According to the University of Texas at Austin’s College of Education, only about half of newly hired Texas public school principals are staying on the job for at least three years.
Using an interview process with questions focusing on principal competencies is important for successful hiring. The new document, Sample Principal Interview Questions, is available in the HR Library. These behavioral based questions align directly to the administrator performance standards as well as to Texas Principal Evaluation and Support System (T-PESS).
Attributes and answers to listen for are included to help rate the quality of the responses. Selecting the applicant who’ll do the best job may be a difficult task, but using this template can greatly help.