Herts for Learning (HfL) is an award-winning provider of products and services to schools and educational settings within and outside Hertfordshire. We believe that every young person, through access to a great education, should be able to realise their potential, regardless of where they live or their circumstances.  We focus on supporting the schools we work with to achieve successful long-term outcomes for their children.  HfL is majority owned by Hertfordshire schools and operates with a not-for-profit ethos. 

    HfL is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. We insist on the equal treatment of all current and prospective colleagues and will never condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

    HfL is also equally committed to becoming an anti-racist organisation and we encourage you to view our Black Lives Matter statement which gives clarity on our anti-racist stance. In our relentless efforts to be an anti-racist organisation, we recognise the negative impacts of under representation and lack of diversity in our organisation, our education system and in all aspects of our society. Therefore, for recruitment into any HfL post, where we have 2 or more candidates of equal merit, candidates with protected characteristics will be given advantage over candidates without such characteristics. This is sometimes referred to as a ‘tie-breaker’ and is referred to as ‘positive action’ in the Equality Act 2010.

    To help us meet our high standards and aspirations of a fully diverse and inclusive workplace, we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply and to join us.

    Please note that if you are invited to interview, we will expect you to be prepared to discuss unconscious bias with us; we find these conversations more than any others give us all a good idea of what working together will be like. 

    Here are a few of the perks for working at HfL in addition to your competitive salary:

    • 28 days annual leave (rising to 31 following five years’ service)  plus bank holidays
    • a range of additional leave (compassionate, emergency, pregnancy related sickness, and disability leave for appointments).
    • pension scheme (10% employer contribution)
    • access to a Rewards Platform (with nearly 1,000 offers for you to enjoy)
    • life assurance
    • annual performance related bonus
    • learning and development opportunities including academic sponsorship
    • occupational sick/maternity/adoption pay
    • flexible and remote working opportunities
    • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), which provides advice and support, including a counselling service.
    • access to Mental Health First Aiders

    If you decide to visit our offices in Stevenage, you will also have access to:

    • free and secure underground parking on-site
    • modern office facilities
    • onsite restaurant
    • shower and changing facilities

    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:

    We ask that you follow the guidance listed within the above forms to support our move towards eradicating unconscious bias within the recruitment process. Application forms and supporting statements must be submitted in a word format so they can be anonymised before being reviewed for shortlisting.

    Please note, section 1 and 4 of the application form will not be shared with hiring managers, the full application form will only be seen by the HR team. The equal opportunities form will not be stored with your application and will only be utilised by the HR team to help us make sure our policies and working practices are inclusive and non-discriminatory.

    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: Permanent, fulltime at 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year (part time / Term Time plus 2 weeks per year will be considered)

    Salary: Band 5 – FTE £34,000- £40,000 p.a plus excellent benefits (pro-rata for reduced hours)

    Location: Remote working with flexibility required to work across educational settings in Hertfordshire and occasional visits to Robertson House, Stevenage.

    Do you have excellent accounting and financial management and/or internal audit skills combined with an interest in the education sector?

    Would you enjoy the opportunity to work with different clients, including schools and academy trusts, on a daily basis both in Hertfordshire and beyond?

    If so, we would love to hear from you.

    We are looking for two experienced and qualified /part qualified accountants to join our Academy Finance team, working with single academy and multi academy trusts providing financial management, financial planning, internal audit and assurance services.

    In this role you will support the development and delivery of our services to academies and multi academy trusts. This includes maintaining and developing your expertise in the financial reporting and management requirements of academies within a fast-changing educational landscape. The role requires the ability to travel and a proactive approach to applying your technical accounting skills and knowledge to a variety of situations.

    The successful candidate will be qualified /part qualified accountants, have excellent accounting and financial management skills and be experienced in communicating financial information to non-financial clients, budget holders or trustees. Previous experience of working in the education sector is advantageous. Full training on academy trust and school finances will be provided.

    The Academy Finance team is part of HfL’s business services directorate and currently has four accountants and two transaction advisers, this is a growth area of our business and there will be advancement opportunities. The Team works closely with the business management team many of whom are DfE SRMA accredited, financial services for maintained schools and the finance systems team.

    The team are working remotely where possible to support their educational setting and when required, providing onsite support to their schools in line with Government guidelines. Therefore, the ability to reach different locations by car will be essential. If you drive, then a full driving licence and appropriate car insurance will be required. Also, as there is a permanent home working element to this role, you will need to ensure you are equipped for home working.

    If you have any queries or want to know some more about this opportunity, please contact Louise Shaw who would be happy to chat to you on 07931 530320 or email louise.shaw@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, and the equal opportunities form. Once completed, please submit the forms in a word format to hfl.recruitment@hertsforlearning.co.uk. 

    As part of our move towards eradicating unconscious bias within the recruitment process, we ask that you follow the guidance stated in the application forms.

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

    We would love to hear from you.

    Closing Date:  Friday 18th February 2022 at midday             

    Interview Date*: Tuesday 1st March 2022     

    *Please note that the interviews will be taking place remotely.

    HfL is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. We insist on the equal treatment of all current and prospective colleagues and will never condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

    HfL is also equally committed to becoming an anti-racist organisation and we encourage you to view our Black Lives Matter statement which gives clarity on our anti-racist stance. In our relentless efforts to be an anti-racist organisation, we recognise the negative impacts of under representation and lack of diversity in our organisation, our education system and in all aspects of our society. Therefore, for recruitment into any HfL post, where we have 2 or more candidates of equal merit, candidates with protected characteristics will be given advantage over candidates without such characteristics. This is sometimes referred to as a ‘tie-breaker’ and is referred to as ‘positive action’ in the Equality Act 2010.

