Are you a supply teacher, teaching assistant or residenital support worker looking for some help and advice? If so, you are 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, NQTs 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.
After the prime minister’s announcement about easing ‘Plan B’ measures, you might be wondering what this means for you and our schools. Here is everything you need to know.
We are delighted to announce that our Charity of the Year for 2021/2022 is Help Harry Help Others.
In a bid to spread some holiday cheer, we have trawled the internet to find some Christmas cracker jokes that only teachers would find funny. Enjoy!
We are so excited to announce our partnership with Smart Works Birmingham.
We are so proud to have achieved 99.5% in our 2021 APSCo Compliance+ audit.
We are really pleased to announce that we have signed the Mental Health in Recruitment Awareness to Action Pledge.
We are thrilled to announce our partnership with The Albion Foundation the charity behind West Bromwich Albion Football Club.
An update on the furlough scheme from Smile Education.
Michael, primary recruitment consultant at our sister company, Smile Leadership, and spoken word poet shares his thoughts on the power of poetry in the classroom.
Safeguarding is something that as a business, we take very seriously. Not only are all of our staff safer recruitment trained, we are also an APSCo Compliance+ accredited agency.
Everything you need to know about self-isolating from whether you should to how long for.
As it’s Black History Month, we wanted to do a special spotlight on those from the black community, both past and present, that have influenced and changed education for the better.
We are proud as punch to say that we achieved 100% in our 2020 APSCo Compliance+ audit.
If you missed our COVID and Schools Q&A or just want a refresher you’ll find all the questions and the answers in this blog.
Do you have to wear a face mask in school? Here is the latest information.
Blended learning is a term that has been thrown around a lot lately but what is it and what are the benefits to students and teachers?
So, just what will the new normal in schools when they reopen? We’ve broken down the main guidance from the Department of Education (DfE) for you.
As its childrens book week this week we thought it was a great opprtunity to share 5 of the team at Smile Educations favourite childrens books with you.
During our most recent APSCo Compliance+ audit in October 2019, we are very proud to say that we achieved a score of 99%.
It's International Day of Women and Girls in Science and to celebrate we thought we’d take a look at some of our favourite and most influential women in science throughout history.
2019 is officially over and 2020 has begun but while we are still getting used to writing and/or typing 20 instead of 19, we wanted to take a look back over the past year and more importantly say thank you.
We are so thrilled to announce that this year we are the winners of the CSR Initiative of the Year award 2019!
We are proud to announce that we have just opened our very own Cannock office!
We sat down with Anna, one of the headteachers from the Erdington Schools Collaboration, to find out more about how the collaboration works.
A shout out to all the caretakers, cleaners, administrators, IT technicians, subject technicians and exam invigilators out there who make our schools better places.
Teachers inspire us in many ways and primary school teacher, Chrystel is no different. Except it’s not just her lessons that are inspiring children, it’s her astonishing weight loss journey.
We are really proud to have officially launched our residential division.
Each year we ask all of our schools, teachers and support staff for their opinions on Smile and we are pleased to say that we have received some great feedback this year. Here is what they had to say...