Puget Sound Educational Service District

Renton , WA
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Equity in Education Manager

Puget Sound Educational Service District
Renton, WA Full-time
Posted on August 4, 2018

Equity in Education Manager


We are seeking an Equity in Education Manager to provide leadership through services and collaborations to eliminate the opportunity gap in the PSESD region and support safe school climates for diverse populations. This position will have a primary focus on supporting the Early Learning Department. The PSESD Early Learning Department collaborates with over 40 subcontractors to provide comprehensive early education services to over 5,000 children and their families in Pierce and King counties.   

The Equity in Education Manager will collaborate with school district personnel, PSESD staff,  sub-contractors, community agencies, families, etc. to ensure that services address the needs of diverse populations.  The Equity in Education Manager will also provide training, consultation,facilitation of action plans and the adoption of successful strategies, provide technical assistance , and develop and implement curriculum and professional development programs for a variety of audiences.

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.


  • BA/BS in Education, Social Work, Human Services, Sociology or related field (AA/AAS degree in same fields and progressively responsible job-related experience may substitute for BA/BS degree)
  • Experience promoting systemic change with a racial equity focus, within or in partnership with schools.
  • Experience providing professional learning on cultural proficiency and/or antiracism training

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience and/or knowledge of research-based practices
  • Experience and/or knowledge of data analysis to identify research-based practices
  • Experience with racially and/or culturally diverse populations
  • Experience and/knowledge of early childhood development and education
  • Current or Previous Teaching Certificate desired

Position based in Renton, Washington.  Full-time, year ‘round schedule.  Salary:  $72,796 - $84,421/year.  Salary offers consider candidate experience, qualifications, and internal equity.  Excellent benefit package, including participation in Washington State Department of Retirement Systems, and the opportunity to work with a family-friendly, skilled and dedicated workforce committed to the communities we serve. For best consideration, submit complete application by August 19, 2018. 

For more information and to complete our online application, visit Puget Sound ESD's website at www.psesd.org.

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.