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 have you done recently to develop professionally?

Often it is difficult to get classwork done. What are some shortcuts you've used to complete your work?

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Bonus Questions


  • When negotiating with others, we often compromise on certain issues. Tell me about a time when you used a strategy for giving in or standing firm on an issue to achieve the desired outcome. Tell me about a time when you had to negotiate expectations with parents, professors, peers.
  • Why do you think you would do well at this job?
  • Have you ever written instructions for other people? Tell me about a time in our job when someone followed your instructions easily. When someone was unable to follow your instructions. Have you ever written user manuals explaining policies or procedures? Tell me about one of these projects.

Daily Interview Tip

Don't allow yourself to become flustered in your interview, especially if some of the questions seem either irrelevant or overly-specific. If there was more than one interviewer, tailor notes to the priorities of each interviewer. Avoid mentioning inactive and non-creative activities such as watching television.