Preschool Teacher Mock Interview

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

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What do you believe is the most important thing a young child can learn?

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List of 25 Preschool Teacher Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    What do you believe is the most important thing a young child can learn?

  2. 2.

    Why do you believe you are the best preschool teacher for us?

  3. 3.

    If you couldn't be a preschool teacher, what else would you be doing?

  4. 4.

    What do you feel are the most important qualities in being a good preschool teacher?

  5. 5.

    Do you have a list of books you would enjoy reading to your class?

  6. 6.

    What experience have you had with students from culturally diverse backgrounds?

  7. 7.

    What do you enjoy the most about working with young children?

  8. 8.

    Why do you want to work at our childcare center?

  9. 9.

    How do you encourage a misbehaving child to pay attention to the task at hand?

  10. 10.

    Tell me about your curriculum plans for 4 year olds.

  11. 11.

    How will you instruct students with varying abilities?

  12. 12.

    How did you get along with the director and owners of the last child care center?

  13. 13.

    What defines success for you as a preschool teacher?

  14. 14.

    Have you progressed in your teaching career as you have expected?

  15. 15.

    Discuss a time in which you had to confront a parent about their child's behavior or learning.

  16. 16.

    How important is communication between you and the parents of your students?

  17. 17.

    How would you describe your teaching style?

  18. 18.

    Do you have valid First Aid and CPR Certification?

  19. 19.

    Do you have your CDA (Child Development Associate) Certificate?

  20. 20.

    What causes you to feel dissatisfied on the job?

  21. 21.

    How do you deal with stressful situations in the workplace?

  22. 22.

    How do you like to encourage ideas in other teachers?

  23. 23.

    How often do you take work home with you?

  24. 24.

    How many days were you absent from work last year?

  25. 25.

    What is your current salary?