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Interviewing at Chicago Public Schools

See what people said about the interview process at Chicago Public Schools.

Interview experience

Based on 314 interviews

Interview difficulty

Based on 456 interviews

Interview process length

Based on 365 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Chicago Public Schools

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 7.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 4.

Interview process length
About a day or two
About a week
About two weeks
More than one month
About a month
Most reported steps
Not enough data
Least reported steps
Not enough data

What candidates say about the interview process at Chicago Public Schools

  • Easy, demonstrate you know how to teach students on various academic levels.
    Shared on July 13, 2022 - Substitute Teacher - City Wide
  • Mrs.Mclain And Mrs.Betty Sanderford Where Very Polite And Professional WithThe Process!! I Called For An Interview For A Bus Aide But After Reviewing My Resume. I Was Offered A Position As A SUB C.W.A…
    Shared on August 3, 2019
  • Ver easy and relaxing. its the process afterwards that drags out
    Shared on March 17, 2019 - Disciplinary - Chicago, IL
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Interview questions at Chicago Public Schools

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Can you work with parents and children.
    Shared on December 23, 2019 - Parent Resource Teacher - Chicago, IL
  • Did I like children and how long I work with them
    Shared on March 20, 2019 - Safety Coordinator - Chicago, IL
  • If I could work well with children
    Shared on March 4, 2019 - TEACHER ASSISTANT - Chicago, IL

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The first interview at Chicago Public Schools

How candidates got an interview
  • Employee referral32%
  • Other online job site14%
  • Other14%
  • Walk-In10%
  • Recruiter contacted me9%

How candidates received their first interview at Chicago Public Schools

  • I applied online in March 2019. I was called in May for a phone interview, and called back for an in person interview 2 weeks later.
    Shared on May 21, 2019
  • Reference from a friend.
    Shared on July 4, 2018 - Teacher - Chicago, IL
  • I was working as a consultant in their Capital Program
    Shared on April 11, 2018 - Managing Architect - Chicago, IL

What candidates say about the interview preparation at Chicago Public Schools

  • Just think through all the ways you might need to work with the kids and staff. And have lots of questions. Interview them, too, especially about their retention rate and school culture. It's worth it…
    Shared on September 30, 2022 - Teacher - Chicago, IL
  • I had to know someone to get in for the job
    Shared on August 9, 2021 - Paraprofessional - Evanston, IL

How long does it take to get an interview after you apply at Chicago Public Schools?

  • Like 2 weeks
    Shared on June 15, 2022 - Custodian - Chicago, IL
  • one week from applying
    Shared on April 7, 2022 - Access and Enrollment Intern - Chicago, IL
  • Approximately 3 months
    Shared on March 3, 2022 - WorkForce Planner - Chicago, IL

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