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At ESP we live by our motto, 'Learning and working together for a better community'.

Please find some of our news stories below which demonstrate how we fulfil this vision. If you are holding an event that you would like us to help with, or alternatively any community news that you would like published on our website, please get in touch and we will be happy to help your cause.

03-02-2022 - - 0 comments
Return of the Ab!

After over 14 months out, Abbey is back and ready to continue to success of the Newport desk! We're looking forward to working with Abbey in the office again and the positive energy she brings with her. 

15-09-2021 - - 0 comments
Getting to know Erin

Erin joined the team, along with Rhys, in August - as our RCT account manager. Today we find out a little bit more about her 

13-09-2021 - - 0 comments
Teachers in Wales are set to get a pay rise - this is what it means for supply teachers

The NPS Supply Agency framework has now been in operation for two academic years – and this is being continually monitored by the NPS, responding to feedback and concerns from schools, supply staff and stakeholders.

13-09-2021 - - 0 comments
Getting to know Rhys

Rhys joined us in August as our dedicated Newport primary schools account manager - today we find out a little bit more about him! 

18-09-2020 - - 0 comments
Catch up with; Dave

Today we catch up with Dave, our compliance manager, about how he spent his lockdown

04-09-2020 - - 0 comments
Catch up with; Abbey

Today we catch up with our Senior Account Manager Abbey, whose recently returned from a family holiday in Turkey... we're not jealous.. honest

29-07-2020 - - 0 comments
Catch up with; Claire

Our marketing manager Claire started back in the office the beginning of this month but we find out what she spent her time off doing.

17-07-2020 - - 0 comments
Catch up with; Emma

We catch up with our account manager Emma, to see what she has done during furlough

02-07-2020 - Claire Carter - 0 comments
Welcome back!

We know the last few months have been difficult but we are glad to announce Claire and Abbey are back part time to help get the business ready for September and to catch up with all our candidates

19-03-2020 - - 0 comments
A Message from ESP

A Message from ESP

10-03-2020 - - 0 comments
Learning 4 Life

Claire had the pleasure of visiting Llamau’s centre in Cardiff in a bid to understand more thoroughly how the charity works.


28-02-2020 - Claire Carter - 0 comments
Caegarw's Celebration Assembly!

Emma and Claire attended Caegarw's celebration assembly yesterday...

14-02-2020 - - 0 comments
Go Red for Wales!

Today the team took part in Welsh Hearts "Go Red for Wales" charity event

11-02-2020 - - 0 comments
ESP dedicated account managers

Due to a recent switch around in the office we want to reintroduce your account managers! 

03-02-2020 - - 0 comments
Welcome Emma!

Today we welcome Emma to the ESP team, who will be joining as a trainee account manager

29-01-2020 - - 0 comments
2020 - another year of running!

Abbey will be completing the Cardiff Bay 10k in March and raising money for Velindre Cancer Centre, a charity close to her heart

16-01-2020 - - 0 comments

Education Supply Pool are happy to announce we will be working with the charity Welsh Hearts in 2020

17-12-2019 - - 0 comments
I guess this is goodbye...

After Christmas, Jay starts a new job with new opportunities, we catch up with him about his time with ESP and what he's enjoyed about working for the company

12-12-2019 - - 0 comments
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas: Dave CJ's Christmas favourites

Today we find out about Cynan Jones' favourite things about Christmas!

10-12-2019 - - 0 comments
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas: Jay's Christmas favourites

Does the self proclaimed office grinch like anything about Christmas?

09-12-2019 - - 0 comments
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas: Claire's Christmas favourites

We find out what Claire likes/dislikes about the festive season! 

03-12-2019 - - 0 comments
ESP officially launch partnership with Llamau

ESP are excited to announce our partnership with Llamau from Christmas this year and in to 2020

03-12-2019 - - 2 comments
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas: Abbey's Christmas favourites

We find out what makes Abbey's Christmas! 

02-12-2019 - - 0 comments
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas: Gez' Christmas favourites

It's December 2nd and we start to learn a little bit about Gez's Christmas traditions! 

02-12-2019 - - 0 comments
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas: Daves' Christmas favourites

We talk with Dave about what gets him in the Christmas spirit...

