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Last reviewed on 1 March 2017
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Are there any interview tasks for a site manager? One of our associate education experts suggests activities that could be used when recruiting a site manager/caretaker, such as doing a risk assessment. We also point to another article with suggested interview questions for this role.

One of The Key’s associate education experts, Terry Gillard, suggested the following tasks that could be used when recruiting a site manager/caretaker.

Carrying out a risk assessment

Terry said schools could ask candidates to carry out a risk assessment for a room or area. For example, this might involve assessing the risks in a classroom, the dining area or stage area of the main hall.

Candidates could also be asked to assess aspects of particular risk in a room, for example electrical-based risks in a computer room or water-based risks in showering facilities.

Discussing knowledge of testing requirements and equipment

Schools could ask candidates about their knowledge of statutory testing, health and safety requirements, and the relevant activities that need to be carried out.

Carrying out an equipment

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