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:

    Contract: Fixed term contract (12 months), 37 hours per week

    Salary: Band 3, up to £20,000 p.a

    Location: Based in Stevenage.

    Are you passionate about delivering customer service excellence?

    Do you have strong administration, organisational and communication skills?

    Are you passionate about raising children’s potential?

    If the answer is yes, why not come and join Herts for Learning Ltd (HfL), the UK’s largest Schools Company. This is an exciting opportunity to join a high performing team which works across all business areas.

    In this role you will support, deliver and make a difference to those teaching and supporting disadvantaged and vulnerable pupils in our schools and settings. The role will also involve providing a wide range of administration support services to internal and external clients.

    Although not essential, this role would suit someone with knowledge of working with schools.

    HfL delivers a range of school improvement services within Hertfordshire and beyond. We are an innovative, not-for-profit company which is dedicated to improving the standards of education, so why not be a part of the journey.

    If you have any queries or want to know some more about this opportunity, please contact Julie Grimwade 01438 845734 / Julie.Grimwade@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: Wednesday 21st August 2019 at midnight         

    Interview Day: TBC

    Contract: Permanent, Term-time plus 2 weeks per year (40 weeks working). Full time, 37 hours per week - but part-time working considered of 4 days per week.

    Salary: Highly competitive salary of up to £34,000 p.a. FTE (dependent on experience) plus excellent pension and performance bonus

    Location: Based in Stevenage

    We are looking for an experienced HR professional with drive, energy, enthusiasm and the ability to juggle multiple, varied and interesting cases and projects across a spectrum of schools of all shapes and sizes.

    They will have had exposure to fast-paced environments with commercial constraints, for example retail, food & leisure or financial services; prior experience within the education sector or local government would be of benefit but not an essential criteria.

    The role requires a solid understanding and confidence in facilitating employee relations matters, with experience of supporting people change projects, recruitment and delivering training workshops.

    This is a really exciting, fast paced environment which is also incredibly rewarding in the difference we make to schools and the impact we have on children’s lives.

    The successful candidate will be mentored through their on-boarding experience and have the support of our experienced team.

    Herts for Learning also offers a range of benefits including:

    • Generous 28 day holiday entitlement on top of bank holidays
    • Excellent performance related bonus
    • Excellent company pension scheme with 10% employer contribution
    • Professional development programme, with financial support for professional accreditation
    • Flexible working
    • Childcare voucher scheme
    • Death in service insurance

    For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Ali Stevens 07741 500668 or David Windridge 07733 126231.

    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: Tuesday 3rd September 2019 at midnight

    Interview Dates: Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th September 2019  

    Contract: Maternity Cover at 37 hours per week – duration negotiable

    Salary: from £46,000 p.a. (pro-rata) based on appropriate skills and experience

    Location: Based in Stevenage with flexibility to travel to schools throughout Hertfordshire.

    Are you an outstanding Nursery/Reception teacher, EYFS leader or an adviser who is passionate about young children’s learning?

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

    Are you confident in creating and delivering outstanding and engaging training?

    If the answer is yes, why not come and join Herts for Learning Ltd if you want to make a difference and are looking for the next step in developing your career.

    We have a highly regarded team of Early Years advisers in Hertfordshire who work with schools to secure high-quality provision. As an EYA, you will work alongside teachers, headteachers and schools supporting their self-evaluation, moderate assessment data and contribute to action planning and continuous improvement. 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.

    The desired candidate will be energetic, self-motivated, flexible and prepared to travel to schools throughout Hertfordshire (travel allowance paid).

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

    If you have any queries or want to know some more about this opportunity, please contact Mireille MacRaild who would be happy to chat to you on 07990 774310.

    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 22nd September 2019 at midnight

    Interview Day: Monday 30th September 2019

    Start Date: December 2019 / January 2020

    Fixed term contract – 18 months, 37 hours per week

    Salary: £15,402 p.a   (pro-rata)

    Location: Based in Stevenage.

    Are you looking for your first step into the world of office administration?

    Do you want an exciting and varied administration role?

    If so, then this is a perfect start for you to learn new skills.

