Mentoring at William Colenso College. ‘ The Motivated School’. Induction & Mentoring Plan. What is Mentoring?.
‘The Motivated School’
“Mentoring means providing, in a supportive, non-threatening way, advice, counsel, insight, and facts that the less experienced person can use to guide his/her development into a seasoned professional.”
An understanding of how adults learn.
Self-assurance, patience, and confidence
A proven record as a skilful teacher.
Knowledge of curriculum and curriculum guides (handbooks).
Understanding of the principles of time management.
Knowledge about how to observe, diagnose, coach, and give constructive feedback to a peer.
Ability to prioritise what needs to be communicated and when, so that information is effectively absorbed and used.
Knowledge about how to work co-operatively with the principal and other members of the support team.
Knowledge of the rights and responsibilities of the mentor and of the provisionally registered teacher.Effective Mentors have the following qualities
Support for your role as amentor
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