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

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  • Early Learning
  • Family and Community
  • Family Engagement
  • Full Time
  • LTFS
  • Pierce County
  • Renton

Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) seeks a Family Support Specialist to manage and implement the centralized ERSEA (Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, Attendance) system that supports 15 Home Visitors serving 165 families at 6 sites in our Early Head Start Home-Based program in Pierce County.  


Early Head Start Home-Based provides high quality, comprehensive support services in the home environment to pregnant women, infants, 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.


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.



  • AA or higher degree in human services, social services, family services, counseling (or related degree with 30 or more job-related credits)


Preferred Qualifications (Cover letter should specifically address any experience meeting the preferred qualifications)

  • Experience with data management systems;

  • Experience working with pregnant women and/or families with children birth to 3 years;

  • Experience working with low-income families, refugee and/or immigrant families, and/or families with limited English-speaking abilities;

  • Experience in Head Start/Early Head Start/ECEAP or other comprehensive child development/family support program;

  • Community outreach and/or collaboration experience;

  • Bilingual ability and/or experience working with interpreters


This is a full time year round position (38 hours/week Year round), based in Pierce County. Salary(Band B): $46,498-$53,923/Year.  Candidate offers consider experience, qualifications and internal equity. Excellent benefits/retirement package, including 11 paid holidays, participation in Washington State Department of Retirement System and Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan, and the opportunity to work in a friendly and customer-centric environment.  Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by Monday 2/18/19. For more information to apply for this position, visit our Careers page at


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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 Monday, February 18, 2019.  

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

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