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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.

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

Posted in Candidates, Job Seeking Resources, News, SEND Teacher Information, Teaching Assistant Information

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

Posted in Candidates, Job Seeking Resources, News, Teaching Assistant Information

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

Posted in News, Recruitment Industry Blogs, SEND Teacher Information, Teaching Assistant Information

Top 10 tips for new teaching assistants

At Axcis, we help many people to find work as teaching assistants in schools. But if you’re new to the role, it may seem a little daunting at first – so what tips can help you? Find out our top

Posted in News, SEND Resources, Teaching Assistant Information

Special Needs Teaching Assistant Job Profile

What does a special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) teaching assistant do? How many hours a week do they work? What do they get paid and what qualifications and experience do you need to find this sort of job? What does a SEND

Posted in Axcis contractor resources, Candidates, News, Teaching Assistant Information

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

What’s it like to work in a PRU? Find out and apply for a PRU job with Axcis today!

What is a pupil referral unit (PRU)? What is it like to work in one? How do you get a PRU job? And how do you know if it’s the right setting for you? Find out the answers to these

Posted in News, SEND Teacher Information, Teaching Assistant Information

SEN TA Jobs with Axcis

Are you a special needs teaching assistant (SEN TA?) Or would you like to become one? Do you need work in this area? Then look no further – Axcis can help! What does an SEN TA do? The role of

Posted in Candidates, Mainstream to SEND transition, Teaching Assistant Information

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

Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) has been at the forefront of many school CPD sessions and has featured heavily at education conferences in the last year. But what is SEMH, why is it important, and what do you need

Posted in Candidates, Clients, News, SEND Resources, Teaching Assistant Information

5 Tips on how to get a job as a teaching assistant

Have you thought about teaching assistant work, but don’t know how to get into it? These 5 tips can help you on your way. 1 – Make sure you understand what the job involves Before considering how to get a job as

Posted in Job Seeking Resources, Teaching Assistant Information