Review and assess the interview questions used by the Southwood School District. Develop a report in which you present your assessment.
First, look at each of the questions asked and assess/evaluate or determine which ones are important and which ones are not. Explain which ones should remain and which ones should be eliminated and provide a clear argument to support your suggestions. Use references to support your assessment.
Second, as part of this report, develop five additional questions that you believe should be asked by the principal and HR manager when selecting a new employee. Using references, provide supporting rationale to explain the five additional questions and any changes to existing questions. This assignment should be between 4-5 pages. Cite sources using APA format. Use a minimum of 3 to 4 references.
1. Cover Page with Name, Date, and Title of Assignment
2. Use headings to separate the sections of the paper
3. Page numbers
5. Times New Roman, size 12
6. In-text citations to sources in APA style
7. Reference page using APA style
8. References not older than 3 years old
This document provides examples of interview questions used in the past. Questions asked by the principal and members of the management team: n Why did you apply for this job? n What do you know about this school? n Why did you decide to pursue a career in teaching? n How do you think you can contribute to the school development plan? n What are your strengths and weaknesses? n How do you think your present colleagues and managers would describe you? Questions asked by teachers on an interview panel: n What innovative teaching methods have you used successfully in the past? n Which subjects do you enjoy teaching a) the most and b) the least? n How would you deal with disruptive students in the classroom? n Give an example of how you use technology to enhance your teaching. Questions asked by the HR manager: n What contributions would you make to this school? n What training and development opportunities have you taken part in to date? n What are your career plans for the next a) fi ve years and b) ten years? n What support would you like Southwood to provide if your application is successful? Questions asked by students: n What do you think the most important characteristics of an effective teacher are? n How would you support students who fi nd your subject diffi cult? n How would you create a fun learning environment in the classroom? n How would you build a good relationship with a new group of students? n Do you have any ideas for afterschool activities or clubs? What are they?