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Are there examples of interview questions for an IT technician or manager? One of our associate education experts suggests interview questions and tasks for school IT technicians and managers.

We asked Trevor Bailey, one of our associate education experts, to suggest interview questions to ask candidates for the posts of school IT technician, and school IT manager. We set out his suggestions for different areas of questioning in sections 1-6 below.

Candidate’s skills and interest in the role

Questions for an IT technician or manager might include the below. Additional wording which applies only to IT managers is given in square brackets: 

How will you manage when dealing with an aspect of the job that you have not previously encountered, and for which you lack the specific skills or training? How would you seek to address the gaps in your skill set? How would you deal with a situation where you were asked to carry out a task that you felt your present

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