In Moray, a mentor/coach is the foundation of a range of approaches to develop and support teachers throughout their career through the professional review and development process as well as through their probationary year. The appointment of a mentor for probationer teachers provides opportunities for deep and meaningful conversations regarding both support and challenge.

  • What are the benefits?

    Programme outcomes - enhanced capability and desire to:

    • Engage in self-evaluation and personal reflection and learning
    • Coach in a way that enables higher levels of performance
    • Enable others to be more accountable for their role and responsibilities
    • Give and receive effective feedback
    • Reflect on ways in which relevant literature has informed thinking and practice
    • Greater confidence and commitment to:
      • Engage in self-development and learning
      • Contribute to others' personal development
      • Transfer experience and learning into the leadership environment
  • Who is it for?

    Probationer mentors.

  • Duration

    9 1.5 hour sessions

  • For more information

    For more information contact Janet Cornall, Quality Improvement Officer, Moray Council.


    Telephone: 01343 563969