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Tudor Grange Academies Trust News - 14-11-2023 - - 0 comments
New Partnership Benefits West Midlands Academies

Those looking for short or long-term teaching, teaching assistant, leadership and school support roles across the Midlands can benefit from a new partnership between Tudor Grange Academies Trust and Smile Education, a recruitment agency based in Birmingham.

The collaboration aims to make job opportunities for teachers, teaching assistants, and support staff more visible in the local community, aligning with the Trust's goal of achieving excellence across each of their academies.

Beyond sourcing talent for the Trust, Smile Education will also be adding value to each academy it covers, getting involved in events such as open days, mock interviews and supporting with marketing activities.

Katy Rees, Managing Director at Smile Education, shared, “We're very excited about the potential of our new partnership with Tudor Grange Academies Trust. Our aim is to provide excellent staff while ensuring the safety of children remain a priority, and our commitment to adhering to APSCo Compliance standards reflects this. Our team are dedicated to providing a consistently excellent service to our clients and candidates alike, and I’m immenselv proud of how they’ve been supporting the Trust already. We’re looking forward to being a part of the Trust’s mission and can’t wait to see what the future holds.”

The partnership commenced early November 2023.

Claire Maclean, CEO at Tudor Grange Academies Trust, said: 'Smile have worked hard to get to know our individual schools, we have made some strong appointments so far and we are hoping this partnership will grow and become central to our recruitment strategy.” 

Tudor Grange Academies Trust is a family of 13 primary and secondary academies within the Midlands, who all share an ethos, common values and collective goals.

The Trust’s core strategic vision is to develop a Multi Academy Trust of four self-sufficient geographical hubs: Solihull, Worcestershire, Warwickshire and the East Midlands, and is driven to ensure children will live ‘Happy, fulfilling lives’.

Smile Education are an education recruitment agency based in the Midlands. Having recently expanded to Greater Manchester and other locations across the UK, the agency supports primary, secondary and SEN schools with temporary, contract and permanent staffing.  


Those looking for teaching, teaching assistant and support roles at the Trust can visit Smile Education’s website at 

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