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Kindercare Lead Teacher Interview Questions

Updated Sep 24, 2017
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Lead Teacher Interview

Anonymous Employee in Lincoln, NE
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

Application

I applied online. I interviewed at Kindercare (Lincoln, NE).

Interview

Lengthy. The director made it seem like a perfect job. Called over and over, finally got hired. Turns out everything she said was lies. Now I've been working a while and all the promises in the interview were bogus. They aren't hiring teachers throughout, just warm bodies in rooms to keep ratios at bay. Treat people horribly. Run now.

Interview Questions

  • Where do you see yourself in five years?   1 Answer

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    Lead Teacher Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Indianapolis, IN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Kindercare (Indianapolis, IN) in May 2017.

    Interview

    Hour long process with child care related questions. The director wasn't present so two program specialists and teacher interviewed me. I left for a few hours then came back to do an observation. I stayed there for about a hour then after that they hired me!

    Interview Questions

    • Do you interfere when two children are fighting?   1 Answer

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    Lead Teacher Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Gaithersburg, MD
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ weeks. I interviewed at Kindercare (Gaithersburg, MD).

    Interview

    Applied online, contacted by center director with week. In person interview was very pleasant.....talked about experience, goals, etc. Director told me about position and center, took a brief tour. Was pretty much hired on the spot and told to look for follow-up emails. Received formal offer letter within week.

    Interview Questions

    • Having an extensive resume in ECE, what is one of your favorite memories?   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    Did not need to negotiate, was offered much more than current job

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    Lead Teacher Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Kindercare in September 2016.

    Interview

    It was a very quick and easy process. Be prepared to do a lesson on your second interview. My Kindercare offered me the position after my second interview, but I am sure it varies depending on location.

    Interview Questions


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    Lead Teacher Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Interview

    One inital face to face interview with the center director followed by a phone interview with corporate . Both went smoothly and were stress free. The hiring process was mainly completed online and included many tedious surveys and questionnaires.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    I negotiated my hourly rate by 1$, doesnt hurt to ask!


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    Lead Teacher Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chatham, NJ
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Easy. Pretty Standard for a teaching position. There was first a quick phone introduction and that is when we scheduled a day to come in and have an interview. They hired me on the spot and we took a tour of the location. After my fingerprints were in I was able to start working.

    Interview Questions

    • If you had an unhappy parent, how would you deal with the situation?   Answer Question

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    Lead Teacher Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Kindercare in April 2016.

    Interview

    The Director asked questions to define me, she then asked more questions about what I applied for. She then took me into the toddler classroom to see how I interacted with kids. After 15 mins, she asked how I liked it. Then gave me a paper and told me to wait for an email because she had more interviews. Still waiting, my interview was yesterday though.

    Interview Questions

    • How would you lead a classroom?

      What do you do to build a relationship with children?   Answer Question

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    Lead Teacher Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Solon, OH
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at Kindercare (Solon, OH) in April 2016.

    Interview

    I applied online on indeed.com and recieved an email or phone call the next day to set up an interview . I was asked to complete an online application and personality test. During the interview, I was asked several hard questions about child care, dealing with difficult situations/people, etc. Next, I was given a tour and placed in a toddler and infant room to observe the teachers and ask them questions. My interview was over an hour and since I went on my lunch break, I made an appointment to come back and finish. When I came back, we talked more and she offered me the position and I accepted.

    Interview Questions

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    Lead Teacher Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sammamish, WA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at Kindercare (Sammamish, WA).

    Interview

    I was interviewed by the Director, she was very professional and courteous. I was then asked for a second interview with Curriculum Director. I was told after that they would contact me, and they did a day later. I found the whole process very efficient and enjoyable.

    Interview Questions

    • I thought her questions were forthright. She also gave a very accurate description of the job and what was expected of me as a teacher in her school.   Answer Question

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    Lead Teacher Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chatham, NJ
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Kindercare (Chatham, NJ) in November 2015.

    Interview

    The process took a few weeks after all the paper work and fingerprints. I got called for an interview and went in that same week for an in person interview. The supervisor hired me on the spot and immediately set up my fingerprint appointment there in the office.

    Interview Questions

    • Everything was pretty simple. "If you had a parent come in upset over something, how would you handle it?" "What age group do you like to work with the best and why?" "Name three words that explain you the best."   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    I tried to negotiate and the supervisor was not able to but explained I could get a raise after working. I received a raise after two months.


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