Communities In Schools
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Interviews at Communities In Schools

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Communities In Schools.
Interview experience
Based on 156 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 144 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 120 interviews
About a week

Interview process at Communities In Schools

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 8.

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

Interview process length
About a week
32%
About two weeks
26%
About a day or two
24%
About a month
13%
More than one month
6%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
64%
Background check
52%
Phone call/screening
39%
Group interview
35%
Drug test
24%
Least reported steps
Other
7%
Take-home/sample work
3%
They have no interview
2%

What candidates say about the interview process at Communities In Schools

  • Informal easy
    Shared on November 13, 2018 - Program Coordinator - El Paso, TX
  • The interview process is done pretty quickly. However, the questions are pretty in-depth. Because you are around kids they like to make sure your morals are pointing due north
    Shared on August 29, 2017 - Alumni Leadership Specialist - New Braunfels, TX
  • It was a group that interviewed me and to many questions was coming at one time.
    Shared on August 16, 2017 - Lead Teacher - Winston-Salem, NC

Interview questions at Communities In Schools

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • What makes you the right person for this job?If you could go back and change one thing in your past work experience what would it be and why?
    Shared on February 4, 2020 - School Coordinator - Allentown, PA
  • Did I like childrenHow would I deal with certain problemswill I be to work on timewhat will I do for play timeHow would I handle parents being late picking up childen
    Shared on August 16, 2017 - Lead Teacher - Winston-Salem, NC
  • How do you interact with students? How well do you interact with challenging students?What would you do if a difficult situation that arose? (examples)How well do you interact with parents (diffic…
    Shared on May 3, 2017 - Site Coordinator - Macon, GA

Interview tips at Communities In Schools

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)68%
  • Formal (business suit)21%
  • They didn’t have a dress code7%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)3%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Communities In Schools

  • Be enthusiastic, must like working with a diverse population that is challenging. Do not have preconceived ideas about young people.
    Shared on November 27, 2019 - Site Coordinator - Jacksonville, FL
  • Dress appropriately and be professional. Realize that you will be working with children and their families who sometimes come form very poor backgrounds.
    Shared on March 11, 2019 - Site Director - Copperas Cove, TX
  • Just keep trying. This is an incredibly difficult organization to get into but it is worth it.
    Shared on July 23, 2018 - Internship - Austin, TX

The first interview at Communities In Schools

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed21%
  • Employee referral21%
  • Other20%
  • Campus placement9%
  • Other online job site8%

How candidates received their first interview at Communities In Schools

  • just applied anf got called for an interview
    Shared on March 11, 2021 - Academic Enrichment Specialist II - Denton, TX
  • There was no interview process for volunteering.
    Shared on November 9, 2020 - Volunteer Worker, Office Clerk, General - 3919 Ward St Houston TX, 77021
  • I was referred by an employee
    Shared on September 28, 2018 - Site Coordinator - Atlanta, GA