Executive Leadership

Acing the Leadership Interview

So you’re ready to move up in your career and are faced with the ritual of the competitive interview. Jon Tait shares some ideas for how to shine.
Woman in a job interview

If you’ve got to the stage in your career where you are looking to take the big step into senior leadership, you’ll probably be aware how tough it might be to land your first senior leadership job. The very nature of school leadership positions, the skill sets required, and the lack of opportunities compared to main scale teaching posts means that the environment is extremely competitive. Schools are on the lookout for the very best candidates—leaders of people, expert practitioners, visionaries, ambassadors etc. You may feel you fit the bill for these roles, but will your ‘performance’ in the interview stack up against your credentials that have gone before you?

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