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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

Teaching Assistant

Neath Port Talbot

£60 - £65 per day

Duration: Ad hoc

Teaching Assistant

Carmarthenshire

60.00 per day

Duration: Ongoing

Early Years/Foundation Phase Teacher

Denbighshire

£121.64 per day

Duration: Ongoing

Foundation Phase Teacher

Flintshire

121.64 per day

Duration: Ongoing

Year 5/6 Primary Teacher

Powys

£121.64 - £140.00 per day

Duration: Ad hoc

Caretaker

Shropshire

£10.50 - £10.50 per hour

Duration: Long term placement

Secondary Learning Support Assistant

Swansea

£56.34 per day

Duration: Ongoing

Learning Support Assistant

Swansea

£56.34 per day

Duration: Ongoing

French Teacher

Shropshire

From £90 per day

Duration: Ad hoc

English Teacher

Shropshire

From £90 per day

Duration: Ad hoc

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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

Tom is Efficient, organised and always ready to help when the need arises. I have no complaints about Tom's ability. The highlight of working with New Directions is that it’s all done for me. I just turn up on the day!  

Teacher Merthyr

Becky is always friendly, professional and very highly organised. I have always been more than happy about working with her. On the one occasion I had a problem with a booking, Becky contacted me promptly and resolved the situation. All other branch staff with whom I have had contact are also excellent. I have worked with other agencies and none…

Louise FE Teacher

Tom has been very professional throughout all contact. He has been very reliable, considerate and has always worked hard to ensure that I got subject-specific placements. He was in regular contact throughout the academic year.    

Michelle Teacher

Dan has been an excellent help throughout my employment with New Directions Education. He is always on hand to help and answer any questions should I need help.  Having an Account Manager on hand to speak to means Dan is always quick to respond to emails with excellent communication and a great level of experience. The highlights of working for…

Claire NQT

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