Current Recruitment And Selection Methods Used By The Southwood School

999 Words Sep 15th, 2016 4 Pages
The following is a brief overview of the current recruitment and selection methods used by the Southwood School.

Application Form
Campus Recruiting/educational Institutions
• Can hire people to grow with the organization
• Plentiful sources of talent
• Time consuming
• Only appropriate for certain types of experience levels
• Only posted once in a newspaper publication which limited the amount of candidates applying for the position
• Not provided online or on the school website making it difficult to download all information
Psychometric Test
Used to measure a candidates suitability of required personality and characteristics by the school
1. Knowing candidate on personal level
2. Adding more information than their resume and references may offer
Not offered at the school
Resume or curriculum vitae review
Brief biographical resume of one’s career and training, by the person applying for the job
A more detailed overview of your accomplishments
• Takes longer to create and read

Informal interview
20 minute interview led by the principal and an administrator used to learn basic information on the candidate and review the application
Consistency of questions given by 2 observers
Not enough input from students and staff
Teaching observation
Candidates were to deliver a 20-minute teaching session while being observed by a senior teacher.
Allowed assessment of
1. Relationship with students
2. Delivery style
3. Innovation in teaching…

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