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

Assistant Principal

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  • Administrative
  • Assistant
  • Budgeting
  • Coaching
  • Director
  • Equity
  • Full Time
  • Intervention
  • LTFS
  • Management
  • Manager
  • Mental Health
  • Pierce County
  • Puyallup
  • ReLife School
  • Special Services
  • Tacoma

Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) and ReLife Center of Excellence School seeks an Assistant Principal to provide support to the instructional process and oversee assigned programs and services; provide information and serve as a resource to others; supervise assigned staff; coordinate school activities and address issues, situations and/or problems that arise on campus or with enrolled students.


ReLife offers a full continuum of multi-disciplinary services based on student strengths and needs to King, Pierce and Thurston County districts.  Instruction is delivered to students in grades 2 through 12 in a site-based model focused on academics with a strong social/emotional component incorporated.  The program partners with parents and community agencies to serve the whole child.  The mission of ReLife is “Meeting academic and behavioral needs, one student at a time".



PSESD is one of nine regional educational agencies serving school districts, charter schools, community based organizations 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

  • MA/MS degree (or higher) in job-related field

  • Current Washington State Principal or Administrative Credential (or equivalent)

  • Professional administrative, management and supervisory experience with special education students and/or programs, or students with mental health or behavioral health needs

  • Demonstrates an understanding and commitment to using a racial equity lens


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with at-risk and/or special education youth

  • Experience with special education compliance, laws, and regulations

  • Knowledge and experience in curriculum development, coaching, and Individualized Education Plans (IEPs)


Describe experience meeting minimum qualifications (and preferred qualifications if applicable) in cover letter and resume


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.

Position based in Puyallup

Schedule: Full time (260 days/year, ~8 hours/day)

Salary: Administrative Salary Schedule - Band N $83,502 - $101,739

Salary offers consider candidate qualifications, experience and internal equity. 


Excellent benefits and retirement package; 24 annual leave days per year, 12 sick days, 11 paid holidays, participation in Washington State Department of Retirement System, Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan, subsidized ORCA card, and the opportunity to work in a highly engaged, customer-centric environment


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, Sunday, February 24, 2019.

Tentative interview date: Wednesday, March 6, 2019 and Thursday, March 7, 2019



Click here to apply!