18 June 2024

So you want to be a bursar? - 18 and 20 June 2024

These webinar sessions will inform and guide those who are considering a career in the independent schools sector as either a bursar or senior member of the support staff. Scheduled to take place on Tuesday 18 June 2024 from 11am - 12.15pm and 4pm - 5.15pm, with a further two sessions on Thursday 20 June 2024 from 11am - 12 noon and 4pm - 5pm

Course Details
  • location-pinpoint WEBINAR Session
  • clock 18/06/2024 - 20/06/2024
  • pounds icon £185.00
    * Please note prices exclude VAT at 0.00%

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Who is it for?

Those looking to become a bursar who are not currently working in the independent school sector as well as support staff in independent schools who have considerable administrative management experience and are looking to progress their career.




Sessions 1 and 2 on Tuesday 18 June at 11am - 12.15pm and 4.00pm - 5.15pm

Sessions 3 and 4 on Thursday 20 June at 11am - 12 noon and 4.00pm to 5.00pm

All sessions are included in your booking fee and you are advised to attend all webinars to gain the most from this event.  In addition to the webinars, and included in your webinar fee, you will receive, by post, a one year subscription to our termly magazine "The Bursar's Review" and have a 1:1 hour-long telephone conversation with either our Chief Executive or Chief Operating Officer to discuss any further questions you may have in private.

The programme for the four sessions are:

Tuesday 18 June 2024 from 11am - 12.15pm - Session 1
An overview of the independent education sector - David Woodgate, Chief Executive, ISBA

Tuesday 18 June 2024 from 4pm - 5.15pm - Session 2
Current challenges for the independent education sector and the role of the bursar - David Woodgate, Chief Executive, ISBA

Thursday 20 June 2024 from 11am - 12 noon - Session 3
The challenges of being a bursar in different types and sizes of school - city or rural, day or boarding -Neil Cufley, Director of Operations, Royal Russell School and Karen Pheasant, Bursar, Bowdon Preparatory School for Girls
Finding the ideal job - Lucy Wyatt, Director, Hillcrest Search Ltd and ISBA Recruitment Specialist

Thursday 20 June from 4pm - 5pm - Session 4
Current operational issues in schools - John Murphie, COO, ISBA and Rob Pizii, Head of Advice & Guidance, ISBA

Opportunity to take part in Q&A sessions on both days.

A copy of the recordings for each day and presentations will be available within a few days of the webinars taking place exclusively for booked attendees.

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