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English teacher interview questionsI. IntroductionThese interview questions below are excepted from:• Ebook: Guide to Getting the Teaching Job: http://azjobebooks.info/170-teacher-interview-questions/• List of 170 teacher interview questions: http://interviewquestionsandanswers.biz/teacher-interview-questions-and-answers/II. List of interview questionsYou can ref top 20 english teacher interviewquestions as follows:1. Tell me about yourself?2. Why did you leave your last job?3. What are your career goals for englishteacher?4. What is your greatest weakness?5. What kind of salary are you looking forenglish teacher?6. Why do you think you would do well englishteacher?7. What motivates you to do your best on theenglish teacher?8. How would you know you were successfulon this english teacher?9. Do you think you are overqualified forenglish teacher?Ebook: English teacher interview questions Page 1 of 4
10. Describe one of the most successful lessons you have taught in a class. Explain why it workedso well?11. What strategies do you use to encourage group work amongst your students?12. What do you do if a lesson doesn’t work well?13. What qualities do you look for in a principal?14. What are your personal and professional goals?15. How do you evaluate the success of your teaching?16. Tell me about a teacher who has inspired you and what did you learn from him or her?17. What are your areas of strength in the curriculum?18. How do you keep up to date on your subject?19. Tell me about the materials you use in the classroom to support your teaching?20. What do you consider to be the physical appearance of an ideal classroom?You can ref more teacher interview materials at:• Ebook: Guide to Getting the Teaching Job: http://azjobebooks.info/170-teacher-interview-questions/• List of 170 teacher interview questions: http://interviewquestionsandanswers.biz/teacher-interview-questions-and-answers/III. Teacher interview tips1. Find out about which type of interview it is, how many interviewers and candidates there are,it is a formal interview or informal one.2. Find out which qualification the interviewers expect, training courses, applying procedures,etc.3. Be careful with your certificates. The interviewers may ask why you take a certain trainingcourse or what you have learn from such course.4. As interviewers may ask you to elaborate on certain issues, you may want to read somearticles about such issues.Ebook: English teacher interview questions Page 2 of 4
5. Ask a friend or relative of yours to help you practice answering an interview.6. Speak with those candidates who have participated in the interviews; ask for their commentsand tips.7. Prepare a list of things you want to say in the interview.8. There may be questions about normal life of yours in the interview (for example, why did youchoose this university?) Be prepared for that.9. Prepare a list of questions you may ask the interviewers (for example, about their trainingprograms and how you apply for such programs).10. Arrive early and avoid rush hours. Get to know the road to the interviewing building before.On the day of the Interview11. Have a sleep well. Prepare your stuff ready and don’t drink or stay up late the night beforethe interview.12. Arrive 15-10 minutes earlier. Avoid going during rush hours or on crowed streets. Take alook around the university and talk to other candidates there.13. If there is a problem, contact the university to rearrange your appointment.14. Dress properly.15. Turn off your mobile. Distraction or interruption is unforgivable mistakes during aninterview.16. Pay attention to your body language: look straight, keep eye contacts, and smile.17. Demonstrate your enthusiasm and passion for the course. Make the interviewers impressedby that.18. Think carefully before answering any question. Don’t rush. Select and determine which themost suitable answer to give is.19. Don’t hesitate to ask the interviewers to repeat the questions again or give more details aboutthe questions.20. Try to answer the questions completely. Don’t waste time just making your answer longwithout useful information.Ebook: English teacher interview questions Page 3 of 4
IV. Common interview questionsEvery employers always ask candidate common interview questions and technical interviewquestions.You can ref all common interview questions with answers (free) at:103 interview questions and answers: http://interviewquestionsandanswers.biz/interview-questions-list-and-answers/Sample of common interview questions1. Tell me about yourself?2. What are your biggest strengths?3. Why did you leave your last job?4. What are your career goals?5. Why do you want to work here?6. What is your greatest weakness?7. What do co-workers say about you?8. Are you applying for other jobs?9. What do you know about our organization?10. What kind of salary are you looking for?11. How long would you expect to work for us if hired?12. Do you know anyone who works for us?13. Why should we hire you?14. What Is Your Dream Job15. What are you looking for in a job?Ebook: English teacher interview questions Page 4 of 4