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Why SBLs Are Vital To The Success Of A School
Episode 18th April 2021 • School Business Leadership • Laura Williams
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Vicki Manning, Headteacher, talks about her amazing School Business Manager, how they have built a strong relationship & why the School Business Manager role is essential to the success of a school.

The episode at a glance:

[2:31] Listen to why Vicki's SBM is a pivotal part of the team.

[6:42] – Learn how Vicki’s relationship with her SBM developed over time and how they work together day to day.

[12:05] Listen as Vicki talks about the teacher/support staff divide and how she approaches it as Headteacher.

[15:59] The key ingredients of Vicki's strong relationship with her SBM revealed!

[19:32] Vicki talks about how she line manages her SBM differently to her SLT

[20:36] – Vicki talks about the importance of CPD for her SBM and in particular, the impact that coaching has had

[23:11] Learn how coaching has affected Vicki’s relationship with her SBM

[26:30] Vicki gets super-specific about the value her SBM adds to her school and why she believes all Heads should spend time investing in and developing not only the role but the relationship

Related content:

-       Read what Vicki’s School Business Manager has to say about their relationship, the impact of coaching and how to ask your Head for what you need

If you’re a School Business Leader…

-       How to choose the right coach for you

-       What course or CPD should you do next

-       How to build your confidence

If you’re a Head…

-       CPD for your School Business Manager

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