Former headteachers discuss the key techniques needed to conduct a successful interview.
The panel of headteachers have received a hypothetical request via e-mail from new headteacher, Stephen, asking them to pass on their interview tips and advice for handling an interview for a business manager.
The panel reflect on the interview techniques they developed over nearly 50 years of combined headship.
They consider how the headteacher can ensure through the interview process that they hire the candidate who is best for the role.
The team consists of retired headteachers Alan Key and Colin Richardson, as well as Peter Laurence, a former headteacher who is now development director at the Brigshaw Trust of eight schools.
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