There are many teaching interview tips but one of the most important is asking the right questions during the interview.
Select from this list of good questions to ask in your teacher job interview to prepare your own insightful and meaningful questions.
When you are asked "Do you have any questions?"
be ready! Asking insightful questions demonstrates your interest and
enthusiasm for the position. They provide an opportunity to learn more
about the job opportunity and to sell yourself as a suitable applicant.
When preparing a list of interview questions to ask, avoid those questions that you can get the answers to through doing background research on the school such as "How many students are at the school?"
Rather use the information you have gathered to develop more discerning questions and impress the interviewers with the fact that you have done research and thought carefully about the questions you want answers to.
For example,"I see you have 1000 students currently enrolled, what is the current teacher/student ratio?"
Each of these questions can be used as an opportunity to sell yourself by the way you word the question. The answers will also provide you with the information you need to decide if this is the right teaching job for you.
List of questions to ask in the teaching interview
Ask your questions at appropriate times during the interview, be guided by the flow of the interview and ask the questions as the topics come up.
It is advisable to prepare the questions you want answered in your teaching interview and write them down on a card to take with you. You can refer to it when you are asked at the end of the interview if you have any more questions to ask.
Make sure you have all the answers you need to make an employment decision
Be ready for standard teacher interview questions including:
Prepare for these frequently asked interview questions for teachers:
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