Do you know how you would answer this interview question: What are your thoughts on team teaching?
Have you been asked this question at a teacher interview before?
I am sure many of you have participated in team-teaching and realize the benefits of this strategy. The interviewer who asks this question wants to discover if you are flexible, enjoy working in a team environment, experience this area, and what your viewpoints are on the subject.
It is always wise to speak about some of the positive aspects of team-teaching, such as:
It is an effective strategy for teaching large groups of students.
Team teaching encourages teachers to collaborate and generate ideas—a perfect opportunity to learn from each other. As the saying goes, two heads are always better than one! Talk about the team-teaching experiences you had and the positive results that transpired.
If you haven’t had any hands-on experience, explain that you enjoy working in a team setting and are excited about the possibility of participating in extracurricular activities or team teaching. You have done some reading on the subject and can share some of the insights you gained with the interviewers.
It is vitally important to be honest when answering all questions during an interview. Organizing your thoughts in advance will help you deliver truthful and concise responses while highlighting the skills you possess that are most compatible with the school or district’s needs.
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