Head of Department Interviews

Many thanks to people who provided possible questions to help me prepare for a Head of Department interview earlier this week. I was unsuccessful for the post but, as someone who’s struggled quite horrifically in the past with interview nerves, did give the best interview I’ve ever given in my opinion. Someone asked if I could record the questions suggested so here they are in the hope that they’ll be useful to others.

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Advice for New Teachers


I’ve mentored NQTs and ITEs for more years than I care to count, this year I’ve just learnt that we’re getting 2 ITE students for first placement so I’ll also be mentoring a new mentor too. I thought I’d write a post on my key advice for new teachers both in case it’s any use to anyone and to get my head around what my key messages are for that new mentor.

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