Blog Archives

At Axcis, we work with hundreds of schools up and down the country. In this section of the blog, we have added all the blogs which we feel may be of interest to our clients who work in schools. You’ll find hints and tips about recruiting SEND staff, information about the exhibitions and conferences Axcis will be at (or sponsoring) as well as updates on SEND news and policy, what’s happening at Axcis and much more!

This is why Axcis is a great company to work for!

What do most of us want from the company we work for? Friendly colleagues, supportive and professional management, a comfortable office space with access to decent gyms and cafes/bars, and a decent work-life balance? And of course the odd bit of

Posted in Candidates, Clients, News

Schools: Do you need SEND staff for September? 5 reasons to leave it to Axcis over summer…

School leaders: Do you still need SEND staff for September? Would you like to leave your outstanding vacancies to an agency which understands special educational needs and disabilities and can be trusted to shortlist staff for you in your absence? Here

Posted in Clients

Schools: Why choose Axcis to recruit special needs staff?

Do you struggle to recruit good quality special needs teachers and support staff? Do you find that your current agency can’t always find you special needs staff with the right training and skills to support your SEND students? If the

Posted in Clients

Becoming a SENCo in Kazakhstan – My Story by Jane Hicks

Want to know what working overseas is like? Jane Hicks shares her experience of setting up a Learning Support Department in Kazakhstan. Read about the challenges she faced and how she overcame them here.   Jane Hicks (also Archer Education

Posted in Candidates, Clients, News, Overseas Trained Teacher Support

Candidate of the term – nominations this week

Who has been nominated so far and why for the Axcis Candidate of the Term Summer 2016 awards? Find out here! Sian – working for Jayne in our Manchester office We would like to nominate Sian. She is an incredible

Posted in Candidate of the Term, Candidates, Clients, Nominations

Candidate of the Term Summer 2016 – Nominations now open

Do you have a member of staff from Axcis who has done a fantastic job? If the answer is yes, nominate them today! Credit Flickr cc Do you have an Axcis contractor who is doing a great job this term? Do you

Posted in Candidate of the Term, Candidates, Clients, News

Axcis June Giveaway: Maximising the Impact of Teaching Assistants book

Are you a teacher or school leader? Do you want to ensure that you are maximising the impact that teaching assistants make in your school? If so, then this prize is for you! Find out more about it here as

Posted in Candidates, Clients

Axcis: 4 Reasons we are The Ethical Agency

Recruitment agencies are often tarred with the “greedy, unethical” brush. At Axcis, we regularly hear horror stories from candidates and schools who have had a bad experience with an agency. This could be anything from outrageous fees, to poor compliance or just

Posted in Candidates, Clients, News, Recruitment Industry Blogs

NAS discount code with Axcis – get your 15% off upcoming NAS events

Did you know that you can get a 15% NAS discount code with Axcis? As part of our partnership with this great charity, we can exclusively offer this discount on National Autistic Society events to our candidates and clients. Read

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4 Reasons not to miss SEN South West

On the 15th July 2016, Axcis are excited to be sponsoring the SEN South West show. Being hosted at the BAWA Club in Bristol, here are 4 reasons you should consider coming, too! 1 – Free exhibition, briefing and Teachmeet During times

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