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:

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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Project Manager

Puget Sound ESD seeks a highly skilled Project Manager to lead the planning, design and successful implementation of the Association of Educational Service Districts’ (AESD) Annual Conference, hosted by PSESD in April 2020. 

Salary: Administrative Salary Schedule - Band I $65,427 – $85,846

Union Staff – supplemental pay guidelines will apply

Non-Union Staff – salary administration guidelines will apply


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Position based in Puyallup

Schedule: Full time (260 days/year, ~8 hours/day)

Salary: Administrative Salary Schedule - Band N $83,502 - $101,739


Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) and ReLife Center of Excellence School seeks an Assistant Principal to provide support to the instructional process and oversee assigned programs and services; provide information and serve as a resource to others; supervise assigned staff; coordinate school activities and address issues, situations and/or problems that arise on campus or with enrolled students.


ReLife offers a full continuum of multi-disciplinary services based on student strengths and needs to King, Pierce and Thurston County districts.  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 partners with parents and community agencies to serve the whole child.  The mission of ReLife is “Meeting academic and behavioral needs, one student at a time".

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Schedule:  Full-time, year-round. 
Salary: $46,498-$53,923/year

The Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) seeks a Desktop Computer Technician to manage the imaging, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of user systems including desktops, laptops, tablets, network peripherals, and related devices. The Desktop Computer Technician maintains primary responsibility for the configuration, operation, maintenance and support of desktop systems and software, provides troubleshooting and support for common ESD software applications, and assists users in identifying compatible technology purchases.  

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Based in Renton, Washington. Schedule: Full-time, year ‘round.
Salary: $101,498-$157,946 /year

PSESD seeks a visionary leader to serve as its Director for Equity in Education. The Executive 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. 

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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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This position is full-time year round

Based in Pierce County

Salary (Band B): $46,498-$53,923/Year

Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) seeks a Family Support Specialist to manage and implement the centralized ERSEA (Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, Attendance) system that supports 15 Home Visitors serving 165 families at 6 sites in our Early Head Start Home-Based program in Pierce County. 

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Pierce County
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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Seattle, Washington
Salary: $23.47-$27.22/hour 

PSESD seeks a Custodial Maintenance Technician to assist with facilities in our Educare location. The purposes of this position are to maintain safe operating conditions, maintain a preventative maintenance program, and resolve immediate operational and/or safety concerns.

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Renton, Washington
Salary: $22.55-$26.15/hour (PSA Band IV)

The Workers’ Compensation Trust and Unemployment Pool (WCTUP) seeks a Claims Specialist to assist with processing workers’ compensation claims in compliance with industrial insurance laws and state regulations; support school districts, educational organizations, claimants, vendors, and providers by disseminating and providing information regarding workers’ compensation claims and claims status. 

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Based in Renton. Schedule: Full-time, 40 hours/week. 
Salary: $72,134 to $90,086/year (Band K of Salary Schedule).  

Puget Sound ESD is seeking a Special Services Manager to ensure high-quality delivery of services and supportive learning environments (Early Childhood through Post-Secondary) across the PSESD region. T

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Based in White Center, Washington.

Schedule: Full-time

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.

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Based in Renton

Full Time Year Round

Salary: $72,134 - $83,654/year.

Puget Sound Educational School District seeks a highly qualified Registered Nurse to join our team to work in a strong collaborative partnership with the Early Learning Team providing expertise related to health and nutrition for pregnant women, infants/toddlers and preschool age children.

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