Child Care Teacher Interview Questions

Your high-quality candidate for this role will have the right experience (think: on-the-job experience, first aid/CPR certificates, ECE degree).

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Child Care Teacher interview questions

They’ll be inquisitive, calm and have awesome communication skills. Look for candidates who have researched your organization and clearly know their stuff. 

Top tip: Diversity is key for a thriving workplace. Keep an eye out for candidates from varying backgrounds and aim to eliminate bias from your hiring process.

Problem solving interview questions

  • What’s your favorite thing about working with children?
  • What’s your least favorite thing about working with children?
  • What are your favorite age groups to work with?
  • Describe a time you dealt with an unhappy parent.
  • What’s the relationship between customer service and child care?
  • How would you ensure new parents their baby will be safe and happy in your care?
  • What does winning look like to you?
  • How do you know if your teaching strategies work?
  • How do you handle naughty children?
  • What are your top five items for the classroom?
  • What would you do if children were physically fighting?
  • What does a day in the life look like for an infant in your classroom vs. a toddler?
  • If you were leading a group activity, how would you encourage students to work as a team?

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