    To help us meet our high standards and aspirations of a fully diverse and inclusive workplace, we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply and to join us.

    Please note that if you are invited to interview, we will expect you to be prepared to discuss unconscious bias with us; we find these conversations more than any others give us all a good idea of what working together will be like.

    Contract type: Self-Employed or Variable Hours Contract on Payroll

    Hours: Ad Hoc

    Location: East and West Herts

    Do you have strong administrative skills and a keen eye for detail?

    Would you like to work with the chair of governors and the governing board?

    Governance Services are looking to expand their clerking team in the following areas: St Albans and Bishops Stortford.

    The clerking role is a flexible role which can fit around other work or commitments and provides an opportunity to support schools from a governance perspective and a chance to increase their skills and knowledge of education legislation.

    The clerk to the governing board will be accountable to the governing board, working effectively with the chair of governors, and the governing board. The clerk will be responsible for proving support and advice to the governing board on constitutional and procedural matters, duties and powers and will work in line with statutory legislation. They will also secure the continuity of governing board business and observe confidentiality.

    For this role we are looking for individuals with good administration skills including attention to detail, and governance and school knowledge. Full training will be provided to the successful candidates.

    The Governance team provide support through a range of services for governors, trustees and clerks. Details can be found on our website:

    Herts for Learning: Governance

    The team are currently supporting schools and settings both in person and remotely, depending on an individual setting’s needs and in line with Government guidelines. Therefore, the ability to reach different locations by car will be essential. If you drive, then a full driving licence and appropriate car insurance will be required. Also, as there is a permanent home working element to this role, you will need to ensure you are equipped for home working.

    NB: Meetings are predominantly held during the evening on set dates.

    If you are currently working in this environment, looking for a new challenge, or want an to know more about this opportunity, please contact Kelly King via email on Kelly.King@hertsforlearning.co.uk or call 01438 544459. For further information please read the attached Information Pack.

    Ready to apply: Download the Information and Application Pack and complete the HfL application form along with the supporting form and statement, explaining how you meet the requirements of the job outline, and the equal opportunities form. Once completed, please submit the forms in a word format to hfl.recruitment@hertsforlearning.co.uk

    As part of our move towards eradicating unconscious bias within the recruitment process, we ask that you follow the guidance stated in the application forms.

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

    We would love to hear from you.

    This job advert may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. To make sure you don’t miss out on this great opportunity, please submit your application as soon as you can.

    Interviews* commencing from Wednesday 15th December 2021.

    Next clerk induction: Friday 4th January 9:30am- 2pm

    *Please note that the interviews and induction will be taking place remotely.

    HfL is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. We insist on the equal treatment of all current and prospective colleagues and will never condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

    HfL is also equally committed to becoming an anti-racist organisation and we encourage you to view our Black Lives Matter statement which gives clarity on our anti-racist stance. In our relentless efforts to be an anti-racist organisation, we recognise the negative impacts of under representation and lack of diversity in our organisation, our education system and in all aspects of our society. Therefore, for recruitment into any HfL post, where we have 2 or more candidates of equal merit, candidates with protected characteristics will be given advantage over candidates without such characteristics. This is sometimes referred to as a ‘tie-breaker’ and is referred to as ‘positive action’ in the Equality Act 2010.

    To help us meet our high standards and aspirations of a fully diverse and inclusive workplace, we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply and to join us.

    Please note that if you are invited to interview, we will expect you to be prepared to discuss unconscious bias with us; we find these conversations more than any others give us all a good idea of what working together will be like.

    FTE salary: Up to £26,795 p.a (depending on experience), raising to £31,000 in April 2022.

    Pro-rata salary calculations available on request.

    Contract: Part time working at 29.6 hours (4 days), or 37 hours (5 days) per week, Term Time plus 2 weeks* (40 weeks). 

    Permanent, full time at 37 hours (5 days) per week, 52 weeks per year would be considered.

    *Please note: Term Time plus 2 weeks is 39 weeks during School Term Time and 1 week during school holidays.

    Location: Remote working with flexibility required to work across educational settings in Hertfordshire and occasional visits to Robertson House, Stevenage.

    • do you have strong experience of book keeping, producing budget reports and accounts? 
    • have you ever considered a career in education finance where you can use your transactional skills to support schools to make a difference to children’s life chances across Herts and beyond?
    • would you enjoy applying your knowledge and experience to support school leaders in managing their finances?

    If the answer is yes, why not come and join Herts for Learning Ltd where you can make a positive difference and further develop your career in education finance.

    In this role, you will manage a portfolio of schools within your allocated area of Hertfordshire to provide advice on both the school’s current financial position and future projections. In addition to this you will provide financial guidance to support the school’s aims of continually driving forward the quality of teaching and learning. This is a busy and stimulating role that requires commitment, resilience and professionalism, but gives flexibility and independent working, in line with the service requirements of your schools, e.g. meeting school leaders.

    We are seeking an individual with accounting experience, who may be part AAT/ CCAB/ CGMA qualified, and has the skills to produce accounts and budget reports that school leaders can trust.

    The team is working remotely where possible to support their schools and when required, providing onsite support to their schools, in line with Government guidelines. Therefore the ability to reach different locations by car will be essential and a full driving licence and appropriate car insurance will be required. Also as there is a permanent home working element to this role, you will need to ensure you are equipped for home working.

