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So You Want to be a Bursar?

If you are considering a career as a bursar or a senior member of the support staff within the independent school sector why not come along to our very popular 'So you want to be a bursar?' course which offers an invaluable insight into this stimulating and challenging career.  The course is available to non-members of the ISBA as well as support staff currently working in independent schools who are looking to progress their career.

Aims of the course

The course will provide essential information on:

  • the issues and challenges of the independent sector and how ISBA can help
  • the challenges of being a bursar in both a large and small school
  • how to find the ideal job
  • an insight into what schools are looking for and how the recruitment process is conducted - experience from previous course attendees now employed in both large and small schools

Target audience

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.


Details of the next course will be published during the autumn.