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Dear Theo, sample deputy head interview questions please?

Discussion in 'Jobseekers' started by badelf, Apr 22, 2009.

  1. badelf

    badelf New commenter

    Dear Theo, I am sure there is a link somewhere on this site to some useful deputy head sample interview questions, but try as I might, and trawl after trawl I have failed to find them! As I have been lucky enough to be shortlisted for interview for a deputy head's position, i ouwld really like to brush up my answers. I have recently sat on the other side of the interview table during my current school's interview process for deputy head, so I have hopefully gained alot of valuable experience of what to say and what NOT to say, but would really appreciate a few more pointers!
    many thanks
     
  2. badelf

    badelf New commenter

    Thanks for your reply, and yes, I am aware that a lot is two words, as am I aware that would is spelt thus not ouwld as I also mistyped! [​IMG]
    Just to let you know that I didn't get that job, but gained lots of experience from interview. I got very positive feedback from the interview, and so applied for another post the following year - this time sucessfully. I have been in post as deputy for nearly a year now and in hindsight - the first job was not for me!
    thanks for your help
     
  3. TheoGriff

    TheoGriff Star commenter

    But it is such a common mistake and most times it not a typo . . .
    Glad to hear the good news - now have a great Easter holiday.

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