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

Director, Learning, Leadership & Student Success

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  • Administrative
  • Coaching
  • Consultant
  • Data Analysis
  • Director
  • Equity
  • Finance
  • Full Time
  • LTFS
  • Management
  • Manager
  • Mentoring
  • Multilingual
  • Project Management
  • Renton
  • Social Services
  • Special Services

Puget Sound ESD seeks a dynamic, highly-skilled Learning, Leadership & Student Success Director to lead the planning, implementation and coordination of innovative teaching and leadership services; collaborating with internal colleagues and external partners to create and facilitate learning opportunities that build gap closing capacity in teachers and leaders to ensure student academic and social-emotional success.

PSESD is one of nine regional educational agencies serving school districts, charter schools and state-approved private schools in Washington. Educational Service Districts, created by the legislature, are an essential regional delivery system for early learning and K-12 services in the state.  PSESD is committed to becoming an Antiracist Multicultural Organization driven by equity in education.


  • MA/MS Degree in Curriculum and Instruction or related field (Bachelor’s degree with increasing levels of job-related experience may substitute for Master’s degree)
  • Current Washington State Teaching or Administrative Certificate
  • Professional experience in the public K-12 educational system, including experience with instructional leadership, facilitating groups and leading professional learning for adults.
  • Experience working with diverse groups toward common goals

Preferred Qualification

  • Program/Initiative implementation experience

  • Experience in budget development and management

  • Experience leading and supervising staff toward shared outcomes
  • Experience with data preparation and analysis

Please note: applicants should include their entire chronological work history and 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. 

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.  Please complete Background Disclosure Statement and attach to Fast Track online application.

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

Salary: $103,528 to $120,061 /year 

Salary offers consider candidate qualifications, experience and internal equity.

We attract, retain, and motivate exceptional people with an equitable and competitive compensation package. We offer comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, and vision; Washington State Department of Retirement System with current employer contribution at over 10%; employer paid life insurance; optional life insurance options; generous and flexible paid time off (24 days of paid annual leave, 12 days of paid sick leave, and 11 paid holidays per year); Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan; subsidized ORCA card; and free parking.

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


Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by extended date, Friday, September 13, 2019. Phone Interviews are tentatively scheduled for Friday, September 20, 2019, and in-person interviews tentatively scheduled for Tuesday , September 24, 2019.


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