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  • Conducting senior leadership team recruitment interviews What is good practice for conducting senior leadership team interviews? We look at guidance on selection panels, planning, arranging and conducting interviews, and techniques for effective interviewing. You can also download a KeyDoc interview record sheet.
  • Interview questions and tasks for headteachers: finance With budgets an increasing concern for many schools, ask questions or set tasks related to finance in headteacher interviews. Use our article to get ideas for what questions or tasks you could use.
  • Interview questions for a clerk to the governing board Use these interview questions when you recruit your next clerk and see what to look for in a response. They're based on the DfE's clerking competency framework.
  • Interview questions for a deputy headteacher (Christian faith school) What might we ask at a deputy headteacher interview for a Christian faith school? We relay suggestions of questions for Christian faith schools from one of our associate education experts, presented in a downloadable KeyDoc. We also link to guidance from the CofE and a Catholic diocese.
  • Interview questions for a deputy headteacher (primary) What interview questions could we ask primary deputy headteacher candidates? This article contains a downloadable KeyDoc interview record sheet with suggested questions for primary deputy headteachers and what to look for in responses. It also relays advice on making interview questions topical.
  • Interview questions for a headteacher Cover everything you need to during the interview with our example interview questions, and get top tips for writing your own. Find specific questions for primary, secondary, special and faith schools, and download our template so you can keep the answers in one place.
  • Interview questions for an assistant headteacher Are there examples of interview questions for an assistant headteacher? One of our associate education experts, and an education consultant, suggest questions to ask when interviewing an assistant headteacher. We also consider what to look for in a response, and link to articles on interview tasks.
  • Interview questions for a school business manager Can you suggest interview questions for a school business manager? The Key's associate education experts suggest questions to ask about different aspects of the school business manager role, and what to look for in a candidate's answers. We also refer to advice from the National College.
  • Interview tasks for a clerk to the governing board Find out what tasks you can set when recruiting a clerk to the governing board, and what to look for in a response.
  • Interview tasks for a headteacher: presentations A presentation can be an effective way to screen headteacher candidates. Choose the right format depending on what you're trying to assess and download our useful scoring sheet to mark candidates' presentations.
  • Interview tasks for a leadership post As a governor you can expect to be involved in interviews for senior leadership roles. Though your headteacher will likely take the lead on choosing interview tasks, you need to understand what each task is testing for, what you need to do in advance and how to spot a good answer.
  • Interview tasks for a leadership post: in-tray exercises Are there examples of in-tray exercises for a leadership post? We include examples of in-tray exercises from an academy, and also look at guidance on creating in-tray exercises and at the pros and cons of using these activities in interviews.