Assistant headteacher: interview questions and tasksUpdatedAdapt and use these questions, record sheet and interview tasks, along with tips on what to look for in a candidate's response, to help you select the best possible assistant headteacher. They include questions specific to primary, secondary, special and faith schools.
Deputy headteacher: interview questionsUse these questions and tips on what to look for in candidates' answers, alongside our template interview record sheet, to help you select the best person for a deputy headteacher role in your school.
Executive headteacher: interview questionsAre there sample interview questions for an executive headteacher? One of our associate education experts suggests interview questions for executive headteachers. For some questions, there is commentary on what interviewers should expect from candidates in their answers.
Head of school: interview questionsAre there examples of interview questions for a head of school? In this article, two of our associate education experts suggest questions you could ask candidates at interviews for the role of head of school. We also link to an article with possible interview tasks for a leadership post.
Headteacher: interview questions and tasksUpdatedAdapt and use these questions, record sheet and interview tasks, along with what to look for in a candidate's response, to help you select the best person for the headteacher position. They include questions specific to primary, secondary, special and faith schools.
Interview questions: safeguardingSafeguarding is an important part of recruitment. Use our interview questions related to safeguarding when interviewing prospective staff to help you get this right. For each question, there are also positive and negative indicators for responses.
Preparing for senior leadership: what to expect in an interviewKnow how to impress at every stage of your senior leadership interview with top tips from our recruitment experts. Plan answers to our sample interview questions, and find out how to tweak your preparations if you'll be attending the interview remotely.
School business manager/bursar: interview questionsUse our example interview questions for SBM/bursar candidates to help you recruit the right person for this role in your school. For each topic, find out what to look out for in candidates' answers as suggested by our associate education experts.
SENCO: interview questionsFree sampleDownload and adapt our interview record sheet to help you recruit your next SENCO - it's got pointers on what to look for in candidates' answers.
SENCO: interview tasksUse our suggested interview tasks for special educational needs co-ordinator (SENCO) candidates to help you choose the right person for this important role in your school. The tasks are based on the SENCO responsibilities listed in the SEND Code of Practice, and also include what to look for in a good candidate.
Specialist leader of education (SLE): interview questionsAre 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.
Student council: headteacher interview questionsWhat questions could a pupil panel ask at a headteacher interview? One of our associate experts suggests questions pupils could ask candidates, and lists possible topics that the panel might want to base questions on. We also include a case study on the benefits of using pupil panels in interviews.