Math Teacher Mock Interview

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

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What do you feel is the most effective way to communicate with parents?

The answer to this question varies depending on your communication experience and style. Usually, good parent-teacher communication is oriented at open discussion and problem-solving if the parent or teacher has concerns about their child.

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25 Math Teacher Interview Questions & Answers

  • 1. What do you feel is the most effective way to communicate with parents?

  • 2. How do you get students engaged in the problem solving process?

  • 3. What is your homework philosophy?

  • 4. Which math subject is your favorite to teach and why?

  • 5. What skills and technologies are you most interested in improving upon or learning?

  • 6. Tell me about a lesson that didn't go well and why. How might you improve that lesson?

  • 7. Tell me about a lesson that went well and why.

  • 8. How would you make math class great for a lower-level student who feels bummed about their math ability?

  • 9. Share with me what you think a good piece of mathematics is - something you really like.

  • 10. Tell me about someone who has influenced your own education and educational career.

  • 11. What are your plans for continuing your professional growth?

  • 12. What rules do you have for your classroom?

  • 13. What are your most effective teaching strategies?

  • 14. What is your greatest strength? How can you use it to benefit our students?

  • 15. What do you have that would enhance our teaching staff?

  • 16. How would you challenge the slow learner and the advanced learner within the same class?

  • 17. What kind of students do you like to work with? What type of students could you teach most effectively?

  • 18. What three words would your students use to describe you?

  • 19. What do you like most about teaching math?

  • 20. What was the most frustrating thing that happened to you as a teacher?

  • 21. Other than tests, how do you assess student learning?

  • 22. Give an example of a situation in which you made math exciting for your students.

  • 23. Why did you decide to become a math teacher?

  • 24. What makes you unique as a math teacher?

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