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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 we have been named as a preferred supplier of staff to the education sector across Wales as part of the Welsh Government’s National Procurement Service framework.

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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

Cover Supervisor

Cheshire West

£65 - £75 per day

Duration: Ongoing

Bulgarian speaking Teaching Assistant

Neath Port Talbot

60 per day

Duration: Ongoing

Key Stage 2 Teacher, Haverfordwest

Pembrokeshire

Competitive rates of pay

Duration: Ongoing

Foundation Phase Teacher, Carmarthen

Carmarthenshire

Competitive rates of pay

Duration: Ongoing

Foundation Phase Newly Qualified Teacher

Swansea

£127.72 per day

Duration: Ongoing

Key Stage 2 Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT)

Swansea

£127.72 per day

Duration: Ongoing

Welsh Speaking Secondary Teacher

Cardiff

£132.72 per day

Duration: Ongoing

Cover Supervisor

Cardiff

£75.00 - £85.00 per day

Duration: Ongoing

Cover Supervisor

Rhondda Cynon Taf

£75.00 - £85.00 per day

Duration: Ongoing

Science Teacher

Wirral

£100 - £140 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

Once I had the original interview for a supply teaching role with New Directions, I was put in touch with Hannah to deal with the compliance side of things and documents etc. Right from the get go Hannah was extremely enthusiastic, very, very helpful and just a joy to be in contact with. An extremely positive and professional attitude throughout…

Huw Teacher

I have worked with New Directions only for a short time (June to December 2019) but had a positive experience. My account manager was Chloe Evans who communicated on a fantastic level with me throughout, always taking in to account my preferences, needs and issues. I worked more or less on a full-time basis where I was offered to sign…

Saira Primary Teacher

Hannah has been very helpful in my short time at New Directions. I was surprised at how fast I was able to get work and the great level of support given in the first few jobs. While cover work can be quite daunting, sufficient information and communication was available to make the work highly enjoyable! The whole system is set…

Adam FE Teacher

Tom has been really helpful in securing me a longer term contract, which is close to home. Communication has been great and the flexibility to work the hours which are available to me as a working parent.

Bethan Teacher

 I am regularly in contact with Dan at New Directions and I have received work for a large majority of the time since October 2019. The highlight has been the regular work provided, especially a long run at a particular school where it was nice to feel settled.

Gwyn Teacher