Interview Tips: Age Appropriate Questions: 5 years or older

The following set of questions are great examples you can use to ask if you have children aged between 5 years or older of age:

  • Have you worked with a child this age before?
  • Are you comfortable reviewing and assisting with my children’s homework?
  • How do you feel about chaperoning the  children to extra murals?
  • What were your matric results in school?
  • What were your weakest and strongest subjects?
  • Are you willing to supervise friends of our children who are invited to our home while you are in charge?
  • What kind of outings would you organise for the children?
  • What age appropriate activities would you do with the children of this age?
  • What meals can you cook for children this age?
  • How would you keep the children occupied and away from the TV?
  • How much time do you think children should spend on the internet or TV daily?
  • How would you handle discipline issues with a child in this age range?

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