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15 More Sample Teaching Assistant Interview Questions and Tips for Answering Them 15 More Sample Teaching Assistant Interview Questions and Tips for Answering Them

Like any other job interview, a teaching assistant interview requires careful preparation, thorough research and the ability to persuade the interview panel that you are the right candidate for the job. During the interview, members of the panel will be asking questions similar to the sample teaching assistant interview questions below to assess your personality, […]

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Why do you want to become a Teaching Assistant – 7 sample answers to this Teaching Assistant Interview Question Why do you want to become a Teaching Assistant – 7 sample answers to this Teaching Assistant Interview Question

If you have been offered an interview for a teaching assistant position, you will probably be wondering what sorts of questions are likely to crop up. Possibly the most common teaching assistant interview question is the classic: Why do you want to become a teaching assistant? The interview panel wants to know that you have […]

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5 Teaching Assistant Interview Tasks you could be asked to perform 5 Teaching Assistant Interview Tasks you could be asked to perform

If you’re applying for a teaching assistant position, you may be looking for guidance on what to expect at the interview, or advice about how to prepare for teaching assistant interview tasks that you are likely to be set. There are several types of task that you may be asked to execute, depending on the […]

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What to Expect at a Teaching Assistant Interview What to Expect at a Teaching Assistant Interview

Your application for a teaching assistant post has been successful, and your chosen school has invited you for an interview. Congratulations! That’s one tough hurdle overcome. Now let’s look at the next important step and consider what you should expect at your teaching assistant interview. Though each school will have its own interview style, the […]

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Special Needs Teaching Assistant Interview Questions Special Needs Teaching Assistant Interview Questions

So you’ve applied for the perfect special needs teaching assistant position and now you have been offered an interview, well done! Now you need to make sure that you are fully prepared for any questions they might ask you so you can increase your chances of landing the TA role you want. Here are some […]

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How to Deal with Pre-Interview Nerves How to Deal with Pre-Interview Nerves

It’s natural to feel nervous about your Teaching Assistant interview. After all, you will be under scrutiny – your appearance, the things you say, and how you express yourself. Much of this is because you will be entering unfamiliar territory and interacting with new people. This ‘fear of the unknown’ is best controlled by thorough […]

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What to Wear to your TA Interview What to Wear to your TA Interview

We are all used to making judgements about people based on what they wear. Clothes are used to complement body language, and quickly convey information about status and competence. Luckily, it’s easy to tell a policeman from a plumber, which is handy and avoids confusion when you need help and expertise. If you are in […]

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10 More Interview Questions for Teaching Assistants 10 More Interview Questions for Teaching Assistants

In our last article we highlighted some common and popular teaching assistant questions and provided you with some sample answers to make the interview process much easier for you. For these interview questions we’ve asked a few questions but instead of providing you with an exact word for word answer we’ve provided the basis for […]

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How to prepare for your Teaching Assistant Interview How to prepare for your Teaching Assistant Interview

Preparing for a teaching assistant job interview is the same as applying for jobs in other fields, but there are certain questions and scenarios that will come up that you should be prepared for. In addition, the interviewer will most likely invite you to ask any questions that you have about the school and teaching […]

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Why Become a Teaching Assistant – 7 Reasons to Become a TA Why Become a Teaching Assistant – 7 Reasons to Become a TA

Now that you know how to become a teaching assistant you might be asking yourself why become a teaching assistant? Why should I choose this as my career path? What benefits does being a teaching assistant have? And most importantly, what type of job progression is there once I’ve become a qualified teaching assistant. A […]

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10 Questions to ask in your Teaching assistant Interview 10 Questions to ask in your Teaching assistant Interview

Have you ever been lost for words when thinking of questions to ask at the end of an interview? Being invited to ask questions after the interview can be your last chance to really sell yourself to the employer. Don’t underestimate how important this stage of the interview is; it can make or break your […]

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