Principal Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Principal interview, here are 27 interview questions and answer examples.

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How did you deal with lazy students?

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List of 27 Principal Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    How did you deal with lazy students?

  2. 2.

    How do you stay organized?

  3. 3.

    Do you manage your time well?

  4. 4.

    What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?

  5. 5.

    What is the most difficult part of being a Principal?

  6. 6.

    What made you choose to pursue a career as a Principal?

  7. 7.

    Tell me about your education.

  8. 8.

    Do you work well under pressure?

  9. 9.

    What have you done in the past year to better yourself as a Principal?

  10. 10.

    How will you ensure that staff members continue to grow as professionals?

  11. 11.

    How would you resolve a conflict between two upset teachers in your school?

  12. 12.

    How did you cope with stress at school?

  13. 13.

    What do you think is the most important task of the principal?

  14. 14.

    Why are you the best candidate for us?

  15. 15.

    What do you know about our organization?

  16. 16.

    What qualities make an excellent principal?

  17. 17.

    What do you like least about being a Principal?

  18. 18.

    What do you like most about being a Principal?

  19. 19.

    What is the most rewarding part of being a Principal?

  20. 20.

    What steps would you take to handle a student who is a consistent behavioral problem in a classroom?

  21. 21.

    What defines success for you as a principal?

  22. 22.

    What is your greatest strength?

  23. 23.

    What are your career goals?

  24. 24.

    What qualifies you for this position?

  25. 25.

    How did you deal with upset parents whose child complained about you?

  26. 26.

    Can you describe a mistake you have made before and how you addressed it?

  27. 27.

    Tell me about yourself.