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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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:
Required for September or January start
Permanent contract, full time – 37 hours per week
Part time considered for right candidate
Salary £60,000 - £66,000 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 07913 973738 or Liz Shapland (Deputy Education Services Director – Secondary) on 07748 148246. To submit an application or to discuss any queries, please contact our Central Recruitment Team on 01438 843465 or email@example.com
Closing Date: Friday 22nd June 2018 (midday)
Interviews: Week beginning 25th June 2018
Permanent contract, fulltime 37 hours per week
Salary: £18,000 p.a
Based in Stevenage.
The HR & Recruitment Services team provides specialist advice and consultancy to over 500 schools. The schools repeatedly buy our service year after year because of the depth of expertise and the high quality of service we provide.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, confident individual to join the team and manage the Teach in Herts service offered to schools. This service includes managing the Teach in Herts website and social media along with planning and attending recruitment fairs.
This is an exciting opportunity to drive the Teach in Herts service and be a brand ambassador for Herts for Learning and Teach in Herts.
The ideal candidate will be website savvy and familiar with using social media platforms to drive campaigns and attract traffic. Experience in planning and organising events will be beneficial as event organisation will be a core aspect of the role.
Also an excellent level of English, both verbal and written, will be essential as you will be producing written content and attending recruitment fairs.
This job is open to current/recent graduates (last 3 years) looking for an exciting and varied role. If you are a resourceful, proactive individual with a positive attitude to undertaking a varied role then do get in touch.
A full, clean driving licence is required (and use of car for planned events).
Please contact Anne Taylor, Head of Recruitment Services via email firstname.lastname@example.org and provide your mobile number so that we can arrange a mutually convenient time to talk. Part of the time the job is advertised, Anne will be out of the country on holiday and will therefore respond by email only.
For application queries and submission, please contact our Recruitment Team on 01438 843465 or email@example.com
Closing Date: Monday 25th June 2018 at midnight
Interview Day: Tuesday 3rd July 2018
- job outline - recruitment assistant graduate (pdf/356kb)
Permanent contract, 30 to 37 hours per week (Term Time plus 2 weeks up to 52 weeks considered)
Salary: £45,000 to £48,000
Based in Stevenage
School Business Leadership is at a pivotal point in its profession – whether you are looking to specialise in a specific aspect of the role or develop your career to an executive level, there is more opportunity available than ever before.
Herts for Learning created their Business Management Services in 2014 to ensure each school had access to business acumen and support and develop the careers of business management professionals. As the team continues to grow, we are looking to recruit a BM Services Manager who will work closely with the Head of BM Services to realise the vision of the team. This new role suits a business management professional who demonstrates a particular passion for developing a highly effective team and delivering a high quality service to their customers. Working in our Head office and within schools this role is the opportunity to make a difference to our schools.
As the Business Management Services Manager, you will:
- be an exemplar practitioner in school business with experience of meeting ‘head on’ the challenges faced by schools and Multi Academy Trusts
- demonstrate the leadership and passion to continue to develop and support our highly qualified team of consultant practitioners
- be inspired by working in schools to improve their business management expertise and financial sustainability
- be committed to ensuring our services meet the needs of schools, business management professionals and education leaders
In return, we can offer you excellent conditions of employment including flexible working and exciting professional development opportunities both at a local and national level. The role can be offered as either four or five days per week and from term time plus two weeks to 52 weeks for the right candidate.
For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Liz Leeman on 01438 845529
For application queries, please contact our Central Recruitment Team on 01438 843465 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: midnight on Monday 25 June
Interview Day: Thursday 5 July 2018