Special Services Manager

  • Puget Sound Educational Service District
  • Renton, WA, USA
  • Jan 09, 2019

Job Description

Special Services Manager

Puget Sound ESD is seeking a Special Services Manager to ensure high-quality delivery of services and supportive learning environments (Early Childhood through Post-Secondary) across the PSESD region. The primary focus of the manager will be to support regional charter schools with technical assistance, collaboration, and implementation of evidence based practices for students and families being served in the charter sector. This position may also support the assistive technology needs of our districts through management of a lending library, consultation and professional development.  

Puget Sound Educational Service District (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 degree in Education, Special Education, or related field
  • Experience with special education law and requirements
  • Professional experience providing Special Education services including focused work in one of the following areas; post-secondary transition, assistive technology, inclusive practices, co-teaching, and/or early-childhood 
  • Demonstrates an understanding and commitment to using a racial equity lens

Preferred Qualifications

  • Special Education Endorsement and/or ESA certificate is a plus
  • Experience providing services to students with disabilities (low & high incidence) in a range of educational settings.
  • Experience with assistive technology evaluation process and technical experience with a wide variety of devices and practices
  • Experience providing professional development to adults
  • Experience with grant management and outcome reporting

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

Based in Renton.

Schedule: Full-time, 40 hours per week.

Salary: $72,134 to $90,086 per year (Band K of Salary Schedule). 

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, January 27, 2019.

Tentative interview date: Tuesday, February 5, 2019

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.

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