Disabilities Consultant for Early Learning

Puget Sound ESD   Renton, WA   Full-time     Education
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Posted on October 28, 2020

Disabilities Consultant for Early Learning

Updated: November 18, 2020

Puget Sound Educational Service District seeks an Early Learning Senior Coordinator, Disabilities Consultant to provide classroom level, site level and program level partnership and leadership to ensure that children with disabilities are included in the full range of Early Learning program services and systems. The Disabilities Consultant will work with teaching teams, family support staff, and community/district partners as well as with an internal multi-disciplinary team. The Disabilities Consultant will use their knowledge of typical and atypical development, family engagement principles, high quality inclusive practices and accommodations, and special education systems (Part C and Part B of IDEA) to provide training and consultation within our Early Learning program.

PSESD is one of nine regional educational agencies serving school districts and state approved charter and private schools in Washington. Serving over 39% of Washington’s K-12 public school students, our agency provides critical services designed to ensure that our students are ready to enter school, achieve at high levels in the K-12 system, and succeed in postsecondary endeavors. To learn more about PSESD, visit www.psesd.org/about-psesd.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE), ECE Special Education, or related field; 
  • Professional experience working with families with young children with special needs.

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Comprehensive preschool or prenatal-3 experience; 
  • Experience providing professional developing (as adult trainer, coach, technical assistance, or professional supervisor); 
  • Experience working on a cross disciplinary team; 
  • Knowledge of or experience with special education federal and state regulations; 
  • Specialized knowledge of or experience with specific populations of diverse families including low income families, English language learners, children with disabilities and/or mental health concerns.

Please note, applicants should 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. Unofficial transcripts are required as part of a complete application.  

Location: Renton

Job Type: Full-time, year 'round

Salary: $64,575-$74,887 (Band H)

Department: Early Learning

We attract, retain, and motivate exceptional people with an equitable and competitive compensation package. Salary offers consider candidate qualifications, experience and internal equity.  


We offer comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, dental, and vision 
  • 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 
  • Free parking  

Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by 12/9/2020. Interviews are tentatively scheduled for 12/21/2020.

Jobs are listed here for information only. To apply for a specific open position, you must be a registered applicant in the Fast Track Application System and apply specifically for each position for which you wish to be considered.  

PSESD is committed to having a diverse workforce and encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications to apply.

800 Oakesdale Avenue SW Renton, WA 98057 


Puget Sound ESD

800 Oakesdale Avenue
Renton , WA