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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.

Trevor Bailey, one of our associate education experts, gave us some examples of questions that could be used in an interview for a specialist leader of education (SLE) role. We have outlined these below.

Trevor said that interviewers should also ask candidates questions based on the information given in the application form.

This article was written to support interviewers with writing questions, and is not intended to help interviewees prepare for an interview.

Please tell us why you have decided to apply to become an SLE What are your strengths in your current role, and what are the areas in which you need to develop? Reflecting on your career to date, please explain to us why you are now ready to assume the responsibility of developing other leaders in schools Please tell us about the impact you have had in your present post as a leader. How did you go about

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