New Directions Education Manchester is based in a landmark office building at a prominent, central location in Manchester’s established and vibrant business district. New Directions Education is one of the leading teaching supply agencies in England. The team of experienced consultants operate across the city and surrounding areas in recruiting staff for the education sector. As well as providing a professional recruitment service, New Directions also offers a wide range of training courses to support our clients and candidates continuous professional development.
The Manchester office recruits for primary, secondary and SEN schools from short-term cover to long-term supply. By working closely with local authorities (LA) they provide the right solution the first time.
New Directions is a member of the education division of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and an umbrella body of the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB).
We cover the following areas: Manchester, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale, Oldham, Tameside, Trafford, Stockport and Salford.
We recruit for the following positions: Qualified Teachers, Learning Assistants, Newly Qualified Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Cover Supervisors, Education Admin Staff, Caretakers, School Technicians, Invigilators and Nursery Nurses.
- Since the Manchester branch opened in January 2011 the team have registered over 500 candidates.
- The team in Manchester have filled over 7,000 shifts across the region to date (August 2014)
- In a recent satisfaction survey 87% of New Directions candidates said that they would recommend New Directions Education to fellow professionals.
- 73.48% of the bookings placed with the Manchester office are short-term initially.
- There are over 170 schools listed on the Manchester City Council website* for the immediate Manchester areas.
*Accurate August 2014
Our Latest Testimonial
I would like to share my experience of working with New Directions; I started working with New Directions Education on the 21/10/2013. Upon meeting for my initial induction, it became clear that New Directions is a company that prides itself on building relationships with their clients and candidates. I was surprised with the amount of attention to detail and also their personal touch, it became clear from the offset that it is a company I can identify with and am proud to be associated with.
From my experience of working with other agencies, I can say without any doubt that New Directions Education for me is the standout agency, the level of professionalism and personal association is second to none, I have always felt valued and supported within my role, if I ever have any queries or need to clarify anything, the staff are always helpful, patient and understanding. There is a great deal of opportunity to improve your skills and knowledge through CPD.
Throughout my time of working with New Directions Education I have had the opportunity to update my skills and attended various courses including Safeguarding, First aid, Team Teach and many more. The training for me has been outstanding. the training is delivered with attention to detail, is informative, true passion and great level of contextualisation which helps to put things into perspective, it is clear that Steve who conducted the training sessions has vast valuable experience and passion which makes courses enjoyable and informative.
Steve is keen to ensure that the needs of all trainee’s are met and all learners come away with a sense of having gained not only the qualification but also a deep level of understanding, I would recommend the courses to teachers and support staff, you can be sure you will come away feeling more confident and have gained a great wealth of knowledge.
I would sincerely like to thank my Account Manager for her efforts in finding me placements that have been fully enjoyable and my needs have met with aplomb, my Account Manger is the most passionate person I have had the pleasure of working with, always keen to go the extra mile to ensure that my placements meet my expectations, I can only conclude that you have a truly outstanding member of staff, thank you sincerely for all your effort and hard work.
If you are looking for an agency that works hard for you, I would recommend New Directions Education.
Lee, FE Teacher
How to find us
- Office Manchester:
New Directions Education Ltd
6th Floor, Peter House
Tel: 0161 636 9450
- By Train: Oxford Road train station
- By Tram: Metrolink - St. Peters Square
- Travel Information: Transport for Greater Manchester