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Principal Interview-updated 2022 
Rubric for hiring a Principal
Rubric Code: N234BW6
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Public Rubric
Subject: Vocational  
Type: (Other)  
Grade Levels: 9-12, Post Graduate


Powered by iRubric Principal Interview
  Poor

1 pts

Fair

2 pts

Good

3 pts

Excellent

4 pts

Vision Questions
Vision Question 1

As a principal, what do you see as your primary mission and what would be your first priority?

Poor

Candidate stated a minimal mission/priority for the school.
Fair

Candidate can state a general mission/priority for the school with little implementation.
Good

Candidate can articulate a defined mission/priority for the school and some implementation.
Excellent

Candidate can articulate a clearly defined mission/priority and discusses clear implementation.
Vision Question 2

In your opinion, what are the characteristics of an effective school and three most important goals to bring that about?

Poor

Candidate demonstrated no long-term plans or goals in education
Fair

Candidate has some ideas of future goals in education, but did not specifically express what the goals are
Good

Candidate has direction of goals in education and a plan to achieve desired goals
Excellent

Candidate has detailed plans and is in process in achieving desired goals in education
Instruction Questions
Instruction Question 1

What key instructional strategies would you want teachers to be sure to employ? How would you ensure this?

Poor

Has minimal skills to contribute.
Fair

Has some relevant skills and can contribute.
Good

Has a range of skills and ability to contribute.
Excellent

Has a wide range of relevant skills and demonstrates ability to contribute.
Instruction Question 2

Describe an effective classroom and how you would ensure this is occurring?

Poor

Candidate has very little details that create an effective classroom.
Fair

Candidate has some details that create an effective classroom.
Good

Candidate articulates adequate details that create an effective classroom.
Excellent

Candidate articulates with clarity,relevance confidence and enthusiasm details that create an effective classroom.
Instruction Question 3

Briefly explain your philosophy on educating students and how you have demonstrated the belief that all students can learn at high levels?

Poor

Candidate stated a minimal philosophy of educating students.
Fair

Candidate can state a general philosophy of educating students.
Good

Candidate can articulate a defined philosophy of educating students.
Excellent

Candidate can articulate a clearly defined philosophy of educating students.
Instruction Question 4

Describe your experiences working with EL populations.

Poor

Candidate has no experience.
Fair

Candidate has little experience.
Good

Candidate has adequate experience.
Excellent

Candidate has significant experience.
Management Questions
Management Question 1

What skills as a leader/facilitator do you bring to the school?

Poor

Has minimal skills to contribute.
Fair

Has some relevant skills and can contribute.
Good

Has a range of skills and ability to contribute.
Excellent

Has a wide range of relevant skills and demonstrates ability to contribute.
Management Question 2

What steps would you take to improve test scores?

Poor

Candidate has difficulty expressing specific action steps.
Fair

Candidate expressed a limited understanding of specific actions steps.
Good

Candidate articulated general action steps.
Excellent

Candidate presented detailed and thorough actions steps.
Management Question 3

How will you sustain staff morale when “the pressure is on” to improve test scores?

Poor

Has minimal skills to implement effective strategies to maintain staff morale when “the pressure is on” in a high stakes testing.
Fair

Has some relevant skills to implement effective strategies to maintain staff morale when “the pressure is on” in a high stakes testing.
Good

Has a range of skills and ability to implement effective strategies to maintain staff morale when “the pressure is on” in a high stakes testing.
Excellent

Has a wide range of relevant skills and demonstrates effective strategies to maintain staff morale when “the pressure is on” in a high stakes testing.
Management Question 4

How would you encourage a teacher who is discouraged? A student? A parent?

Poor

Candidate expresses no ideas of how to encourage a teacher, student, or parent who is discouraged.
Fair

Candidate has some ideas of how to encourage a teacher, student, or parent who is discouraged.
Good

Candidate has expresses numerous methods to encourage a teacher, student, or parent who is discouraged.
Excellent

Candidate expresses detailed methods to encourage a teacher, student, or parent who is discouraged.
Collaboration Questions
Collaboration Question 1

How will you work with the school counselor/social worker to improve upon student and teacher relationships and achievement at the same time?

