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KHS Vice Principal Interview 
Interview questions and rubric for the position of VP in KHS
Rubric Code: N2X5235
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Subject: Education  
Type: (Other)  
Grade Levels: 9-12


Powered by iRubric KHS Principal Interview Questions
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Fair

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Good

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Question 1

Can you begin today by giving us a brief history of your educational and professional background? As you answer this question, please include why you are interested in the VP position

Poor

Candidate stated minimal information connected to the position.
Fair

Candidate stated general information connected to the position.
Good

Candidate can articulate a defined connection to the position.
Excellent

Candidate demonstrates a strong commitment to Royal Intermediate School and the position.
Notes

Question 2

Please describe a significant change effort in student achievement that you have led. How would you evaluate your success and what might you do differently next time?

Poor

Candidate has very few details regarding a change effort he/she led.
Fair

Candidate has some details regarding a change effort he/she led.
Good

Candidate articulates adequate details regarding a change effort he/she led.
Excellent

Candidate articulates with clarity,relevance confidence and enthusiasm details regarding a change effort he/she led.
Notes

Question 3

What is the role of the vice principal as it relates to curriculum, instruction and assessment?

Poor

Candidate has very little knowledge in curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
Fair

Candidate has some knowledge in curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
Good

Candidate has adequate knowledge in curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
Excellent

Candidate has comprehensive knowledge in curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
Notes

Question 4

What kinds of communication are important to a staff? Please give an example of an effective communication tool you have used.

Poor

Candidate presented limited ideas on how to communicate effectively with staff.
Fair

Candidate presented some ideas on how to communicate effectively with staff.
Good

Candidate presented a reasonable understanding of the principal's role in communication and gave examples.
Excellent

Candidate clearly articulated an understanding of the principal's role in communication and gave innovative examples.
Notes

Question 5

Scenario: You have a new 9th grade teacher who is struggling with teaching and connecting with her students. How do you help her improve? What do you do if there is no improvement?

Poor

Candidate has limited vision and experience as it relates to helping a struggling teacher.
Fair

Candidate can articulate a general plan to address defects in the area of instruction.
Good

Candidate can articulate a reasonable plan to address defects in the area of instruction.
Excellent

Candidate can articulate a clear plan to address defects in the area of instruction and shows specific experience with the issue.
Notes

Question 6

What should staff members expect from you as their vice principal?

Poor

Candidate does not appear to be concerned about staff members expectations.
Fair

Candidate states some expectations that staff members might have for their principal.
Good

Candidate clearly articulates several expectations that the Royal Intermediate School staff may have.
Excellent

Candidate articulates a variety of examples which may include the following:
1. Provides a safe learning environment
2. Fosters a positive culture
3. Communicates Clearly
4. Support staff
Notes

Question 7

How do you build a trusting culture?

Poor

Candidate presented limited ideas to build trust within the school.
Fair

Candidate presented ideas to build trust within the school.
Good

Candidate presented steps to build trust within the school.
Excellent

Candidate presented a detailed outline of steps to build trust within the school (relationships, risk taking, etc.)
Notes

Question 8

What do you look for when you evaluate learning in a classroom?

Poor

Candidate states minimal factors relating to evaluations
Fair

Candidate states some factors relating to evaluations.
Good

Candidate can articulate a reasonable list of factors relating to procedures of evaluations.
Excellent

Candidate prioritizes the most effective factors relating to student engagement, addressing standards, learning targets, and success criteria as examples.
Notes

Question 9

Describe the qualities of an outstanding vice principal.

Poor

Candidate has very little details about qualities of an outstanding principal.
Fair

Candidate has some details about qualities of an outstanding principal.
Good

Candidate articulates adequate details about qualities and characteristics of an outstanding principal.
Excellent

Candidate articulates with clarity,relevance confidence and enthusiasm details about qualities and characteristics of an outstanding principal for an intermediate school.
Notes

Question 10

What is your philosophy regarding student discipline?

Poor

Candidate stated a minimal philosophy regarding discipline.
Fair

Candidate can state a general philosophy regarding discipline.
Good

Candidate can articulate a defined philosophy regarding discipline.
Excellent

Candidate can articulate a clearly defined philosophy of student discipline including proactive measures and programs such as PBIS. Acknowledges new laws/ restrictions regarding discipline.
Notes

Question 11

How will you encourage parents and community members to be involved and participate in KHS

Poor

Candidate stated minimal strategies encouraging parents and community to participate in the school.
Fair

Candidate stated general strategies encouraging parents and community to participate in the school.
Good

Candidate stated defined strategies encouraging parents and community to participate in the school.
Excellent

Candidate stated clearly defined strategies encouraging parents and community to participate and answer is specifically tailored to Royal Intermediate School.
Notes

Question 12

Is there anything that you prepared for that we forgot to ask?

