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.

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

On a scale of one to ten, rate me as an interviewer.

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Bonus Questions

  • What do you find are the most difficult decisions to make?
  • We all have had occasions when we were frustrated by our inability to implement our superiors' new ideas or "visions." Describe a time when this happened to you.
  • Describe how you've learned a new technical task.

Daily Interview Tip

Prepare your interview outfit: shine the shoes and plan grooming things like getting a haircut. Dressing well can increase your confidence as well as boosting your professional image. The key to successful job search is to be flexible if you have to change plans, re-organize yourself. If possible, mail or e-mail the letter the same day as your interview to follow up on your interview.