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.

How do you track progress on delegated projects for which you are responsible? Give an example.

What strategies have you used to communicate superiors' major new directives to employees? Which strategies have worked and which have not? Tell me about a specific example.

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Bonus Questions


  • 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.
  • What were some of your biggest disappointments at your last job? How did you cope with them?
  • Have you ever had to review proposals submitted by vendors, colleagues or subordinates? Tell me about one of these situations.

Daily Interview Tip

What you wear Informational interviews allow you to see if the career/occupation matches your needs, interests and skills. Make sure you know about the company. If it's a place you can visit, make sure you browse the location and maybe try a few things on.