Candidate of the Term Spring 2017: Nominations

Who has been nominated and why for the Axcis Candidate of the Term Spring 2017 awards? Some of the lovely nominations we have received so far are listed here, so why not take a look?

COT - spring 2017Maria – working for Amanda in our Liverpool office

Maria is a fantastic SEN TA and BSL Instructor, she has a passion for SEN and has a lot of experiene working with differing special needs, including sign language for visually impaired pupils. She has developed her skills through education and has the ability to relate to a range of pupils, including those with challenging behaviour. Her school said that they think she’s doing an amazing job!

Anna – working for Amanda in our Liverpool office

Anna is an experienced Learning & Development and FE Tutor who has worked within PRU’s, EBD, Custodial and other educational dwellings, delivering Maths, funcitonal skills and life skills from KS3 – 4, to adults. She has been working hard to support EBD children with Axcis and her current school tells us that she’s doing an excellent job.

Amanda – working for Hayley in our Liverpool office

I’d like to nominate Amanda please.  She’s doing some fantastic work with some extremely challenging cases.  Amanda always goes the extra mile to get the best for her young people and families, which has included early morning pick-ups to get children into school,  arranging and delivering food parcels in times of crisis and taking young people out on (and taking part in) enrichment activities – amongst many other things. Amanda is always positive and available to help her colleagues with cover for duties, pick-ups and joint visits.  She just gets on with the job whatever’s thrown at her and is a pleasure to have in the team.

Ann – working for Lauren in our Liverpool office

Ann is a calm, passionate and personable primary school Teacher who since taking early retirement has been working within special needs settings on a contract basis for Axcis. Her current school placement tell us that “she really is amazing and goes above and beyond for the pupil she supports”.

David – working for Hayley in our Liverpool office

David is an experienced secondary Science teacher with a vast experience in special educational needs and aiding the progress of pupils experiencing barriers to learning. His current placement school tells us that “David is very reliable and really lovely with our pupils and staff – definitely gets our vote!”

Anna – working for Tom in our London office

I would like to nominate Anna for Candidate of the Term. She is always positive and flexible about where she works in our school. We have seen on a number of occasions how she is supporting children in developing their play skills when they are outside at break times in addition to her work in class.  She has stayed on well beyond the hours she is paid for in order to help the class teacher prepare resources for the children in order to support them in their learning.

Emma – working for Hayley in our Liverpool office

Emma is a qualified ICT Teacher who has been working in one of Liverpool’s largest and toughest Secondary Schools. Emma has been teaching all lower ability sets and working with the SEN Students for the past 5 years and has a keen interest in working with hard to reach students. She’s currently in a teaching placement with Axcis where she’s doing a brilliant job. Her school were keen to nominate her for an award.

It’s not too late to nominate

Simply email if you have an Axcis contractor you’d like to nominate for an award, or contact your consultant. There are two awards available for the term – one for London, and one for our Regional offices. The prizes are £75 in shopping vouchers – intended for the winners to treat themselves to something nice! The deadline for entries has been extended to Friday 24th March, with winners to be announced a few days later. When you contact us, you’ll need to state the name of the contractor, along with the name of the school they are working in. We’d also like a short statement on why they should be considered for the award – it doesn’t need to be an essay – just a sentence or two. All nominees will receive a certificate of appreciation, so even if your Axcis contractor doesn’t win, don’t worry – they’ll still know they are appreciated, and this is what it’s all about, after all!

Don’t delay  – do it today!

So, if you have staff from Axcis and would like them to be recognised for the fantastic work they are doing, don’t put it off – drop us an email now and we will make sure they are in the running to be considered for an award. We know you value their hard work, so don’t miss out on this opportunity to make sure they know too.

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