Choose from our list of interview questions
Here's a list of questions that are suitable for any teaching post, plus tips on what to look for in answers.
- General questions for any school types
- Tailored questions for primary and secondary schools
- Role-specific and safeguarding questions
Use this template during the interview to record and evidence-score your candidates' responses.
Include additional questions for leadership roles
If your post also involves middle leadership responsibilities, use our interactive interview questions and tasks tool to help you tailor the interview to the specific responsibilities set out in the job description.
Download and adapt our example tasks
Choose the task that's most appropriate to the role you're hiring for:
- Create a lesson plan
- Deliver a lesson
- Deliver a presentation
- Interact with pupils
A summary of each task, including what skills it tests Key points to look for in the candidate's response What you need