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Download and adapt our example interview questions and tasks. You'll find both role-specific and safeguarding questions, as well as in-tray and role-play tasks, to help you get a better feel for a candidate's skillset.

Choose from our list of interview questions

Download our list of role-specific and safeguarding questions that are suitable for a head of year/pastoral manager, plus tips for what to look for in a candidate's answers.

Use this template during the interview to record the responses given and score evidence.

KeyDoc: head of year interview questions and record sheet

Download and adapt our example tasks 

Choose the task that's most appropriate to the role you're hiring for:

  • In-tray exercise 
  • Data analysis 
  • Role-play exercise 

In the download, you'll find:

  • A summary of each task, including the skills it tests 
  • Key points to look for in a candidate's response 
  • What you need to prepare
  • A task overview to give to the candidate 

KeyDoc: head of year interview tasks

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