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Interview questions

Discussion in 'Jobseekers' started by DazzleDust, Jan 6, 2011.

  1. Sorry about the c*** layout of that posting.....
  2. TheoGriff

    TheoGriff Star commenter

    Dazzle - that is useful.
    I have copied them and then pasted using the little icon above us. With a bit of luck the formatting will be a bit better, but you can never tell . . .
    Thanks very much for posting this.

    1. Tell us about your teaching career so far
    2. Why do you want to work at this school?
    3. Why do you want to/did you leave your present/last school?
    4. How do you ensure that all children make progress?
    5. How do you organise your classroom?
    6. What attributes would you like children to leave your class at the end of the year with?
    7. If you had a concern about a child, what would you do? (this relates to their safeguarding policy, so make sure you've read it and have a response ready)
    8. If you were unsure about a procedure in school, who would you ask? (I mentioned asking an induction mentor if there would be one, or the head teacher)
    9. How do you assess children and which strategies have you found most useful?
    10. How would you deal with a difficult/irate parent?
    11. How would you handle a child who was being disruptive?
    12. What behaviour management strategies do you use?

    TheoGriff. Member of the TES Careers Advice Service.
    The TES Careers Advice service runs seminars, one-to-one career advice, one-to-one interview coaching and an application review service.

    I shall be contributing to the Seminars over February half term.
    Look forward to seeing you!
  3. pussycat

    pussycat New commenter

    A couple that I was asked this week were how would I stretch the very able and what could I bring to the school in an extra-curricular capacity. Also - what makes an excellent lesson? There were more and I shall try to remember them and add them to the post.

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