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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

Primary Teachers

Caerphilly

£127.72 per day

Duration: Ongoing

Foundation Phase Teacher – Morning’s Only

Caerphilly

£65.00 per day

Duration: Ongoing

1:1 Additional Learning Needs Teaching Assistant

Flintshire

£55.00 - £60.00 per day

Duration: Ongoing

Online Teacher

Wrexham

£23,500 - £25,000 per annum

Duration: Fixed term

Learning Support Assistant, Learning Resource Base Unit

Monmouthshire

60 per day

Duration: Ongoing

Yr 3 Learning Support Assistant

Torfaen

60 per day

Duration: Maternity cover

Secondary Learning Support Assistant

Monmouthshire

£60 per day

Duration: Ongoing

Primary Learning Support Assistant

Newport

£60 per day

Duration: Ongoing

1:1 Learning Support Assistant

Monmouthshire

£60 per day

Duration: Ongoing

Foundation Phase Teaching Assistant

Carmarthenshire

£56 - £65 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

Daniel is the perfect Account Manager. Excellent communication skills, very emphatic, honest, and straight-talking. Been a rock during COVID 19. Has kept me up to date throughout lockdown. Looking forward to the next phase of working with him in September. The newsletters are great - I feel a valued candidate.

Geraldine Teacher

Working with New Directions has been an honor. Tom is very personal and professional, and did his best to find me a placement for every day I had availability. If I ever had any questions, he would respond quickly with an answer. Very knowledgeable, and clearly loves what he does. As I’m originally from the USA, I worked as a…

Amanda Cover Supervisor

Kirsty has placed me in roles that are well suited to my skills and all my expectations have been met, in terms of regularity of work and the possibility of long-term placements. Kirsty's style of communication is consistently positive and she responds to queries with a can-do attitude. Having Kirsty as my account manager has ensured that I have full…

Owain WLM Teacher

I came to New Directions Education having finished a year as a Primary PE Teacher with the desire to be back in the classroom teacher role, having had my own classes for the 3 previous years. This would and has given me the ability to go into a variety of primary schools across the Wirral to teach all of the…

Testimonial from a Wirral Primary Teacher

My account manager is always professional, polite and friendly. Since joining New Directions Education I have found that Jen always tries to find suitable work in schools which are close and convenient, taking into consideration my year group preferences. This was one of the main reasons I chose New Directions  Education, previously I was finding it difficult to get placements…

Testimonial from a Wirral Primary Teacher