    If you want to be a part of our Financial Services team of passionate individuals, motivated to working together in the interests of children, then please get in touch.

    Would you like to know some more about this opportunity? If so please contact hfl.recruitment@hertsforlearning.co.uk for pro-rata salary calculations or for an insight into the role from an employee’s perspective.

    If you have any queries please contact Stephen Shaw who would be happy to chat to you, please email stephen.shaw@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, and the equal opportunities form. Once completed, please submit the forms in a word format to the hfl.recruitment email address above.

    As part of our move towards eradicating unconscious bias within the recruitment process, we ask that you follow the guidance stated in the application forms.

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

    We would love to hear from you.

    This job advert may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. To make sure you don’t miss out on this great opportunity, please submit your application as soon as you can.

    In the event you are shortlisted, please ensure you are available for the Interview dates stated above. Interviews will take place via Microsoft Teams.

    HfL is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. We insist on the equal treatment of all current and prospective colleagues and will never condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

    HfL is also equally committed to becoming an anti-racist organisation and we encourage you to view our Black Lives Matter statement which gives clarity on our anti-racist stance. In our relentless efforts to be an anti-racist organisation, we recognise the negative impacts of under representation and lack of diversity in our organisation, our education system and in all aspects of our society. Therefore, for recruitment into any HfL post, where we have 2 or more candidates of equal merit, candidates with protected characteristics will be given advantage over candidates without such characteristics. This is sometimes referred to as a ‘tie-breaker’ and is referred to as ‘positive action’ in the Equality Act 2010.

    To help us meet our high standards and aspirations of a fully diverse and inclusive workplace, we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply and to join us.

    Please note that if you are invited to interview, we will expect you to be prepared to discuss unconscious bias with us; we find these conversations more than any others give us all a good idea of what working together will be like.

    Contract: Permanent, 37 hours per week (part time considered), Term time only plus 2 weeks (40 weeks) per year

    Salary: Band 3 to FTE £21,164 per annum (pro-rated for part time) For pro-rata salary calculations available on request.

    Location: Initially based in the Head Office – Stevenage, Hertfordshire, with future potential to work from home.

    The Financial Services Transaction Team provides services to support maintained schools in Hertfordshire. The post holder will contribute to the delivery of high quality financial reporting and budget management services to schools maintained by Hertfordshire County Council.

    The role involves posting into schools’ accounting systems including;

    • purchase ledger and non-purchase ledger items
    • sales ledger items
    • other income and expenditure
    • bank reconciliations
    • system reconciliations

    The successful candidate will be able to work independently as well as part of a busy team. A high level of accuracy is required along with organisational ability to plan and manage work to achieve results and meet deadlines.

    Also, as there is a permanent home working element to this role, you will need to ensure you are equipped for home working.

    If you want to know more about this opportunity, please contact Amanda Evett who would be happy to chat to you on Amanda.Evett@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, and the equal opportunities form. Once completed, please submit the forms in a word format to hfl.recruitment@hertsforlearning.co.uk

    As part of our move towards eradicating unconscious bias within the recruitment process, we ask that you follow the guidance stated in the application forms.

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

    We would love to hear from you.

    This job advert may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. To make sure you don’t miss out on this great opportunity, please submit your application as soon as you can. Please note that the interviews will be taking place remotely.

    HfL is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. We insist on the equal treatment of all current and prospective colleagues and will never condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

    HfL is also equally committed to becoming an anti-racist organisation and we encourage you to view our Black Lives Matter statement which gives clarity on our anti-racist stance. In our relentless efforts to be an anti-racist organisation, we recognise the negative impacts of under representation and lack of diversity in our organisation, our education system and in all aspects of our society. Therefore, for recruitment into any HfL post, where we have 2 or more candidates of equal merit, candidates with protected characteristics will be given advantage over candidates without such characteristics. This is sometimes referred to as a ‘tie-breaker’ and is referred to as ‘positive action’ in the Equality Act 2010.

    To help us meet our high standards and aspirations of a fully diverse and inclusive workplace, we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply and to join us.

    Please note that if you are invited to interview, we will expect you to be prepared to discuss unconscious bias with us; we find these conversations more than any others give us all a good idea of what working together will be like.

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

    Salary: Band 4 - Up to £32,000 p.a. plus excellent benefits

    Location: Remote working with flexibility required to attend occasional meetings at the Head Office in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.

    Are you an experienced Graphic Designer?

    Do you have the proven ability to lead a team to deliver creative, compelling communications?

    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 Studio Lead (Graphic Design) to join our busy Marketing team and provide creative direction to our team of in house and freelance graphic designers.

    In the role the Studio Lead (Graphic Design) will lead the graphics team and provide the business with graphic design support and creative advice, resulting in the development and delivery of professional, dynamic and inspiring marketing collateral, education resources, training materials and corporate literature.

    Taking ownership of, and managing the day-to-day running of the graphics schedule, the Studio lead will work closely with Marketing Managers and Marketing Leads within the team to provide creative support and input into the development of marketing campaigns, ensuring that accurate design briefs are developed, and work is completed within the desired timeframes. 

    The successful candidate will have demonstratable experience working in a graphic design role for a commercial organisation with a proven track record of running a graphics schedule and managing a team of designers. Be highly creative, with an exceptional eye for detail, and be capable of producing professional, impactful, visual designs, taking an idea from basic concept to finished artwork. Along with being an experienced and skilled user of desktop publishing and graphic design packages, such as InDesign, Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Acrobat Pro, as well as software packages such as Microsoft Office. Whilst being a confident communicator with an enthusiastic and flexible approach to work, with a genuine desire to learn.

