History Teacher Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your History Teacher interview, here are 30 interview questions and answer examples.

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Describe a time you mentored someone.

"Two years ago, I took on a student teacher who I was mentoring. She worked really hard to prepare lessons in the class she was teaching for me. We talked through constructive criticism pieces on a week-to-week basis. For me, it was a honor to be a part of a life-shaping experience like this."

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30 History Teacher Interview Questions & Answers

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  • 1. Describe a time you mentored someone.

  • 2. What do you change year-to-year with your teaching?

  • 3. How do you select classroom supplies?

  • 4. How do you push through obstacles?

  • 5. What research have you conducted in history?

  • 6. Share an experience where you were tested in patience.

  • 7. How do you get students to be self-motivated?

  • 8. How do you create classroom discussions?

  • 9. Share an ethical dilemma in history.

  • 10. How do you approach teaching a different theme?

  • 11. How important is analyzing data in your class?

  • 12. Share a time you had to think outside the box to fix a problem.

  • 13. How do you prioritize work?

  • 14. Speak to an event where you recognized an educational need and developed a way to hit the point home.

  • 15. What does a successful lecture look like?

  • 16. Why do you have an interest in history?

  • 17. Speak to a time a parent was not happy with their child's grade.

  • 18. How will you add to the Department of History?

  • 19. Share a time you collaborated with another teacher.

  • 20. How do you feel about being involved in after-school events?

  • 21. Share your weaknesses and strengths.

  • 22. What kind of person should get this history job?

  • 23. Explain what you know about our school.

  • 24. Share some goals you have as an educator in history.

  • 25. If a student is struggling in your class, how do you connect documents to help them along in the right direction?

  • 26. Share a time you used IT for teaching a history class.

  • 27. What brings history to life for your students?

  • 28. What does a typical history class look like for you?

  • 29. How do you get students excited about history?

  • 30. Speak to a great lesson you taught. Why did things go well?