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Interview Questions

Discussion in 'Teaching overseas' started by lovely.lady, Mar 27, 2012.

  1. lovely.lady

    lovely.lady Occasional commenter

    Can be either!
    I've just come back from an interview:-
    • Why do you want to work at our school?
    • Tell me about your last appraisal
    • What would parents, staff or children say about you?
    • APP & AfL
    • Creative curriculum
    • Behaviour management
    • Tell me about your present classroom
    • ICT skills
    • Who in your current faculty do you admire/respect and why?
    These were some of my questions just yesterday.
  2. missmunchie

    missmunchie New commenter

    I've got an interview tomorrow for a school in Spain, but I already live there so I will be going to the school in person.
    I would imagine the Skype call would be video so they can see you and how you present yourseff.
    I had another interview a few months ago. One of the questions they asked was How would you deal with a difficult parent? Which I thought was a bit odd, rather than ask How would you deal with a difficult student?
    I have been unemployed for a bit so I expect to be asked what I did in that time. I uploaded loads of resources onto the TES site and have had lots of positive feedback from that, so that's my answer sorted.
    I expect they might also ask you about your family and if you have any dependents. I was asked at my first interview for an international job what my parent's thought of my moving abroad. I was 25 at the time!
    Good luck!

  3. missmunchie

    missmunchie New commenter

    Don't forget to write down your questions for the school.

  4. lovely.lady

    lovely.lady Occasional commenter

    [​IMG] Well done!
    A question I asked this time:-
    What impressed you most about my application?
  5. and the answer was?
  6. Mainwaring

    Mainwaring Established commenter

    Llareggub (Dylan Thomas)
  7. lovely.lady

    lovely.lady Occasional commenter

    Too rude for here, sorry!
  8. well why dont you pm me? Im curious especially since Ive seen it. ha!
  9. lovely.lady

    lovely.lady Occasional commenter

    Only kidding! The HT said he was impressed with the way my enthusiasm came out - I'm so pleased I invested in an excellent thesaurus![​IMG]

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