School Business Professionals (SBPs) perform a role which is unique to schools, administering and managing the financial, site and support services within the school context. They provide essential support to school leadership teams, implementing their financial and business decisions. This is suitable for current school staff including school business managers and leaders, support staff, teaching assistants and others. The qualification may also be used as a stepping-stone for those aspiring to a senior or strategic role in the school business profession.
Areas that will be covered include:
- Qualifications include:
- Managing support services
- Governance and risk
- Financeand procurement
- Strategic management
- Project management
Higher Level Apprenticeship in School Business Professional
Delivery is very flexible with opportunities to start throughout the year. Blended learning and assessment will take place in the workplace where one of the experienced tutors/ assessors will visit on a monthly basis. Apprentices will also be able to attend relevant off-the-job sessions to support them. Learners will be assessed by an independent organisation at the end of their qualification. This is referred to as End Point Assessment (EPA).
Duration: 18 to 24 months