You are here:
Head of STEM: interview questions
Are there any interview questions for a head of STEM? We list interview questions suggested by one of our associate education experts, covering topics such as co-ordinating between subjects and using external organisations.
This article was written to support interviewers with writing questions, and is not intended to help interviewees prepare for an interview.
We asked one of The Key’s associate education experts, David New, to provide examples of possible interview questions for a head of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). They can be used for heads of STEM in both primary and secondary phases.
Links between subjects
Questions to ask
What do you believe are the key similarities between the teaching of each STEM subject?
What do you feel are the key differences?
What to look for in answers
Need for good teaching skills and an ability to relate to young people at an age appropriate level Need for good subject knowledge and understanding Practical applications of all the subject areas Theoretical approaches used in the subject areas Similarities in finding solutions to problems, such as through an
More from The Key
Bitesize training with a big impact
Our on-demand training has your whole board covered and lets them learn at a time and pace that suits them.
Help your new governors hit the ground running with our expertly-designed induction training, and our role-specific courses support your link governors develop key skills and confidence in their role.
The Key has taken great care in publishing this article. However, some of the article's content and information may come from or link to third party sources whose quality, relevance, accuracy, completeness, currency and reliability we do not guarantee. Accordingly, we will not be held liable for any use of or reliance placed on this article's content or the links or downloads it provides. This article may contain information sourced from public sector bodies and licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.