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 kind of money do you need to make?

Why was there a gap in your employment between [insert date] and [insert date]?

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Bonus Questions

  • Tell me about a time when you had to work at a steady pace putting things in sequence. What did you do? What happened when you got tired?
  • Describe the biggest work-related problems you have faced in the past six months. How did you handle them?
  • In what ways do you deal with criticism?

Daily Interview Tip

Not following up after an interview is the biggest mistake - follow up with a thank you note. Give all your attention to the interview and the interviewer, this tells the employer you are focused on your commitments. Preparing for interview questions is way to help you be successful. One of the best ways to prepare for an interview is to anticipate questions the interviewer may ask.