Interview questions about financial planning: SBMs and senior leadersWhat interview questions could we ask senior leaders about financial planning? One of our associate experts suggests interview questions on financial planning for school business managers and other roles with financial responsibilities. You will also find guidance on what to look for in answers.
Interview questions: deputy headteacherUse these questions and tips on what to look for in candidates' answers, alongside our template interview record sheet, to help you select the best person for a deputy headteacher role in your school.
Interview questions: executive headteacherAre there sample interview questions for an executive headteacher? One of our associate education experts suggests interview questions for executive headteachers. For some questions, there is commentary on what interviewers should expect from candidates in their answers.
Interview questions: head of schoolAre there examples of interview questions for a head of school? In this article, two of our associate education experts suggest questions you could ask candidates at interviews for the role of head of school. We also link to an article with possible interview tasks for a leadership post.
Interview questions: primary assistant headteacher (curriculum)Are there interview questions for an assistant headteacher (curriculum lead)? Two of our associate education experts suggest questions that could be used in an interview for this position. We also link to further examples of interview questions suggested on a school leader's blog.
Interview questions: primary assistant headteacher (inclusion)Are there any interview questions for an assistant headteacher responsible for inclusion? We set out interview questions for this role on topics such as strategic direction, managing staff, and working with the community. We also outline some points to look for in a candidate's responses.
Interview questions: safeguardingSafeguarding is an important part of recruitment. Use our interview questions related to safeguarding when interviewing prospective staff to help you get this right. For each question, there are also positive and negative indicators for responses.
Interview questions: school business manager/bursarUse our example interview questions for SBM/bursar candidates to help you recruit the right person for this role in your school. For each topic, find out what to look out for in candidates' answers as suggested by our associate education experts.
Interview questions: SENCOFree sampleDownload and adapt our interview record sheet to help you recruit your next SENCO - it's got pointers on what to look for in candidates' answers.
Interview questions: specialist leader of education (SLE)Are there examples of interview questions for an SLE? We set out interview questions for the role of specialist leader of education (SLE), suggested by one of our associate education experts. We also link to articles containing interview record sheets and guidance on shortlisting.
Interview tasks for a leadership postHow to pick the right tasks for your leadership interviews. Understand what each task is testing for, what you need to do in advance and how to spot a good answer. Examples include in-tray exercise, pupil interview and goldfish bowl group exercise.
Interview tasks for a SENCOUse our suggested interview tasks for special educational needs co-ordinator (SENCO) candidates to help you choose the right person for this important role in your school. The tasks are based on the SENCO responsibilities listed in the SEND Code of Practice, and also include what to look for in a good candidate.
Interview tasks: forms for observing interaction with pupilsDo you have a form for observing candidates' interaction with pupils? We worked with one of our associate education experts to create a proforma to use when observing candidates in this situation. We also link to a National College toolkit on recruitment, which includes guidance on meeting pupils.
Preparing for senior leadership: what to expect in an interviewKnow how to impress at every stage of your senior leadership interview with top tips from our recruitment experts. Plan answers to our sample interview questions, and find out how to tweak your preparations if you'll be attending the interview remotely.
Student council: headteacher interview questionsWhat questions could a pupil panel ask at a headteacher interview? One of our associate experts suggests questions pupils could ask candidates, and lists possible topics that the panel might want to base questions on. We also include a case study on the benefits of using pupil panels in interviews.