Nursery staff: interview questions

Use our interactive tool to create a bespoke interview pack tailored to the specific role in your school or nursery. Alternatively, adapt and use our question examples and template interview record sheet for roles such as a nursery manager, nurse or assistant.

Last reviewed on 25 July 2023
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  1. Create a bespoke interview pack that reflects your job description
  2. Or, choose from our list of interview questions

Create a bespoke interview pack that reflects your job description

Roles in a nursery can vary widely, depending on factors such as:

  • The size of the school/nursery
  • Pupils' needs
  • Your staff structure

Use our interactive tool to create a bespoke interview pack tailored to your specific requirements. 

This tool allows you to choose interview questions and tasks tailored to the job description, and produces a tailored pack for you with guidance on:

  • What to look for in good answers
  • How to adapt and evaluate interview tasks

Or, choose from our list of interview questions

Download our pre-made interview sheet suitable for any nursery role. You'll need to adapt it to suit the specific role and your school's context. 

Use this template during the interview to record the candidates' responses and score evidence.

It includes a list of safeguarding questions – you should ask at least 1 question about safeguarding in every interview in

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