Elementary School Teacher Sample Job Interview Questions

Elementary School Teacher Sample Job Interview Questions

 

Here are sample Elementary School Teacher job interview questions designed specifically for the Teaching career field.

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what interests you most about this job as a Elementary School Teacher?

Give me an example when you had to inspire intellectual curiosity through rigorous lessons.

Tell me about a new idea you recently implemented as a Elementary School Teacher. What approach did you take to gain your employees’ acceptance?

Technologies playing a larger and larger role in the way we live. Describe how you use tech knowledge he in your classroom.

At this school, we believe the key to improvement is through feedback. Give me an example of how you receive routine, ongoing feedback and support to improve your teaching.

What do you do to engage students through curriculum that reinforces the fun of learning and enable struggling students to thrive?.

What are some of the most difficult writing assignments you have had in our job as Elementary School Teacher? Explain.

Can you think of a time as a Elementary School Teacher when your standard approach to problem solving didn’t produce the desired solution? What did you do?

Have you ever had to ‘go the extra mile” to satisfy a customer? Tell me what you did.

To what extent do you format the reports and letters you type as a Elementary School Teacher?

What types of project planning or administration did you do in your previous job? Tell me about some of these projects.

What are your long range career goals?

How successful are you? How do you know?

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Bonus Questions


  • Have you ever worked evenings or weekends for long periods of time? What was the result?
  • Jobs differ in the degree to which unexpected changes can disrupt daily responsibilities. How do you feel when this happens? Why? Tell me about a time when this happened recently.
  • Describe the things you do to control errors in your work. When was the last time these methods helped you? What did you do?

Daily Interview Tip

It's hard to overturn a negative first impression so it's important to start off the interview strong. Be sure to mention the following, Your past work experience, Your education and training related to the job, volunteer work that might relate to the job, Any transferable skills - e.g. organizational skills, people skills and Your ability to learn quickly and how quickly you learned that type of work in the past. Look at each interview as good experience and concentrate your efforts on the next interview.