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

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  • Early Learning
  • Gig Harbor
  • LTFS
  • PreK
  • Teaching
  • WCCW

Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) is seeking an Infant/Toddler Para-Educator at Washington Corrections Center for Women (WCCW) to join our team of educators and assist in providing quality, comprehensive services for infant/toddler children. Job duties include assisting in maintaining a clean and safe classroom environment for infants and toddlers.


This position is based at WCCW in Gig Harbor. PSESD and Early Head Start partners with WCCW to make the Residential Parenting Program a leading model for prison nursery care and promote healthy mother-child bonding and attachment.


PSESD is a premier regional agency that provides innovative pre-K to 12 services and leadership. We are committed to success for each child and eliminating the opportunity gap by 2020. Foundational to our work is a shared commitment to equity and inclusion, and cultural competence of staff, volunteers, and interns.



  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Successful experience in an Early Childhood Education classroom, child development center, or preschool.

Preferred Experience:

  • Current or former Early Head Start/Head Start/ECEAP parent/participant.

  • Experience working in an Early Head Start environment


Must obtain Food Handler's Permit within 30 days of employment, and CPR/First Aid Certificate within 90 days of employment.


This is a full time, year ‘round position based in Gig Harbor. Salary: minimum $16.29 – $18.89/hr. Salary offers consider candidate qualifications, experience, and internal equity. Excellent benefit/retirement package including 11 holidays and 24 vacation days per year. Open until filled. For best consideration, submit complete application by Monday, 11/12/2018.  For more information and to apply via our online application system, visit our website at


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.

Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by 11/12/2018.

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

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