If you have been selected for an interview for a Driving school, then you need to make sure you prepare well for your interview and do your research well.
Start by thoroughly going through the job description and job role to ensure that you know what parts you can do and think of examples of work that you have done which is related and that you could use as examples. Have you worked in this area before or do you know of this area well, could you use examples as to road names, locations etc to prove this during your interview? Have you compared any driving schools, what makes you want to work for the one you are being interviewed with?
How do you feel that you get the best out of your pupils and why?How do you attract new pupils to your lessons?When are the majority of your lessons taking place?How many people have you helped to pass their driving test?How many people have failed and why?Name 10 important facts from the highway codeCan you recall a particularly good pupil and how long it took for them to pass their test?Can you recall a not so good pupil and what happened and why? How did you deal with this?What time of the day do you prefer to do your lessons and why?How many lessons do you think you can do in one day?Do you have any restrictions on when you can work?When did you pass your driving test and how do you think you would pass today?You need to know everything you possibly can do, look at their website, how successful are they? Get a feel for what they have done in the past and how they are perceived in the market place.
Although you are not bound to be asked any of these questions, it gives you an idea on what types of questions you could be asked and this will obviously vary from the company and the person interviewing you.
The role of a Driving Instructor is very competitive these days with numerous companies and people working for themselves. How successful you are depends purely on results and the reputation that you build for yourself over time.
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