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

Early Learning Coach, Education

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  • Coaching
  • Full Time
  • Puyallup

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


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.



**Unofficial transcripts are required as part of a complete application**

·       Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE), Child & Family Studies; Elementary Education; Human Development; or Curriculum & Instruction or in unrelated area and 30 ECE college credits.

·       Professional experience mentoring, coaching, and/or providing technical assistance in early learning programs.


Preferred Qualifications
The cover letter should specifically address any experience meeting the preferred qualifications.

·       Experience implementing curriculum and individualizing instruction for diverse learners including low income and/or multilingual students, and children with disabilities and/or mental health concerns.

·       Experience providing group or staff training and/or teaching adult learners.

·       Head Start, Early Head Start, ECEAP, or other state-funded preschool experience.

·       Experience working with children from birth to preschool-age.


Position Location: Puyallup, Washington

Schedule:  Full-time, year-round

Salary (Band H): $62,312 -$72,263/year

Candidate offers consider experience, qualifications and internal equity. Excellent benefits/retirement package, including 24 days/year annual leave, 11 paid holidays, participation in Washington State Department of Retirement System and Tax Sheltered Annuity Plans, and the opportunity to work in a friendly and customer-centric environment. 

Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by Sunday, March 17, 2019.
Interviews: tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, April 9, 2019.

PSESD strives to have a diverse workforce and encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications to apply.  For more information and to complete our online application, visit Puget Sound ESD's website:

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PSESD strives to have a diverse workforce and encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications to apply.

For best consideration, submit complete application by Sunday, March 17, 2019.

For more information about this position, view the  Job Description.

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