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.

Last reviewed on 25 May 2023
School types: AllSchool phases: PrimaryRef: 2330
Contents
  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

Subject leader roles can vary widely, depending on factors such as:

  • The subject
  • Your school's size and phase
  • Specific challenges your school is facing

Use our interactive tool to create a bespoke interview pack tailored to the specific requirements of a subject leader in your school. 

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 subject leader post. 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.

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