Are you a supply teacher or teaching assistant looking for some help and advice? If so, you are in the right place. Our blogs offer tips and tricks on everything from classroom management to interview tips and support, along with day in the life case studies from real supply teachers, ECTs and cover supervisors. They also give you an insight into what working for Smile is like, the ways which we support local communities and charities and the training and events that we offer. 

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Community and Charity Work - 24-10-2023 - - 0 comments
Donating Uniforms to Schools in Need

Smile Education has donated hundreds of items of uniform to local schools across the West Midlands since the beginning of September.

Community and Charity Work - 28-09-2023 - - 0 comments
Help With School Uniforms During the Cost of Living Crisis

In today's rapidly changing world, the topic of school uniforms has remained a subject of debate. With some calling for them to be banned altogether, others find plenty of perks for uniforms, such as cost-effectiveness and equality. One of the biggest concerns that often comes with the topic is the cost of school uniforms and how this can affect children and their parents, especially during the cost of living crisis.

Community and Charity Work - 23-05-2023 - - 0 comments
Smile’s Katy and Kash Smash Fundraising Targets After Charity Runs


This month, our Managing Director Katy and our North West Director Kash took on their first half marathons in aid of charity – and they both smashed it!


Community and Charity Work - 14-04-2022 - - 0 comments
Our HHHO Fundraising Plans

We're fundraising! Our Charity of the Year, Help Harry Help Others, does so much for those affected by cancer in our local area so we wanted to help them by raising money.

Community and Charity Work - 14-04-2022 - - 0 comments
Our Easter Hamper Fundraiser

Our secondary and SEN teams came together and decided to create an Easter hamper and have a raffle to raise money for Help Harry Help Others. It was a huge success with school staff, our colleagues and family members all getting involved!

Community and Charity Work - 28-01-2021 - - 0 comments
Join Team Leasa

Help us remember Leasa and raise money for Help Harry Help Others, one of her chosen charities. 

Community and Charity Work - 06-11-2020 - - 0 comments
Smile's many miles

As you’ll know, charity is something that is very important to us as both a company and a team and we refused to let the first lockdown get in the way of that. Of course, that doesn’t mean we broke the rules but instead, we found ways to fundraise while abiding by the social distancing guidelines in place. Conor, our senior compliance administrator, will tell you how.

Community and Charity Work - 01-11-2020 - - 0 comments
Chelsea is a MacMillan Game Hero

Chelsea, part of our candidate care team, gamed for 24 hours straight to raise money for MacMillan Cancer Support

Community and Charity Work - 10-12-2019 - - 0 comments
Supporting the homeless at Christmas

We have joined the Bags for Brummies initiative to support the homeless community in Birmingham. The collection is organised by Love Brum, is a Birmingham based charity that engages with and supports local people and businesses to build an even better Birmingham.

Community and Charity Work - 09-11-2019 - - 0 comments
Smile put their best feet forward

Back in June, some of the Smile team walked the Malvern Hills to help to raise money for Alzheimer’s Research UK.

Community and Charity Work - 12-08-2019 - - 0 comments
Smile makes people smile

We have done our bit for the local community by donating 38 advent calendars to Eyeland Optician's collection for the Black Country Food Bank, helping them to beat their current donation record. 


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