Interview questions and tasks: teachers

  • EYFS leader: interview questions
    Adapt and use these interview questions and record sheet, and see what to look for in a candidate's responses, to help you select the best person for an Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) leader position.
  • EYFS teacher: interview questions and tasks
    Adapt and use these questions, record sheet and interview tasks, along with tips on what to look for in a candidate's response, to help you select the best possible EYFS teacher. You'll find tasks that test both lesson planning and classroom skills.
  • Head of phase/department: interview questions and tasks
    Adapt and use these questions, record sheet and interview tasks, along with what to look for in a candidate's response, to help you select the best person for either the phase leader or head of department position. You'll find both role-specific and safeguarding questions, as well as tasks that test presentation and data analysis skills.
  • Subject leader (primary): interview questions
    Download these interview questions and record sheet to help you recruit the best person as a primary subject leader. Plus, get some pointers on what to look for in candidates' answers.
  • Subject lead (primary): interview tasks
    Read our example interview tasks for a primary subject lead and what to look for in a good answer, to help you test candidates' skills and select the best person for the role.
  • Teacher: interview questions and tasks
    Download and adapt our example interview questions and tasks for a classroom teacher. You'll find both general questions and tailored questions for primary and secondary schools, as well as tasks that test lesson planning and classroom skills.