Professional Development Specialist (Nassau County)

Professional Development Long Island, New York


Position at Catapult Learning

Catapult Learning is a provider of K−12 contracted instructional services to public and private schools throughout the US, specializing in at-risk youth and students with learning disabilities. Our portfolio of professional development products and services includes teacher and leader coaching, workshops and institutes, and special education programs. 

The ideal candidate will effectively conduct staff development via workshops and targeted coaching for teachers and leaders at schools.


  • Facilitates professional development presentations and engages in the coaching cycle, including modeling lessons and co-teaching, to improve the teaching quality for students in grades K-12
  • Follows Catapult Learning coaching framework design as instructed by supervisor
  • Encourages participation and open dialogue as part of an effective coaching relationship during presentations
  • Establishes and maintains forms and files as required by Catapult Learning, local, state, and federal agencies
  • Reviews professional development participant evaluations to drive continuous improvement
  • Analyzes data to facilitate the development of best practices and determine instructional needs


  • New York Teaching or Administrator License preferred
  • Master's Degree in Education field preferred
  • Experience working with K-12 students in a school setting
  • Experience facilitating professional development or engaging in the coaching cycle within a school setting
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • A positive and growth-oriented attitude towards students, administration, parents, and other internal and external customers

Compensation: $575-625 per full day of billable service (dependent on experience) 


  • Competitive per diem pay
  • Workshop content and coaching framework provided
  • Paid training
  • Company support and quality assurance
  • Opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of educators and students