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Private Tutor Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Private Tutor interview, here are 31 interview questions and answer examples.

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What was your most rewarding experience educating students?

Think of a time when you walked away from a tutoring session feeling on top of the world. Consider what made that experience so great. Maybe a student had a major breakthrough, or you finally connected with a student you had been trying to build a relationship with. Describe your most rewarding experience, giving a little background on the situation and explaining why the experience was so memorable.

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31 Private Tutor Interview Questions & Answers

  • Accomplishment

    1. What was your most rewarding experience educating students?

  • Accomplishment

    2. What are you most proud of in your tutoring career?

  • Adaptability

    3. How will you instruct students with varying abilities?

  • Adaptability

    4. What techniques do you use to keep students actively involved during a lesson?

  • Career Goals

    5. What are your career goals?

  • Compatibility

    6. What is your availability? Do you have your own transportation?

  • Competency

    7. What techniques would you use to be sure that a student understands your lesson?

  • Competency

    8. Do you have experience working with different learning styles?

  • Competency

    9. Describe the best lesson you have delivered. Why was it successful?

  • Discovery

    10. What was the last book you read?

  • Discovery

    11. Is there a person in your life who has really made a difference?

  • Discovery

    12. What made you want to become a Private Tutor?

  • Discovery

    13. As an in-demand Private Tutor, how do you stay organized?

  • Discovery

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

  • Discovery

    15. Are you a positive and energetic person?

  • Discovery

    16. How do you feel when a student fails?

  • Discovery

    17. Why are you the best person for this job?

  • Discovery

    18. What challenges are you looking for in a position?

  • Discovery

    19. What is your greatest strength?

  • Diversity

    20. What experiences have you had with students from culturally diverse backgrounds?

  • Education

    21. How well has your college/university prepared you for the field of teaching?

  • Education

    22. What kind of academic training do you have in the subject you are tutoring?

  • Experience

    23. Have you had any bad experiences being a Private Tutor?

  • Experience

    24. Please tell me about your most challenging experience while working with children.

  • Experience

    25. Have you done any private tutoring before? If so, for how many years?

  • Leadership

    26. As a Private Tutor, how do you measure your students' progress and address learning obstacles?

  • Leadership

    27. Tell me about your past experiences tutoring individuals.

  • Problem Solving

    28. If a student had difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?

  • Problem Solving

    29. What is the toughest problem you've had to face, and how did you overcome it?

  • Scenario Based

    30. What environment do you prefer for tutoring?

  • Stress

    31. How do you handle stressful situations?