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Arlington Public Schools Interview Questions in Arlington, VA

Updated Oct 25, 2016
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    Teacher Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Arlington Public Schools (Arlington, VA).

    Interview

    Submitted application online.
    Was called to set up an interview.
    Interview was with an administrator and teacher.
    Duties were explained. Interview ran 25 minutes.
    Heard back within 3 days with a job offer.

    Interview Questions

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    Aide Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Arlington Public Schools (Arlington, VA).

    Interview

    short, it was long ago a few questions then hired. asked to do a drug test, background check it was short and to the point. I was told what is needed for the position where to go for follow up to get myself hired.

    Interview Questions

    • have you experience with children.   1 Answer
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    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took a week. I interviewed at Arlington Public Schools (Arlington, VA) in February 2013.

    Interview

    I interviews in a small panel of three people. They each took turns asking questions and would jot down notes as they saw fit. Many of the questions were skill and situational based questions. They also gave a chance for me to ask any questions or concerns, if I had any.

    Interview Questions

    • Name a situation in which you demonstrated initiative.   1 Answer
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    ESL Instructor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Arlington Public Schools (Arlington, VA).

    Interview

    There was a lengthy Interview with one individual followed by background check and fingerprinting because it's part of the school system. The interview was detailed and challenging, but the interviewer was extremely professional, fair, and appropriate. She knew her stuff and did not hesitate to press for more detailed replies to all questions.

    Interview Questions

    • The most difficult types of questions were about describing your teaching techniques in detail.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Set salary.

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    Teacher Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Arlington Public Schools (Arlington, VA) in July 2012.

    Interview

    First round interview was with the principal. Asked very few questions and had more of a conversation. Second round interview was with a panel of teachers. Old school style of round table interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Some good, some out of date questions. Started with strengths and weaknesses, then went on to questions that were relevant to the position. Example 1- Describe how you would run literacy t=time in your classroom.   1 Answer
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    Teacher Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Arlington Public Schools (Arlington, VA) in August 2011.

    Interview

    I was observed by my prospective principal during summer school. We later met and took a tour of the school. There was no formal interview.

    Interview Questions

    • How would you implement an IB minded classroom while still catering to differentiation?   Answer Question
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    Maintenance Worker Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Arlington Public Schools (Arlington, VA) in June 2009.

    Interview

    Very relaxing, the hiring manager was very friendly. The people, office, and work culture were very lax and frienly.

    Negotiation

    There was no negotiation phase. I would basically advise others considering an offer to take the offer and not attempt to negotiate. It's too good of a job as seasonal work to not take.

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