It's a tough job...but we love it.
Let it Snow!
A snow day is a true test of the SBL skill in handling conflicting demands and prioritising. I'm thinking of making it an interview test...
When you've been working towards something for weeks...How do you deal with post event blues?
Ask Anna – How long should I wait?
Dear Anna, I applied for an exciting new job three weeks ago, and I've been constantly checking my emails ever since.
Ask Anna – Tips for SBMs starting in new roles.
Dear Anna, you've written some tips for new SBMs, got any for the experienced SBM moving into a new school this year?
Ask Anna – The End of the Summer
Dear Anna, I love my job as an SBM, but I absolutely hate going back after the summer holiday.
Ask Anna – MATs and the SBM
Dear Anna, Governors and SLT are starting to talk about joining a MAT next year. I'm worried about what this is going to mean for my role in the school.
Ask Anna – Tips for a new SBM
Dear Anna, I've been working as a Finance Officer for 5 years and I have been promoted to School Business Manager...
The Search for…an SBM logo
The first question to address, eight months into this work-related-but-in-my-own-time activity was, "do I still want to be anonymous?"
What level are you working at?
It's back to work this week to make a start on a new academic year and I'm thinking about all I've learned about my work through this blog...