Tag: interviews


Half baked ideas

As I have said, Southern Rocks 2018 ate my homework spare time. My Feedly account was ladened with unread posts (circa 200). I had largely ignored this blog. I had initially thought that my own personal professional learning had, perhaps, stalled. Two weeks on and I am reconsidering that view. A number of professional conversations…
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15 Feb ’18 0

Leadership interviews

Having attended various leadership interviews over the past two year, including applying for the role I was currently in as part of a leadership reorganisation (successful), I always saw interviewing as an opportunity to glean all that was good from a school and note the signals, aspects or practices one would try to avoid when…
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20 May ’12 0

Leadership Interviews

Experience is what you get, when you don’t get what you want. Applying for leadership posts can be, has been and often will be, an emotional and challenging process. Even when unsuccessful at interview, the long term reflections reveal true value in the experience in addition to the benefits of seeing another school ‘at work’,…
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31 May ’11 0

Interviewing for a New Post

Only this time I was assessing the candidates. I learnt alot yesterday, and here are perhaps some of the more poignant reflections. Preparation  Outside of our control the Head brought forward the interview date. This posed significant organisational and logistic problems, most of which were overcome. Second, I would have felt much more comfortable having…
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20 Mar ’08 0