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

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Working at the PSESD

Careers at PSESD

Thank you for your interest in employment with Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD).  Our agency is committed to becoming an Antiracist Multicultural Organization, which has within its mission, goals, values, and operating system explicit policies and practices that prohibits anyone from being excluded or unjustly treated because of race or any other social identity or status.  Each employee is expected to contribute their time and talents helping the Agency achieve its goals and commitments. To that end, we have established a set of Agency-Wide Competencies (Accessible Agency-Wide Competencies Version) that are expected of all PSESD staff. We actively seek to employ a diverse, skilled workforce that reflects the students and families we serve, and we welcome applicants from diverse cultural backgrounds.

PSESD offers a rewarding, high-performance workplace that lives deeply held values of quality education and success for each child by eliminating the opportunity gap and leading with racial equity.  Our agency offers its employees outstanding benefits, including medical, dental, and vision plans, Department of Retirement Systems participation, generous vacation and holiday leaves, subsidized ORCA cards, and alternative work arrangement.  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

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1. Download the Background Disclosure Statement 
Click on the link above to download the Background Disclosure Statement, save to your desktop, and complete, ensuring that all questions are answered and your electronic signature is included (you will be required to attach this document at the end of your Fast track online application; see process below). 

2. Complete an online application in the Fast Track Application System
and include the following:

  • Enter name and contact information
  • Enter Supervisor References (should list 3 of your current and/or previous supervisors, and their contact information)
  • Attach Cover Letter (should clearly reflect how you meet the stated job functions and minimum and preferred qualifications)
  • Attach Resume (should clearly reflect how you meet the stated job functions and minimum qualifications including any required education, certifications, employment dates, and job responsibilities)
  • Attach completed Background Disclosure Statement (link to the Background Disclosure Statement available in box 1 above)

Please note that all of the items noted in 1 & 2 above are required in order for your application to be considered complete. Some job postings will require additional documentation. Only complete applications submitted by the end of the closing date will be considered. While each job opportunity includes an application deadline for best consideration, positions remain posted on our website until they have been officially filled. You are welcome to apply for any posted position. However, please note that applications received after the priority close date may not be reviewed. Required qualifications for each position are listed in the job description which can be viewed by clicking on the job title. Applicants selected for an interview will be notified by email and/or phone; otherwise, applicants are notified of their status during the screening and/or selection process by email.

For technical assistance, persons with disabilities needing assistance or an alternative application format, or questions regarding specific employment opportunities, contact Human Resources at (425) 917.7609. 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. Feel free to check our website on a regular basis for future job openings. We appreciate your interest in employment at PSESD.

Important Applicant Notices:

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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. If you have any questions or need assistance, please use our contact form.

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Educare Early Learning Center is seeking an Early Learning Para-Educator to join our team of educators and assist in providing quality, comprehensive services for preschool children. Job duties include assisting in maintaining a clean and safe classroom environment for preschool children.

Based in White Center at Educare. Schedule: Full-time, year ‘round, 40 hours/week.

Salary: $16.30-$17.56/hour

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Based in White Center at Educare. Schedule: Full-time, year ‘round, 40 hours/week

 

Salary: $16.30-$17.98/hour (Salary Schedule – PSAI(a))

 

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 Assistant Teacher. Job duties include collaborating with the Lead Teacher in designing and leading children’s learning, documenting children’s outcomes, and working with families. At Educare you will join a community of learners focused on providing high quality care and early childhood education, while working closely with families to support the growth and development of their children. 

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Puget Sound Educational School District seeks a highly qualified Teacher to join our team of educators and work in a strong collaborative partnership with the Lead Teacher and Assistant Teacher. Job duties include collaborating with the Lead Teacher in designing and leading children’s learning, documenting children’s outcomes, and working with families. At Educare you will join a community of learners focused on providing high quality care and early childhood education, while working closely with families to support the growth and development of their children. 

Based in White Center at Educare. Schedule: Full-time, year ‘round, 40 hours/week.

Salary: $21.48 – 24.91/hour (Salary Schedule – PSAIII)

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Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) seeks an Executive Director for Learning and Teaching K-Postsecondary to serve as department head and collaborate with internal staff, local school district staff/administrators, students, families and community members to implement gap closing and instructional programs; and use the Transformative Institutional Values to lead collective efforts to shift system practices and adult behavior to ensure student academic and social emotional success.

Based in Renton. Schedule: Full-time, 40 hours/week

Salary: $127,374 - $143,409

Salary offers consider candidate qualifications, experience and internal equity.

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We invite highly qualified Lead Teachers to join our team of educators and work in a strong collaborative partnership with the Teacher and Assistant Teacher.  Job duties include designing and leading children’s learning, documenting children’s outcomes, and working with families.

Based in White Center at Educare. Schedule: Full-time, year ‘round, 40 hours/week.

Salary: $48,821 - $56,618/annual (Salary Schedule – Band C)

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Based in Renton, Washington.
Schedule: Full-time, year ‘round.
Salary: $149,602-$173,493/year. 


PSESD seeks an Executive Director for Business & Operations to lead business and financial services; business planning and process improvement efforts; facilities and operations planning and maintenance; and transportation.  This position is a member of the executive leadership team.

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Based in Renton, Washington. Schedule: Full-time, year ‘round.
Salary: $146,669-$157,946 /year

PSESD is seeking an Executive Director for Equity in Education to lead the agency’s equity efforts and the implementation of the Racial Equity Policy: designed to accelerate our advancement toward the goal of eliminating opportunity gaps, ensure all agency staff increase their cultural proficiency, remove systemic barriers that prevent the agency from serving as a model Antiracist Multicultural Organization, offer gap‐closing services to Pre‐K‐Postsecondary partners, and  collaborate with educational leaders and community groups to achieve PSESD's goals. 

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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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