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Interview questions: emotional literacy support assistant

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Last updated on 26 October 2016
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What could we ask in interviews for an emotional literacy support assistant (ELSA)? This article includes questions suggested by one of our experts, as well as a downloadable KeyDoc that sets out the skills being tested by each question and what successful responses might include.

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  1. 1 Introductory questions about emotional literacy
  2. 2 Working with pupils with poor emotional literacy
  3. 3 Experience of emotional literacy support programmes
  4. 4 Suitability for the role
  5. 5 Safeguarding
  6. 6 Teamwork and managing challenges

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