Social Studies Teacher Mock Interview

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In what ways do you encourage creativity in your classroom?

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List of 25 Social Studies Teacher Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    In what ways do you encourage creativity in your classroom?

  2. 2.

    Why do you want to be an educator?

  3. 3.

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

  4. 4.

    Why do you want to work at this school?

  5. 5.

    Tell me how you develop your daily lesson plan and what do you include?

  6. 6.

    How would your students describe you as a teacher?

  7. 7.

    How do you deal with difficult parents?

  8. 8.

    How have you showed leadership within your school in the past?

  9. 9.

    Other than tests, how do you assess student learning?

  10. 10.

    Tell me about the most challenging experience you've had as a teacher.

  11. 11.

    What is your greatest strength? How does it help you as a teacher?

  12. 12.

    How do you make the curriculum relevant to the lives of your students?

  13. 13.

    Describe your teaching style.

  14. 14.

    How do you handle stressful situations?

  15. 15.

    What types of personalities do you work with best?

  16. 16.

    How do you encourage teamwork among your students?

  17. 17.

    What are your career goals as a teacher?

  18. 18.

    Why do you believe social studies is a valuable subject that every student needs to learn?

  19. 19.

    If you could only teach one topic out of social studies, what would it be?

  20. 20.

    A good teacher is always learning. What are you currently learning?

  21. 21.

    What is your teaching philosophy?

  22. 22.

    Do you feel that you are currently paid what you are worth?

  23. 23.

    What questions do you have for me?

  24. 24.

    How do you manage your time, even on the busiest days?

  25. 25.

    Would you say you are a better verbal or written communicator?