    Our Business Services Team have a position available for a Business Admin apprentice. As an apprentice, you will be supported to complete the Level 3 Business Admin Apprenticeship in partnership with Hart L&D.

    Business Services is a large team within Herts for Learning, which consists of ICT, Finance, Business Management, Data Management, Recruitment, HR and Governance. We offer a broad range of support to help deliver the best education as effectively as possible to schools and settings. Your role involves supporting these teams to deliver services to both external and internal customers.

    We are seeking an enthusiastic and proactive individual who has some skills and exposure to using Microsoft office. You will be a strong team player with a great eye for detail and an eagerness to learn and develop.

    If you’re ready to apply, please send across your CV and a cover letter 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 – up to £50,000 p.a. plus excellent pension and performance related bonus

    Location: Stevenage based.

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

    We are seeking a Commercial Manager (Procurement) to join our Business Development team and provide the best, value for money business services to schools and academies.

    The role involves being responsible for procurement and contract management across a range of our traded services, including IT, HR, finance and school business management. You will also work closely with the Director of Business and Organisation Development to identify and structure new partnerships.

    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

    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.

    Please Note applications will be reviewed as and when received with interviews arranged accordingly.

    NB Previous applicants need not apply.

    Contract: Permanent - fulltime or part-time at 29.6 hours per week, Term time + 2 (40 weeks per year)

    Salary: FTE £23,250 to £27,000 p.a (depending on experience)

    Location: 5 days travelling to schools in either Watford, East or North Hertfordshire, with training days in Stevenage.

    We know that high quality bookkeeping is at the heart of supporting the best financial decision making. We are looking for people that have the skills to produce accounts and budget monitors that school leaders can trust.

    If this is you and you are interested in developing a career in school finance, we would love to hear from you!

    The role involves travelling to schools with in your allocated area to provide onsite financial support to school leaders. It includes flexible and independent working but this must be in line with the service requirements of your schools i.e. meeting school leaders before or after school.

    You will have a portfolio of up to 13 schools to support so will need to have a full driving licence and have access to, and be prepared to use a car which is insured for business purposes.

    We are looking for finance and school business professionals who can look after a portfolio of schools, delivering excellent bookkeeping, accountancy and budget monitoring /planning.

    The Financial Services team consists of finance professionals who support school across Hertfordshire to ensure the effective management, reporting and recording of the schools finances. This includes budget planning, monitoring, control and communication of financial information for decision-making.

    We are an expanding team and are looking to recruit the right people across Hertfordshire.

    If you have any queries or want to know some more about this opportunity, please contact Sabrina Bryan who would be happy to chat to you on 01438 843299 or email sabrina.bryan@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

    Closing Date: TBC

    Interview Day: TBC

    Fixed term contract – 24months, 37 hours per week

    Salary: £15,402 p.a   (pro-rata)

    Location: Based in Stevenage.

    We are seeking an enthusiastic and proactive individual to join our in-house IT support team.  With us, you will be supported to achieve the Level 3 Infrastructure Technician Apprenticeship through the development of the required skills and knowledge.

    The role is to provide onsite ICT support to the diverse needs of HfL staff and requires attention to detail and excellent communication skills.

    You will have some skills and exposure with using technologies including Windows, Apple iOS, and networking hardware, with an eagerness and enthusiasm to both learn and develop whilst supporting our staff.

    If you’re ready to apply, please send across your CV and a cover letter 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

    Herts for Learning (HfL) have an exciting position available for an apprentice to join our Events team. During your time with us, you will be supported to complete the Level 3 Business Admin Apprenticeship in partnership with Hart L&D.

    This role is a great start for those of you looking to enter the world of events or office administration, as you will learn new skills and gain a wealth of experience.

    HfL’s event team is an in-house event management service which manages approximately 2000 events annually, this include conferences, seminars, briefings and training courses. Your role will be to work as part of the team to help us prepare and run these events smoothly.

    We are seeking a team player who has a great eye for detail. You will be a great communicator, with an enthusiastic and proactive attitude to an exciting and varied role. 

    If you’re ready to apply, please send across your CV and a cover letter 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