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Interview Questions???


Just Me 2

I hope I get some interviews soon. I need some help with a question. What are your weaknesses? Thanks!

Mrs. Bee

Full Member

The answer I usually give to that question is that my weakness right now is experience, since I've newly graduated. And then I follow that up with the fact that I feel that I will overcome that soon. As soon as I get hired.
Whatever you choose to say, and hopefully it will be something you're honest with, think of ways that you're working on correcting that weakness and/or things you've learned that are helping you overcome it.

Hope this helps some.


Senior Member
something to consider

I took job training and they always said to turn your weakness into a strength. My actual weakness is always wanting to have fun and have the kids like me, but my Aunt Teresa told me that will kill me as a teacher and a colleague. however, i will be saying that my weakness could be caring too much for my students and always wanting to help them, but somedays, that weakness can be my greatest strength.


Senior Member

My weakness is separating me the person, from me the teacher. I am always in "teacher mode." I keep a notepad by my bed so when I have a great school idea I can jot it down. I keep a notepad in my purse so I can note ideas I see elsewhere. I try to keep a camera with me so if I visit other schools, etc. I can take pictures. I OFTEN dream of school, which makes it hard to relax since I've been "at school" all day and night! When I'm out to eat with friends or my hubby I don't do or say anything (usually) that I wouldn't say in front of students. I won't wear certain clothes because I don't think it would be appropriate for me as a teacher. You get the idea. I guess you could say I have an identity crisis, but I make sure to put it in a positive light at interviews. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE being a teacher so it makes sense to me to always be thinking of school.