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We are an award-winning and friendly supply teaching agency with over 10 years of experience in education recruitment. No matter whether it's a leadership, teaching or support role you're looking for, we can help you find a job in a school or children's residential setting local to you. Our team work closely with some of the best primary, secondary and SEN schools across the West Midlands and Staffordshire and are here to help make your job search as simple and stress-free as possible.

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Why school staff choose Smile...

Smile Education provides a service that gives teachers and school staff something to Smile about

School roles we recruit for

We support primary, secondary and SEN schools with their staffing and are proud to work with some of the very best teachers and teaching assistants that Birmingham and the Midlands has to offer. Using our knowledge and expertise we’re able to match the right teacher to the right school every time ensuring smiles all round!

Smile Education recruits Leaders


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Our sister company, Smile Leadership, is dedicated to supporting school leaders and those in centralised MAT roles with finding the right school for them. In addition to this, we’re also able to provide discounted safer recruitment training - required for those recruiting within schools - to those registered with either agency.

Smile Education recruits primary and secondary teachers in the West Midlands


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Searching for a teaching role? You are in the right place! We work with schools across the West Midlands and are able to offer both permanent and supply teaching roles. Choosing us as your agency also gives you access to free and discounted training opportunities and invites to events throughout the year.

Smile Education recruits teaching assistants in the West Midlands including Birmingham and the Black Country

Teaching Assistants

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Teaching assistants provide invaluable support within the classroom which is why we try our very best to assist them in finding work in a school they’ll love. Moreover, we’re able to offer all those who register with us access to resources to support with their job search and life in the classroom once they've secured a role.


Smile Education recruits SEN teachers and TAs to work in special education needs schools in the West Midlands.

SEN Teachers & TAs

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We are proud to support a number of SEN schools in the West Midlands with both their teaching and classroom support staff. The settings support children with a variety of needs which including physical, emotional and behavioural needs. Teaching staff looking for work in special needs schools also have the opportunity to gain a Team Teach qualification while working with us - a qualification required by most special needs schools and residential settings.

Smile Education recruits graduates and unqualified teachers to work in primary and secondary schools in the West Midlands.

Cover Supervisors

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Did you know that if you have a degree and some experience working with children you could be a cover supervisor? The role involves you supervising a class while they complete their work and is a great starting point for anyone considering undertaking a PGCE. We even offer cover supervisor training to help you feel confident in the classroom.

Smile Education recruits nursery nurses to work in both public and private nurseries in Birmingham, Staffordshire and the Black Country.

Nursery Nurses

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We support a number of West and East Midlands based nurseries with their staffing and recruit nursery nurses, room leaders and managers. We also offer all of our early years staff the option to undertake our Emergency Paediatric First Aid course - a compulsory requirement for those working in nursery settings. 


Smile Education also recruits for non-teaching roles including school cleaners, school kitchen assistants, office staff and caretakers in the West Midlands.

Other School Roles

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We know that schools don't just need help in the classrom which is why we  also recruit for a number of non-teaching roles including school caretakers, administrators, science technicians, cleaners, kitchen staff, lunchtime supervisors, exam invigilators, and more! Find more about our non-teaching roles and our registration process


Smile Education recruits children's support workers and registered managers to work in children's residential settings in the Midlands.

Residential Roles

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It’s not just schools we work with, we also work with a number of children’s residential care homes, respite centres and supported living facilities in the Midlands. We can find work for support workers, deputy managers and registered managers. Learn more about our residential division here

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Our most recent blogs

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We’ve had the pleasure of working with the Albion Foundation since 2018 to bring football to children in primary schools across Birmingham. This year was no diff...

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21-07-2022 -

We recently had the pleasure of working alongside the Aston Villa Foundation, the charity behind professional football club Aston Villa to organise, not one but two special need...

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