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Are there any interview questions for a data and information manager? One of our associate education experts suggests interview questions for a data and information manager. We also link to another of our articles with suggested interview tasks for a similar role.

One of our associate education experts, Trevor Bailey, suggested interview questions for a school data and information manager.

He said that questions should be adapted to suit each school’s setting and the issues it faces. He added that not all of the following questions will be necessary, and some of them may not be appropriate for certain contexts.

Introductory questions

  • What are your impressions of the school?
  • Please explain to us why you feel this is the right job for you at this point
  • How will your strengths and qualities will enable you to meet the requirements of the job to a very high standard?
  • How has your career to date has prepared you for the role?

How do you see this role contributing to the strategic leadership and management of the school? Tell us about your experience of managing data, using spreadsheets and using databases. How has this experience prepared you

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