Poor

Candidate has nothing to add.
Fair

Candidate provides little additional information.
Good

Candidate provides some additional information.
Excellent

Candidate provides extensive relevent additional information
Notes

Question 13

As a VP, what do you feel is your primary mission?

Poor

Candidate stated a minimal mission
Fair

Candidate can state minimal mission
Good

Candidate can articulate a defined mission
Excellent

Candidate can articulate clearly a defined mission with themselves as part of the KHS solution
Notes

Question 14

What would be your first priority in this position?

Poor

Candidate demonstrates no foresight into the implementation of his/her first priority
Fair

Candidate has little foresight into the implementation of his/her first priority
Good

Candidate has adequate foresight into the implementation of his/her first priority
Excellent

Candidate has extensive foresight into the implementation of his/her first priority
Notes

Question 15

What are the three most important goals you would like to reach at KHS? Why?

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 diction of goals in education and a plan to achieve desired goals
Excellent

Candidate has detailed plans and is in the process on achieving desired goals in education
Notes

Question 16

What do you consider to be examples of appropriate instructional practice?

Poor

Candidate has very little curriculum knowledge
Fair

Candidate has some curriculum knowledge
Good

Candidate has adequate curriculum knowledge
Excellent

Candidate has comprehensive curriculum knowledge
Notes

Question 17

What instructional strategies would you want new teachers to employ? How would you ensure this?

Poor

Has minimal skills to contribute
Fair

Has some relevant skills to contribute
Good

Has a range of skills and ability to contribute
Excellent

Has a wide range of relevant skills and demonstrate ability to contribute
Notes

Question !8

Describe an effective Classroom.

Poor

Candidate has very little details that create an effective classroom
Fair

Candidate has some details that create an effective classroom
Good

Candidate articulates details that create an effective classroom
Excellent

Candidate articulates with clarity, relevance, confidence, and enthusiasm details that create an effective classroom
Notes

Question 19

Explain your philosophy on educating students.

Poor

Candidate stated minimal philosophy of educating students
Fair

Candidate can state 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
Notes

Question 20

What do you see as a major role of the VP?

Poor

Candidate stated a minimal understanding of the role of the VP
Fair

Candidate can state a general role of the VP
Good

Candidate can articulate a defined role of the VP
Excellent

Candidate can articulate a clearly defined role of the VP
Notes

Question 21

How would you develop the team concept with your staff? With the community?

Poor

Candidate has limited vision to develop a team concept with staff and community
Fair

Candidate can articulate a general plan to develop a team concept with staff and community
Good

Candidate can articulate a reasonable plan to develop a team concept with staff and community
Excellent

Candidate can articulate a clearly defined plan to develop a team concept with staff and community
Notes

Question 22

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 detailed outline of steps to build rapport with staff
Notes

Question 23

How do you address the cultural diversity within the faculty, staff and students?

Poor

Candidate has limited ideas for addressing the cultural diversity within the faculty, staff and students
Fair

Candidate has an idea for addressing the cultural diversity within the faculty, staff and students
Good

Candidate has a detailed plan for addressing the cultural diversity within the faculty, staff and students
Excellent

Candidate has a comprehensive plan for addressing the cultural diversity within the faculty, staff and students
Notes

Question 24

What steps would you follow is 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 expressed 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
Notes

Question 25

As a building administrator, what message would you want your school to convey when visitors walk int o the building?

Poor

Candidate did not present a message that he/she wants to convey when a visitor walks into the building
Fair

Candidate presented a minimal message that he/she wants to convey when a visitor walks into the building
Good

Candidate presented a general message that he/she wants to convey when a visitor walks into the building
Excellent

Candidate presented a detailed message that he/she wants to convey when a visitor walks into the building
Notes

Question 26

When dealing with discipline issues with a student, what is your major concern?

Poor

Candidate expressed no major concerns when dealing with students with discipline problems
Fair

Candidate expressed few major concerns when dealing with students with discipline problems
Good

Candidate expressed all major concerns when dealing with students with discipline problems
Excellent

Candidate expressed no major concerns when dealing with students with discipline problems and provided solutions
Notes

Question 27

Describe ways you can contribute to or facilitate collegial support and staff moral

Poor

Candidate did not present any steps that contribute to or facilitate collegial support and staff moral
Fair

Candidate presented general that contribute to or facilitate collegial support and staff moral
Good

Candidate presented few steps that contribute to or facilitate collegial support and staff moral
Excellent

Candidate presented multiple comprehensive steps that contribute to or facilitate collegial support and staff moral
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