Sample Teacher Interview Questions and Answers

How would you handle a student swearing or using inappropriate language?
In what ways do you prepare students for state and/or standardized tests?
Have you ever used differentiated instruction, and if so how?
If a student hits another student or even you, what would you do?
What questions do you have for us?
How would you encourage creativity in the classroom?
What are your classroom rules and how do you make sure your students know them?
Why do you want to become a teacher?
If one of your students wasn't completing their work, how would you handle it?
What methods do you use to handle classroom discipline?
What about our school district intrigues you? Why do you want to work for us?
How would you describe a successful lesson?
What teaching methods do you use besides lecturing?
How would you describe your teaching philosophy?
Would you say you make learning fun, and if so how?
What are some of your biggest weaknesses?
How much homework will you assign?
What experience do you have working with children of this age?
How would you describe your discipline philosophy?
What are your greatest strengths that you have to offer?
If I were to randomly walk into your classroom one day, what would I see going on?
Describe your college experience(s)?
What do you use to measure student performance?
How do you feel about team-teaching?

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