Mentoring Physical Education Teachers in the Secondary School helps trainee and newly qualified mentors of physical education teachers in both developing their own mentoring skills and providing the essential guidance their beginning teachers need as they navigate the roller-coaster of the first years of teaching. Offering tried and tested strategies based on the best research and evidence, it covers the knowledge, skills and understanding every mentor needs and offers practical tools such as lesson plans and feedback guides, observation sheets, and examples of dialogue with beginning physical education teachers.
Together with analytical tools for self-evaluation, this book is a vital source of support and inspiration for all those involved in developing the next generation of outstanding physical education teachers. Key topics explained include:
- Roles and responsibilities of mentors
- Developing a mentor-mentee relationship
- Guiding beginning physical education teachers through the lesson planning process
- Observations and pre- and post-lesson discussions
Filled with the key tools needed for the mentor’s individual development, Mentoring Physical Education Teachers in the Secondary School offers an accessible guide to mentoring physical education teachers with ready-to-use strategies that support, inspire and elevate both mentors and beginning teachers alike.
Table of Contents
INTRODUCTION Section 1 WHAT IS MENTORING? Chapter 1 Models of mentoring Gill Golder, Alison Keyworth and Clare Shaw Chapter 2 Why mentoring? Suzie Everley Section 2 YOU AS A MENTOR Chapter 3 About you as a mentor Barbara Walsh and Julie Money Chapter 4 Beginning physical education teachers’ expectations of their mentors Suzanne Everley and Jon Mills Chapter 5 Roles and responsibilities of mentors Julie Money and Barbara Walsh Chapter 6 What knowledge, understanding and skills does a mentor of beginning physical education teachers need? Julia Lawrence and Jane Woolliscroft Section 3 WHAT A MENTOR DOES Chapter 7 Developing and mentor-mentee relationship Julia Lawrence and Jane Woolliscroft Chapter 8 Collaborative Approaches to Mentoring Peter Mellor Section 4 SUPPORTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF BEGINNING PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHERS' KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND UNDERSTANDING Chapter 9 What knowledge, skills and understanding do beginning physical education teachers need? Will Katene Chapter 10 Supporting beginning physical education teachers to become reflective practitioners Paul McFlynn Chapter 11 How to mentor beginning physical education teachers through the lesson planning process Jon Binney, Deb Barrett, Simon Green, Lucy Pocknell and Warren Smart Chapter 12 Supporting beginning physical education teachers to deliver and evaluate their lessons Sophy Bassett, Mark Bowler and Angela Newton Chapter 13 Observing beginning physical education teachers teaching Julia Lawrence, Karen Low and Joanna Phan Chapter 14 Supporting beginning physical education teachers to observe movement to support pupil learning Sophy Bassett and Angela Newton Chapter 15 Holding pre and post-lesson observation discussions Julia Lawrence Chapter 16 Holding weekly briefings Gill Golder, Jackie Arthur, Alison Keyworth and Julie Stevens Chapter 17 Challenging beginning physical education teachers beyond mastery of the basics Kerry Whitehouse AND FINALLY ….. Susan Capel
Susan Capel, Emeritus Professor of Physical Education, Brunel University, UK.
Julia Lawrence, Head of Subject Group – Teacher Education, University of Hull, UK, and Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.