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.
There is a range of job titles that this occupational profile relates to including a School Business Manager, HR Manager, Finance Manager, Office Manager, School Administrator, Business Support Officer, Bursar, etc.
The Level 4 Diploma in School Business Management is designed for School Business Management (SBM) professionals who are moving into a leadership role. Professionals working outside the education sector may also find this qualification a useful starting point for their SBM professional development. The qualification helps to develop your school business team and gain specialist expertise in financial resource management, administration, ICT, HR and Facilities Management.
This qualification builds core skills in school management through the three mandatory units. In the first unit the role of the school business manager is examined, the second unit builds project management skills and third core unit looks at school finances. Learners then work with their employer and training provider to find the best-fit optional units to complete the qualification.
Functional Skills English and Maths at Level 2 (if required)