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Irving Independent School District Interview Questions

Updated Jan 15, 2018
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    IT Campus Tech Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irving, TX
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6+ months. I interviewed at Irving Independent School District (Irving, TX) in November 2017.

    Interview

    Called me in for an hour long interview in front of 7 people. It wasn't bad, however it became obvious that I was only there to interview as they had no intention to hire me. The questions asked didn't relate to the job and they seemed like they had better things to do. I later found out from a friend that someone had already been chosen and the interviews were a formality.

    Interview Questions

    • Do you know how to dispose of a halogen projector lamp bulb?   Answer Question

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    Teacher Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irving, TX
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Irving Independent School District (Irving, TX) in August 2016.

    Interview

    There was a last minute opening at an elementary school for a kindergarten position and I was one of 8 candidates interviewed. The positive environment and substantial interview for the position created a positive experience. I didn't have but only one year of student teaching listed as experience so I understand why I wasn't offered the job with the pool of candidates.

    Interview Questions

    • If we gave you this Coke bottle, could you give us a sample lesson that you would teach using the bottle?   1 Answer
  3.  

    Guest Educator Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Irving Independent School District.

    Interview

    There was not an interview process. You completed your application and did a background check. If you met all requirements and passed background check, then you are hired. You can use your years of subbing as credits for student teaching when it's time to get your certification.


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    Campus Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Irving, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Irving Independent School District (Irving, TX).

    Interview

    Called me to take this IT Questions Test. Then called in to have a group interview. Got phone call later about offer. Made me pay $35 to take an Education Aide Certification (district refused to reimburse this).

    Interview Questions

    • What are your weaknesses, strengths? Experience description   Answer Question

  5.  

    Guest Educator/Substitute Teacher Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Irving, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Irving Independent School District (Irving, TX) in August 2015.

    Interview

    Applied online, completed background check, fingerprinting, online training classes, and an orientation. The total process took about 2 weeks, that was mainly because of the dates of orientation and the time it took to get an appointment for fingerprinting, usually the background check takes the least amount of time.

    Interview Questions

    • Do you have 60 hours of college credit?   1 Answer

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    Teacher Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Irving Independent School District.

    Interview

    I interviewed with the Assistant Principal at that time, Mr. James Peugh. The school had already interviewed me by phone and contacted my references, so the interview may have been more of a formality. He was really friendly. The meeting was less of an interview and more of a "here's how your first year of teaching will go" sort of conversation. I did a lot more listening than I did talking.

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    Negotiation

    There really was no negotiation for this position.


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    Guest Educator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Irving, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Irving Independent School District (Irving, TX) in April 2014.

    Interview

    Extensive background check before and after an interview; in person interview included completing verification of information submitted via online, e.i., official photo I.D., proof of citizenship, and transcript & degree (if applicable).

    Interview Questions

    • What steps have you taken or are taking to obtain teacher certification in the state?   1 Answer
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    Bilingual Elementary Teacher Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Irving, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Irving Independent School District (Irving, TX) in June 2013.

    Interview

    My interview at my first campus consisted of a 2 hour interview with the principal followed by a tour of the school. After a few years I transferred to another campus, that interview was a 45 minute interview with an eight member hiring committee consisting of the principal, teachers, counselor, and an academic specialist.

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    Teacher Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irving, TX
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Irving Independent School District (Irving, TX) in June 2013.

    Interview

    It was easy and comfortable as long as you're a passionate teacher who knows strategies and differentiation in the classroom. The principal who is now retired hired me. She was so friendly and personable and we spoke for over an hour about why we love education and how we want to give back to our community.

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    Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Irving, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Irving Independent School District (Irving, TX) in April 2013.

    Interview

    Nearly impossible to get an interview. You have to set it up the employees there are incredibly rude to visitors. The process took forever to get an interview or a reply and then after I received the job it would cost an extreme amount of money to pay for your own background check that they company asked for. Then it took an additional week just to get the background check and to get your credentials

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