Blog Archives

Here you will find blogs relevant to candidates who are either currently working for Axcis, or who might be interested in working for us in the future. We keep you informed of events, resources, legal and policy developments as well as other SEND news. From time to time, we will also let you know what’s going on at Axcis as well as internal vacancies and what our teams are up to.

Signs of bullying and how to deal with it

Could you spot bullying in your classroom? Would you know how to deal with it? Here are 8 signs of bullying and how to tackle the issue.   All teachers and support staff should refer to, and follow the school anti-bullying

Posted in Candidates, News, SEND Resources

Twitter Q&A: autism and employment (22nd Nov 4pm – FREE!)

Network Autism, exclusively sponsored by Axcis, will be hosting a Twitter Q & A with their Employment Training team on the 22nd November at 4pm (#autistictalent). The session will focus on Autism and employment and is FREE to participate so if you

Posted in Candidates, Clients, News, Training & Events

5 Reasons to consider teaching SEND instead of leaving the profession

Are you thinking about leaving the teaching profession? Have you thought about teaching special educational needs instead? If not, here are 5 reasons why it could reinvigorate your love for teaching. 1 – You want more 1-1 time with each of your students A common complaint

Posted in Candidates, Mainstream to SEND transition, News, SEND Teacher Information

Axcis MacMillan “Star Baker” shares squidgy chocolate cupcake recipe (ideal half term baking project)

Axcis London were thrilled to raise £131 for MacMillan when they ran their recent “World’s Biggest Coffee Morning”. Helena was crowned “Star Baker” with her yummy bakes. She shares her most popular recipe here so that you too can get baking over

Posted in Candidates, Clients, News

Axcis October Giveaway: Colour Coding for Learners with Autism (book)

The Axcis October Giveaway is to win a copy of Colour Coding for Learners with Autism. Find out more about this excellent resource and how to enter for free here.   About the book Children on the autism spectrum are often

Posted in Candidates, Giveaways

School jobs in Leicester and Loughborough – find out how Axcis Midlands can help!

Do you live in the Leicester or Loughborough areas? Axcis Midlands are looking for special educational needs and disabilities teachers and teaching assistants for SEND jobs, starting ASAP. Experience not always necessary. What sort of people are we looking for? Axcis Midlands

Posted in Candidates

How Teaching Assistant Qualifications Can Help Your Education Career

What’s more important, teaching qualifications or experience?   If you are looking to get a teaching assistant job in today’s competitive marketplace, then it pays to have both. Many teaching assistants come from professional backgrounds where qualifications are non-existent, usually

Posted in Candidates, News, Teaching Assistant Information, Training & Events

Establish a calm classroom in 5 simple steps: Mindfulness for schools

Mindfulness is a real buzz word at the moment. It’s spreading like wildfire, and there is a reason for that – it can help us to feel calmer, more in control and aware of our lives, and hence can reduce

Posted in Candidates, News

Your first day of work with Axcis – a useful checklist for success

So, you’ve secured your first day of work with Axcis. Here is a checklist to ensure that it goes as smoothly as possible. Follow this guide and you can’t go wrong! Be prepared – things to do before you go

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Supply staff: Get work quickly when the new term starts

How can you make sure you are at the top of the pile when it comes to making sure you get work quickly when the new term arrives? Here are our top tips.   Make sure you have everything up to date.

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