In addition to serving as the educational and administrative head of a school, a principal acts as the public face and spokesperson. Employers will be looking for candidates who display strong communication skills, the ability to resolve issues among the staff, students, and their families, and a clear vision for a healthy learning environment. To excel in your interview, come prepared with examples of past conflicts you have successfully handled and ideas around how you would foster active learning situations.
Nothing difficult--just lots of questions. For someone who's been working in this exact same niche field for a decade and has seen scores of customers and solved their issues---the interview was a total breeze.
Been there done that. Sometimes it shows that a company might not be right for you when the one you interview goes bad...ie. they exhibit a bad attitude. Bye, bye. They lost out, not me.
Been there done that. Sometimes it shows that a company might not be right for you when the one you interviewed for (the company manager/director) exhibits a bad attitude. Bye, bye. They lost out, not me. Phew. Oracle was the best job I ever had and I lost it after 9/11/01 in MA. Ouch.