What is it like to be a principal?

I need to interview a principal can you please answer the following questions. 1.What do you expect of your teachers? 2.What do you like the most and the least about your job? 3.What is the most challenging behavior/situation that you have encountered as a principal? 4.What is your leadership style? How does that impact the staff/students/parents? 5.Please give an overview of the demographics of your school: enrollment, free/reduced lunch, and minorities. 6.What is your school doing to make the building a safe environment for your students and staff? 7.How is the curriculum determined at your school? Who are the major players in determining this curriculum? 8.If I were a new teacher in your building, how would I get on board with all the staff policies and procedures for the school? 9.What do you look for in a teacher when there is an opening on your staff? 10.What is your greatest joy as a principal and what is your greatest frustration?

Asked By: appylover - 4/28/2007
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1. to have a good education, good background, and great relationship with children... More
Answered By: hapoelhapoel - 4/28/2007
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they're boring
Answered By: Beau B - 4/28/2007
Then GO AND INTERVIEW ONE! Yahoo answers does NOT constitute an interview. Part of the meaning of this type of assignment is for you to meet with the principal in person. You will learn a LOT MORE if you do it that way. You're missing the point if by trying to get your answer on this site. And you're cheating... More
Answered By: Mr. Z - 4/29/2007
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