Kindergarten Teacher Sample Job Interview Questions

Kindergarten Teacher Sample Job Interview Questions


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

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We have a high population of students who have English as a second language. If you were the teacher of this class, what would you do to emphasize literacy and language acquisition for ELLs?

How often do you meet with your employees as a group? How do you prepare for these meetings? What is your role? Give an example.

What types of forms do you regularly complete in our job as Kindergarten Teacher? Tell me about one of the most difficult or important forms you have had to complete.

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

How do you establish performance standards for your subordinates? Tell me about the process you use as a Kindergarten Teacher. Give an example of a time when this worked for you.

What is your greatest fear?

What has been your biggest achievement at your last job? What steps did you take to achieve it?

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Bonus Questions

  • Have you ever been in a situation in which you wanted to delegate but couldn't? Tell me about it.
  • Looking back on your last position, have you done your best work?
  • Tell me about a time when you had to give someone difficult feedback. How did you handle it?

Daily Interview Tip

Rather than just saying you possess particular experience or a skill, prove it. Practise your story-telling techniques to show how you achieved a result or used your skills. When describing your former manager, you should try to find only positive things about your last employer. Be confident. Feeling nervous in an interview is perfectly normal; just don