As an ABE Teacher, you will find that every day is different depending on the courses you are teaching, and who your students are. Talk to the interviewer about your ability to stick to a routine. Be sure to show that you can also thrive in times of unpredictability.
"I prefer working in a more predictable environment because I can be more effective in my teaching style. With that said, I can certainly work in an unpredictable environment from time to time."
"I am comfortable either way, but I would probably grow bored if nothing every changed. Having a few days of status quo every now and then is good for my sanity though."
"As an experienced adult educator, I am accustomed to working in an unpredictable environment and tend to prefer that pace. It's fast, and makes every day different. I certainly enjoy the challenge!"
"I like the predictability of a routine; however, mixing up the routine keeps things interesting. With my experience in this role, I have grown to adapt to different situations, and the key, in my opinion, is to have a balance."
This is a fantastic response. The interviewer wants to get a sense of your expectations and work style. Your response conveys flexibility and a baseline understanding of the job field.
"Throughout my career, I have become adaptable and flexible, with varying duties and tasks. A structured routine can be great, but a break in the monotony can be beneficial. Changes in routine can rejuvenate me, while also reaffirming the comfort a routine can offer."
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