Success For Each Child & Eliminate the Opportunity Gap by Leading with Racial Equity

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Careers at PSESD

Thank you for your interest in employment with Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD).  As we are committed to becoming an Antiracist Multicultural Organization, we are seeking individuals whose passion for education prioritizes the value of leading with racial equity. We recognize our collective responsibility in dismantling institutional racism, and we have established a set of Agency-Wide Competencies (Accessible Agency-Wide Competencies Version) to support staff in living out these competencies through their work. We believe it is critically important to assure opportunity and access for those who have historically been excluded. In support of our commitment, we prohibit discrimination based on national origin, race, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation including gender identity, or a physical, mental or sensory disability.

PSESD is home to a community of educational advocates focused on supporting success for each child by eliminating the opportunity gap and leading with racial equity. We offer a culture of collaboration,improvement and align the ambition of our mission with the growth of our employees. With over 400 staff members across 100 different programs in King and Pierce counties, we actively seek to employ a diverse, skilled workforce that reflects the students, families and communities we serve. We invest in our employees through outstanding benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, Department of Retirement Systems participation, generous vacation and holiday leaves, subsidized ORCA cards, and alternative work arrangements. Please review our Benefits of Employment booklet for more detailed information.

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How to Apply

How to apply for job opportunities at PSESD

Each PSESD job opportunity is advertised with a best consideration date. Those who apply by that date will have the greatest opportunity for consideration. However, jobs remain posted and we continue to accept applications beyond that date until the position is officially filled or closed. (Applications received after the best consideration date may not be reviewed.)  Applicants selected for an interview will be notified by email and/or phone. Otherwise, applicants will be notified of their status during the screening and/or selection process by email.


Application Process:

Complete an online application in the Fast Track Application System. Applicants are required to include the following attachments within the online application in order to be considered for open positions:

  • Cover Letter: Clearly reflect how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications.
  • Resume: Include complete work history along with dates of employment and job responsibilities,  education, and certifications.
    • Additional Documents: In some cases, additional required documents may be required and will be specified in the job opening announcement/advertisement.
  • Background Disclosure Statement: As we transition to a new application format, some job postings will still require a Background Disclosure Statement (accessible version). Please download and upload this form if required during the Fast Track Application.

Important Applicant Notices:


Need Help?

For technical assistance, questions regarding specific employment opportunities, or persons with disabilities needing assistance or an alternative application format, please contact Human Resources at (425) 917-7609 or jobs@psesd.org. Please note that due to the large volume of applications received, we regret that we are not able to respond to individual inquiries regarding your application status. We appreciate your interest in employment at PSESD.


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Non-Discrimination Statement

Non-Discrimination Statement

Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) is committed to becoming an Antiracist Multicultural Organization. The ESD recognizes and values the racial and cultural diversity of its staff and believes this diversity strengthens the agency, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas, and enriches staff engagement. We take personal responsibility to do our best work to support the quality, equity and effectiveness of educational programs through partnerships with K-12 education, early learning, higher education, and public and private organizations - motivated by a deep desire to ensure that every child has the opportunity to reach their fullest potential.

PSESD recognizes the historical impact on marginalized groups such as people of color and people with who are English language learners in employment opportunities.  PSESD believes it is critically important to assure opportunity and access for those who have historically been excluded. In support of this commitment, the agency prohibits discrimination in all aspects of its education programs and employment practices against any employee, applicant, student, intern or volunteer because of sex, race, creed, color, national origin, language, immigrant, refugee, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, pregnancy, marital status, religion, age, veteran or military status, physical, sensory, or mental disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability.

No student shall be denied an equal educational opportunity or be unlawfully discriminated against because of national origin, race, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation including gender identity, or a physical, mental or sensory disability. PSESD complies with applicable federal, state, and local laws as may pertain thereto. The administrator for Human Resources and Organization Development will serve as the compliance officer for this policy and also serves as the Title IX/RCW 28A.640 Officer and Section 504 Coordinator.


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Job Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment with Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD). Please remember to review our guidelines on how to apply. For technical assistance, questions regarding specific employment opportunities, or persons with disabilities needing assistance or an alternative application format, please contact Human Resources at (425) 917-7609 or jobs@psesd.org. Please note that due to the large volume of applications received, we regret that we are not able to respond to individual inquiries regarding your application status.

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Location: Renton
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $62,312-$72,263 (Salary Band H)
Department: Human Resources & Organizational Development

Do you enjoy making a difference and helping an organization transform?  Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) seeks a highly organized and service-oriented human resources professional to serve as a strategic business partner, working collaboratively with internal and external clients in the development of strategies, processes and systematic supports in service of the Agency’s mission.

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Location: Renton
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $54,903-$63,670 (Salary Band E)
Department: Equity in Education

Puget Sound Educational Service District seeks an Executive Assistant to plan, implement, direct, and maintain the Equity in Education department by providing a wide variety of complex and confidential administrative and project implementation support; analyzing requests and providing recommendations for action; and communicating information to staff, other organizations, budget management, public agencies, and governing bodies for the purpose of leading with racial equity.

