• Professional Development Facilitator and Instructional Coach

    Job Location US-HI-Oahu
    Posted Date 4 months ago(10/1/2018 9:05 PM)
    Job ID
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Regular / Temporary
  • Overview

    HAWAII: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FACILITATOR AND INSTRUCTIONAL COACH – per diem workload dependent upon available contracts

    Will work collaboratively with fellow PD Coaches and Facilitators and with school principals to provide job-embedded coaching and model best practices to improve teaching quality in K-12 classrooms. PD Facilitators and Coaches are responsible for facilitating Catapult Learning PD workshops to teachers and administrators, and for conducting planning conferences, modeling lessons, co-teaching, analyzing data, reviewing student work, providing non-evaluative feedback, and identifying classroom resources to support student achievement during regularly scheduled school days. This is not a full time position.



    Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Facilitating PD workshops
    • Coaching, modeling, and facilitating the development of best practices with teachers
    • Conducting planning conferences
    • Encouraging participation and open dialogue as part of an effective coaching relationship
    • Effectively engaging teachers in the coaching cycle
    • Active communication
    • Increasing engagement and rigor
    • Utilizing data to determine instructional needs and drive continuous improvement
    • Differentiating support to school staff based on student data and knowledge of research and best practices; offers and uses a repertoire of strategies that address the goal that all students can achieve at high levels, regardless of race/ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status, or other factors of diversity
    • Organizing and disseminating quality instructional methods and materials and duties such as demonstration teaching, and team teaching that would encourage or allow collaboration among staff members



    Required Skills

    • Possess an understanding of the Hawaii Common Core Standards
    • Understanding of adult learning theory and experience working with teachers as a mentor, coach, administrator, or instructional leader.
    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
    • Demonstrated expertise in effective teaching strategies and experience in preparing and presenting high quality, research based professional development.
    • Organizational and planning skills for setting both short term and long-range goals and for coordinating efforts for timely accomplishment of those goals.
    • Strong interpersonal skills demonstrated through the respect of peers and the ability to build trusting, collaborative relationships. 
    • Willingness to continually learn new information and skills related to student learning and achievement, including content areas that may be outside of current skill set 
    • Flexible and willing to adapt to changes

    Ideal candidate should possess strong organizational and communication skills and be willing to travel to more than one island. 




    BA/BS Degree in Education or related field and at least 5 years experience working with K-12 students in a school setting.  Has experience delivering professional development workshops to adults. 
    Master's degree preferred. 
    Excellent communication skills are essential. 



    Inter-island travel required.


    Light lifting, walking, climbing stairs. Most programs are in school settings


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