The West Yorkshire Academy Business Leaders was launched in 2011 when a number of schools in Kirklees converted to Academy status. We are now looking to expand the group and offer membership to all Business Leaders working in the Academy sector across West Yorkshire.
Our vision and aims
- To create a local network of Bursars and School Business Leaders who work together to support each other
- To provide opportunities for;
- Sharing good practice
- Collaborative purchasing
- Joint CPD events/workshops/keynote speakers
- Negotiating discounts/special prices
- Income generation ideas
- Providing feedback from our region to local and national bodies
- Signposting information/relevant CPD opportunities
- Mentor support to new SBM/SBLs
Membership is open to anyone who works within a school business environment in the West Yorkshire area, in any phase or type of academy. No matter what your job title is, School Business Manager, Finance Officer, Operations Officer, HR Manager, Director of Finance – you are welcome to join us!
If you wish to join, please click here to complete a registration form.