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possible questions for interview-assistant subject leader of English

Discussion in 'English' started by amylong, Jul 11, 2012.

  1. amylong

    amylong New commenter

    Hi all,

    I have an internal interview for assistant subject leader- very last minute with two day's notice for it. Could anyone with experience of this role or of interviewing for it suggest possible questions or topics that I could be preparing for? Only have tonight to do it in, so am feeling tense!

    Much appreciation in advance,

    Amy
     
  2. english.teacher

    english.teacher New commenter

    I am going to be a subject leader for the first time next year and am currently hiring for this role (to replace myself). Know where the areas of 'push' are for your department. I would ask about:
    intervention and monitoring for KS4
    mentoring and delegating work to staff (how will you adapt to leadership)
    how to raise the profile of reading/ boys' reading in particular
    ideas for a dynamic and creative curriculum
    ideas on how to integrate ICT into English more effectively
    what do YOU think the role entails
    I will put more up later if I can think of any, but really, these lead off of areas in our department that I know are important right now.
    J
     

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