    The team are currently working remotely due to Covid-19, however following this you will have the opportunity to work in the office for a maximum of 2 days per week. As there is a permanent home working element to this role, you will need to ensure you are equipped for home working.

    If you have the creative flair, meticulous eye for detail and experience of developing a team then we would love to hear from you. 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, and the equal opportunities form. Once completed, please submit the forms in a word format to hfl.recruitment@hertsforlearning.co.uk

    As part of our move towards eradicating unconscious bias within the recruitment process, we ask that you follow the guidance stated in the application forms.

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

    We would love to hear from you.

    This job advert may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. To make sure you don’t miss out on this great opportunity, please submit your application as soon as you can. Please note that the interviews will be taking place remotely.

    HfL is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. We insist on the equal treatment of all current and prospective colleagues and will never condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

    HfL is also equally committed to becoming an anti-racist organisation and we encourage you to view our Black Lives Matter statement which gives clarity on our anti-racist stance. In our relentless efforts to be an anti-racist organisation, we recognise the negative impacts of under representation and lack of diversity in our organisation, our education system and in all aspects of our society. Therefore, for recruitment into any HfL post, where we have 2 or more candidates of equal merit, candidates with protected characteristics will be given advantage over candidates without such characteristics. This is sometimes referred to as a ‘tie-breaker’ and is referred to as ‘positive action’ in the Equality Act 2010.

    To help us meet our high standards and aspirations of a fully diverse and inclusive workplace, we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply and to join us.

    Please note that if you are invited to interview, we will expect you to be prepared to discuss unconscious bias with us; we find these conversations more than any others give us all a good idea of what working together will be like.

    Contract: 12 months - fixed term contract (FTC) at 37 hours per week, 52.142 weeks per year

    Salary: Up to FTE £35,000 p.a (dependent upon experience) plus excellent benefits

    Location: Remote working with flexibility required to attend occasional meetings at the Head Office in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.

    Are you an experienced leader in content marketing looking for the next step in your career? 

    Do you have proven experience of driving social media engagement in a non-personal capacity and working with bulk email platforms to deliver effective digital marketing campaigns?

    If you want to make a difference by utilising your existing skills in a company with a not-for-profit ethos, we would love to hear from you.

    We are looking for a Content Marketing Manager to join our busy marketing and events team on a 12 months FTC, to lead on the development and implementation of HfL’s digital marketing strategy.

    Reporting into the Head of Marketing, the Content Marketing Manager will manage a team of four, and is responsible for driving brand engagement through social media, email marketing and video content creation. You also work with the marketing team to raise awareness of the impact of HfL’s work on the outcomes of children, through creative storytelling and manage the production schedule and subsequent promotion of all education resources developed within the business.

    The role requires the post holder to be practiced in managing social media channels, with proven experience of driving engagement across multiple platforms including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. The post holder must also have solid project management skills, extensive experience of working with bulk email platforms, plus be proficient in developing podcasts and creating video using Adobe Premier Pro and After Effects

    The team are currently working remotely due to Covid-19, however following this you will have the opportunity to work in the office, if desired, for a maximum of 2 days per week. As there is a permanent home working element to this role, you will need to ensure you are equipped for home working. Also the ability to reach different locations by car will be required. If you drive then a full driving licence and appropriate car insurance will be required.

    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, submit a copy of your detailed CV, along with the supporting statement (downloadable from the HfL website), explaining how you meet the requirements of the job outline, and the equal opportunities form. Once completed, please submit the forms in a word format to hfl.recruitment@hertsforlearning.co.uk

    As part of our move towards eradicating unconscious bias within the recruitment process, we ask that you follow the guidance stated in the application forms.

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

    We would love to hear from you.

    This job advert may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. To make sure you don’t miss out on this great opportunity, please submit your application as soon as you can. Please note that the interviews will be taking place remotely.

    HfL is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. We insist on the equal treatment of all current and prospective colleagues and will never condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

    HfL is also equally committed to becoming an anti-racist organisation and we encourage you to view our Black Lives Matter statement which gives clarity on our anti-racist stance. In our relentless efforts to be an anti-racist organisation, we recognise the negative impacts of under representation and lack of diversity in our organisation, our education system and in all aspects of our society. Therefore, for recruitment into any HfL post, where we have 2 or more candidates of equal merit, candidates with protected characteristics will be given advantage over candidates without such characteristics. This is sometimes referred to as a ‘tie-breaker’ and is referred to as ‘positive action’ in the Equality Act 2010.

    To help us meet our high standards and aspirations of a fully diverse and inclusive workplace, we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply and to join us.

    Please note that if you are invited to interview, we will expect you to be prepared to discuss unconscious bias with us; we find these conversations more than any others give us all a good idea of what working together will be like.

    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.

    Contract: Permanent, fulltime at 37 hours per week

    Salary: Band 6, £64,000 - £66,000 FTE based on appropriate skills and experience.

    Location: Hertfordshire, with the flexibility to be able to work in client settings within surrounding counties as required.

    Due to Covid-19 considerations, HfL colleagues are working remotely when not delivering on-site services in schools, settings and trusts. As national guidance changes, our ‘working from anywhere’ approach will resume - encouraging colleagues to plan diaries to reflect their role requirements, with a mix of remote working and up to 2 days per week in our Head Office in Stevenage when not in schools. As there is a permanent home working element to this role, you will need to ensure you are equipped for home working.

