Category: Teaching Assistant Information

In this section of our blog, you will find useful information about working as a teaching assistant. This includes information about what a TA does, how to become a TA and other useful resources.

Teachers – could YOU spot a mental health problem in your classroom?

What is SEMH, why is it important, and what do you need to know to spot, and support a child with SEMH in your classroom? What is SEMH? In a recent article written for Axcis, Lorraine Petersen OBE tells us:

Challenges I face while working as a TA and how I overcome them

We asked our teaching assistants what sort of challenges they face while working in the classroom, and how they overcome them. The answers were so useful and insightful that we felt they would be great for anyone who is currently

Moments that made my heart melt while working as a TA (try not to cry while reading this!)

We asked our staff to share moments which made their hearts melt while working as a TA for us and some of the answers we received were just so lovely we had to share them! “Seeing the progress of a

Axcis Midlands wins new staffing contract – SEND work in Birmingham available now!

Axcis Midlands are thrilled to announce that they have just been awarded preferred supplier status with Birmingham schools – so if you’re seeking SEND  work in Birmingham, read on to find out more! Who are Axcis? Axcis are the foremost supplier

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Top tips for new TAs, from experienced TAs

We asked our teaching assistants what advice they would give to those who are new to the profession and this is what they had to say: “Ask for help, ask for direction. Keep dialogue open! You need to ask what

My journey: how I became a TA & why (guest post)

Me? Work in a school? I couldn’t imagine it in this lifetime!   My career of choice aged 13 and above was fashion design, I spent evenings designing cool outfits a la Jean Paul Gaultier and doing art coursework in

Teaching Assistant Survival kit – What to include and how to win one!

Are you new to TA work and trying to figure out what to pack in your school bag? Find out what advice our staff have for you here. Plus enter our free giveaway to win your own TA survival kit.

Is Axcis the best agency to work for? We think so! Here are 5 reasons why

Is Axcis the best agency to work for? If you’re a special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) teacher or member of support staff, we believe that the answer is a resounding YES! Here are 5 reasons why. 1 – Competitive rates of pay

Teaching Assistants – are you losing your jobs due to funding cuts? Be like Bob (or Wendy!)

Wendy helps Bob get a job This is Bob Bob is a Teaching Assistant who has just been told by the school he works for that they can no longer afford to keep him on due to funding cuts. Bob is

Review Axcis with Google Local today

At Axcis we, regularly receive lovely feedback about the hard work being done by our teams to find teachers and support staff jobs across the country. But we also know that self-published reviews don’t carry the same weight as those

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