Professional Development Instructional Coach

Professional Development Henrico, Virginia Richmond, Virginia


Position at Catapult Learning

Elementary Reading Specialist and Math Specialist Instructional Coaches
Full and Part-time positions in the metropolitan Richmond, VA area
At Catapult Learning, we provide educational solutions that generate academic achievement and better life outcomes for students. Join Catapult Learning and become a part of a national organization with a legacy of more than 45 years of student impact.
Catapult Learning, a division of FullBloom, is seeking full-time and part-time Instructional Coaches for the 2024-2025  school year to work with teachers in Virginia public and non-public elementary schools.
Instructional Coaches facilitate change in teacher's practice so they can diagnose student needs more analytically, plan more productively, and teach more effectively. By creating trusting and growth-focused relationships, coaches collaborate with principals to align instructional practices with school goals.

How you’ll be there for teachers:
  • Provide leadership, support, and assistance to all classroom teachers for skillful instruction
  • Conduct model lessons, classroom observations, provide "next step" support for teachers
  • Assist teachers in building an interactive classroom environment focused on the content and learning strategies embedded in the curricular programs
  • Monitor preparation and pacing of instruction to ensure mastery of relevant standards
  • Serve as a resource in identifying appropriate instructional strategies and interventions to improve student achievement
  • Assist schools with their understanding of student achievement goals using available baseline/historical testing data
  • Assist schools with identifying, planning, and undertaking appropriate "next steps teaching" for groups of students as indicated by the assessment process
  • Maintain documentation of work with teachers using Catapult Learning's proprietary system

What we’ll need from you:
The positive, enthusiastic coach we seek has these qualifications.
  • A valid Virginia Instructional license  or valid license from another state
  • Endorsement in reading or math
  • Master’s degree in education or a related field
  • Knowledge of Curriculum programs to include Science of Reading, UFLI, and LETRs  
  • At least three years’ experience as a Curriculum Coach (or similar position)
  • 5 years' experience teaching
  • Excellent research, written, and oral communication skills
  • Ability to establish priorities and work independently
  • Must have advanced proficiencies with Microsoft Office suite, OneDrive, Zoom, etc.
How we’ll be there for you:
We foster your well-being—health, financial, and work-life—to help you succeed and thrive.
  • Competitive pay
  • An attractive and robust full suite of benefits for FT employees 
  • Curriculum and teaching materials provided
  • Paid training
  • Paid planning/prep time
  • Growth potential
  • Company support and quality assurance
  • Opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of students and teachers
Wherever you are in your career, there’s a place for you on our team.
Be there for students at Catapult Learning partner schools in the way that works best for you: year-round and/or during summer, full-time or part-time. Our various career options empower educators to find a place that is right for this moment in their lives and careers.
Be where you’re meant to be. Apply today.
Catapult Learning could not realize its mission or meet its business goals without the unique talents and contributions of its diverse group of professionals. Our culture, practices, and systems reflect our commitment to embedding diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in all that we do to create an authentic and welcoming environment for all. Learn more about DEI at Catapult Learning.
About Catapult Learning
Catapult Learning, a division of FullBloom, provides intervention programs for students and professional development solutions for teachers in K-12 schools, executed by a team of experienced coaches. Our professional development services strengthen the capacity of teachers and leaders to raise and sustain student achievement. Our intervention programs support struggling learners with instruction tailored to the unique needs of each student. Across the country, Catapult Learning partners with 500+ school districts to produce positive outcomes that promote academic and professional growth. Catapult Learning is accredited by Cognia and has earned its 2022 System of Distinction honor.
FullBloom is an equal opportunity employer.
Equal Employment Opportunity has been and will continue to be a fundamental principle at FullBloom, where employment is based on personal capabilities and qualifications. The company prohibits discrimination against any applicant or employee based on any legally recognized basis, including, but not limited to age (40 and over); color; gender, physical or mental disability; mental status; civil union/domestic partnership; national origin; ancestry; citizenship status; race; religion; creed; sex; pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, and related medical conditions; gender identity and gender expression; political affiliation; veteran status and uniformed servicemember status; genetic information (including testing and characteristics); or any other consideration protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.