What should you be thinking about as you start the year as a mentor of a Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT)?
Taking on the role of NQT mentor can be one of the most rewarding experiences in teaching. Whilst there is no getting away from the time-heavy investment, you are required to put into regular meetings and the supporting paperwork; the rewards that can come from working with a teacher at the start of their professional journey are not easily rivalled.
To get the most of out of the mentor-mentee relationship follow these tips:
1.Resist creating a 'mini-me'