02-09-2019 - - 0 comments
Back to school!

Where did the Summer go?

26-06-2019 - - 0 comments
The importance of identifying dyslexia early

We talk to Marian Howells, a trainer from Cariad Training who delivers several courses on dyslexia

10-06-2019 - Claire Carter - 0 comments
A day in the life of a teaching assistant

Dave, our compliance manager, works part time as a teaching assistant in a school in Newport. We find out a bit more about why he loves this job and why he decided to work in education.

06-06-2019 - David Cynan Jones - 0 comments
Completing your NQT year through supply


Did you know it’s possible to complete your induction year by working as a visiting teacher through Education Supply Pool?


22-05-2019 - - 0 comments
Getting to know you: Abbey

We find out more about Abbey!


22-05-2019 - - 0 comments
Getting to know you: Claire

Claire started with ESP a week after Abbey and is our Marketing and Communications manager.

22-05-2019 - Claire Carter - 0 comments
Getting to know you: David

Last but certainly not least we find out more about our Training Coordinator Dave!

20-05-2019 - - 0 comments
Getting to know you: Gez

After 5 years in the business - we've decided it's time to introduce the team properly. What better way to do this than with a few getting to know you questions.

The boss goes first...


20-05-2019 - Claire Carter - 0 comments
Getting to know you: Dave

Today we introduce Dave Brunnock, the first of the two Daves in the office. 


20-05-2019 - - 0 comments
Getting to know you: Jay

We get to know a bit about Jay, our account manager who has worked for ESP for nearly 4 years. 

16-05-2019 - - 0 comments
ESP's newest recruit

Our very own boss baby's first day at work

03-05-2019 - - 0 comments
ESP attain REC Education Audit status
Education Supply Pool is pleased to announce that we have attained Audited Education status with the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation).
03-05-2019 - - 0 comments
Ditching the heels for running trainers

Abbey explains her motivations for competing in the Newport 10k this Saturday

07-03-2019 - Admin - 0 comments
It Is OK To Talk About Mental Health

How managing mental health issues affacted my personal and working life.

07-03-2019 - Admin - 0 comments
Cariad Training Makes It's First Appointment

We recently announced that we were actively working to get Cariad Training off the ground. Cariad Training is the Training Division of Education Supply Pool.

07-03-2019 - Admin - 0 comments
Education Supply Pool Supports World Mental Health Day

1 in 4 of us will experience mental health problems this year. Having a mate, family member or colleague in your corner can make all the difference. So, if someone you know is acting differently, step in. It’s World Mental Health Day on 10 October. The theme is ‘mental health in the workplace’ and we’re supporting Time to Change, a growing movement that’s changin

07-03-2019 - Admin - 0 comments
Education Supply Pool welcomes Hannah Winfield To The Team

Please join us in welcoming our new team member.

07-03-2019 - Admin - 0 comments
Education Supply Pool Agree New Community Partnership

Education Supply Pool are pleased to announce a new partnership with Blaenavon RFC

07-03-2019 - Admin - 0 comments
ARC Welcomes Education Supply Pool

ARC Welcomes Education Supply Pool

07-03-2019 - Admin - 0 comments
Record Breaking Week at ESP HQ

What better way to spend a Friday afternoon than celebrating the flurry of records that have been broken in the ESP office this week. 

07-03-2019 - Admin - 0 comments

So we did it, after months of preparation and training, on Saturday we completed the Dirty Dozen Races in Usk.

07-03-2019 - Admin - 0 comments
The Education Supply Pool Team Take On The Dirty Dozen Races For Charity

So  this Saturday the 9th of July, Gez Parker, Jay Nichols & Dave Brunnock undertake the challenge of a 6K obstacle course for the fantastic charity, 2 Wish Upon A Star.

07-03-2019 - Admin - 0 comments
Education Supply Pool Proud To Support 'Casey's Cause'

Since Education Supply Pool formed in March 2014, Gez and the team have successfully donated approximately £8000 to charities and good causes, with £4200 going directly to the wonderful ‘Sparkle Appeal’. However, we do not want to stop there

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