Permanent Recruitment Services

In a fast-shrinking pool of quality candidates, it’s never been more important to invest in the recruitment of your staff. They are at the heart of your school, inspiring your children and supporting each other on a daily basis. Here’s what we do to recruit quality permanent staff, who have been supported through the process and are committed to working in your school. Ultimately saving you time and money, providing you with the staff stability you need to push your school forward and realise your goals. 

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Our permanent recruitment products


Choice allows you to work with us on a completely flexible basis as and when you require our support, this will allow you to add additional applicants to your process and only pay a fee if one of our applicants is successful in securing the role.


Working in partnership is at the core of our ethos and purpose. Collaboration allows us to do just that. We will work together to run an exclusive, effective, and safe recruitment process which benefits from our 11 years of expertise and enhanced candidate experience options that encourage loyalty and retention.


Our premium package Consultancy allows you to retain our services and fully immerse us as part of your recruitment facility. Establishing internal, robust procedures will ensure a smooth, effective and safe process on your behalf. We will work closely with you to build a high-quality talent bank, enhance your employer brand, ensure long term retention and ultimately improve your pupil’s education.

Why choose Smile Education as your school's permanent recruitment partner.

Range of bespoke options

Choose a package to suit your school depending on the level of involvement you need from us. We offer one-off placements, as well as partnerships which include process reviews and do-it-yourself options.

Creating a positive employer brand

We’ll work collaboratively with you to enhance your employer brand and attract the very best talent to your school. All of our job adverts are tailored and we use cutting edge video technology to truly represent your education setting.

Cost-effective and time-saving

From advertising to shortlisting to coordinating lesson observations and internal interviews, we can organise the whole recruitment process saving you time and money.

Committed to safeguarding

As an APSCo Compliance+ accredited agency, we go above and beyond DFE safeguarding expectations, ensuring successful candidates are safe to work in schools and cleared in good time to begin their permanent placement with you.

Dedicated & experienced account manager

Our account management team have over 11 years of recruitment experience and are able to provide excellent candidate support and management to improve retention.

Enhanced candidate experience

Our candidates are important to us. We consistently elicit feedback from them on our service (our Google reviews are 4.7/5) and provide anyone registered with us with access to free training and resources to support their development.

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