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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

Level 5 Learning Support Assistant (L5 LSA)


£10.00 per hour

Duration: Ongoing

Learning Support Assistant (LSA)


£9.39 per hour

Duration: Ongoing

Primary Teacher


£120 - £140 per day

Duration: Ongoing

Nursery Assistant


£9.39 per hour

Duration: Ongoing

Welsh Speaking Administrator (WLM)


£11.50 per hour

Duration: Ongoing

Welsh Speaking Cover Supervisors (WLM)

North Wales

69.00 per day

Duration: Ongoing

Welsh Speaking Teaching Assistants (WLM – TA)


57.70 per day

Duration: Ongoing

HLTA, Bridgend


£75 per day

Duration: Ongoing

Additional Learning Needs Teacher

South Wales

£125 - £125 per day

Duration: Ongoing

One to One Support – Torfaen


£57 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

Ella is a truly lovely person who is excellent at her job role as Account Manager. She is super friendly and incredibly helpful. I feel comfortable and valued as a New Directions Education employee because of Ella. She has great communication skills and feels like a friend. My highlight of working for New Directions is my Account Manager, Ella. She…

Charlotte Chrisham Teaching Assistant

Ella is a lovely lady - very professional. She always does her very best to make sure I am in work. When I have had a problem, Ella has sorted it swiftly and sympathetically. It is a pleasure to work for New Directions Education. I have recommended New Directions to several people as they are an excellent Agency to work…

Amanda Tomkins Teaching Assistant

My Account Manager Ella has always been approachable, friendly and has really made the time to get to know me and find me work that matches my skills and experience. Ella is always cheerful and is always quick to pass on praise and positive comments from schools. She has also got me into several long term positions with various schools…

Michelle Keates Teaching Assistant

Ella is really friendly and approachable, and really easy to chat to! She makes regular contact to catch up and inform me of bookings, or to ask about future bookings ahead. I enjoy working for New Directions Education as it works really well around my other part-time job where my days are not set. It enables flexibility with availability, as…

Ceri Lewis Teaching Assistant

My Account Manager Anica is always very helpful and always available to help with any queries. She checks with me to see how I am getting on and takes an interest in my wellbeing. I have been offered courses to enhance my development, which enables me to step into any placements with confidence. New Directions Education can be relied upon…

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