Teachers and middle leaders

  • EYFS teacher: interview questions and tasks
    Adapt and use these questions, record sheet and interview tasks, along with tips on what to look for in a candidate's response, to help you select the best possible EYFS teacher. You'll find tasks that test both lesson planning and classroom skills.
  • Head of phase/department: interview questions and tasks
    Use these recommended interview questions and tasks to help you select and appoint a head of department or phase, including heads of sixth form. You'll find both role-specific and safeguarding questions, tasks that test presentation and data analysis skills, and guidance on what to look for in good answers.
  • Subject leader (primary): interview questions
    Download these interview questions and record sheet to help you recruit the best person as a primary subject leader, or use our bespoke interview pack to create your own. Plus, get some pointers on what to look for in candidates' answers.
  • Subject lead (primary): interview tasks
    Read our example interview tasks for a primary subject lead and what to look for in a good answer, to help you test candidates' skills and select the best person for the role.
  • Teacher: interview questions and tasks
    Download and adapt our example interview questions and tasks for a classroom teacher. You'll find both general questions and tailored questions for primary and secondary schools, as well as tasks that test lesson planning and classroom skills.