Guidance:  School business management competency framework

National College for Teaching and Leadership
First published:
1 May 2014

Identify and understand the core competencies of being a school business manager.
School business management competency framework
PDF, 317KB, 46 pages


The framework shows a clear career path for school business managers and looks at the core skills and competencies required. It helps you choose the right courses to develop your career.

National College for Teaching and Leadership

         Hello and welcome to our Business Managers Network page.

The network brings together all the business managers in the North Shields      Collaborative to share good practice, ideas and contacts. We help each other make financial savings as well as work with each other to share services.

You may be interested in the following events:

Schools North East - The White Paper and Academisation

                 Date: Monday  23 May 2016
                 Time: Full Day
                 Venue: Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf & Spa Carville, Durham DH1 1TD

Schools North East Conference

                 Date: Thursday 23 June 2016
                 Time: Full Day
                 Venue: St James Park, Newcastle

 P S Financials Events

PS Financials is running a series of events across the country this summer, sharing their experience in how finance teams can flourish over a number of schools as well as the merits of the different finance structures available. These seminars are free of charge and we hope you are able to attend, should you have any questions in the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact us on 01733 367 330 or

15:00 – 15:15
Registration – Teas and Coffees
15:15 – 16:45
Issues faced by Multi-Academy Trusts and their solutions
Merits of centralised vs hub and cluster financial structures
Demonstration of a proven Financial Management System
16:45 – 17:00
Event Close

Thursday 5th May: East Midlands – Nottingham
Venue:  Bentley Hotel, Newark Rd, South Hykeham, Lincoln LN6 9NH 
Register here. 

Thursday 26th May:  North East – Leeds
Venue: West One, Red Rooms, 114 Wellington Street, Leeds, LS1 1BA
Register here.

Wednesday 15th June: South West – Plymouth
Venue: China Fleet Country Club, Saltash,
PL12 6LJ
Register here.

Wednesday 11th May: Central – Oxford
Venue:  Holiday Inn, Woodstock Rd, Oxford
Register here. 

Wednesday 8th June:  West Mids – Birmingham
Venue: The Priory Rooms, Quaker Meeting House, 40 Bull St, Birmingham B4 6AF
Register here.

Thursday 23rd June: South East - London
Venue: PS Financials, 3rd Floor, 1 Conduit Street, London,
Register here.
Wednesday 25th May: South - Portsmouth 
Venue: Portsmouth Academy for Girls, St Marys Rd,
Portsmouth PO1 5PF
Register here. 

Tuesday 14th June: Avon - Bristol
Venue: Holiday Inn Bristol City Centre, Bond St, Bristol, BS1 3LE
Register here.

Wednesday 29th June: North West – Manchester
Venue: North Chadderton School, Chadderton Hall Road, Chadderton, Oldham, OL9 OBN
Register here. 

You are very welcome to attend our next meeting

Wednesday 17th May at 8:45am at Monkhouse Primary School (Wallington Avenue, North Shields NE30 3SH  *remember the gates close at 8:45 so try get there slightly earlier to access the car park).

​Guest speaker: Louise Levy, Cardinal Hume Academy, Regional Business Manager Champion Teaching School Council Register.

Please contact Janine White if you would like to come along:
Janine White
Schools Procurement Officer          

Acting Business Manager
North Tyneside Schools            

Norham High School

Mobile: 07887 996855

North Shields Collaborative

Teaching School Alliance

School Business Managers

Welcome to the School Business Managers programmes on the National College website

Programme materials

There are three programmes in the School Business Managers area:

Certificate of School Business Management
Diploma of School Business Management
Advanced Diploma of School Business Management

Access the materials for the programmes from the relevant area.