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Arlington Public Schools Interview Questions

Updated May 10, 2017
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  1.  

    Teacher Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Arlington Public Schools (Arlington, VA).

    Interview

    Two week process- I applied online, got an email from a principal, had a hone interview followed by an in person interview with an administrator and a teacher. The in person interview was done at the school, not at the district headquarters.

    Interview Questions

    • What was a time you were faced with a difficult classroom situation, and how did you fix it?   Answer Question

  2.  

    Speech-Language Pathologist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Arlington Public Schools in August 2016.

    Interview

    I had a phone interview that lasted about 30 minutes. Various questions regarding my experience in the schools. The interviewer provided some information regarding the caseloads within each school site.

    Interview Questions

    • What is my experience with using evidence-based treatments for English Language Learners (ELL)?   Answer Question
  3.  

    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


  4.  

    ESL Instructor Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Arlington Public Schools (Arlington, VA) in June 2016.

    Interview

    Applied Online. Had 1st Phone interview with coordinator and then 2nd interview over Skype with coordinator and director of program. Typical questions about experience, motivations, and personality/ how you work individually and with a team.

    Interview Questions

    • How do you keep track and manage multiple tasks and projects?   Answer Question

  5.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at Arlington Public Schools.

    Interview

    Spoke to the head of computers, and we sat down and spoke for a little bit. She asked me what I wanted to do, and I told her that I loved computers so she appointed me to this position. She then asked me a couple of interview questions and it wasn't too difficult.

    Interview Questions

    • What are your strengths, what are your weaknesses, why do you want to work with us.   Answer Question

  6.  

    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

  7.  

    Tutor Interview

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

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at Arlington Public Schools (Fairfax, VA) in September 2015.

    Interview

    Group Interview with 5 other potential employees. Interviewer asked a question and then asked each interviewee to respond. Since I had never been in a group situation before I was somewhat apprehensive; however, it was very well run and much less awkward then I had expected. The interviewer was very organized and personable. I actually enjoyed the process.

    Interview Questions

    • How would a former supervisor rate you on a 10 point scale?   Answer Question
    • What is one thing your former supervisor would say you could improve upon?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    No real negotiation involved. You inform them of your availability for tutoring and are asked to commit to tutoring through the current school year.

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    Elementary Teacher Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Arlington Public Schools.

    Interview

    Submitted my resume and principal contacted me two days later for an interview. I interviewed with the principal two days later and was asked to come back the same afternoon to interview with the rest of the team including some teachers and the assistant principal.

    Interview Questions

    • There was an initial interview with the principal followed by another interview the same day with the assistant principal and some teachers on the interview team.   Answer Question

  9.  

    Elementary Teacher Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Arlington Public Schools.

    Interview

    I was interviewed by Principal at an individual school after sending my cover letter and resume to the school directly. The next day I was called back to interview with an Assistant Principal and a team of teachers.

    Interview Questions

    • Most questions were typical teacher interview questions, but "Describe a time when you failed and explain what you should have done differently." was one that sticks out in my memory.   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    No negotiation.


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    Teacher Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Arlington Public Schools.

    Interview

    Saw the application online. Applied. Received a call to go to the Arlington Ed Center (which is the headquarters for Arlington Public Schools). Did the background check there and was finger printed. The background check is required. This is a background check for the DMV area (DC, Maryland, and Virginia). In addition, a drug test may be required.


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