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Early Childhood Education: Student Placement Interview (#1004)

A kindergarten teacher seems to be having trouble keeping perspective as she interviews prospective student teachers. An education student must respond appropriately to some inappropriate interview tactics.

Learning Objectives

  • Readiness for job or placement interview 
  • Responding to non-verbal cues 
  • Self-presentation skills 
  • Maintaining a professional demeanour 
  • Demonstrating empathy

Information for Learners

This is an interview with elementary school teacher, Leslie Green, to determine whether she will accept you as a placement student.

Simulation Details

Simulator Role(s)

  • Leslie Green (approximately forty) 

Learner Role(s)

  • Education Student applying for ECE placement 


  • Leslie's classroom at Pleasant Valley Elementary School

Related Topics

  • Employment and Business
  • Placement Preparation and Professional Development