Early Childhood Teacher Interview Questions


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New York City Department of Education
Early Childhood Teacher was asked...July 4, 2021

What is something that would stand out in your classroom?

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Cultural awareness (i.e. books that represent people of all cultures in my library, posters and picture of people from various cultures). Less

Teaching how to be a caring person and member of the community

Washington Market School

How would you deal with a challenging family of a student?

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Elaborated on the importance of communication throughout the school year, as well as the importance of the fact that parents are the experts on their own children. School-family connection is of utmost importance in teaching. Less

Adams 12 Five Star Schools

I can't remember the exact question...but it had to do with working with paraprofessionals. This question became a more of a discussion about being young and new and possibly working with a para who has been there for 25 years.

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I would want to work with the para and slowly build it into my own. A lot of change happening fast is never fun. I'd rather ease my way into a situation and keep everyone happy. I am pleased to know that this school district provides training for paras more often than I thought. Less

All About Kids (NY)

Have I ever worked with the Early Childhood population

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Yes. I have worked with early childhood population. I used my Birth to 2nd Children with disabilities to help found MECLA preschool with Pastor Taitt. I volunteer my service for two years until I moved on to other projects Less


Why do you want to work here?

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I love the environment each time I come to shop. The store is always clean, stocked, and I am able to find assistance when needed. I would love to be a part of this team and provide the same experience to others Less

Charleston County School District

What is the most important part of the curriculum for ECE in your opinion?

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Literacy and the arts.

All About Kids (NY)

If I had my Licence in place

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By confirming I had it.


What would you do if the child doesn’t want to participate?

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I would make all attempts to regain his focus.

Children’s Place at the Plaza

What do I love most about working with children

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I love that children have so many different personalities to offer, and I’m able to help foster their creative side Less


Tell us something about yourself

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I am just a man from Russia who likes pancakes

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