Working with colleagues
A dispute between colleagues, lack of enthusiasm for team meetings and a promoted colleague... What techniques would you employ to create a positive team?
How do you re-motivate a colleague after a series of unsatisfactory lesson observations?
To what extent would you insist on colleagues contributing to (paid for) work out of normal teaching time?
What would you do if your NQT was really struggling?
What action would you take if a technician complained about an NQT's ability to issue of chemicals?
How would you tackle the situation if two of your technicians were suffering from a 'personality clash'?
You have just been appointed as a new overall Principal Teacher of Science. How would you restore team spirit?
A colleague is off long-term sick and a parent has complained about the supply teacher, a respected former colleague. What would you do?
You have one applicant for a teaching post. Should you appoint?
How would you restore the enthusiasm of a team who are negative about departmental meetings?
What action would you take if a colleague does not attend all departmental meetings?
The previous head of science is now on the senior leadership team and keeps 'interfering'. How would you approach this situation?
Your science link governor seems very out of touch. How would you improve the situation?
A colleague discusses the work of a colleague with others in an unprofessional manner. What would you do when told of the situation?