School business manager: performance objectives

See suggested objectives for a school business manager (SBM), with example success criteria and monitoring arrangements.

Last reviewed on 5 October 2023
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  1. Tips for writing performance objectives
  2. Example performance objectives

Tips for writing performance objectives

Set objectives for your SBM that relate to:

  • Your school's improvement plan (SIP)
  • The SBM's personal and/or professional development

Share our SBM self-assessment tool with your SBM, to help them evaluate their own progress and consider their professional objectives.

See more detail on how to write performance objectives.

Use professional standards to help you

You can use the following sets of standards for SBMs to help you develop your own performance objectives:

For more support, read our advice on professional standards for school business managers and performance management of school business managers.

Example performance objectives

Through discussion with their line manager and members

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