Last reviewed on 23 June 2022
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Know what questions to ask candidates and what to look for in a good response when recruiting for your next head of STEM.

We wrote this article to support interviewers with writing questions; it's not intended to help interviewees prepare for an interview. It can be used for both primary and secondary phases.

Use our STEM-specific questions alongside our general questions for heads of department

Download our list of STEM-specific questions below. It includes tips for what to look out for in candidates' responses, and space to score their answers.

Use it alongside our other article, which has a full list of questions to ask a head of phase/department (including safeguarding questions and role-specific questions) and suggested interview tasks.