The interview process can be extremely stressful for a teacher. Administrators and school vary with how the interview process goes, so being prepared is a key to a successful interview. Teacher interview questions can vary as well. The following set of fifteen questions is a sample set of teacher interview questions that you may use to prepare you.Please feel free to add questions in the comment section so that we can make an exhaustive list.
- What do you know about our school?
- How are you with technology? Have you ever used a smart board?
- What are your greatest strengths as a teacher? Weaknesses?
- Is organization an valuable skill for a teacher to possess? Why?
- Describe your teaching style?
- How should students’ educational achievement and progress be monitored?
- How long would it take you to make a meaningful contribution to our school?
- An observer enters your classroom. What would you like him/her to see?
- How have you utilized different teaching strategies to best provide for the learning needs of all students?
- How do you establish yourself as the person in charge or to establish control over the classroom setting?
- One of the goals in our school is to increase parental participants. What can you do to support this goal?
- In what areas do you need to improve? How will you go about this?
- Scenario: An angry parent visits you as the result of a fight between their child and another child on the playground. How would you handle this angry parent?
- Scenario: A student becomes disruptive and you immediately discipline the student by giving them a verbal warning. A few minutes later the student begins yelling and swearing for no apparent reason. How do you handle this situation?
- Scenario: Your class is a melting pot of different ability levels ranging from highly gifted to severe special needs. How do you ensure that each student’s unique needs are met?
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