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Mineral County Schools 36 Baker Place, Keyser, WV 26726            Phone: 304-788-4200            Fax: 304-788-4204

Mentor Teacher Schoolwide

Mentor Teacher Schoolwide





POSITION:                                 MENTOR TEACHER SCHOOLWIDE




FLSA/CONTRACT STATUS:     Extracurricular


EMPLOYMENT TERM:              School Year


SALARY:                                $100 – One New Teacher

                                          $250 – Two – Four New Teachers
                                          $400 – Five or more New Teachers
                                          Per school year “new to Mineral County Schools” educators


EVALUATION:                           By immediate supervisor as needed 


JOB SUMMARY:                       Serves as a master teacher assigned to a group of new teachers (two or more new to the profession) to mentor on a regular basis



  • Provides an orientation program for the new teachers during the first month of school;
  • Builds relationships with new teachers for the purpose of establishing an environment of trust and collaboration;
  • Participates in weekly meetings with the new teachers to discuss the concerns of the new teachers;
  • Models professionalism at all times for the purpose of demonstrating expected behaviors and actions;
  • Supports and counsels the new teachers; and
  • Performs other mentor-related duties as requested by the principal.


  • Possession of leadership skills with ability to communicate and relate well to school staff and county administrators;
  • Have completed the four days of mentor training or willing to commit to attend the training;
  • Be a member of the faculty in which the beginning teachers are assigned;
  • Teach at/near the same grade level or certification area of the beginning teachers if possible;
  • Knowledgeable of current educational trends and research;
  • Knowledge of school and county policies; and
  • Minimum of three years of successful full-time teaching experience in Mineral County Schools

The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed drugs while in the workplace. Alcohol and controlled substance which affects employee productivity, safety or judgment in the workplace will not be tolerated.



The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to reach, stand, walk, lift, grasp, write, talk, hear, see, use technology such as computers and multimedia equipment, and use repetitive motions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may frequently lift and/or move at least 10 pounds of materials. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff members.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Most commonly, the educational setting is indoors. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate (20-60 dB).



The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of duties performed by this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee.


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MINERAL COUNTY SCHOOLS: 36 Baker Place, Keyser, WV. 26726      |      Phone: 304-788-4200      |      Fax: 304-788-4204
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