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. 

For more good stuff like this, follow us on social media - you can find us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn. Or pick up the phone and give us a call.

Registering with Smile - 31-01-2024 - - 0 comments
Teaching Assistant Jobs: Everything You Need to Know

Teaching assistants are hugely important in helping students to feel safe, understood and supported in achieving their potential. Could it be the perfect job for you?

If you're considering a teaching assistant or SEN teaching assistant job, we're here to help. In this blog, we've explored everything you'll need to know before you get started. This includes information about different TA levels, qualifications you'll need and more.

Registering with Smile - 19-01-2024 - - 0 comments
Supply Teaching: Is It Worth It?

Wondering if now is the time to take the leap into supply teaching? Whether you've been teaching decades, or even if you're just starting out, supply teaching might be the perfect next step for you.

Sure, since we're a supply teaching recruitment agency, you might call us biased. However, because we're passionate about matching the right people with the right roles, we're an honest bunch. So, we've put together a realistic list of some of the benefits of supply teaching.

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What is a resourcer?

You may have heard of recruitment consultants but what are recruitment resourcers? Charlotte, one member of our growing resourcing team, explains more about the role that resourcers play in recruitment. 

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What is APSCo Compliance+ and how does it impact you?

What is APSCo Compliance+ and how does it impact you? Find out more.

Registering with Smile - 11-11-2020 - - 1 comments
Why should you add your DBS to the Update Service?

We encourage all of our school and children’s residential staff to add their DBS to the Update Service as soon as it arrives as you only have 30 days after your certificate issue date to register. But why should you register with the Update Service? What are the advantages? Here are the three biggest reasons.

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How to reach our Cannock office

How to reach our Staffordshire-based Cannock office by car, train and bus.

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Documents you'll need to complete for your Smile registration

Documents that you'll need to bring to your Smile registration.

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Your Smile Registration - what to expect

Here is a little more info about what you can expect at each stage of your registration with Smile Education.

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How to reach our Birmingham office

To make getting here a little easier we’ve put together some handy directions to our Birmingham-based office.

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What happens next? | Smile Blog

So, you've attended your registration interview with Smile, what happens next?

Registering with Smile - 19-11-2019 - - 0 comments
Registering with Smile - we will come to you!

Planning on registering with our teaching agency, but can’t make it to our offices? Don’t worry - we’ll come to you. 


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