Prevention Coalition Student Assistance Specialist (Franklin Pierce School District)

Prevention Coalition Student Assistance Specialist (Franklin Pierce School District)

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

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 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, or BA or AA degree with ability to obtain an Agency-Affiliated Counseling License.
  • 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

Position based in Franklin Pierce School District.  Work Schedule:  School schedule (~8 hours/day; 180 days/year – total ~1,480 hours/year).   Salary:  $22.56 - $26.16/hour (salary offers consider candidate qualifications, experience and internal equity).   Excellent benefit/retirement package, including participation in Washington State Department of Retirement System and Tax-Sheltered Annuity Plan.  

For best consideration, submit completed application by Sunday, 8/27/2017.   For more information and to complete our online application, visit the job openings page of Puget Sound ESD's website at


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 serves as the Title IX/RCW 28A.640 Officer and Section 504 Coordinator.

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Expiration Date: 
Sun, 08/27/2017


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