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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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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

Science Technician

Shropshire

From £12.00 per hour

Duration: Ongoing

School Administrator

Flintshire

£9.00 - £10.00 per hour

Duration: Ongoing Supply

Year 3 Teacher

Carmarthenshire

Competititve rates of pay offered

Duration: Ongoing

Foundation Phase Teacher

Carmarthenshire

Competitive rates of pay offered per day

Duration: Ongoing

Year 6 Teacher

Carmarthenshire

Competitive rates of pay offered per day

Duration: Ongoing

Cover Supervisor

Swansea

Competitive daily rate per day

Duration: on going

Primary Teacher

Neath Port Talbot

Competitive daily rate per day

Duration: Ongoing

Primary School Teachers

Denbighshire

£124 - £130 per day

Duration: Ongoing

Teaching Assistant for Pupil Referral Unit Swansea

Swansea

Competitive daily rate per day

Duration: Potential long term placement

Teacher Neath Port Talbot

Neath Port Talbot

Competitive daily rate per day

Duration: Ongoing

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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

I first came across New Directions when I did a web search for a new agency. It was very easy to register with ND, just an informal chat and proof of qualifications etc. I have found ND to be very efficient and have obtained placements on a regular basis depending on my availability. The staff are very approachable and friendly.…

Peter Liverpool Primary Teacher

I've been working with New Directions for five months now, having changed over from another supply agency. The registration process was straight forward; I had an initial phone call with Owen to gather some more information and set my worries at bay, followed by an application form, references and a face-to-face interview. The interview was very relaxed, yet professional.  Once…

Jo – Secondary Teacher – Swansea

New Directions have been fantastic to work for. From the start they have been very supportive and very easy to communicate with. I am able to discuss any queries that I have with them and have frequent contact with them. The highlight is being provided with free training courses to help professional development. Not all agencies do this and I…

Clara Primary Teacher

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

Chloe Evans always does her best to accommodate our requests however unreasonable they may be. She always seems to be available no matter what time of day we call and will always go the extra mile to try to find the perfect fit for us. She is always cheerful even when very busy. We are able to rely on Chloe…

Lakeside Primary School