Be prepared: questions you could be asked

  • Why did you apply for the position?
  • Describe a lesson that went well for you?
  • Describe a lesson that did not go well for you and what you did about it, or would do about it in the future?
  • What would you do to develop positive relationships with pupils?
  • Describe your classroom after two months of starting your new job?
  • How would you contribute to the school as a whole?
  • What qualities do you think make a good teacher?
  • What are your main strengths and weaknesses as a teacher?
  • What strategies do you implement in the classroom to manage behaviour?
  • How do you plan and structure lessons?
  • What are your career aspirations?
  • How do you envisage working with parents?