• Regional Director based in Milwaukee, WI

    Job Location US-NJ-Camden
    Posted Date 8 months ago(5/9/2019 1:19 PM)
    Job ID
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Regular / Temporary
  • Overview

    Catapult Learning, Inc., the largest provider of K–12 contracted instructional services in the U.S., is dedicated to improving academic performance for at-risk and struggling students, including potential dropouts and those with learning and emotional disabilities. The company’s comprehensive portfolio of proven-effective services and solutions complement school and district programs in supporting low-performing students, regardless of learning barrier. With an uncompromising commitment to educational quality, Catapult Learning’s team of 5,600 educators work to achieve sustained academic gains and build teacher and leadership capacity through research-based programs that include intervention, alternative school education, assessment, school improvement, and professional development solutions. Founded in 1976 and headquartered in Camden, New Jersey, the company reaches over 300,000 students and 25,000 teachers annually across 500 school districts nationwide.


    Chief administrator for a range of services provided to students in schools in a given region. This individual is responsible for the overall service quality, client satisfaction, promotional activities and profitability of assigned programs. This individual needs to become intimately familiar with key features of all programs within their region.


    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

    • Contract Management and Renewal
    • Intimately understand and implement the terms and conditions of all contracts and proposals for the programs the director
    • Maintain and strengthen key relationships neededfor renewal of programs. Communicate regularly and effectively with
      representatives of the schools and the districts we serve. Alert Territory Vice President to potential problems and offer pro-actively viable solutions.
    • Develop with Territory Vice President a strategic plan for optimal renewal of contracts for the region each year. Carry out
      appropriate renewal activity throughout the year.


    • Oversee performance and effectiveness of program supervisors to assure that the direct service team functions well and program goals are attained.
    • With support of the HR department, oversee recruitment, selection, evaluation, retention, and, if necessary, termination
      of direct service staff. 
    • Assure that assembled staff can demonstrate appropriate skills, ability and training to meet the demands of contracted
      program. Responsible for staff development and performance management.
    • Act as a role model for establishing appropriate positive morale and attitude toward work and organization.
    • Maintain appropriate and regular communication with staff.
    • Assist local area supervisors to resolve problems quickly and effectively as they arise.
    • Assure that instructional staff, physical facilities, instructional materials and equipment are adequate.
    • Keep appropriate corporate support staff informed of contract activities. Communicate regularly with, and provide needed
      information to, Territory Vice President.



    Requires a Masters degree in Business or Education and at least ten years of related experience in the areas of education or business. Experience working with school districts preferred. Prior management and budget experience a must. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written, and organizational skills. Must have the ability to communicate with all levels of management.


    • Travel: High levels of travel within the school district.
    • Candidate must possess a sense of urgency, understanding of education environment, ability to work in cross-functional teams, flexibility, and team orientation.


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


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