Who are Affinity?


Established in 2008, Affinity Education Limited are an independent, reputable education recruitment specialist company located in Wales.

Affinity Education is owned and managed by Directors Mary Barton and Hayley Stockdale-Smith, who collectively have over 30 years' experience of working within education recruitment. They share a mutual passion for the industry in which they specialise, creating an energetic and unique business partnership with their committed team of colleagues.


What do they do?

Affinity ‘connect' Education professionals with Secondary Schools across Wales and understanding the staffing needs of our schools, we offer effective and intelligent cover solutions, supplying Teachers and Education Support Staff to Schools in Wales, who provide an invaluable

contribution to the Education workforce.

Affinity is dedicated to providing a high-quality recruitment service to Schools in Wales and offering employment opportunities to education personnel living in Wales.


Why work with Affinity?


Affinity Education is an established, highly professional company, forging long lasting, positive working relationships with the teachers, education support staff and schools in which they work with and are seen as a refreshing choice of a public sector recruiter within the education industry.

Affinity Education proactively promote our registered staff to secure them suitable short and long-term work within schools.

The majority of registered staff are introduced via recommendations from fellow education professionals.

​Affinity Education share close links with Teacher Training Universities in Wales and are invited to attend their exclusive annual Teacher Recruitment Fairs, hold independent recruitments days and advertise on the university job boards. Teachers and Education Support Staff working with Affinity Education are part of our team, our colleagues and we endeavour to make everyone feel values and supported.

We welcome you to view our ‘Happy Candidates’ page which endorses the service we provide to our registered staff together with our ‘Quality of Service’ page, providing features of our standards of excellence including pay assurances.