Student Assistance Specialist

Posting ID : A1068508113
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Education Teaching

Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD), a premier regional agency that provides innovative pre-K to 12 services and leadership, seeks a part-time Student Assistance Specialist to provide prevention and early intervention services to students in the Renton School District. The Learning Support Services places Student Assistance Specialists in schools to implement comprehensive student assistance programs that address problems associated with mental health, substance use, and violence issues.

PSESD is committed to become an Antiracist Multicultural Organization, serving 35 school districts and more than 200 private schools in King and Pierce counties plus Bainbridge Island in Kitsap County. Approximately 38 percent of the state's K-12 public school students are impacted by our work and several of our programs serve students throughout the state.

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
Experience working in a school-based program with emphasis on mental health (or violence prevention and/or early intervention, alcohol, tobacco and/or other drug prevention and early intervention)
Preferred Qualifications
Experience with school-based student assistance programs or youth-based educational support groups
Experience working with community-based coalitions
Presentation experience

Position based in Renton School District. Work Schedule: School schedule (~8 hours/day; 185days/year -- total ~1,480 hours/year). Salary: $22.12 - $25.65/hour (salary offers consider candidate qualifications, experience and internal equity). Open until filled. For best consideration, submit complete application by Monday, 8/31/15. For more information and to apply via our online application system, visit the Careers page of our website at

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