The first few weeks and the first few months of being a newly qualified teacher are amongst the hardest of your teaching career. As teachers we need to enable our self to be versatile and effective ensuring our class and us have the most successful year. To step cautiously and steadily every NQT needs a diligent and patient mentor. Someone who will make a difference, transition you into teaching life and give you the most valuable advice, time and time again. Hand on heart I can say I have had and do have the 3 best mentors any teacher could ask for. Hence my second blog is about my experiences and suggestions for having a mentor.