San Diego Unified School District
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Interviews at San Diego Unified School District

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at San Diego Unified School District.
Interview experience
Based on 32 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 31 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 30 interviews
About a week

Interview process at San Diego Unified School District

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About a week
33%
About a day or two
23%
About a month
20%
More than one month
13%
About two weeks
10%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
69%
Background check
69%
Written test
41%
Phone call/screening
38%
Group interview
38%
Least reported steps
Other
10%
Take-home/sample work
0%
They have no interview
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at San Diego Unified School District

  • Taking a picture, Fingerprint scan.
    Shared on June 6, 2019 - Sub Attendant - San Diego, CA
  • Focused on the job responsibilities
    Shared on May 13, 2019 - Rehabilitation Specialist - San Diego, CA
  • Regular interviewing like any other place of business.
    Shared on August 23, 2018 - Transportation - San Diego, CA

Interview questions at San Diego Unified School District

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • How do you manage a classroom?
    Shared on July 12, 2019 - Substitute Teacher - San Diego, CA
  • How do I plan on helping in this position I applied for.
    Shared on October 22, 2018 - Campus Security Assistant - San Diego, CA
Interview tips at San Diego Unified School District
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)57%
  • Formal (business suit)20%
  • They didn’t have a dress code14%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)9%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at San Diego Unified School District
  • You have to enjoying working with a diversity of people.
    Shared on December 23, 2018 - Second Language Assessor - San Diego, CA
  • Don't. However, if you do decide to interview for a job, be sure to ask the interviewers this question: "What do YOU like best about working here?" Observe their body language and their answers.
    Shared on September 14, 2018 - Microcomputer Applications Training Specialist - San Diego, CA
  • Just be yourself
    Shared on January 19, 2018 - Substitute Paraprofessional - San Diego, CA
The first interview at San Diego Unified School District
How candidates got an interview
  • Employee referral17%
  • Paper application17%
  • I walked in17%
  • Nothing is applicable17%
  • Through Indeed.com7%
How candidates received their first interview at San Diego Unified School District
  • Walk -in application
    Shared on June 14, 2017 - Substitute Custodian - San Diego, CA
  • First you apply on line, then take the test that required the position that you applying for, then they send you a letter inviting you for an interview panel.
    Shared on April 18, 2017 - Children Center Clerk - San Diego, CA
  • I applied online at the San Diego Unified Website for the job and was called in for a job interview
    Shared on February 27, 2017 - Special Education Technician - San Diego, CA