to discuss any queries, please complete the HfL application form and supporting statement and send to email@example.com. If you have any queries, please contact our Central Recruitment Team on 01438 843465 or the email above.
Closing date for applications: 16th September 2018, 5pm