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Free article: Recruitment and retention during a pandemic

We may be operating in extraordinary times, but people will still be leaving their jobs and managers will still need to appoint new members of staff. What factors need to…

School Business Manager position in London W9

Salary: £47,568 Scale: Band 4, Level 1Hours: Full time – 36 hours a week – all year roundResponsible to: Headteacher and Governing BodyResponsible for: School Office, Finance, Administration and Site…

Free article: Staff mental wellbeing

Sam Garner gives practical advice on assessing staff mental health and wellbeing.

Free article: Running in-house parenting programmes

As schools tighten their budgets, parenting programmes can be squeezed out. Samantha Garner argues that in the long run they save time, money and are beneficial to educational outcomes. In…

Free article: What are the financial implications of the lockdown?

The financial and business implications of a pandemic lockdown are something that schools, academies and colleges have never had to deal with before. We’re still in the early stages of…

Free article: Mental health in the workplace

As teaching staff and headteachers continue to leave the profession under the pressures of workload and accountability, Yvonne Hardiman takes a timely look at mental health in the workplace.

Free article: A practical approach to effective staff wellbeing

At Bishop Young Academy in Leeds, wellbeing is high on the agenda. So much so that every half term the school dedicates a whole week to it. Assistant Principal of…

Free article: Creating a more accessible, open and welcoming school environment

After eye-opening experiences as an SBM consultant and coach, Andrew Blench shares observations and suggestions for making schools more welcoming, including stakeholder surveys, physical access improvements and communication reviews.

The role of the SBM in health and safety

Cheryl Campbell highlights health and safety as a crucial part of the school business manager role, and considers how SBMs can keep on top of this wide-ranging responsibility.

Free article: Promoting staff well-being: seven ways to encourage employee health

With an increasing focus from Ofsted on the well-being of staff, in this article Steve Burnage shares seven ways in which schools can support their staff in taking better care…

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Published: Monday, 24 August 2020 21:38

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Workforce Survey Report 2020: How far have we really come?

Navigating the Ofsted complaints process

What are the financial implications of the lockdown?

Keeping your school clean

As schools return, it’s time to focus

Running in-house parenting programmes

Mental health and management style

How well do you know yourself?

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Q&As

Q. We know that there is great concern about the implications of the lockdown for disadvantaged children. How might the SBM be involved in the catch-up programme?

Q. Our school attendance officer isconcerned that parents will still be keeping their children off school in the new school year. What approach shouldwe take to encouraging attendance?

Q. We have been making preparationsfor the introduction of Reception Baseline Assessment (RBA). Will this still go ahead now?

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Checklist – Completion of the Ofsted complaints process

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Worked example – School cleaning policy

Checklist – School cleaning safety

Guidance – School cleaning procedures during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic

Checklist – Performance management and support staff

Handout – Common parenting programmes

Form – Johari window self-awareness exercise

Form – Planning for supporting mental health

Handout – Covid-19 support guide for schools

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