Classroom Assistant Interview
xoguineas · 20/06/2018 12:21
I have an interview for a classroom assistant job next week and I was just wondering if anyone has any tips - it's been ages since I've had a job interview and I'm desperate to get this! Also the interview is only 10 mins long, is this standard? Any help is appreciated
xoguineas · 20/06/2018 15:45
deary · 20/06/2018 17:02
That seems a short interview. Is there an activity with children as well?
There was a very recent post with some great advice. The OP got a job!
xoguineas · 20/06/2018 17:11
No it's just at the local authority office, not a school so no task with the children either! Oh fab, I'll see if I can find it. Thanks
Groovee · 20/06/2018 17:17
My advice is to be knowledgeable with the jargon which could be used a lot.
RaininSummer · 20/06/2018 17:21
Make sure you are aware of the safeguarding and confidentiality type policies and jargon.
SeagullsStopItNow · 20/06/2018 17:22
Read up on safeguarding and what you would do if a child disclosed information to you.
Why you think you would be good at the job.
Any past experience with children?
I got asked to give examples of when I’ve dealt with challenging behaviour and how I resolved the issue and also when I felt I’d made a difference with a child.
xoguineas · 20/06/2018 17:53
Thank you for the advice. I'm hoping to go into teaching next year as my daughter will be almost 2 then so I'm really wanting to do well. I have lots of experience with children - mentoring, tutoring, support work, internships and volunteering in nurseries and schools as well so I'm hoping I've done enough! I will refresh on safeguarding and have a look at the jargon and other more recent things. Thanks
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