Student Assistance Specialist - Bethel School District

  • Puget Sound Educational Service District
  • 516 176th St E Spanaway, WA 98387
  • Sep 27, 2019
Full time Education Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Puget Sound ESD seeks a Student Assistance Specialist to provide prevention and early intervention services to students in the Bethel School District. The Learning Support Services place Student Assistance Specialists in schools to implement comprehensive student assistance programs that address problems associated with substance use, violence and mental health issues.

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 in Education, Human Services, or related field (AA/AAS degree in job-related area PLUS CDPT credential may substitute for BA degree)
  • CDP, CPP, ESA or Mental Health Certification (or CDPT with an AA/AAS degree)
  • Experience working in a school-based program with emphasis on: violence prevention and/or early intervention, alcohol, tobacco and/or other drug prevention and early intervention, and/or mental health

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with school-based student assistance programs or youth-based educational support groups
  • Experience working with community-based coalitions
  • Presentation experience

Please note: applicants should include their entire 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 and salary placement process. 

Positions based in Bethel School District.
This is a part time school schedule position up to 20 hours/week for approximately 150 days/year (~896 hours per year).
Hourly pay rate range: $23.94 - $27.76.

Salary offers consider experience, qualifications and internal equity.

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.

Puget Sound ESD 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, October 6, 2019.

Interviews will be scheduled between October 14th – October 18th

For more information to apply for this position, visit: 
https://www.psesd.org/careers/job-posting-page/~board/job-postings/post/bethelsas