Teacher Mock Interview

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

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What is your teaching philosophy?

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List of 25 Teacher Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    What is your teaching philosophy?

  2. 2.

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

  3. 3.

    What is the most challenging experience you've faced as a teacher?

  4. 4.

    A good teacher is always learning. What is something you are learning about recently?

  5. 5.

    Describe your typical lesson.

  6. 6.

    Discuss one memorable parent meeting you have had in the past.

  7. 7.

    How do you use technology to improve your lessons?

  8. 8.

    What is your classroom management plan and what do you hope to accomplish with it?

  9. 9.

    Why did you decide to become a teacher?

  10. 10.

    What was your most rewarding experience during your student teaching internship program?

  11. 11.

    What interests you about our school?

  12. 12.

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

  13. 13.

    What techniques do you use to accommodate different learning styles?

  14. 14.

    If students were having difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?

  15. 15.

    How will you instruct students with varying abilities?

  16. 16.

    How would you improve public education, if you had the power to do so?

  17. 17.

    How would your students describe your relationship with them, and your teaching style?

  18. 18.

    What changes do you make to your lesson plans each year?

  19. 19.

    If you were asked to create a behavior modification plan for ongoing misbehavior, what would it be?

  20. 20.

    How do you accommodate for non-English speakers or low-level English speakers?

  21. 21.

    How do you feel about inclusive classrooms?

  22. 22.

    How do you communicate with parents on a regular basis?

  23. 23.

    What are some techniques you use to teach besides direct instruction?

  24. 24.

    How can you encourage a student who lacks confidence and inspire him or her to learn?

  25. 25.

    As a teacher, what makes you happiest?