Claire Walters, Academy Business Manager, joins me to share 7 tips to help you manage your school site safely and efficiently. We talk site managers, systems, schedules and contractors. You will definitely need a pad and a pen for this one!
The episode at a glance:
[1:55] –Claire talks about how she moved into the role of SBM
[4:00] –Claire explains why it’s good to be nosy!
[11:19] –Claire talks all things checklists
[13:16] –Claire shares her insights on how to build a positive relationship with your site manager
[23:56] –Claire tells us about the importance of a quick and accurate fault-logging system that works for everyone
[35:20] –Claire explains why she wishes she had created a service maintenance schedule sooner and how she went about it
[42:40] – Claire talks about contractor management and what you can put in place to do this effectively
[48:04] –Claire emphasises how important it is to walk the building regularly
[52:47] – Claire shares her thoughts on how to effectively line manage a site manager and the importance of setting targets
[58:38] – Claire has some helpful advice for where to start if you are feeling overwhelmed