Holding an interview: template record sheet

Use our downloadable interview record sheet to set out your questions and score candidates' responses when you're interviewing for school staff.

Last reviewed on 22 April 2022
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  1. Download our template record sheet

Download our template record sheet

This interview record sheet has space for you to write out questions and points to look out for in a candidate’s answers. There’s also space for you to record the candidate’s responses and an evidence score.

KeyDoc: template interview record sheet DOC, 137.0 KB

Find examples of possible interview questions for various roles, along with suggestions of what to look out for in responses, in our bank of recruitment resources for key roles

Assign 'evidence scores' to answers

This can help you prevent bias and avoid you making snap judgements based on 'gut feeling'.

Keeping a record also means you have evidence of your decision-making should a candidate challenge your final decision. However, bear in mind they can make a request under the UK GDPR to see the contents of

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