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Title
Mentor Teachers

Grade Level
Elementary

Description
SUPERVISION: 
 The mentor teacher will provide supervision to a beginning teacher for the purpose of  
providing assistance for induction into job assignment.  
 The mentor teacher will receive supervision from, and be responsible to the building  
principal. 
 
RESPONSIBILITIES: 
 
1) Participate as a member of a professional support team assigned to the beginning teacher. This team shall be responsible for providing supervision for all areas of the beginning teacher’s job description and assignments. 
 
2) Attend, supervise, and extend the county and school employee orientations held during the first part of the employment year 
 
3) Cooperate in an effort to coordinate his/her planning period with that of the beginning teacher, if possible. 
 
4) Observe the beginning teacher's classroom teaching skills for at least one hour per week during the first half of the school year. (Observation time may be reduced to one  
hour every two weeks during the second half of the school year at the discretion of the mentor teacher in consultation with the principal. 
 
5) Provide supervision through weekly meetings with the beginning teacher. During these meetings the mentor and beginning teacher will discuss the performance of the beginning teacher and any needed improvements. (During the second semester if the mentor teacher and principal decide that the observations described in the previous  
item may be reduced, weekly meetings may also be reduced to those held every other week. 
 
6) Participate in monthly meetings of the support team to discuss the performance of the beginning teacher. 
 
7) Participate in the design, planning, and implementation of and/or make recommendations of staff development activities for completion by the beginning teacher. 
 
8) Cooperate in being released from regular duties to perform the duties of the Mentor (Alternative to the position of substitute teachers may be sought.) 
 
9) Complete the 12-hour Center for Professional Development Teacher Mentor Training Program. 
 
10) Assume other duties as directed by the building principal. 

Job Location or School Name
Gilmer County Schools

City
Glenville, WV

County
Gilmer

Qualifications
 Must be an experienced teacher 
 Prefer individual to be on staff at the same school and teach same/similar subject  
as teacher to be mentored 
 Be recommended by the principal and/or faculty senate 
 Be recommended by the county superintendent 
 Successfully complete all state and local mentor training, including the  
12-hour Center for Prof. Development Teacher Mentor Training Program 
 Comply with all other requirements of Policy 5900 and §18A-3-2b School Laws of WV 

Salary
$600 per position

Closing Date
2013-08-27

Comments
3 Positions Available - Mentor Teachers for:1. Mentor Teacher, Title I Reading (Fox), TES 
2. Mentor Teacher, Elementary 3rd Grade (Szeliga), SFES 
3. Mentor Teacher, Elementary 3rd Grade (Stout), TES  

Apply to
Judith Stalnaker, 
Personnel Director 
Gilmer County Schools 
201 N. Court Street 
Glenville, WV 26351 
 
Fax: 304-462-5103

County Contact Email
jstalnaker@access.k12.wv.us


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