Aspiring School Business Managers need to decide which phase will suit them...
Dear Anna, We have recently joined a MAT and they are deleting all the SBM posts as not necessary. What do you see as the role of the SBM in a MAT?
Dear Anna, If you bought Magnums as a treat for your team, but ate them behind their backs, is that immoral?
Dear Anna, We recently converted to Academy and it has truly been one deadline after another! Any tips for keeping cool?
I have my first interview soon but I'm not sure how to prepare for it so that I give myself the best chance against other (probably more experienced) candidates...
Dear Anna, I saw you at EdExec Live and you talked about how every SBM should be part of their Senior Leadership Team and participate in the meetings. Can you tell me again how I do this?
Dear Anna, I'm sure you've been asked this before but there are three weeks left until Christmas and I'm beginning to panic! Give me some tips on how to stay calm please?
Dear Anna, I am finding my role as a School Business Manager very challenging at the moment for a variety of reasons. Could you give me some tips to reduce stress please?
I'm nervous about using Twitter for work but I'm hearing about the opportunities for CPD, support and well-being. Should I join in?
Dear Anna, I applied for an exciting new job three weeks ago, and I've been constantly checking my emails ever since.
Dear Anna, What support is available for SBMs and SBLs who want to gain leadership experience and secure leadership roles?
Dear Anna, I've been an SBM for a long time and my problem is that I find working with local SBMs difficult.
Dear Anna, I’ve been working as an SBM for 7 years and, to be quite honest, I’m getting really tired of having to manage every year with rising uncontrollable costs squeezing school funding so there is nothing left for anything other than the necessities...
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, 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.