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We are one of the largest education recruitment and training specialists for both supply and permanent staff in the UK, and the preferred supplier of staff to the education sector across Wales.

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Our expert team are here to work with you, helping you to find the right placement in your local area. We work in partnership with you to ensure we match you to the perfect role. Discover the range of candidate benefits and browse the latest vacancies.

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For schools & colleges

Since 1999 we’ve been one of the premier supply teaching recruitment and training agencies to the education community across England and Wales. We are committed to providing our clients with the very highest calibre supply staff. Discover what sets New Directions apart.

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Latest job vacancies

English Teacher


£90 - £200 per day

Duration: Ongoing

Newly Qualified Primary Teacher

Vale of Glamorgan

£90 + per day

Duration: long term

Newly Qualified Teacher

Rhondda Cynon Taf

£90 - £125 per day

Duration: Long Term

Newly Qualified Teacher


£90 - £125 per day

Duration: Long Term

Welsh Speaking Newly Qualified Teachers


£90 - £110 per day

Duration: On going

Welsh Speaking Teaching Assistant


£51.65 - £65 per day

Duration: On going

Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT), Flintshire


£90 - £110 per day

Duration: Long term supply

Teaching Assistant


£55 - £60 per day

Duration: Summer term

Lunchtime Supervisor

Cheshire West & Chester

£8.90 - £10.00 per hour

Duration: Temporary placements

Learning Support Assistant; Additional Learning Needs


£57 per day

Duration: Long Term

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What makes New Directions Education different?

With two decades of experience, and registering over 250,000 jobs in schools, colleges and universities each year, we are committed to finding education staff the right job, the first time.

The benefits of working with us include:

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    Guaranteed payment scheme

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    FREE continuous professional development for candidates

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    Competitive rates of pay

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    Industry events and conferences

We have been working with New Directions for a couple of years now and it is a pleasure to work with Lauran. Lauran offers a personal service and is professional, efficient and friendly and very responsive to our needs, working hard to find the correct match for us. Lauran has a good knowledge and made sure she got to know…

Business Manager Cheshire Primary School

I couldn't hope for anybody better to work with than Chloe. She always keeps me up to date with what's happening and why it's happening. I never have to worry about any part of working for New Directions and we regularly catch up with each other on what is happening. Chloe makes working with New Directions a pleasure. I love…

John Primary Teacher

Chloe has been an excellent account manager. She is very professional, friendly, helpful and approachable. She has been very understanding and accommodating about my variable availability and circumstances over the year. Chloe maintains regular contact and I have found her to be very reliable. The increasing range and availability of CPD courses is a new highlight. I haven't been able…

Deborah Primary Teacher

Chloe has always been quick to reply to any query, flexible with my ever changing weekly timetable and understanding when my home life dictates when I am available. I love working at the school where I've been for four years. Prior to that I liked the fact that I was never pressured if I was unable to work. I would…

Jayne Primary Teacher

Chloe is always happy to help, and has always found long term contract work for me as I wished. Chloe is really friendly, reliable and easily contactable. My highlight has been how easy it is to get through to Chloe and how helpful she is.  All the staff on the teaching line that I have spoken to have always been…

Bryony Primary Teacher