Candidate Testimonials

Kind words from happy candidates

We are delighted when we receive positive feedback about our service and the impact we have made on the lives of the people we work with. Here’s what some of our candidates had to say about us…

Once I had the original interview for a supply teaching role with New Directions, I was put in touch with...

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…

Saira, Primary Teacher
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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…

Adam, FE Teacher, Cardiff
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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, RCT
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 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…

Gwyn, Teacher, Caerphilly
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I have worked previously with other Teaching Agencies in South Wales and I must say that working with New Directions and Dan, in particular, has been a pleasure. Whether it was a Monday morning check-in from Dan to make sure…

Conor, NQT, Newport
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Dan and Tom from the Cardiff branch have been excellent finding me work. They both work really hard to ensure I get great placements usually in my subject area. They are friendly and reliable and always ask how I am…

Naomi, FE Teacher, Cwmbran
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My point of contact Dan, has always been very efficient when it comes to scheduling and coordinating school time, holidays and communication with the schools. There has always been a steady flow of available work and it is handled very…

Craig, NQT, Newport
Read more from Craig, NQT, Newport

Dan is an excellent Account Manager. He sorted long term work for me and frequently contacted me to check how it was going. New Directions Education is Reliable and great lines of communication always able to help.

Peter, Cover Supervisor, Torfaen
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