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.
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.
As a teaching assistant, you will be required to lead guided reading sessions with individual children and small groups. While this might sound easy, keeping students engaged is easier said than done. But don’t worry, we have picked the brains of the many Teaching Assistants we work with and compiled a list of helpful ideas. Have a look at some of the strategies we’ve suggested.
Why become a support worker? Well, ultimately, it’s a rewarding job. Our residential division explains why...
Priya, a graduate from De Montfort University, talks about what she learnt from her internship with Smile.
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.
Smile sign the MHIR Pledge Fun and educational places to visit in the Black Country A Day in the Life of a Compliance Administrator Wellbeing tips for school leaders 10 Phrases you Might Hear in Black Country Schools
Smile sign the MHIR Pledge
Fun and educational places to visit in the Black Country
A Day in the Life of a Compliance Administrator
Wellbeing tips for school leaders
10 Phrases you Might Hear in Black Country Schools