Poor

Candidate has limited vision to improve student and staff relationships.
Fair

Candidate can articulate a general plan to improve student and staff relationships.
Good

Candidate can articulate a reasonable plan to improve student and staff relationships.
Excellent

Candidate can articulate a clearly defined plan to improve student and staff relationships.
Collaboration Question 2

What specific steps would you take to build rapport with staff?

Poor

Candidate presented limited ideas to build rapport with staff.
Fair

Candidate presented ideas to build rapport with staff.
Good

Candidate presented steps to build rapport with staff.
Excellent

Candidate presented a detailed outlined of steps to build rapport with staff.
Collaboration Question 3

Describe your role as Principal when supporting teachers in their role? Be specific as you think about how it relates to student learning.

Poor

Candidate presented a minimal understanding of the principal’s role in supporting teachers.i
Fair

Candidate presented a relevant understanding of the principal’s role in supporting teachers.
Good

Candidate presented a reasonable understanding of the principal’s role in supporting teachers.
Excellent

Candidate clearly articulated the principal’s role in supporting teachers.
Collaboration Question 4

Give some examples of collaboration with the School Superintendent (or your supervisor) and the impact it had in your own role.

Poor

Candidate could not give an example of collaboration.
Fair

Candidate gave limited examples of collaboration.
Good

Candidate gave several examples of collaboration.
Excellent

Candidate presented detailed and well articulated examples of collaboration.
Ethics Questions
Ethics Question 1

Tell us about a time when you had to make a difficult decision, and you knew that whatever you decided, some people would be unhappy.

Poor

Candidate could not express details of having to make a difficult decision.
Fair

Candidate articulates with vague details of having to make a difficult decision.
Good

Candidate articulates details of having to make a difficult decision.
Excellent

Candidate articulates with clarity and relevance details of having to make a difficult decision.
Ethics Question 2

What steps would you follow if a teacher did not comply with your recommendations after a classroom visit?

Poor

Candidate could not express details of a course of action for a teacher that did not comply with recommendations after a classroom visit.
Fair

Candidate expresses ideas of a course of action for a teacher that did not comply with recommendations after a classroom visit.
Good

Candidate defines a course of action for a teacher that did not comply with recommendations after a classroom visit.
Excellent

Candidate defines a clear detailed course of action for a teacher that did not comply with recommendations after a classroom visit.
Ethics Question 3

How do you react when a parent calls and is upset with something you have done?

Poor

Candidate does not respond when a parent calls and is upset with something they have done.
Fair

Candidate responds with appropriate action, but not in a timely manner when a parent calls and is upset with something they have done.
Good

Candidate responds with appropriate action when a parent calls and is upset with something they have done.
Excellent

Candidate responds with appropriate action, in a timely manner, and informs another administrator when a parent calls and is upset with something they have done.
Political Questions
Political Question 1

What role would a diverse community serve in a school under your supervision?

Poor

Candidate stated a minimal role for the community to serve in the school.
Fair

Candidate can state a general role for the community to serve in the school.
Good

Candidate can articulate a defined role for the community to serve in the school.
Excellent

Candidate can articulate a clearly defined role for the community to serve in the school.
Political Question 2

When dealing with a discipline problem with a student, what is your major concern? What discipline style do you use?

Poor

Candidate expressed no major concerns when dealing with student discipline problems.
Fair

Candidate expressed few major concerns when dealing with student discipline problems.
Good

Candidate expressed many major concerns when dealing with student discipline problems.
Excellent

Candidate expressed many major concerns when dealing with student discipline problems and provided solutions.
Political Question 3

Describe your familiarity with PBIS and Restorative Practices.

Poor

Candidate has no awareness of PBIS and/or Restorative Practices
Fair

Candidate has general awareness of PBIS and/or Restorative Practices
Good

Candidate has used PBIS and/or Restorative Practices in the past.
Excellent

Candidate is familiar with and comfortable implementing PBIS and/or Restorative Practices.
Political Question 4

As a PreK-12 Principal, what message would you want your school to convey when visitors walk into the building?

Poor

Candidate did not present a message that he/she wants to convey to visitors when they walk into the building.
Fair

Candidate presented a minimal message that he/she wants to convey to visitors when they walk into the building.
Good

Candidate presented a general message that he/she wants to convey to visitors when they walk into the building.
Excellent

Candidate presented a detailed message that he/she wants to convey to visitors when they walk into the building.



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