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Location: Renton
Job Type: Full-time, Year 'round
Salary: $47,428-$62,229/year (Salary Band B)
Department: Agency Technology

Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) seeks a Desktop Technician to manage the imaging, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of user systems including desktops, laptops, tablets, network peripherals, and related devices.

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Location: Renton, WA.
Schedule:  full-time, year ‘round.
Salary:  $98,597-120,132/year.
Department: LTFS

Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) seeks a dynamic, highly-skilled Collaborative Systems Improvement Project Director to provide overall leadership and project management for the Road Map Improvement Collaborative Project, which will focus on leveraging key school district leadership teams to practice employing improvement science and continuous improvement tools and concepts to boost the success of Black, African American and Latinx students.

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Seeking a skilled Food Services Assistant/Delivery Driver to assist in the preparation and delivery of quality food services to severely behaviorally challenged youth attending the ReLife School in Puyallup, Washington.  The Food Services Assistant/Delivery Driver will assist with minor food preparation, ensure timely delivery of pre-prepared student meals and snacks, and maintain facilities in a safe and sanitary condition.

ReLife School offers a full continuum of multi-disciplinary services based on student strengths and needs to King and Pierce County districts and Bainbridge Island. Instruction is delivered to students in grades 2 through 12 in a site-based model focused on academics with a strong social emotional component incorporated.  The program encourages active parent and community involvement to serve the whole child.  The mission of ReLife is “Meeting academic and behavioral needs, one student at a time."

Salary:  $16.79 - $18.99/hour

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Seeking a skilled Behavior & Education Support Specialist to provide educational and behavioral support for severely behaviorally challenged youth attending the ReLife School in Puyallup, Washington.  ReLife School offers a full continuum of multi-disciplinary services based on student strengths and needs to King and Pierce County districts and Bainbridge Island. Instruction is delivered to students in grades 2 through 12 in a site-based model focused on academics with a strong social emotional component incorporated.  The program encourages active parent and community involvement to serve the whole child.  The mission of ReLife is “Meeting academic and behavioral needs, one student at a time."

Salary:  $23.94 - $27.76/hour

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Join our team of educators in a strong partnership with teachers, family support staff, and mentor teachers in a preschool classroom at the Eli Creekmore or Seola Gardens Head Start programs. These programs seek to engage a diverse population of staff, students, and families to build and maintain a collaborative and multilingual community where children feel rooted in their individual identities.

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Location: Renton, WA   
Schedule:  Full-time, year ‘round.   
Salary:  $57,647-66,854/year (Band F)
Department: Business

Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) seeks a Sr. Payroll Coordinator to provide effective management of the payroll functions required for timely payment of all employees, including associated benefits; ensuring compliance of federal and state reporting; and performing special payroll processing activities.

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Location: Gig Harbor at the Washington Corrections Center for Women
Job Type: On Call
Salary: $14.86 Hourly
Department: Early Learning

Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) is seeking on call Infant/Toddler Site Substitute at Washington Corrections Center for Women (WCCW) to join our team of educators and assist in providing quality, comprehensive services for infant/toddler children.

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Location: Based in White Center at Educare.
Schedule: Full-time, year ‘round, 40 hours/week.
Salary: $16.79-$18.57/hour (Salary Schedule – PSAI(a))
Department: Educare

Puget Sound Educational School District seeks an Early Head Start Assistant Teacher to join our team of educators and work in a strong collaborative partnership with the Lead Teacher and Teacher.

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Location: Based in Pacific, Washington.
Schedule: On-call
Salary: Substitute Bus Drivers $22.34 per hour, Regular Bus Drivers: $ 23.22 - $26.93 per hour based on experience and internal equity
Department: Transportation

PSESD seeks on-call Substitute Bus Drivers for our Early Learning and McKinney Vento Transportation Services to transport children to program-related activities.

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Location: Based in various schools in Pierce County.
Schedule: Part time school schedule (~6 hours/day, 3 days a week; 111 days/year – total ~674 hours/year).
Salary: $25.14 – $29.15 (salary offers consider candidate qualifications, experience and internal equity).
Department: Native American Education

Puget Sound ESD is seeking a part-time (18 hours per week) Native American Education Coordinator to provide cultural and educational services to Native American youth and their families in our Pierce County school districts.

 

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Location: Based at Aki Kurose Middle School, Seattle.
Schedule: Up to 40 hours/week for approximately 1472 hours for 184 days. .8 FTE.
Salary: $23.94 - $27.76 per hour.
Department: Learning Support Services

Puget Sound ESD seeks a Student Assistance Specialist to provide prevention and early intervention services to students in the Aki Kurose Middle School.

