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Our blog offers everything from classroom management tips to guided reading strategies and day in the life case studies from real supply teachers and NQTs. Plus an insight into working for Smile and the community and charity work that we do.

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14th February 2020 - - 0 comments
10 reasons we love working in education recruitment

Valentine’s Day has us feeling all warm and fuzzy and got us thinking about the many reasons why we love working in education recruitment (nothing to do with it being half-term tomorrow, of course). Anyway, these are the 10 reasons that we love working in education recruitment.

6th February 2020 - - 0 comments
It's Time to Talk about mental health

To show our commitment to mental health we took part in Time to Talk Day.

28th January 2020 - - 0 comments
Why we love working in Cannock

We recently opened up our new, second office in Cannock and while we’ll always love working in Birmingham, Cannock does hold a special place in our hearts. Here are the reasons why we love working in Cannock.

23rd January 2020 - - 0 comments
Our Favourite Books

The team shared their favourite books from now and back then in honour of National Reading Day.

16th January 2020 - - 0 comments
Why we love workng in Birmingham

Our head office is based in Birmingham city centre and has been for over 10 years now. As such we’ve really grown to love the place and all it has to offer. These are the 10 reasons why…

13th January 2020 - - 0 comments
Our Annual Team Holiday

Everyone loves a holiday, right? How about an all-expenses-paid holiday? Well, as an employee of Smile Education that’s exactly what you can expect. 

2nd January 2020 - - 0 comments
2019 - What a Great Year!

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.

17th December 2019 - - 0 comments
Priya's internship with Smile

Priya, a graduate from De Montfort University, talks about what she learnt from her internship with Smile.

6th December 2019 - - 0 comments
Christmas Jumper Day at Smile

‘Tis the season for Christmas jumper wearing and today we donned our festive knits to help raise money for St. Mary’s Hospice Birmingham.

2nd December 2019 - - 0 comments
It is beginning to look at lot like Christmas

It's all getting very festive in the Smile office and starting to look and feel like Christmas.

12th September 2019 - - 0 comments
Welcome to the team Laura - our new Director of Leadership

We'd like to give a very warm welcome to Laura, who recently joined us as our Director of Leadership. The role will see Laura work alongside our school supply team and place headteachers and other school leaders in roles across the Midlands.

12th August 2019 - - 0 comments
Conor's Smile Story

The team at Smile is made up of consultants and compliance admins. While our consultants work hard to find you work, it’s our compliance admins who make sure that you are able to work. Get to know Conor, our Senior Compliance Administrator, a little better and find out what his day is like.

12th August 2019 - - 0 comments
Rep-to-Rec - Emma's Story

Emma, our Director, previously worked abroad as a holiday rep before joining Smile. This is her story and why she thinks that those who have repped make great recruitment consultants. 

12th August 2019 - - 0 comments
What values does a recruitment agency really have?

Recruitment companies often have a bad reputation but not all of them deserve it. Katy, MD of Smile, talks about the values which Smile has that makes Smile different than the rest.

12th August 2019 - - 0 comments
Smile Signs The Time To Change Pledge

We recently signed the Time to Change to show our commitment to mental health in the workplace.

12th August 2019 - - 0 comments
Why Claire joined Smile

Claire joined Smile almost a year ago now after leaving another agency. We sat down with her to find out what attracted her to Smile.

 

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