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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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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

Teaching Assistant – Caerphilly


£61.25 - £65.00 per day

Duration: Ongoing

Teaching Assistant (Trainee)


£61.50 - £61.50 per day

Duration: Ongoing

Key Stage 2 Teachers Required Halton

Runcorn - Halton

£90 - £150

Duration: Ongoing

Teaching Assistants Required Halton

Runcorn - Halton

£60 - £70 per day

Duration: Ongoing

Learning Support Assistant (Monmouth)


£61.25 per day

Duration: Ongoing

Two Teaching Assistant Roles – Porthcawl


£61.25 per day

Duration: Long term placement

Teaching Assistant – Powys Area


£65 per day

Duration: Ongoing

School Administrator


£10.50 - £11 per hour

Duration: Ongoing

School Caretaker


£10.20 - £10.50 per hour

Duration: Ongoing

Key stage 1 Teacher


£141.71 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

Natasha Cruse has been our school liaison for the past few months now and she is an absolute credit to New Directions. She's not only highly professional in how she deals with our school (on a daily basis sometimes) but she has shown innovation in her practices, making my life as a cover coordinator in school much easier. She is…

Ysgol John Bright Deputy Headteacher

Lauren has been an amazing account manager. She has been extremely supportive and understanding and has played a key role in helping me branch out into KS2 supply work. She has enabled me to build confidence and motivate me to undertake supply work on a day-to-day basis. I can only thank Lauren for all the effort and hard work she…

Robyn Teacher

Lauren is very friendly and professional when communicating with me. She always manages to find me work and is able to accommodate to situations where my circumstances change with regard to being able to work e.g. illness, other commitments.

Mary Teacher

Garth is my account manager and is polite and helpful. He always keeps in touch and is a pleasure to have as my designated person. He's friendly and approachable and finds me work when needed. A definite asset to the company.  

Donna LSA

‘Thank you to everyone at ND for all the support over these past 3 years, the excellent handling of the Covid crises and I do hope ND will keep up the amazing work it has been doing including amongst other things the webinar sessions which have offered a wide variety of topics and have been a greatly appreciated.’ I would…

Secondary Teacher Anglesey