Interview questions for Principal Jobs in Ireland

Further questions from recent leadership interviews

Are you searching for potential questions for leadership positions? If you’re reading this - I’m betting that you are!

Working 1-1 with 100s of teachers each year - puts me in a great position to hear what the latest questions are that are being asked. I hope you find them useful!

  • Intro: What have been three achievements in your teaching career to date?

  • What was a teaching and learning initiative that you introduced?

  • How do you self-evaluate?

  • What makes you ready to take on this role?

  • What would you like to change if you secured a role in middle management?

  • Give us an example of an initiative that you have taken from the ground up?

  • What was an initiative that failed/did not succeed in our school and what did you learn?

  • Strengths and weaknesses

  • 3 core elements of a team and where you see yourself fitting in

  • How did you deal with a sensitive issue in a school?

  • Tell us about a time that you led another member of staff.

  • Tell us about your experience with student voice.

  • Student voice in the Autism Class - given the range of abilities - how do you ensure that every pupil has a say in the classroom community?

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