Pre-School Teacher Sample Job Interview Questions

Pre-School Teacher Sample Job Interview Questions


Here are sample Pre-School Teacher job interview questions designed specifically for the teaching career field.

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what makes you a suitable Pre-School Teacher for this school?

Strong lesson planning is something we are looking for in this pre-school teaching position. Give me an example of when you had to implement age-appropriate thematic lesson plans.

Our ideal candidate would hold certifications in CPR, First Aid and Child Abuse. Would be able to meet these requirements?

Describe your experience with experience in the REA, Waldorf and/or Montessori teaching approaches.

Tell me about a new idea you recently implemented as a Pre-School Teacher. What approach did you take to gain your employees’ acceptance?

Relate an approach, different from your normal approach, you took to solve a problem as a Pre-School Teacher. How did you come up with the approach? What other options did you consider?

Do you have any system for organizing your work area? Tell me how that system helped or didn’t help you on the job as a Pre-School Teacher.

How many consecutive attempts have you made without achieving success? How did you feel after the unsuccessful attempts? What did you do?

Describe a time when you had to modify work procedures significantly to be consistent with strategic directives. How did you accomplish this?

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Bonus Questions

  • Give some examples of teamwork.
  • What do you like best about a leadership position? Why?
  • Who has impacted you most in your career and how?

Daily Interview Tip

For phone interviews, because you don't get the feedback or body language information that help in the face to face situation, it might be useful to ask questions such as "is that what you needed to know?" or "do you want me to go into more detail?" What do I have to offer? When responding to the weakness question, be sincere give an honest answer but not a long one.