About the role



Part time contract,  30 hours per week (4 days working pattern), term time only plus 2 weeks

£28,000 p.a. (pro rata for part time), depending on experience, plus excellent benefits

Based in Stevenage

Herts for Learning Ltd (HfL) is the largest not-for-profit schools company in the UK, with a mission to improve education for children, whatever their background. We are 80% owned by schools and provide much needed services to support school improvement and raise pupil achievement on a non-profit basis.

Governance is a specialist team within HfL providing a fully traded service of support, guidance and training for the governing bodies of Hertfordshire’s schools & academies, and beyond.  In particular, Governance provides services for: a) Helpdesk support and advice; b) governor training and development; c) clerking; d) Chairs service; e) external reviews and self-reviews.  In addition to these services, the Governance team provides statutory functions of maintained schools in Hertfordshire on behalf of the County Council.

Reporting directly to the Head of Governance, the Clerking Officer will manage the clerking service and a remote team of 70 plus clerks.  This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to join an established team and make this new role their own.

Herts for Learning offers a range of benefits including:

  • Generous 28 day holiday entitlement on top of bank holidays
  • Performance related bonus
  • Excellent company pension scheme with 10% employer contribution and life insurance service benefits
  • Flexible working – over a quarter of our people work flexibly, including in senior roles
  • Childcare voucher scheme

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role please contact Hollie Common, Governance Officer, on 01438 843466.


In order to apply for this role, please complete the HfL application form, equal opps monitoring form and supporting statement explaining why you are applying and how you meet the requirements of the job outline and person specification. Please keep your supporting statement to a maximum of two sides of A4.

For further details about the role and our company please visit our website at www.hertsforlearning.co.uk/content/working-for-us

For application queries, please contact our HFL Recruitment Services Team on 01438 844786 or email your application and supporting documents to hfl.recruitment@hertsforlearning.co.uk

Closing Date:          Friday 1 September 2017 (midnight)

Interview Day:         Friday 8 September 2017




Contact details

Herts for Learning Ltd
Herts for Learning (SROB201) Robertson House Six Hills Way Stevenage
Herts SG1 2FQ

Telephone: 01438 844786
Email: hfl.recruitment@hertsforlearning.co.uk
Website: http://www.hertsforlearning.co.uk