• Home  / 
  • Questions
  •  /  Assistant Center Director Interview Questions

Assistant Center Director Interview Questions

If you are searching for jobs in child care and development as an Assistant Center Director, here are several interview questions you can expect to be asked, so arm yourself with appropriate answers! We recommend checking out several sites so you’re prepared with great answers for the interview questions that you might not already feel comfortable with.


How can you prepare to interview for an Assistant Center Director? Take a look at these Assistant Center Director interview questions you’ll want to find out how to answer OR ask!


  • What was your biggest challenge as a supervisor?
  • What was the most stressful situation you have faced as Assistant Director?
  • What will you do if you don't get this position?
  • What are your weaknesses?
  • What is the highest-level job one can hold in this career?
  • What personal weakness has caused you the greatest difficulty in school or at work?
  • What are top 3 skills for Assistant Director?
  • What are you looking for in terms of Assistant Director career development?
  • What is your expected salary?
  • What have you learned from your mistakes?
  • What negative thing would your last boss say about you?
  • How would your teacher or other Assistant Director describe you?
  • Tell me about your work experience? How has it prepared you for Assistant Director job?
  • Tell me about your Assistant Director work experience? How has it prepared you for a career?
  • How do you make the decision to delegate work?
  • How do you reach a decision if you don't have all the facts?
  • How do you stimulate the sharing of further information?
  • How do you handle stress and pressure?
  • How did you get work assignments at your most recent employer?
  • How did you assemble the information?
  • How do you handle a heavy workload? How do you prioritize day to day tasks?
  • How do you maintain a positive discussion?
  • How would you feel about working for someone who knows less than you?
  • Why do you believe you are qualified for this Assistant Director position?
  • Provide an experience that demonstrates your ability to manage time effectively. What were the challenges and results?
  • Name a time when you identified strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions to problems. What was the impact?
  • Provide an example of a time when you were able to demonstrate excellent listening skills. What was the situation and outcome?
  • What qualifies you for this position?
  • As the director of our facility, how important is a child's safety and what measures would you take to ensure parents that their children are being left and watched in great care?
  • As a teacher, what activities did you create or implement that saw the most improvement out of your children?
  • What have you found to be the best way to monitor the performance of your work and/or the work of others?
  • What do you like least about being a preschool director?
  • What do you enjoy most about being a preschool director?
  • Professionally, in what areas would you most like to develop?
  • How do you evaluate the productivity of your staff?
  • How would others describe you?
  • How do you stay current on new children's activities, and teaching techniques?
  • Tell me about the last time you oversaw the work of someone else. How did you effectively motivate, develop, and direct the worker?
  • How do you deal with difficult parents?
  • Why did you choose to pursue a career as a Preschool Director?

Have answers to any of the above to offer your fellow job seekers? Share them in the comments here!

Last Updated: July 6, 2016
About the author

Jobs2Careers Data

Jobs2Careers is a comprehensive job aggregator specializing in cutting-edge job search technology and Pay-per-Application as a performance-based job advertising solution. In plain English – We help job seekers find jobs in the fastest, easiest way possible, and we make recruitment quicker, more cost-effective for employers.