Basic Info about the Interviews
- Partner School Interviews are like a job interview. You should be professional and come prepared. Your student teaching placement will be determined by your interviews.
- If you will not be in the Southeast Idaho area on these dates, we highly recommend that you find a way to come. If you are unable to attend, Google+ interviews will be arranged.
How to Prepare
- Mark the date, Fall 2017/Winter 2017-Local Interviews: March 2017 (TBA); Distant Site Interviews: March 2017 (TBA). A meet and greet will be held March 2017 (TBA) in the Taylor Cultural Hall. Visit our Facebook page for more details.
- Research all of the BYU-Idaho Partner Schools. determine who you would like to interview with.
- Start preparing your resume. If you need help please contact the Career Services center on campus.
- Attend mock/practice interviews through the Career Services center on campus.
- If you do not have a copy of your personal bio, email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a copy.
- Watch for an email about how to schedule interviews.
- Sign-up times will become available as you get closer to the events. Interview slots are limited, first-come-first-serve.
- ECSE students cannot sign up for elementary school interview time slots.
- Students will not be able to sign up back-to-back. If a student signs-up for back-to-back appointments the field services offices will automatically drop the second appointment to ensure both appointments can be attended.
- A resume' or personal bio may be uploaded in Career Navigator when signing up for interviews and asks for a resume'. Career Navigator will accept either document. Please bring a copy of your personal bio to each of the interviews you schedule, students are not required to bring a resume' to their interviews.
Here are the questions you will most likely be asked,
in some form, during your interview
1- Tell me about how you will handle classroom management.
2- Explain your classroom discipline plan.
3- Are you a team player? Explain how your foster positive relationships.
4- Why do you want to teach? Do you love children?
5- How do you know what to teach? Will You teach the standards?
6- Can you receive constructive feedback and stay positive?
7- How you communicate with parents, and how often?