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School business manager/bursar: interview tasks
Use our example interview tasks to help you recruit the right person for your SBM/bursar role, and get advice on how to run the tasks you choose.
Explore the topics below to get ideas for possible interview tasks and details of how you can use them when interviewing your school business manager (SBM)/bursar candidates.
You'll need to pay attention to the job description and person specification you're using when choosing appropriate interview tasks, and also design tasks that will work well together. Download our model SBM job description to see an example.
Observed group discussion
Use an observed group discussion to see how well candidates work in a team. You'll also be able to get an idea of their skills in:
- Strategic thinking
How to run an observed group discussion task
You'll need to prepare a set of envelopes,
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