Work at the PSESD

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:

1. 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

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 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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Full-Time - Salary: $92,062 to $106,764 /year

The Office of Special Services at PSESD is seeking a Special Services Director to develop and enhance educational programs and staff development to meet the regional needs of children and youth with disabilities and other struggling learners as identified by Local Educational Agencies (LEAs), Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, and PSESD staff.

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Full-Time - Salary: ($65,427 – $75,875)/year

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

Apply Now about Underwriting Consultant – Washington Schools Risk Management Pool *Internal Candidates Only*
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Full-Time - Salary: $22.55 – $26.15/hour

Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) seeks a detailed-oriented Program Specialist (Administrative Assistant) to provide on-going and responsive administrative and technical support in a fast-paced, multi-program environment for the System & School Improvement (SSI) Team of the Learning, Teaching and Family Support Department (LTFS).

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School-Schedule - Salary: $23.47 – $27.22/hourly

Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) is seeking an Early Warning Intervention Specialist to provide evidence-based interventions according to identified early warning indicators to promote the successful completion of a high school diploma or equivalent.

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Full-Time - Salary: $75,737 to $87,832 /year

Puget Sound ESD seeks a dynamic, highly-skilled Data Manager to lead the planning, organizing, coordinating and delivering content area-related staff development and support to schools and school districts; and collaborating with other ESD’s and OSPI to create and sustain a coherent statewide regional support system.

Apply Now about K-12 Data Implementation Specialist / Data Manager
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Burien/White Center
Part-Time - Salary: $21.91-$25.41/hour

Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) seeks a Family Support Specialist to work with families in Burien/White Center-area Head Start Center in recruitment, enrollment, home visits, parenting, and advocacy.

Apply Now about Family Support Specialist – Heritage Head Start
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Full-Time - Salary: $51,262-59,448/year.

Puget Sound ESD seeks a Communications Coordinator to support the internal and external communications of our Agency, including the development of innovative marketing solutions and development of effective marketing and/or informational materials.   The position is based in Renton, Washington.

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White Center
School Schedule - Salary: Approximately $38,376-$44,508/year.

Puget Sound Educational School District seeks a highly qualified Assistant teacher to join our team and work in a strong collaborative partnership with lead teachers in a Dual Language classroom, developing culturally responsive curriculum plans, instructing children in Spanish and English and increasing parent/family understanding of child development, learning and school readiness, language acquisition, and the value of multilingualism.

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Full-Time - Salary: $72,796-84,421/year.

Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) seeks an Equity in Education Manager to provide leadership through services and collaborations to eliminate the opportunity gap in the PSESD region and support safe school climates for diverse populations. This position will have a primary focus on supporting the Early Learning Department. The PSESD Early Learning Department collaborates with over 40 subcontractors to provide comprehensive early education services to over 5,000 children and their families in Pierce and King counties.

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Pacific, Washington
Full-Time - Salary: $68,697 – $79,667/year.

Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) seeks a Transportation Manager to plan, organize and oversee day-to-day operations for the PSESD transportation programs. The Transportation Manager will also maintain driver certification and training records, interpret Federal and State guidelines to ensure student transportation safety, and forecast equipment and personnel needs to ensure outcomes are achieved and services are efficiently provided within budgetary guidelines.

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