    About us

    Herts for Learning (HfL) is a leading provider of school improvement and business support services, training and resources, that enable schools, settings and trusts to deliver a great education. We believe that every young person, through access to a great education, should be able to realise their potential, regardless of where they live, their background or circumstances.

    Our work is focused on supporting the schools, settings and trusts we work with to achieve successful long-term outcomes for their children. HfL is the UK’s largest School Company, operating as a social enterprise on a not-for-profit basis.

    The role

    We are looking to recruit a School Effectiveness Adviser to work as part of a team supporting secondary schools and settings (mainstream, special and Education Support Centres). This post will be high profile and focused on system leadership to improve outcomes for all students.

    You will work alongside headteachers and senior leaders, supporting their self-evaluation, quality assurance and continuous improvement planning. As part of our team, you will utilise your skills and experience to develop new products, services and training that meet the needs of the range of 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 multi-academy trust. Experience of school inspections is desirable, but not essential. The successful candidate will be hard working and dynamic, 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 07913 973738 or Becky Cox, Lead Effectiveness Advisor for Special Schools, on 07747 244034.

    Application process

    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 above.

    We would love to hear from you.

    Closing date: Tuesday 1st February 2022 at 9am.

    Screening interview: Tuesday 8th February 2022 via MS Teams                

    Face to face interviews: Thursday 10th February 2022 in Stevenage

    Start date: Easter 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter 

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

    HfL is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. We insist on the equal treatment of all current and prospective colleagues and will never condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

    HfL is also equally committed to becoming an anti-racist organisation and we encourage you to view our Black Lives Matter statement which gives clarity on our anti-racist stance. In our relentless efforts to be an anti-racist organisation, we recognise the negative impacts of under representation and lack of diversity in our organisation, our education system and in all aspects of our society. Therefore, for recruitment into any HfL post, where we have 2 or more candidates of equal merit, candidates with protected characteristics will be given advantage over candidates without such characteristics. This is sometimes referred to as a ‘tie-breaker’ and is referred to as ‘positive action’ in the Equality Act 2010.

    To help us meet our high standards and aspirations of a fully diverse and inclusive workplace, we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply and to join us.

    Please note that if you are invited to interview, we will expect you to be prepared to discuss unconscious bias with us; we find these conversations more than any others give us all a good idea of what working together will be like.

    Contract: Permanent: fulltime, at 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year (part-time hours will be considered)

    Salary: FTE £26,000 - £28,000 p.a. plus excellent benefits (rising to FTE £31,000 p.a. from April 2022)

    Location: Remote working with flexibility required to work across educational settings in Hertfordshire and occasional visits to Robertson House, Stevenage.

    Do you enjoy providing an excellent customer experience?

    Are you able to remotely help school staff navigate through their financial software systems and interpret their financial status?

    Do you thrive when problem solving and creating ideas on how financial systems and processes can be improved to generate efficiencies for customers and develop their knowledge?  

    In this role you will be joining our Financial Services Systems Team with a focus on delivering our helpline service. The helpline service provides support and guidance to approximately 400 schools and academies, primarily in Hertfordshire, on school finance and supported finance software. This will aid them to make informed financial decisions to support their pupils in achieving their potential.

    The successful applicant for this role will become a core member of our helpline team, working 3 days per week on the Financial Services helpline. You will also work with a limited portfolio of schools to deliver high quality bookkeeping, budget monitoring and financial management services and advice. Furthermore, you will play an integral part in influencing and supporting development of finance solutions and supporting processes, providing guidance and training to schools and the wider team.

    This role requires an individual with knowledge of financial transactions and reporting as well as understanding of financial control and budgetary management. This individual is an enthusiastic and proactive problem solver, committed to helping people resolve queries and is keen to improve the customer experience.

    The Financial Services Systems Team ensure that the financial management and budgetary control software used in schools’ meets the reporting requirements, is robust, efficient and facilitates informed decision making. The team liaise with Herts County Council and 3rd party suppliers to develop those systems and provide helpline support, guidance and training on their use and general school finance.

    This is an opportunity to develop your career by joining the Systems Team in supporting schools, influencing systems development and delivering guidance and training, in order to help schools in their ability to make informed financial decisions so that they can help their pupils to achieve their potential.

    The team are working remotely where possible to support their schools and when required, providing onsite support to their schools in line with Government guidelines. Therefore, the ability to reach different locations by car will be essential. If you drive, then a full driving licence and appropriate car insurance will be required. In addition to this, you will have the opportunity to work in the office for a maximum of 2 days per week. Also, as there is a permanent home working element to this role, you will need to ensure you are equipped for home working.

    If you want to know more about this opportunity, please contact Stephen Luff by email Stephen.Luff@hertsforlearning.co.uk and provide your mobile no. so a mutually convenient time can be arranged to discuss the role.

    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, and the equal opportunities form. Once completed, please submit the forms in a word format to hfl.recruitment@hertsforlearning.co.uk

    As part of our move towards eradicating unconscious bias within the recruitment process, we ask that you follow the guidance stated in the application forms.

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

    We would love to hear from you.

    This job advert may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. To make sure you don’t miss out on this great opportunity, please submit your application as soon as you can. Please note that the interviews will be taking place remotely.

