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DeKalb County School District Interview Questions

Interviews at DeKalb County School District

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    Paraprofessional Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Decatur, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at DeKalb County School District (Decatur, GA) in January 2016.

    Interview

    It took a while. I started off by calling the person several times a day until eventually they agreed to meet with me. When we finally did meet I was sure to thank them for their time, obviously they were very busy.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about yourself and why do you want to work here?   1 Answer

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    Paraprofessional Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Stone Mountain, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. I interviewed at DeKalb County School District (Stone Mountain, GA) in June 2011.

    Interview

    I actually volunteered at a school for a month and was later offered a position as a Paraprofessional. That said, the interview process was very informal. I remember sitting the the principal's office and him asking me very general questions about myself, my professional aspirations, and about my care and concern for children.

    Interview Questions

    • The principal asked me: Have you worked with special needs children before? Do you have any training relative to the position? Do you have the patience required for this position?   2 Answers
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    Special Education Teacher Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Stone Mountain, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at DeKalb County School District (Stone Mountain, GA) in October 2014.

    Interview

    Interviewed for aspiring leader cohort. It was awful. They seemed to play psychological games. The interviewers did not interact as you would with a traditional interview. It was very stoic. It takes a lot to rattle me and I walked out of it feeling God awful, pissef off, etc.

    Interview Questions


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    Special Education Teacher Interview

    Anonymous Employee in North DeKalb, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at DeKalb County School District (North DeKalb, GA) in May 2015.

    Interview

    Very open ended interview. Asked a few questions, and expected me to talk a lot and convers. Six wuestions totel and about 40 min process. Three people interviewed me at same time.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell me about yourself and your educational background that qualifies you for this position.   Answer Question

  5.  

    Special Education Teacher Interview

    Anonymous Employee in DeKalb, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at DeKalb County School District (DeKalb, IL) in August 2017.

    Interview

    3 round interview. 8 to 1 0 people present. Asked a total of about 16 questions. Felt very cold and negative. People were late to the meeting which was was stressful from beginning to end.

    Interview Questions

    • Explain your teaching philosophy.   1 Answer

  6.  

    Accounts Payable Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Stone Mountain, GA
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 2 days. I interviewed at DeKalb County School District (Stone Mountain, GA) in June 2011.

    Interview

    Applied online, application was received. When job posing closed received call back and scheduled for interview. Interview was with Director and supervisor of Finance (both were very nice) received call back after 3 days with offer of employment.
    Had to call and get salary information for positon (which step I would start at) and information on cost of benefits.

    Interview Questions

    Reasons for Declining

    Salary was to low.


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    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at DeKalb County School District (New York, NY) in July 2013.

    Interview

    Called in to interview without any advance notice and was interview by a panel of people who asked a series of questions and you weren't able to jot down any notes nor ask any questions

    Interview Questions

  8.  

    Administrative Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at DeKalb County School District (Atlanta, GA) in October 2009.

    Interview

    Explained strengths and experiences. The interviewer told me about the job.

    Interview Questions

    • What would you do if a student was not following instructions?   1 Answer
    • What are your greatest accomplishments?   1 Answer

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    Teacher Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Dunwoody, GA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at DeKalb County School District (Dunwoody, GA) in July 2012.

    Interview

    Interviewed with 5 of the staff members including someone from the county. Was pretty standard interview for a school with questions on differentiation, use of technology, how do you communicate with parents and the community and sample lesson plans.

    Interview Questions


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    Teacher Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at DeKalb County School District (Atlanta, GA) in May 2015.

    Interview

    Panel interviews are conducted for new teachers. They choose admin and lead teachers to sit in on the interview. They collaboratively decide if you are a good fit for their school. It can be an intimidating situation if you are not confident with education jargon.

    Interview Questions


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