The ultimate guide for current and aspiring school mentors. Whether a recently qualified teacher who has taken on their first mentee or a professional mentor who is responsible for groups of trainees and teachers in the early years of their careers, this book explores what effective mentoring is and how to succeed in the role.The book: · Provides a framework for school-based mentors to work within. · Outlines the key skills and qualities of effective in-school mentors. · Supports mentors to build confidence and raise the status of their role. · Brings greater coherence and consistency to school-based mentoring for trainee and beginning teachers.