The chair should greet the candidate in the appropriate room and escort them to the interview room (see interview schedule).
Once the candidate is settled, the chair will lead by giving a general introduction to the candidate and asking each team members to briefly introduce themselves and share their position (parent, teacher, etc.).
The chair will monitor the flow of the interview and keep time so that each candidate completes as many questions as possible.
Could you please tell us a little about yourself and anything that you feel is important for us to know about you as a candidate for the Pleasant Plains Middle School principalship?
Schools tend to take on personalities of their own that are generally influenced by the leadership style of the building principal. Based on this, what would Pleasant Plains Middle School look like if you were named principal?
As the principal, a teacher approaches you with a request to take care of a personal need during the eighty-minute plan time. Would you:
Ask the teacher to look at the contract regarding the use of plan time for fulfilling personal needs.
Allow the teacher to go without question.
Allow the teacher to go but ask this person to put the request in writing.