Strategic school business leadership

Andy Heron, School business manager, The Maelor School

The SBM role is a strategic one that requires you to take a step back, assess your schools needs and resources and put in place effective structures that can support your school and drive improvement. In this session, Andy Heron, business manager at the Maelor School, discusses the strategic element of the role and how he supports his school to achieve operational excellence.

Take home points:
  • Setting objectives.
  • Consistency, alignment, standardisation.
  • Building capacity for growth whilst improving standards.
  • Evaluating effectiveness.
  • Embedding a culture of innovation.