Music Teacher Mock Interview

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

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How do you develop community through music?

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List of 30 Music Teacher Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    How do you develop community through music?

  2. 2.

    Describe a professional organization you are a part of.

  3. 3.

    How would most of your former students describe you?

  4. 4.

    Why are you a great candidate for this music teacher position?

  5. 5.

    How do you feel about supervising events outside the normal school day?

  6. 6.

    What makes you want to teach at this school?

  7. 7.

    What is your music philosophy?

  8. 8.

    Are ensemble trips valuable to you? Why or why not?

  9. 9.

    When should students use musical instruments in your class?

  10. 10.

    What personality characteristics should not be involved in teaching?

  11. 11.

    How have you changed your teaching style in the last two years?

  12. 12.

    Share an experience where you worked with a special education student on music.

  13. 13.

    What are your thoughts on competition in music?

  14. 14.

    How do you select music for concerts?

  15. 15.

    How important is music to overall education?

  16. 16.

    What has inspired you to become a music teacher?

  17. 17.

    What is the best asset you possess as a music teacher?

  18. 18.

    Share about your favorite music teacher. Why did they make such an impact on you?

  19. 19.

    Share a strength and a weakness you have.

  20. 20.

    What is the last workshop you attended?

  21. 21.

    Why did you leave your last job?

  22. 22.

    What is your discipline style like?

  23. 23.

    How much administrative support do you need for success?

  24. 24.

    What do you do with students who do not like your class?

  25. 25.

    How do you create a lesson plan?

  26. 26.

    What question do you have about the vacant position?

  27. 27.

    What is your background in the Suzuki methodology?

  28. 28.

    Explain a time you connected music with another subject in class.

  29. 29.

    What does your classroom atmosphere look like?

  30. 30.

    Speak about a time you partnered with another colleague to help enhance music in your classroom.