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School Counselor Interview Questions

"Schools look to counselors to provide their students with academic, career, and emotional support. In an interview context, come prepared to discuss how you would motivate students to succeed in the classroom, provide effective input on career development, or tend to an emotionally tense situation."

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How do you intervene with at risk students?

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I start by talking to the students and work with them to set personal goals. I often suggest getting involved with sports teams or after school programs.

What is your general attitude toward disciplining children?

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Interviewer asked how a Counselor should and would work with a family who doesn't respond to communication and doesn't show much interest in working with the School Counselor. Interviewer also asked how a Counselor should handle a case of suspected child abuse.

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How well do you do under pressure with children?

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What is your childcare experience?

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What has you previous experience been working with children?

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What do you like to do in your free time?

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Have you worked with a Title I school before?

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What is your experience with Special Education?

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Why are you applying for this position? What would you say is your main goal as a school counselor? What do you do for self-improvement?

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