Colin Smith completed his Ba (Hons) Secondary Education degree at the Manchester Metropolitan University in September 2000, having moved from Ireland to become a PE teacher. He was Head of Boys’ PE at a catholic school in Crewe before moving to d’Hautree House School in Jersey in April 2005. He progressed through the leadership ranks to become Deputy Headteacher at d’Hautree House School, in the field of SEMH, in January 2015. He took the opportunity to move back into mainstream education as Assistant Headteacher in May 2017 at Grainville School, where he was made Deputy Headteacher in May 2019. He is married to an amazing wife and has 2 energetic, but wonderful children. Any spare time is spent involved in sports from swimming, to tennis, to Gaelic Football to badminton; to mention but a few.