It's a tough job...but we love it.
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?
Dear Anna, I applied for an exciting new job three weeks ago, and I've been constantly checking my emails ever since.
Dear Anna, you've written some tips for new SBMs, got any for the experienced SBM moving into a new school this year?
Dear Anna, I love my job as an SBM, but I absolutely hate going back after the summer holiday.
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.
Dear Anna, I've been working as a Finance Officer for 5 years and I have been promoted to School Business Manager...
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?"
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...