    HfL is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. We insist on the equal treatment of all current and prospective colleagues and will never condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

    HfL is also equally committed to becoming an anti-racist organisation and we encourage you to view our Black Lives Matter statement which gives clarity on our anti-racist stance. In our relentless efforts to be an anti-racist organisation, we recognise the negative impacts of under representation and lack of diversity in our organisation, our education system and in all aspects of our society. Therefore, for recruitment into any HfL post, where we have 2 or more candidates of equal merit, candidates with protected characteristics will be given advantage over candidates without such characteristics. This is sometimes referred to as a ‘tie-breaker’ and is referred to as ‘positive action’ in the Equality Act 2010.

    To help us meet our high standards and aspirations of a fully diverse and inclusive workplace, we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply and to join us.

    Please note that if you are invited to interview, we will expect you to be prepared to discuss unconscious bias with us; we find these conversations more than any others give us all a good idea of what working together will be like.

    Contract: Permanent: fulltime, at 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year (part-time hours will be considered)

    Salary: Starting from FTE £31,000 p.a. with opportunity for progression plus excellent benefits.

    Location: Remote working with flexibility required to work across educational settings in Hertfordshire and occasional visits to Robertson House, Stevenage.

    Do you enjoy financial problem solving and fact finding to reach a solution?

    Would you like to use your financial knowledge and skills to influence the development of financial systems in order to provide improvements and efficiencies for customers?  

    Have you generated and delivered training in engaging ways to aid customers understanding of complex finance and systems processes?

    In this role you will be joining the Financial Services Systems Team to ensure the finance systems used in school meet the statutory and Herts County Council requirements of schools financial reporting and budgetary control. You will have a key role in influencing system and process improvements, project managing them to fruition whilst creating and delivering training to schools. You will also support our Helpline Service and Advisers in their delivery of financial services to schools and academies.

    This role requires an individual with experience in finance who can resolve complex finance queries, challenge and test financial systems and have the ability to influence developments. The successful candidate will hold a qualification in finance (full or part), be able to communicate complex financial information and guidance to customers in a variety of ways to ensure understanding and, will have a proactive approach to keeping their knowledge up to date. You must be able to collaborate, maintain and develop the relationships with key stakeholders and 3rd parties to achieve results.

    The Financial Services Systems Team ensure that the financial management and budgetary control software used in schools’ meets the reporting requirements, is robust, efficient and facilitates informed decision making. The team liaise with Herts County Council and 3rd party suppliers to develop those systems, provide helpline support, along with guidance and training on finance and finance systems. This service is provided to schools, academies and shared with the wider team of Financial Services Advisers and HfL School Business Managers working with schools.

    This is an opportunity to develop your career by joining the Systems Team in supporting schools, influencing systems development and delivering guidance and training, in order to help schools to make informed financial decisions so that they can help their pupils to achieve their potential.

    The team are working remotely where possible to support their schools and when required, providing onsite support to their schools in line with Government guidelines. Therefore, the ability to reach different locations by car will be essential. If you drive, then a full driving licence and appropriate car insurance will be required. In addition to this, you will have the opportunity to work in the office for a maximum of 2 days per week. Also, as there is a permanent home working element to this role, you will need to ensure you are equipped for home working.

    If you want to know more about this opportunity, please contact Stephen Luff by email Stephen.Luff@hertsforlearning.co.uk and provide your mobile no. so a mutually convenient time can be arranged to discuss the role.

    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, and the equal opportunities form. Once completed, please submit the forms in a word format to hfl.recruitment@hertsforlearning.co.uk

    As part of our move towards eradicating unconscious bias within the recruitment process, we ask that you follow the guidance stated in the application forms.

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

    We would love to hear from you.

    This job advert may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. To make sure you don’t miss out on this great opportunity, please submit your application as soon as you can. Please note that the interviews will be taking place remotely.

    HfL is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. We insist on the equal treatment of all current and prospective colleagues and will never condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

    HfL is also equally committed to becoming an anti-racist organisation and we encourage you to view our Black Lives Matter statement which gives clarity on our anti-racist stance. In our relentless efforts to be an anti-racist organisation, we recognise the negative impacts of under representation and lack of diversity in our organisation, our education system and in all aspects of our society. Therefore, for recruitment into any HfL post, where we have 2 or more candidates of equal merit, candidates with protected characteristics will be given advantage over candidates without such characteristics. This is sometimes referred to as a ‘tie-breaker’ and is referred to as ‘positive action’ in the Equality Act 2010.

    To help us meet our high standards and aspirations of a fully diverse and inclusive workplace, we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply and to join us.

    Please note that if you are invited to interview, we will expect you to be prepared to discuss unconscious bias with us; we find these conversations more than any others give us all a good idea of what working together will be like.

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

    Salary: Band 5 - FTE £29,231 - £35,000 p.a. (pro-rata for part time)

    Location: Remote working with some flexibility required to work across educational settings in Hertfordshire and occasional visits to Robertson House, Stevenage.

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

    To be successful in this role, applicants will have strong experience of Employee Relations casework, good general HR and management knowledge and be able to work in a fast-paced environment with commercial constraints. 

    The role requires the ability to situationally analyse HR matters and give pragmatic and tailored HR Advice to support customer needs.  It also 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 an 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 team work remotely to support their schools and when required, provide occasional onsite support to their schools in line with current Government guidelines. Therefore, the ability to reach different locations will be essential. If you drive, then a full driving licence and appropriate car insurance will be required. Also, as there is a permanent home working element to this role, you will need to ensure you are equipped for home working.

    Prior knowledge or experience within the education sector, not for profit sector or local government would be of benefit but is not an essential.

    If you want to know more about this opportunity, please contact Ali Stevens on 07741 500668 or at ali.stevens@hertsforlearning.co.uk and provide your mobile number so a mutually convenient time can be arranged to discuss the role.

