Running a School: How to be Idle, Part 2

Running a School: How to be Idle, Part 2

The second in an occasional, irreverent series looking at the lesser-reported charms of school ownership. After struggling out of bed just before noon, you probably have a coffee. This is a good idea. Don’t even think about all those systems and history that have gone...
Running a School: All Systems Are Stop

Running a School: All Systems Are Stop

This is the end of the series of articles on systems, but it really should just be the beginning of you systemising your business. As you can see from the brief inclusion from a very small part of our operations, there is a lot to do. As a TOO, it may be possible for...
Running a School: Systems, Part 8

Running a School: Systems, Part 8

The school is not incorporated, but you are considering registering yourself officially as self-employed. Up to now, you have taught in a spare room in your house, but you wish to separate your home and your working life. This is very sensible, and in fact you should...
Running a School: Systems, Part 7

Running a School: Systems, Part 7

You should know what business you’re in, what your company will look like when it’s finished, what your product it is (and it ISN’T English lessons), who your customer is and you should know how much money you will need to live happily ever after. Well done. Next come...