Teacher Interview Questions

Teacher Interview Questions

In a teacher interview, employers may ask both content-area and general teaching questions. Employers are not only interested in your specific answers but also your communication skills and approachability. Be sure to prepare all necessary documents and review the school's mission statement prior to your interview.

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Top Teacher Interview Questions & How to Answer

Here are three teacher interview questions and how to answer them:

Question #1: How do you include students' parents or guardians in their education?

How to answer: Parents are an integral part of student success in school. This question allows the interviewer to understand how you communicate and foster productive relationships with parents. Your answer should prioritize the importance of the parent-teacher relationship in student success and explain how you plan to create a positive working relationship.

Question #2: How do you plan on incorporating technology in your classroom?

How to answer: Technology is a valuable tool in modern classrooms. Interviewers want to understand your comfort level with modern educational technology and your ability to incorporate it into your lesson plans. Discuss the technological tools you plan on using in the classroom, why you chose them, and how you will incorporate them into student lessons.

Question #3: How would you handle a disruptive student?

How to answer: This question is used to assess your classroom management philosophy and experience. Discuss your approach to positive student-teacher relationships and delineate the steps you would take to help a struggling student succeed. Share any previous success you have had in classroom management.

Top Interview Questions

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English Teacher was asked...December 1, 2023

What were the highs and lows from all your previous positions? How would you have fixed that? How would you follow up on your lesson plan?


What are some lows you had for each experience? What would all your supervisors say about you?

PA Leadership Charter School
Teacher was asked...November 30, 2023

How do you think your classroom management style would differ in a cyber environment from a brick and mortar classroom. Give examples.

Teacher was asked...November 30, 2023

what is your competitive edge

1 Answers

just told my teaching skills and teaching strategy

Orange County Public Schools (FL)

How long I have been teaching?


How do you deal with stress?

Primrose Schools

What do you do when I did simply will not listen to you?

Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano

Filosofia de enseñanza Manera de enseñar Aspectos importantes al enseñar.


What will you do if your student is not paying attention?

1 Answers

I will call their attention by asking how there day went or ask what's distracting them. Less


Do a video for them

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