Benefits as a mentor
- professional growth through developing mentoring skills
- collaborating with other mentors
- contributing to the growth and development of others.
What to expect as a mentor
Mentors will support provisionally-registered and preservice early childhood teachers to:
- engage in professional and coaching conversations
- observe teaching and educational program delivery
- provide and receive feedback when reflecting on practice
- identify learning and development opportunities
- build professional networks with other teachers, agencies and professional organisations in the sector.
Mentors of provisionally-registered teachers will support mentees to transition to full registration through the Queensland College of Teachers.
- be an experienced early childhood teacher in the Metropolitan or Central Queensland regions
- have strong early childhood pedagogical knowledge and experience in prior to school settings
- demonstrate knowledge of implementing the National Quality Framework
- have support from your service director or approved provider.
Mentors of provisionally-registered teachers also require:
- full registration with the Queensland College of Teachers
- knowledge of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers
- knowledge of the Queensland kindergarten learning guideline.
How to apply
To express your interest in mentoring provisionally-registered or preservice early childhood teachers please send a completed expression of interest (EOI) form (PDF, 259KB) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once your EOI form is received, the Early Childhood Lead Mentor in your region will contact you to discuss your application.