Preschool Director Interview Questions
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How do you handle performance reviews? Tell me about a difficult one.
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I am able to look honestly and productively at my quality of work. I am always striving to improve as an educator and as a person.
My experience as a leader and mentor to educators qualifies me for the position. I am punctual, loyal, committed, professional and hard working.
If ive done something wrong I own up to it and take steps to not do that again.
I'm not sure I have actually have to talk about.
I have over twenty plus years of educational and hands on training in earlychildhood development. I have worked in every position from teachers aide, teacher, lead teacher, prek teacher, assistant director, curriculum specialist and educational technician. I have excellent people skills verbally and and written.
I personally like reviews and feel they should happen at least 2 a year to be effective.
I listen carefully to constructive criticism. Afterwards, I reflect on the points discussed, make a list of them, and focus on how to change them and improve. There is always room for personal growth.
I've had numerous performance reviews. I always find them to be extremely helpful and needed for the learning process. We all have strengths and weaknesses and we must overcome our struggles to reach success. I had a difficult review when having challenges with former co workers. It was an ongoing goal to keep open communication and honesty going. It wasn't an easy conversation but well needed.
I handle them well. I mean no one likes to be told they are doing something wrong, but it is for the better personally and also for the center. One time I wa behind on a seasonal bullentin board change.
Because individuals night have a different perspective on on how they view their performance as opposed to how you as a director might so it is imperative to have a paper trail highlighting the individuals performance on a monthly basis.