    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, and the equal opportunities form. Once completed, please submit the forms in a word format to hfl.recruitment@hertsforlearning.co.uk

    As part of our move towards eradicating unconscious bias within the recruitment process, we ask that you follow the guidance stated in the application forms.

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

    We would love to hear from you.

    Closing date: Monday 31st January 2022 at midday

    *Interview date: Thursday 10th & Friday 11th February 2022       

    *Please note that the interviews will be taking place remotely.

    HfL is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. We insist on the equal treatment of all current and prospective colleagues and will never condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

    HfL is also equally committed to becoming an anti-racist organisation and we encourage you to view our Black Lives Matter statement which gives clarity on our anti-racist stance. In our relentless efforts to be an anti-racist organisation, we recognise the negative impacts of under representation and lack of diversity in our organisation, our education system and in all aspects of our society. Therefore, for recruitment into any HfL post, where we have 2 or more candidates of equal merit, candidates with protected characteristics will be given advantage over candidates without such characteristics. This is sometimes referred to as a ‘tie-breaker’ and is referred to as ‘positive action’ in the Equality Act 2010.

    To help us meet our high standards and aspirations of a fully diverse and inclusive workplace, we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply and to join us.

    Please note that if you are invited to interview, we will expect you to be prepared to discuss unconscious bias with us; we find these conversations more than any others give us all a good idea of what working together will be like.

    Contract: Fixed Term – 12months, part-time at 25 hours per week.

    Salary: Band 4 - up to FTE £24,000 p.a.

    Pro-rated salary: Up to £16,216 p.a. for reduced hours

    Location: Currently remote due to Covid-19.

    Post Covid-19 will include working 2 days in the Head Office – Stevenage and 3 days remote working.

    Are you passionate about delivering customer service excellence?  

    Do you have strong administration skills with great attention to detail?  

    Are you able to build long lasting trusted relationships with colleagues and customers? 

    Do your values align with our purpose, vision and values? 

    If you have answered yes to the above, then this role could be for you.

    We are seeking a dynamic and proactive individual to join the Admin and Business Support team to provide senior administration support to our Eastern Partnership UK (SEND) programme. The programme provides learning and professional development opportunities including accredited training and school improvement tools to SENCOs and other professionals in schools and settings.

    Reporting to the admin manager, you will provide professional course administration and customer service support whilst maintaining the highest possible standards of customer care at all times. The ideal candidate will hold course administration experience and the ability to communicate effectively with range of stakeholders.

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

    The team are currently working remotely due to Covid-19, however following this you will be based in the office for a maximum of 2 days, working remotely for the remaining days. As there is a permanent home working element to this role, you will need to ensure you are equipped for home working.

    This is an exciting opportunity to join Herts for Learning Ltd (HfL), an innovative, not-for-profit Company which is dedicated to improving the standards of education.

    If you would like to learn more about the role, or the flexibility that can be offered, why not contact Julie Grimwade on julie.grimwade@hertsforlearning.co.uk and provide your mobile number so a mutually convenient time can be arranged to discuss the role.

    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, and the equal opportunities form. Once completed, please submit the forms in a word format to hfl.recruitment@hertsforlearning.co.uk

    As part of our move towards eradicating unconscious bias within the recruitment process, we ask that you follow the guidance stated in the application forms.

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

    We would love to hear from you.

    Closing date: Thursday 10th February 2022 at midnight                  

    Interview date*: Thursday 24th and Friday 25th February 2022         

    *Please note that the interviews will be taking place remotely.

    HfL is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. We insist on the equal treatment of all current and prospective colleagues and will never condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

    HfL is also equally committed to becoming an anti-racist organisation and we encourage you to view our Black Lives Matter statement which gives clarity on our anti-racist stance. In our relentless efforts to be an anti-racist organisation, we recognise the negative impacts of under representation and lack of diversity in our organisation, our education system and in all aspects of our society. Therefore, for recruitment into any HfL post, where we have 2 or more candidates of equal merit, candidates with protected characteristics will be given advantage over candidates without such characteristics. This is sometimes referred to as a ‘tie-breaker’ and is referred to as ‘positive action’ in the Equality Act 2010.

    To help us meet our high standards and aspirations of a fully diverse and inclusive workplace, we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply and to join us.

    Please note that if you are invited to interview, we will expect you to be prepared to discuss unconscious bias with us; we find these conversations more than any others give us all a good idea of what working together will be like.

    Contract: Permanent, fulltime at 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year (term-time only will be considered)

    Salary: Band 4: FTE £22,733 - £25,000 p.a. (Pro-rata for reduced hours)

    Location: Largely remote / home working, but with an expectation of 1 or 2 days a week in the Head Office in Stevenage.

    Are you looking for the next step in your financial career in an organisation supporting schools and education settings in Hertfordshire?

    If the answer is yes, we have a great opportunity at Herts for Learning Ltd for a finance assistant working in a small team supporting our evolving business.

    In this role, you will play an important part in following financial processes within the finance team. You will ensure transactional processes are operating efficiently and accurately, and financial controls are being followed. In particular you will manage the debt collection and accounts payable functions and support across a range of other areas such as invoicing, allocation of cash receipts and reviewing expenses.

    We are seeking an enthusiastic and proactive individual to join our small finance team. You will need to be a team player and able to operate as part of a team that plays a key role across our not-for-profit organisation. You will be happy to get stuck in across different work streams and be willing to learn and develop to support the team. You will be comfortable with using financial systems, in particular a general ledger system, and Excel.

