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. SBPs may work in any school phase (primary, secondary, special) and in different school structures: single academy trusts, multi academy trusts (MATs) and local authority maintained schools and federations.
If you are working within a School Business Professional role or School Business Manager role, then this apprenticeship is an excellent way to develop your skills.
This programme can be delivered either as Cohort or 1:1 training and uses a mix of virtual, online and face to face training methods.
What you will learn:
Finance and Operational Management
Communication and Relationship Building
Managing Support Services
Governance and Risk
End-point assessment – What is this?
EPA is conducted by an external independent body at the end of the apprenticeship and will consist of the below activities.
Once an apprentice has completed their apprenticeship, they will be ‘signed off’ by their employer/ provider as ready for end-point assessment of their knowledge and practical capabilities. In most cases, the assessment will be graded and must show the apprentice is fully competent and productive in the occupation.
End Point Assessment for School Business Professional consists of:
Simulated Task – Short written report and presentation created in timed conditions and followed by questions
Project report and presentation with Q & A session, underpinned by workplace project and portfolio of learning
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