The Portia Learning Centre
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Interviews at The Portia Learning Centre

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at The Portia Learning Centre.
Interview experience
Based on 21 interviews
Average
Interview difficulty
Based on 21 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 21 interviews
About a week

Interview process at The Portia Learning Centre

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 5.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 3.

Interview process length
About a week
48%
About a day or two
29%
About two weeks
19%
About a month
5%
More than one month
0%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
71%
Phone call/screening
57%
Background check
52%
Problem solving exercises
14%
Written test
10%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
0%
Presentation
0%
Drug test
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at The Portia Learning Centre

  • The initial interview was virtual and when I was supposed to go and meet the supervisor of the centre, she was too busy.
    Shared on 11 April 2021 - Instructor Therapist - Ottawa, ON
  • Simple, just be yourself and silly, you're working with kids who needs positive energy !
    Shared on 26 June 2019 - Instructor Therapist - Whitby, ON
  • One interview and then you do two weeks of training/observing before getting your own kiddos.
    Shared on 21 August 2018 - Instructor Therapist - Whitby, ON

Interview tips at The Portia Learning Centre

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)44%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)37%
  • They didn’t have a dress code15%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)4%
  • Formal (business suit)0%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at The Portia Learning Centre

  • Don’t take the interview.
    Shared on 13 November 2020 - Therapist - Kanata, ON
  • Have an up-to-date police reference check ready. Being bilingual (English-French) will increase your chances of being hired full-time.
    Shared on 22 October 2019 - Instructor Therapist - Ottawa, ON