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Location: Based in White Center at Educare.
Schedule: Full-time, year ‘round, 40 hours/week.
Salary: $16.79 - $18.53/hour (Salary Schedule – PSAI(a))
Department: Educare

Puget Sound Educational School District seeks an Early Head Start Assistant Teacher to join our team of educators and work in a strong collaborative partnership with the Lead Teacher.

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Location: Based at PSESD in Renton.
Schedule: Full-time, year ‘round, 40 hours/week.
Salary: $63,558 - $73, 708 (Salary Band H)
Department: Early Learning

Puget Sound Educational School District seeks an Early Learning Coach for Education to provide differentiated, equity-based coaching and training to teachers and sub-contractor staff in Head Start, Early Head Start, and/or ECEAP programs.

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Location: Based in White Center at Educare.
Schedule: Full-time, year ‘round, 40 hours/week.
Salary: $21.72 – 25.18/hour (Salary Schedule – PSAIII)
Department: Educare

Puget Sound Educational School District seeks a Head Start Teacher to join our team of educators and work in a strong collaborative partnership with the Lead Teacher and Assistant Teacher.

 

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Location: Based in Pacific, WA.
Schedule: Full-time, year ’round position.
Salary: $85,172 to $98,774/annually (Band N).
Department: Transportation

Puget Sound Educational Service District seeks a Regional Director of Transportation to provide technical assistance, information, and training as the subject matter expert regarding the provision of pupil transportation.

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Location: Based in Tukwila.
Schedule: Full-time, year ’round position.
Salary: $66,736-$77,393/year.
Department: WSRMP

The Washington Schools Risk Management Pool seeks an Underwriting Consultant to analyze and evaluate rating plans, claims history, experience rating and contributions modification plans for members and prospective members of WSRMP.

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Location: Based in White Center- Eli Creekmore Head Start
Schedule: Part-time, school schedule position 173 days, 1038 hours.
Salary: $15.97 - $17.65 hourly. 
Department: Head Start

Puget Sound Educational Service District seeks a Food Services Assistant at the Eli Creekmore site of Heritage Head Start to prepare and serve food items that meet mandated nutritional requirements and requests of students, verify quantities and specifications of orders, and maintain facilities in a safe and sanitary condition.

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Location: Based in White Center at Educare.
Schedule: Full-time, 40 hours/week.
Salary: $49,797 to $57,750/year.  Salary Schedule - Band C
Department: Early Head Start

We invite highly qualified Early Head Start Lead Teacher to join our team of educators and work in a strong collaborative partnership with the Teacher and Assistant Teacher.

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Location: Based in White Center- Eli Creekmore Head Start.
Schedule: Part Time, schedule position 191 days, 1528 hours.
Salary: $23.94 - $29.90 hourly.
Department: Head Start

Puget Sound Educational School District seeks a highly qualified Teacher to join our team of educators and work in a strong collaborative partnership with other teachers, family support staff, and mentor teacher in a classroom at the Eli Creekmore Head Start program.

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Location: Based in Bethel School District.
Schedule: Part-time, School Schedule up to 20 hours/week for approximately 150 days/year (~896 hours per year).
Hourly Pay: $23.94 - $27.76
Department: LTFS

The Learning Support Services place Student Assistance Specialists in schools to implement comprehensive student assistance programs that address problems associated with substance use, violence and mental health issues.

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Location: Based in White Center at Educare.
Schedule: Full-time, year ‘round, 40 hours/week.
Salary: $16.30-$17.98/hour (Salary Schedule – PSAI(a))
Department: Educare

Puget Sound Educational School District seeks an Early Head Start Assistant Teacher to join our team of educators and work in a strong collaborative partnership with the Lead Teacher and Teacher.

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Location: Based in White Center.
Schedule: This is a full-time, year ’round position.
Salary: $22.35 – $25.92 per hour.
Department: Educare

The Family Advocate works with Educare School’s Family Support staff and the interdisciplinary teaching team in the engagement and the support of families in Educare through activities, practices and services that support parents as the primary nurturers, experts and teachers of their child to promote and sustain their child’s learning, development and academic and life success.

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Location: Based in Renton.
Schedule: This is a full-time, year ’round position
Salary: $63,558-$73,708/annually (Band H).
Department: Early Learning

Puget Sound Educational Service District seeks an Early Learning Mental Health Consultant to provide leadership and partnership within early learning systems to ensure mental health and wellness supports for children and families are included in the full range of early learning program services and systems.

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Internships

Internship Opportunities

Explore internships available at Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) and gain hands on experience working, learning and leading along side a team committed to eliminate the opportunity gap by leading with racial equity.

Please check here for College, High School and Career-Specific internship opportunities as they become available and apply to be part of our team. 

Contact the Human Resources team to learn more about internship opportunities or find out how we may be able to partner empowering students to explore a new career through an internship program at PSESD.  Email jobs@psesd.org or Phone (425) 917-7623  

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