    The Company Finance Team is a small but dynamic team which manages the end-to-end financial procedures for the organisation. The team collaborate across the business to ensure financial controls are being exercised effectively, that cash is collected efficiently, and vendors are paid promptly.

    The team are currently working remotely due to Covid-19, however following this following this you will have the opportunity to work in the office for a maximum of 2 days per week. As there is a permanent home working element to this role, you will need to ensure you are equipped for home working

    If you want to make a difference by utilising your existing finance skills in a company with a not-for-profit ethos, we would love to hear from you.

    For more information about this opportunity, please contact Mashuda Choudhury who would be happy to chat to you on 01438 544479.

    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, and the equal opportunities form. Once completed, please submit the forms in a word format to hfl.recruitment@hertsforlearning.co.uk

    As part of our move towards eradicating unconscious bias within the recruitment process, we ask that you follow the guidance stated in the application forms.

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

    We would love to hear from you.

    Closing date: Sunday 13th February 2022 at midnight         

    Interview date*: Thursday 24th and Friday 25th February 2022

    *Please note that the interviews will be taking place remotely.

    HfL is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. We insist on the equal treatment of all current and prospective colleagues and will never condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

    HfL is also equally committed to becoming an anti-racist organisation and we encourage you to view our Black Lives Matter statement which gives clarity on our anti-racist stance. In our relentless efforts to be an anti-racist organisation, we recognise the negative impacts of under representation and lack of diversity in our organisation, our education system and in all aspects of our society. Therefore, for recruitment into any HfL post, where we have 2 or more candidates of equal merit, candidates with protected characteristics will be given advantage over candidates without such characteristics. This is sometimes referred to as a ‘tie-breaker’ and is referred to as ‘positive action’ in the Equality Act 2010.

    To help us meet our high standards and aspirations of a fully diverse and inclusive workplace, we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply and to join us.

    Please note that if you are invited to interview, we will expect you to be prepared to discuss unconscious bias with us; we find these conversations more than any others give us all a good idea of what working together will be like.

     

    Contract: Permanent – 22.5 hours over 5 days per week, term time plus 2 weeks during Hertfordshire school holidays.

    Salary: Band 3 - FTE £18,400 to £23,820 p.a (pro-rata for reduced hours) Salary dependent on experience

    Location: Largely remote working, but with an expectation of 2 days a week in the Head Office in Stevenage.

    Do you thrive on a challenge, are flexible and are a great multi-tasker?

    Are you an exceptional administrator with experience in clerking/school governance?

    Or are you looking to build a career supporting school governance?

    If the answer is yes, why not come and join Herts for Learning Ltd where you can join an established team supporting governors, trustees and clerks.

    In this role you will be the primary point of contact for the clerking service and will work closely with the Clerking Officer to support with the management and smooth running of the service. In doing so you will come into contact with a wide variety of people including governors, trustees, school leaders and clerks; who you will need to build long lasting customer relationships with.

    As this is a customer centric role it is vital that you have excellent communication skills and be passionate about delivering a high level of customer service.  The role will require the successful candidate (once fully inducted) to be pro-active, self-led, well organised and able to use own initiative in line with the annual clerking workplan.

    As part of this role, you will also need to administer clerks’ payment claims, ensure invoicing of schools is accurate and timely and support all work relating to the financial year end. This role would suit someone with experience or a strong understanding of school governance, this is desirable but not essential for the right candidate who is willing to learn.

    The successful candidate will be required to work 22.5 hours over 5 days, ideally 10.00am – 2.30pm. You will also need to work remotely 1 evening per term supporting clerk events with time off in lieu.  In addition, there is a requirement to work an additional 10 days which will be split over the Hertfordshire school holidays in accordance with the team needs.

    If you are up to the challenge, then why not come and join the Governance Team at Herts for Learning Ltd (HfL). 

    As there is a permanent home working element to this role, you will need to ensure you are equipped for home working. If you drive, then a full driving licence and appropriate car insurance will be required.

    For an informal discussion regarding the role please email Kelly King, Clerking Officer at kelly.king@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, and the equal opportunities form. Once completed, please submit the forms in a word format to hfl.recruitment@hertsforlearning.co.uk

    As part of our move towards eradicating unconscious bias within the recruitment process, we ask that you follow the guidance stated in the application forms.

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

    We would love to hear from you.

    Closing date: Sunday 13th February 2022 at 11.59pm                  

    Interview date*: Monday 28th February 2022 

    Start date: Tuesday 19th April 2022 (negotiable)

    *Please note that the interviews will be taking place remotely.

    HfL is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. We insist on the equal treatment of all current and prospective colleagues and will never condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

    HfL is also equally committed to becoming an anti-racist organisation and we encourage you to view our Black Lives Matter statement which gives clarity on our anti-racist stance. In our relentless efforts to be an anti-racist organisation, we recognise the negative impacts of under representation and lack of diversity in our organisation, our education system and in all aspects of our society. Therefore, for recruitment into any HfL post, where we have 2 or more candidates of equal merit, candidates with protected characteristics will be given advantage over candidates without such characteristics. This is sometimes referred to as a ‘tie-breaker’ and is referred to as ‘positive action’ in the Equality Act 2010.

    To help us meet our high standards and aspirations of a fully diverse and inclusive workplace, we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply and to join us.

    Please note that if you are invited to interview, we will expect you to be prepared to discuss unconscious bias with us; we find these conversations more than any others give us all a good idea of what working together will be like.