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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

Primary School Teacher

Blaenau Gwent

£138.56 per day

Duration: Ongoing

Primary School Teacher


£138.56 per day

Duration: Ongoing


Additional Learning Needs Teaching Assistant, Newport


£60/day - £70/day

Duration: Long term placement

Primary School Caretaker


£10 - £10.50 per hour

Duration: Long term placement

Science Technician


£10 - £11 per hour

Duration: Ad hoc

Learning Support Assistant


£60/day per day

Duration: Ongoing

Cover Supervisor

Rhondda Cynon Taf

£80.00 - £90.00 per day

Duration: Ongoing


£57.00 - £70.00 per day

Duration: Ongoing

1:1 ALN Teaching Assistant


£60.00 - £70.00 per day

Duration: Ongoing

Welsh Speaking Teaching Assistant


£10.49 - £12.55 per hour

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

Thomas has gone above and beyond to make sure that I have got placements for work. He is extremely hard working and very professional at all times. He is very efficient at his job and is very supportive and helpful. New Directions Education is a very professional organisation who have supported their employees and are very proactive in getting placements…

Joanne Teacher

I feel I have a great working relationship with my account manager, Anica. She was very proactive in updating me about available work and checks in with me frequently to see how things are going. She understands various changes in my circumstances and ensures my placements suite my needs. Anica successfully manages the relationships with the various schools and colleges…

Hayley Administrator

Tom has been my manager from day one and he has been excellent in getting me plenty of work. I feel he knows my requirements very well. It's always a pleasure dealing with Tom and I have been told similar things by other supply teachers who work for New Directions Education. The Highlight of working with New Directions Education is…

Chris Teacher

I've greatly enjoyed working with Hannah. During my time working with New Directions Education I've always found her to be professional yet warm. I greatly appreciated being called during the lock-down back in late March and being asked about my wellbeing while also being given updates on the work situation. Hannah is a great asset to the New Directions Education…

Adam FE Teacher

Dan is professional, friendly, approachable and always there for support and advice. Thank you. 3 words to describe New Directions Education are Flexibility, friendly and very professional. I have only been with New Directions Education for the past 10 years because you are the best!

Deeqo Teacher