Last reviewed on 28 April 2022
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Adapt and use these interview questions, record sheet and tasks to help you select the best candidate as your next English as an additional language (EAL) co-ordinator. See examples of what to look for in good answers.

Download our interview questions and record sheet

Here's a list of questions you can ask candidates for the role of English as an additional language (EAL) co-ordinator, plus tips for what to look for in answers.

Use this template during interviews to record candidates' responses and score evidence.

Choose from our interview tasks

The list of tasks below is not exhaustive and not in any particular order. To get started:

  • Choose which task is most appropriate to use for your school's context - you don't need to set all of them
  • Adapt your chosen task according to the job description and person specification of your role
  • Consider our suggestions for 'what to look for' in a good answer (these are based on expert advice) to make sure they're right for your school's setting. Adapt them if needed

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