Kindergarten Teacher Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Kindergarten Teacher interview, here are 25 interview questions and answer examples.

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How did you handle a student causing trouble in the classroom?

Share your approach to working with children who cause trouble in the classroom.

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25 Kindergarten Teacher Interview Questions & Answers

  • 1. How did you handle a student causing trouble in the classroom?

  • 2. What provides you with the greatest joy in being a teacher?

  • 3. You have been hired as the newest member of our teaching team. In fewer than five minutes, how would you introduce yourself to a group of parents, students, and teachers from our school?

  • 4. What is the most rewarding part of being a teacher?

  • 5. How do you stay motivated?

  • 6. Describe for me a lesson you taught that went very well. Why did the lesson work so well?

  • 7. What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?

  • 8. How do you accommodate for different students learning styles?

  • 9. How do you teach a classroom of children with differing intellectual abilities?

  • 10. What makes you passionate about teaching?

  • 11. How do you get the respect out of your students?

  • 12. What steps would you take to handle a student who is a consistent behavioral problem in your classroom?

  • 13. What qualities make an excellent teacher? Which do you possess?

  • 14. Why did you choose to be a kindergarten teacher?

  • 15. How well do you know this community?

  • 16. Why do you want to work at this school?

  • 17. What do you know about our school?

  • 18. What would you consider a successful year as a kindergarten teacher?

  • 19. What was your best moment as a student teacher?

  • 20. How would you react if a child accidentally urinated in the classroom?

  • 21. What makes you the best kindergarten teacher available?

  • 22. What was the most important thing you learned as a student teacher?

  • 23. What are your goals as a kindergarten teacher?

  • 24. What were some classes you enjoyed taking while in college?

  • 25. What frustrates you the most about children?