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).  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. Click Here to Download the Background Disclosure Statement 
Click on the link 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.

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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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Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) seeks a full-time, ongoing Grants Accounting Consultant to provide budgeting, monitoring, and auditing for our governmental grants, contracts, and non-grant agency programs.  As a member of the Early Learning Department, the Grant Accounting Consultant will administer and monitor accounting activities, process financial information, and perform auditing to ensure accuracy and compliance with program regulations and grant requirements. 

Salary: (Band H): $62,312 - $72,263/year.

 

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Puget Sound Educational Service District seeks an Information Systems Manager to plan, supervise, and coordinate the Agency’s technology operations. Other responsibilities include managing the agency’s network infrastructure and overseeing security, recovery, and support activities.

The anticipated salary range for this position is $77,252-$89,589.   

 

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Puget Sound Educational Service District seeks an Executive Assistant to plan, implement, direct, and maintain the assigned 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, public agencies, and governing bodies. This position supports the Executive Director of Equity and provides support for other Agency leaders.

Salary: Band E: $54,903-$63,670

 

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Puget Sound Educational Service District seeks a Purchasing/Contract Administrator to develop, monitor, and manage PSESD purchasing systems in compliance with agency directives, and state/federal regulations.

This is a full-time, year ’round position, based in Renton. The anticipated salary range for this position is $62,312-$81,758/year (Band H).

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Puget Sound Educational School District seeks an Early Head Start 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 at Seattle 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 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. 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: $16.30-$17.98/hour (Salary Schedule – PSAI(a))

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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 other teachers, family support staff, and mentor teacher in a classroom at the Eli Creekmore Head Start program. The Eli Creekmore Head Start program seeks to engage a diverse population of staff, students, and families to build and maintain a collaborative and multilingual community. The teaching team will strive to ensure children feel rooted in their individual identities and will continue to grow and expand our inclusive learning environment to work for equity within the school and community.

Part Time, schedule position 191 days, 1528 hours.

Salary range for this position is $23.94 - $29.90 hourly.

 

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This is a full-time, year ’round position, based in White Center.

The anticipated salary range for this position is $63,558 – $73,708 annual salary.  Candidate offers consider experience, qualifications and internal equity.

Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by July 28, 2019.

 

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We invite a highly qualified Family Advocate to join our team. 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. 

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.  Educare is a research based early learning program implementing best and most promising new practices. We hold high expectations for achieving child and family goals and offer reflective practices so that teachers reach and sustain those goals.  We are part of a support system that enables personal and professional growth within an intentional culture of inclusion and diversity.  We encourage you to join us in achieving a vision of excellence, innovation, creativity, and equity for the children and families we serve. 

$46,498 – $53,923 per year (Band B)

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The Puget Sound Educational Service District seeks a Conference Center Coordinator to provide technical and AV support of our Conference Center.  The candidate must be familiar with conference center equipment and AV equipment, working knowledge of personal computers and software and have exceptional customer service abilities. 

The Training & Conference Center is the ideal location for meetings, seminars and special events.  The main conference center features three rooms that can be combined into one larger room, seating 36 to more than 200. Tables and chairs can be configured into any arrangement. Most rooms offer natural daylight (with blackout shades), air conditioning, adjustable lighting, soundproof walls, wireless internet connectivity, and video-conferencing capabilities.

$51,262 to $59,448 /year (Band D)

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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. This position will provide technical assistance to staff through knowledge of typical and atypical child development, family engagement principles, inclusive early childhood education practices and accommodations, and individual classroom and teaching strategies and interventions. This position will serve as part of an interdisciplinary team to support early childhood providers, educators, and families in meeting the needs of children and families. 

$62,312-72,263/annually (Band H)

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The Workers’ Compensation Trust and Unemployment Pool seeks an experienced Loss Control Consultant to lead safety and pre-loss initiatives aimed at cultivating a best-practice risk management culture to promote health and safety at the workplace.  The position collaborates closely and effectively with internal and external stakeholders to prevent workplace injuries, investigate incidents/accidents, and enable the adoption of strategies to mitigate job-related risks within assigned school districts. 

Salary range $62,312 - $72,263

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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.

Salary: $129,921 - $143,409

Best Consideration Date Extended!

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PSESD seeks a visionary leader to serve as its Director for Equity in Education. The Director will provide leadership in support of closing the opportunity gap in the PSESD region by directing, planning and coordinating equitable and inclusive practices that support closing the opportunity gap in the PSESD region; providing leadership through the design, development and implementation of systems and professional development programs for districts and other educational partners.

A successful candidate will provide leadership and training in the development of action plans and the adoption of research-based strategies to address the needs of diverse student and staff populations.  This position will also provide technical expertise to staff, volunteers, committee members and district personnel towards developing infrastructure, programs and activities through a deep knowledge of cultural proficiency and antiracist leadership practices.

Salary: $101,498-$117,707/year, (Band R).

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The Workers’ Compensation Trust and Unemployment Pool seeks self-motivated, highly-skilled Senior Client Relations Coordinator for its Workers’ Compensation Trust and Unemployment Pool department to execute projects and activities that support client relations and account management functions aimed at creating the highest levels of satisfaction among school district members with our claims and risk management services.  This position also manages unemployment claims and provides support for return-to-work and loss control services.

The anticipated salary range for this position is $59,343-$68,819/year (Band G).

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Puget Sound Educational School District seeks an Executive Assistant to plan, implement, direct, and maintain the assigned 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, public agencies, and governing bodies. This position supports the Associate Superintendent of Early Learning and provides support for other Agency leaders. 

Based in Renton, Washington. Schedule: Full-time, year ‘round.

Anticipated Start Date September 3, 2019

Salary: $54,903 to $63,670 /year (Band E)

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Puget Sound Educational School District seeks an Early Learning Program Manager to lead and supervise Family Engagement, Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment and Attendance (ERSEA) and Mental Health services through a strengths-based program model based on interdisciplinary coaching supports for subcontractor partners and their centers to ensure the sustainability and full compliance of PSESD Early Learning programs.

The anticipated starting salary range for this position is: $72,134-$83,654/year (Band K)

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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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