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Native American Education Coordinator

Puget Sound Educational Service District is seeking a part-time (20 hours per week) Native American Education Coordinator to provide cultural and educational support to Native American youth and their families in the Pierce County school districts we serve.

The PSESD Native American Education program works with over 500 American Indian/Alaska Native students in four Pierce County school districts (Franklin Pierce, Peninsula, Sumner-Bonney Lake, and University Place), supporting their educational and cultural needs through one-on-one and group meetings, mentorship, cultural lessons, advocacy, family nights, and field trips. This position would work with students from K-12 at various schools within our program.

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

In support of public health and Proclamation 21-14.1 (COVID Vaccination Requirement), employment with Puget Sound ESD requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination or an approved medical or religious accommodation.  For additional information, see the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).  There is no need for applicants to submit supporting documents.  Individuals that are offered positions will be informed of the process to submit their documents at the time of offer.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Native American Studies, Social Services, Behavioral Sciences, or related field, or an AA/Vocational degree in same and progressively responsible job-related work experience.
  • Experience serving Native American students and/or their families.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with students in multiple types of schools (elementary, middle, high school)
  • Enrolled tribal member from a tribe or nation from the United States or Canada

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. Unofficial transcripts may be required as part of a complete application.

Location: Various schools located in Pierce County
Job Type: Part time school schedule (approx. 6 hours/day, 3 days a week; 99 days/year, approximately 660 hours/year)
Salary: $26.03 – $34.15 hourly (Salary Band D)
Department: Learning, Teaching, and Family Support- Native American Education

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
  • 12 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, August 14th. In person interviews are tentatively scheduled for August 22nd.

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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