Axcis South Yorkshire – coming soon!

On 29th June, Axcis will be officially opening a South Yorkshire office, serving the Derbyshire, Sheffield, Nottinghamshire, South Yorkshire and West Yorkshire areas. Manager Darren Smith has a wealth of experience with special needs and recruitment, and will be thrilled to speak with you if you are seeking work in these locations, or if you are looking to hire any SEND staff for your school or organisation.



The Balance

About The Office

Based in the gorgeous office space in “The Balance”, Axcis South Yorkshire is conveniently located in the heart of Sheffield, and has plenty of comfortable areas in which interviews can take place. Please note that registration with Axcis is by appointment only, so you will need to register online and contact Darren to book a time for an interview if you’re keen to get working for Axcis South Yorkshire. The office address and contact details are:


The Balance, 7th Floor

2 Pinfold Street

Sheffield, S1 2GU

Room 730




Darren’s email is:


About Darren

Darren Smith - Manager for Axcis South Yorkshire

Darren Smith – Manager for Axcis South Yorkshire

Darren recently joined Axcis Education, having worked within the education recruitment sector for the last three years in South Yorkshire. He has worked with many SEND schools and provisions over the course of his career and took the decision to join Axcis so he can focus solely on recruiting for the special educational needs sector.


Before recruitment, he worked for a charity called NACRO as a youth worker in an alternative provision, where he supported year 10’s and year 11’s who had been expelled from mainstream education mainly for behavioural reasons. He supported these groups for two school years and saw the year 10’s achieve some great exam pass marks in their final exams. He realised then the importance of having the right teachers and support staff to help inspire and support pupils with SEND. His TA work coupled with his more recent recruitment experience directed him to join a specialist SEND agency, where he could combine his passion for supporting SEND with his wealth of recruitment experience.


Darren has almost 10 years of experience in the recruitment market, working in a variety of sectors. This has given him a well rounded approach, which has provided him with skills to be able to identify needs & match the right person to specific positions. Darren enjoys the challenge of finding out the requirements of individual settings and providing the best recruitment solutions to fit with the school, provision and pupil’s needs.


Darren has a 6yr old who he devotes most of his spare time to. He enjoys family days out and entertaining his son at home, who has just started playing for his local under 7’s football team; Treeton Terriers – giving Darren a chance to relive his childhood days of footballing!


We have comfortable interview space ready and waiting for those who wish to register with Axcis South Yorkshire

We have comfortable interview space ready and waiting for those who wish to register with Axcis South Yorkshire

Vacancies with Axcis South Yorkshire

Although the South Yorkshire Office is a new location for Axcis, this doesn’t mean that we don’t already have vacancies! Here are a few examples of positions for which we are currently recruiting in the area. There are plenty more on our website, so do not hesitate to take a look! If you’d like to be considered for any of these positions, you can apply online, or contact Darren on the details mentioned above to find out more.


  • Job ref: Axcis/082016 A fantastic school based in North Rotherham, South Yorkshire which is dedicated to teaching and supporting children on the autism spectrum (ASD) are recruiting for teaching assistants who are experienced in and are dedicated to working with a wide range of children on the autistic spectrum. The right candidate will have experience in working in a similar role and be familiar with the challenges children on the spectrum display day to day. Although these roles will be based on a supply basis there will be opportunities for the roles to last over a longer term.
  • Job ref: Axcis/082268 We have a SEND teaching job for a qualified teacher with experience of working with complex needs pupils. A lovely, well established school in Barnsley are looking for a strong SEND specialist Teacher. The school is a SEND school catering for children with severe and complex learning needs. The position is long term and looking to start in the new academic year in September. This school is based within an convenient location just off me M1 making it a great place to work for anyone living with in the South Yorkshire area. The team work very closely together and are extremely friendly and enthusiastic, they are ultimately looking for someone of a similar nature to join the faculty.
  • Job ref: Axcis/082391 We are currently working with a Nottingham based Specialist EBD school who require a teacher who specialises in teaching secondary age students with SEBD/EBD challenges to cover on a supply basis. This could be day to day or a long term role. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a specialist EBD setting and a proven record of enabling young people with barriers to learning to achieve their potential. QTS or QTLS is essential and Team Teach training would be an advantage. You must be able to establish good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model by presenting a positive personal image. This role requires you to promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils. We welcome applications from teachers and FE instructors from SEND and mainstream settings who have a genuine passion for working with children and young people with emotional and behavioural difficulties. 



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