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Special Education / Special Services Program Manager

Puget Sound Educational School District seeks a Special Services Program Manager to ensure the high-quality delivery of special education services and supportive learning environments across the PSESD region. The primary focus of the manager will be to support Early Childhood statewide projects and regional districts with technical assistance, coaching, and collaboration needed for the implementation of evidence-based and inclusive practices for early learning students with disabilities and their families.

PSESD is one of nine regional educational agencies serving school districts and state approved charter and private schools in Washington. Serving over 39% of Washington’s K-12 public school students, our agency provides critical services designed to ensure that our students are ready to enter school, achieve at high levels in the K-12 system, and succeed in postsecondary endeavors. We are committed to becoming an Antiracist Multicultural Organization driven by equity in education. To learn more about PSESD, visit

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in Education, Special Education, or related field;
  • Special Education Endorsement and/or ESA certificate;
  • Knowledge and application of special education law and requirements;
  • Professional experience providing Specially Designed Instruction in a variety of settings, specifically in early childhood;
  • Demonstrate an understanding and commitment to using a racial equity lens.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience providing or supervising special education services to preschool students with disabilities and family support;
    Knowledge of instructional/behavioral strategies to support students in early childhood settings;
  • Experience providing professional development to adults.

Please note, applicants should describe their experience meeting minimum qualifications (and preferred qualifications if applicable) in cover letter and resume as part of the application and salary placement process. 

Location: Renton, Washington
Job Type: Full Time, Year 'Round (40 hours per week)
Salary: $78,488 – $98,021 (Salary Band L)
Department: Learning, Teaching, and Family Support – Special Services

We attract, retain, and motivate exceptional people with an equitable and competitive compensation package. Salary offers consider candidate qualifications, experience and internal equity. 


We offer comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • 24 annual leave days per year
  • 12 sick days
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Participation in Washington State Department of Retirement System
  • Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan
  • Subsidized ORCA card
  • Free parking
  • Electric Car Charging Stations (Renton office)

Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by Sunday, May 9, 2010. Interviews are tentatively scheduled for May 17 or May 24 via videoconferencing.

Jobs are listed here for information only. To apply for a specific open position, you must be a registered applicant in the Fast Track Application System and apply specifically for each position for which you wish to be considered.

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PSESD is committed to having a diverse workforce and encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications to apply.
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