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

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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 ESD seeks a dynamic, highly-skilled School Safety and Threat Assessment Consultant to coordinate the ongoing functioning of comprehensive school safety systems, including a student threat assessment system that offers a multi-agency team approach consisting of a school-based screening team and a community-based student threat assessment team.

Annual salary range (Band H): $63,558 – $73,708.

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The Workers’ Compensation Trust and Unemployment Pool seeks an experienced Account Manager to take lead responsibility for building deep and effective relationships with new and existing school districts clients by executing initiatives that support short-term and long-term strategies around total cost of workers’ compensation and unemployment compensation risk.  The position collaborates closely and effectively with internal stakeholders to ensure services align with client needs and leads the development and communication of our value proposition to prevent and mitigate exposure, as well as plans and executes new business development initiatives. 

The anticipated salary range for this position is $77,252-$87,404/year (Band L)

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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. 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. 

Salary: $16.79 - $18.53 /hour (Salary Schedule – PSAI(a))

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The Workers’ Compensation Trust and Unemployment Pool seeks a Claims Consultant for Workers’ Compensation Trust (WCT) to evaluate, process, and manage workers’ compensation claims within the guidelines of industrial insurance laws and state regulations, documenting activities, and conveying information regarding claims and benefits.

Salary: $70,071-81,260/year (Band J)

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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. Coaching will focus on program standards and practices, high quality interactions with children, curriculum implementation, individualized supports for children, assessment, family partnerships and classroom quality improvement. This position will serve on an interdisciplinary team to provide a child and family-centered, whole-child approach to Early Childhood Education. Use of a practice-based coaching model and the use and interpretation of data will be a regular part of practice to help build teacher/staff capacity and to inform continually improving community early learning outcomes. Provides differentiated and data-informed coaching support to teaching staff, including training and technical assistance, to facilitate continuous quality improvement of instruction and service delivery using best practices

Salary: $63,558 - $73, 708 (Salary Band H)

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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. 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. 

Salary: $21.72 – 25.18/hour (Salary Schedule – PSAIII)

 

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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.  Activities will include conducting public awareness activities, approving school districts’ funding requests, and assisting OSPI in the management and coordination of statewide programs and managing the region's program.

The anticipated salary range for this position is $85,172 to $98,774/annually (Band N)

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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. Duties will include managing actuary and broker data productions, annual reinsurance renewals, policy production, placing ancillary coverage, and conducting exposure unit surveys.

The anticipated salary range for this position is $66,736-$77,393/year

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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. 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. 

 

 

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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.  Job duties include 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, 40 hours/week.

Salary: $49,797 to $57,750/year.  Salary Schedule - Band C

Salary offers consider candidate qualifications, experience and internal equity.

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

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.

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Puget Sound Educational School District seeks a Home Visitor to provide quality home-based child development, family support and health/nutrition services and case management for pregnant women, infants, and toddlers in an Early Head Start program serving families in Pierce County. The Home Visitor provides high quality, comprehensive support services to infants and toddlers and their families; including support to assist parents in meeting the needs of their children and enhancing parents' role as the primary influence in their child's education and development.

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

Salary: $49,797 – $57,750 /year. 

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Puget Sound ESD seeks a Puget Sound College & Career Network (PSCCN) Manager to provide leadership, technical assistance and capacity building to enhance PSCCN and build collective action across K-16 and college access organizations to increase equitable postsecondary access and success for students across the PSESD region.  The PSCCN Manager will co-lead the development and implementation of the regional college access network programming, focusing on college readiness, postsecondary enrollment, and completion.  This position will coordinate regional services in designated content areas to ensure the fidelity and quality of implementation of postsecondary access and success services by leading with racial equity and a whole child approach.

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

Salary: $70,071 - $81,260/year

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The Washington Schools Risk Management Pool seeks a Risk Consultant to develop, implement, and present liability and property loss control programs to member School Districts. Duties will include providing training and recommendations to members, inspecting facilities, contract review, and provide other risk management resources and assistance to reduce frequency and/or severity of losses.

The anticipated salary range for this position is $66,736-$77,393/year

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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 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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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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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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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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