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

Manager, Family Advocate - Educare

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  • Early Learning
  • ECEAP
  • Educare
  • Equity
  • Family and Community
  • Family Engagement
  • Full Time
  • Head Start
  • LTFS
  • Management
  • White Center

We invite a highly qualified Family Advocate Manager to join our team. The Family Advocate Manager supervises the Educare School’s Family Support staff and partners with the interdisciplinary teaching team in the engagement and the support of families in Educare through activities, practices and services that support parents as the primary nurturers, experts and teachers of their child to promote and sustain their child’s learning, development and academic and life success. 

At Educare you will join a community of learners focused on providing high quality care and early childhood education, while working closely with families to support the growth and development of their children.  Educare is a research based early learning program implementing best and most promising new practices. We hold high expectations for achieving child and family goals and offer reflective practices so that teachers reach and sustain those goals.  We are part of a support system that enables personal and professional growth within an intentional culture of inclusion and diversity.  We encourage you to join us in achieving a vision of excellence, innovation, creativity, and equity for the children and families we serve. 

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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS – Early Childhood Education, Family Studies, Human Services or related field (AA degree in related field and progressively responsible job-related work experience may substitute for BA/BS

  • Professional experience (minimum 2 years) in early childhood education and case management experience

  • Certification in First Aid, CPR and Food Handler’s Card,  within first 6 months of employment

  • Functional knowledge of full day childcare Licensing Requirements

  • Experience working with culturally diverse families

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

  • Supervisory experience for family support services in Head Start or other comprehensive child development/family support program

  • Knowledge of family community resources

  • Experience with/knowledge of the Opportunity Gap and Equity & Inclusion work

Puget Sound ESD is committed to having a diverse workforce, and encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications to apply.

Please note, applicants should include their 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 process. 

This is a full-time, year ’round position, based in White Center.

The anticipated salary range for this position is $63,558 – $73,708 annual salary.  Candidate offers consider experience, qualifications and internal equity.

Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by July 28, 2019.

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.

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