Working For Hart Learning And Development

We think that working in education offers some of the most important and fulfilling jobs in the world.


Helping people realise their potential and build a life for themselves and their families; helping businesses to improve and grow; and helping to build strong, vibrant, communities.


If you share our passion we want to hear from you – check out our vacancies, read about the benefits you’d get from working with us, and take a look at how we’ve paved the way for our talented staff to progress within the Group.




The Hart Learning Group is a charitable organisation with a mission to create social and economic value through learning.  The Hart Learning Group currently includes:


North Hertfordshire College: a further education college with over 3,000 full-time students in the full range of sector areas.  At NHC, we help people realise their potential and build a life for themselves and their families; help businesses to improve and grow; and help to build strong, vibrant, communities.


Hart Schools Trust: a burgeoning multi-academy trust which supports primary and secondary schools in Stevenage.  At Hart Schools Trust, we put school improvement and curriculum collaboration at the heart of all we do.  If you share our passion, we want to hear from you.


Hart Learning & Development: a progressive, national learning and development business that helps business clients of all sizes to engage with emerging talent through apprenticeships and other training. At Hart L&D we want to be the best – at everything! That means we need the best people to help us deliver for our clients and learners.

Our values DRIVE our mission and strategy

Our values are really important to us.  They define how we work and enable our success: 


Respect: We value the contribution that each member of our community makes.  We ensure that we are an inclusive, welcoming and open organisation that encourages and values different thinking and perspectives.


Ambition: We have high expectations about what we, our colleagues and our learners can achieve.  We are a true learning organisation that is eager to continue to improve and develop


Professionalism: We conduct ourselves in a professional way.  We commit to developing our knowledge, skills and experience to better do our jobs.


Inspiration: We motivate and instil a sense of belief in ourselves, our colleagues and our learners.  We have a strong ‘can do’ ethos and believe that enjoying what we do is important.


Integrity: We act in an open and honest way.  We see trust as central to the way that we work, we do what we say we will do.


Community: We are committed to building a community where everyone has a voice, feels supported and can thrive.  We are committed to being an active and responsible part of our local and wider communities


Excellence: We strive for excellence in everything we do.  We encourage and challenge ourselves and each other to do the very best for our learners, colleagues and community.


The Hart Learning Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and provide proof of their right to work in the UK.


Disability confident committed


By working with the Hart Learning Group, you’ll be part of a progressive, passionate, ambitious and fun team, and you’ll gain access to a massive range of staff benefits, including:

  • 50% discount on existing provision of adult professional courses (subject to terms and conditions)
  • Access to existing provision of adult leisure courses free of charge (subject to terms and conditions)
  • Access to our organisational counsellor
  • Bike2Work scheme
  • Childcare financial assistance
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Discounted childcare services with Toadhall Nursery (Hitchin) and BusyBees (Stevenage)


  • Discounted meals with HART kitchens
  • Discounts with the UniDays Mobile App
  • Family-friendly policies
  • Fun and insightful staff development events throughout the year
  • No joining fees at Stevenage Leisure Limited leisure centres
  • NUS discount cards
  • Regular performance development reviews
  • Low cost treatments at NHC’s hair & beauty salon, Hart Salon
  • Technology Products Salary Sacrifice Scheme
  • Togetherall Mental Health Services
  • And so much more!

Recruitment FAQs

I'm interested in working at the Hart Learning Group, where can I find a list of all the current vacancies?

You can find our list of vacancies here.

How do I apply for a job with the Hart Learning Group?

Once you’ve found the vacancy(s) you’d like to apply for here, please visit the page for the respective job role and fill in the contact form at the bottom of the page where you can tell us a bit about yourself and attach your CV. Please note that all fields of the contact form are mandatory.

Should I receive an email confirming that I've applied for the role?

At this time, no. However a message should come up on screen telling you that you’ve successfully submitted your application.

How will I know if I'm successful?

Due to the high number of applicants, we don’t reply to all candidates. We’ll only contact you if you’re successful in securing an interview. Please presume that if you’ve not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you’ve not been successful in progressing to the next stage of application.

Can I make a speculative application?

Yes! If you don’t see a vacancy that suits you right now, but think you could help us realise our dreams for the Hart Learning Group, drop us a line anyway at recruitment@hartld.co.uk with your CV and a few words about the sort of things you think you could help us with.

How can I avoid applying too late?

Whether there’s a closing date or not, our vacancies may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

I already work for the Hart Learning Group and would like to apply for another job here. How do I do that?

If you’re working for us and want to apply for any of our live vacancies, please do so via the internal Recruitment Portal on our SharePoint.

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