Puget Sound Educational Service District

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Renton , WA
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Native American Education Coordinator

Puget Sound Educational Service District
Renton, WA Full time
Posted on November 13, 2017

Native American Education Coordinator


Puget Sound ESD is seeking a part-time (18 hours per week) Native American Education Coordinator to provide cultural and educational services to Native American youth and their families in our Pierce County school districts.


The PSESD Native American Education program works with over 600 American Indian/American Native students in four Pierce County school districts (Franklin Pierce, Peninsula, Sumner, and University Place), supporting their educational and cultural needs through one-on-one and group meetings, mentorship, teaching cultural lessons, advocacy, family nights, and field trips. This position would work with students from K-12 at various schools within our program. 


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 Degree Social Services, Behavioral Sciences, Native American Studies, Education, or related field. (Community College and/or Vocational degree in same and progressively responsible job-related work experience may substitute for BA)

·       Experience serving culturally diverse, under-represented K-12 students and their families.


Preferred Qualifications

·       Experience with Native American students

·       Teaching/tutoring experience

·       Experience in Middle, High or Elementary School preferred


Position is based at various schools in Pierce County.  Work Schedule:  Part time school schedule (~6 hours/day, 3 days a week; 116 days/year – total ~696 hours/year).   Salary:  $24.16 - $28.02/hour (salary offers consider candidate qualifications, experience and internal equity).   Excellent benefits, including participation in Washington State Department of Retirement System and Tax-Sheltered Annuity Plan. 


Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by Sunday, 12/3/2017. 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 https://www.psesd.org/?post_type=job-openings&p=2734&preview=true


PSESD is committed to non-discrimination in all aspects of its education programs and employment practices. The agency prohibits discrimination in all aspects of its education programs and employment practices against any employee, applicant, student, intern or volunteer because of sex, race, creed, color, national origin, language, immigrant, refugee, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, pregnancy, marital status, religion, age, veteran or military status, physical, sensory, or mental disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. It is the policy of the Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) to employ persons on the basis of experience, training and merit, and to provide equal access of agency facilities to designated youth groups. Puget Sound ESD complies with applicable federal, state, and local laws as may pertain thereto. The administrator for Human Resources and Organizational Development will serve as the compliance officer for this policy and also serves as the Title IX/RCW 28A.640 Officer and Section 504 Coordinator.