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Interview tasks for support staff in the EYFS

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Last updated on 17 November 2016
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Are there examples of interview tasks for a member of nursery or reception support staff? One of our associate education experts suggests interview tasks that could be used when recruiting a member of support staff in the EYFS, including observing a candidate working with a small group of pupils and a task related to the EYFS framework.

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  1. 1 Observing interaction with children
  2. 2 Understanding the prime and specific areas of learning
  3. 3 Understanding engagement with parents
  4. 4 Demonstrating understanding of safeguarding in the EYFS
  5. 5 Using interview tasks in the interview process

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