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Department of Education Philippines
Teacher, Elementary School was asked...21 October 2017

Where do you want to be assigned?

5 Answers

To the most convenient place to you as possible

I want to be assigned a remote area.

in a remote area but my mother don't want me there :(

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Aldine Independent School District

If I was pregnant.

3 Answers

That is an illegal question in an interview. WOW

Don't be surprise about what you see and hear in Aldine ISD. Most employees are unprofessional, particularly the ones working in the schools. Just plain rude, uneducated people. Less


Oakland Unified School District

What type of experience do you have with children.

3 Answers

I have done plenty individual tutoring, currently and in the past have been a class aide where I ran the class when the head teacher wasn't there and have been a program instructor to 15 students Less

one on one tutoring, class aide for regular/special ed, afterschool program instructor Less

10 yrs private tutoring in math/English for elementary students, 2 yrs as class aide: 1 yr regular ed & 1 yr special ed, program instructor in afterschool program all serving low-income youth Less

Canutillo Independent School District

What would you do if you heard a staff member speaking badly about another teacher, yourself, or a student in your classroom?

2 Answers

This was a difficult question, and I answered with well you never really know if they are just rumors but I would maybe ask the teacher to speak to me personally about it, and if anything were to get out of hand, I would like to bring the administration into the situation. Less

I would talk to the staff member, and outline some strategies they might use in discussing their concerns. I might offer some reasons for the staff member's behavior. Less


What are you applying

2 Answers

Because it adds to my career path

For a job of teaching to students

San Diego Unified School District

I do not recall specific questions from that interview but at Encinitas I sat before a panel of 12 people all with lots of questions that are fairly standard and a candidate would be wise to bone up on. College professors are a good resource for these type questions and now online too there are sources I am sure.

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I did such a good job in Encinitas I beat out 36 candidates from the interview and performance evaluation but decided to stay in San Diego near my children as I was divorced. Less

What is the performane evaluation?

Peel District School Board

Why do you believe that you are ready for a permanent position

2 Answers

Do u remembere the questions of the interview plz ?

My skills, my experience acquired and my qualifications

How long have you lived in Jakarta? Explain work as director/principal and teacher at previous intl school in Indonesia.

1 Answers

17 years. Standard explanation of previous roles and duties.

Teach for America

How do you stay organized

1 Answers

I told them that I use a dry erase board with each day of the week labeled where I fill in obligations on Sunday for the entire week then also input them into my personal planner. Less

Wake County Public Schools

What is your classroom management style?

1 Answers

Set clear, realistic expectations, Establish classroom routines in the beginning & the year, establish & maintain a classroom community (ie., we are a team, your actions affect others, we sink or swim together), give lots of positive reinforcement, & enforce logical consequences for misbehavior Less

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