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Job Opening Information TEACHER MENTOR

Job Number
21 ISC20

Position Title
TEACHER MENTOR
Required Application Type
Teacher / Admin
Job Description

LOCATION:  As assigned throughout the GST BOCES region

Teacher Mentor, September 2019 - June 2024                                                                                                                                        

  • An appointment to the Mentor Pool is effective for five (5) years
  • Mentoring assignments will be the responsibility of the Assistant Superintendent for Instruction, see GSTBEA contract pp. 47-48
  • Provide guidance, support and confidentiality to new teachers
  • Familiarize the new teacher with the district and building resources, guidelines and expectations
  • Possess successful communication skills and “people skills”
  • Commitment to individual professionalism growth and continued learning
  • Familiarize new teachers with essential curriculum
  • Assist with long-term and daily planning
  • Arrange for teacher visits to other classrooms to focus on instruction
  • Guide new teachers – pre and post discussion/reflections on their lessons
  • Team planning and team-teaching lessons 
  • Introduce research-based teaching strategies and techniques 
  • Suggest strategies for classroom management and discipline
  • Assist with obtaining resources  
  • Act as a sounding board for ideas, views/issues
  • Explain school policies and procedures
  • Assist the teacher to become a reflective practitioner 
  • Complete the mentor-mentee log including time, date and topic covered (utilize mentoring program checklist as a guide)
  • Participate and complete mentor training every five (5) years
  • Other duties as assigned

 

 

Job Qualifications

 

CERTIFICATION - Tenured GST BOCES Teacher

  • Mentor pairs are expected to meet at least the equivalent of a half-day per month for the first year (approximately 3 hours per month) 
  • For second year, mentoring pairs are expected to meet on a bi-monthly basis for the remainder of the new teacher’s probationary period (approximately 2 hours per month)

Salary:  Contractual.  

Application Procedure

Please complete your file by submitting the following information:

*  Employment application

*  Letter of interest

*  Detailed résumé

*  Evidence of NYS certification, license or Registration Certificate (if applicable)

*  College undergraduate and graduate transcripts conferring degree

*  If no college education, furnish a copy of high school diploma or GED

*  One to three current, dated and signed letters of professional reference (must be less than 1 yr. old)

Job Category
INSTRUCTIONAL
Job Location
GST BOCES REGION

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