Jenifer Smith is a Tutor in Education, contributing to Professional Development, Teaching Practice Supervision and the English and drama Curriculum components of the Primary PGCE. She also has joint responsibility for coordinating the Continuing Professional Development programme for the School.

She has worked as an English specialist adviser for Suffolk County Council and been actively involved in induction and in-service training for the teaching of English in schools. Her publications include a number of edited volumes of classic literature in the Cambridge Literature Series.