Top Teacher Interview Tips.
Are there any major issues that the school will be addressing in the coming year?
I have dealt with parents extensively in my previous teaching positions, how involved are parents in the school?
I am familiar with a number of approaches to classroom discipline. What is the school perspective on discipline?
Can you explain your homework policy to me?
I was expected to do a number of duties in my previous position such as lunch. What duties are required in this position?
I appreciate learning and growing professionally. What opportunities are there for professional development?
I have valuable experience in integrating technology into the classroom. What kind of resources would I have access to?
I appreciate having an opportunity to contribute my input. How often are staff meetings held?
Team teaching has worked well for me. Do teachers work in teams and how is this organized?
I enjoy getting involved in team sports, what extra curricular activities are available for teacher participation?
I have found there are challenges and advantages to teaching both large and small classes. What is the average class size?
What do you consider to be the physical appearance of an ideal classroom?
How do you plan when starting a new study unit or topic with your class?
Tell me how you develop your daily lesson plan and what do you include?
What do you do if a lesson doesn't work well?
What strategies do you use to encourage group work amongst your students?
Describe one of the most successful lessons you have taught in a class. Explain why it worked so well.
Describe your teaching style.
What do you consider to be your weaknesses?