Download our exit interview questionnaire
Use this template and add further questions specific to your school's setting. Use the questions as prompts in an exit interview or give the document to the exiting staff member as a questionnaire to fill in.
There's no statutory requirement to hold interviews If you choose to hold them, be consistent and aim to hold an exit interview with all staff who leave. Set out your process in a relevant policy, such as a staff induction policy, or recruitment and retention policy, if you have them. Employees can choose not to take part, and you should make it clear that the interview is optional. What's the point of an exit interview? You want to get honest feedback on the person's experiences working at the school, so you can see where improvements can be made. Explain this when inviting them to an interview. Who should be involved? Exit interviews are normally done by: The person's line manager Another manager Your school’s HR staff Governors