Middle School Teacher Mock Interview

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

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Question 1 of 30

Would you say that you are a tough teacher?

When faced with this question, you'll want to define what 'tough' means before elaborating. 'Tough' can have varying meanings and connotations for different people, so make sure that the interviewers are on the same page as you are. The interviewers are interested in discovering what 'tough' means to you and to what degree you deem tough to be useful.

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30 Middle School Teacher Interview Questions & Answers

  • 1. Would you say that you are a tough teacher?

  • 2. How would you describe your teaching style?

  • 3. What was the most difficult child you have ever dealt with?

  • 4. What does a model classroom look like to you?

  • 5. How do you manage students with different reading abilities?

  • 6. How would you react if a parent complained about your class?

  • 7. How do you engage parents in their child's learning?

  • 8. When do you typically find a need to connect with fellow teachers?

  • 9. How do you feel about supporting various roles at school?

  • 10. How do you cater to different learning styles in your classroom?

  • 11. Have you taught classrooms with bilingual students? If so, how have you supported them in their learning?

  • 12. How do you make learning fun?

  • 13. How do you develop self-esteem within students?

  • 14. What has been the most challenging thing about teaching for you so far?

  • 15. What book best describes you and why?

  • 16. Why are you a good fit for this job and our school district?

  • 17. Do you want students to like you? Why or why not?

  • 18. Are you actively involved in any type of community service?

  • 19. What is the difference between a good teacher and an outstanding teacher?

  • 20. What type of student were you in middle school?

  • 21. Are you a flexible person?

  • 22. Have you ever been a substitute teacher? Describe that experience.

  • 23. What part of teaching do you look the most forward to?

  • 24. What is the last book you read? When did you read it?

  • 25. Describe a time you navigated disruptive behavior in the classroom.

  • 26. Name three of your weaknesses.

  • 27. Name three words that describe you.

  • 28. What was the most useful college course you have taken?

  • 29. Why did you choose to become a middle school teacher?

  • 30. What makes you qualified for this teaching position?