Paraprofessional Educator Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Paraprofessional Educator interview, here are 20 interview questions and answer examples.

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Tell me about yourself.

This is a classic interview question that you should expect and prepare for. The interviewer wants to a chance to get to know you both personally and professionally. Provide some background information on your education and career and tell them a little bit about your life outside of work. Allow the interviewer a little glimpse into your life and who you are.

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20 Paraprofessional Educator Interview Questions & Answers

  • 1. Tell me about yourself.

  • 2. How comfortable are you leading a group of students through an assignment?

  • 3. When have you not gotten along with a teacher before? What was the cause and how did you handle your difficulties with them?

  • 4. When do you typically struggle to follow oral or written instructions in the workplace?

  • 5. How knowledgeable are you in teaching students? What types of teaching concepts do you have a strong grasp on?

  • 6. When have you displayed a great deal of patience?

  • 7. Do you feel it would be important for you to attend faculty meetings?

  • 8. When have you worked in harmony with another professional for a long period of time?

  • 9. If a student fails to grasp a concept you are teaching them over and over again, what would you do?

  • 10. If a student disobeys your instructions, what would you do?

  • 11. When have you worked with students with disabilities before?

  • 12. Why did you apply for this position?

  • 13. When have you displayed a great deal of responsibility?

  • 14. How would you describe your teaching style?

  • 15. What has been a very challenging experience you have faced while working with students before?

  • 16. When have you felt uncomfortable around a student with a certain disability?

  • 17. Is this a job you are truly passionate about or did you apply for this job out of a necessity for income?

  • 18. How well do you take constructive feedback? Give me an example of when you have taken feedback and applied it to your work.

  • 19. What do you know about this school and this school district?

  • 20. Why do you have a passion for educating students with disabilities?