Research and analysis
A guide to recruiting and selecting a new headteacher
A guide to help governors make the right decisions when recruiting and selecting new school leaders.
PDF, 274KB, 17 pages
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This guide, written in partnership with the National Governors Association, provides links to practical examples of job descriptions, person specifications, interview questions and suggested selection centre exercises that will help governors.
The guide will take you through the 7 main steps of the recruitment process.
It concludes with governors giving their own reflections, giving an honest account of some the problems they encountered and thoughts on what they would do differently next time.
Published: 1 June 2012