Puget Sound ESD

Tacoma , WA
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Home Visitor

Puget Sound ESD
Tacoma, WA Full-time
Posted on September 26, 2019

Home Visitor

Puget Sound Educational School District seeks a Home Visitor to provide quality home-based child development, family support and health/nutrition services and case management for pregnant women, infants, and toddlers in an Early Head Start program serving families in Pierce County. The Home Visitor provides high quality, comprehensive support services to infants and toddlers and their families; including support to assist parents in meeting the needs of their children and enhancing parents' role as the primary influence in their child's education and development.

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:

  • AA Degree or higher in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or related field (Human Development, Human Services with an ECE focus, Child Development, Nursing, Special Education, Family Support, Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Counseling) with coursework equivalent to the Home Visitor CDA, AND experience working with children age birth-5 and their families, or
  • Home Visitor CDA (Child Development Associate) credential with experience working with children age birth-5 and their families AND progressively responsible job-related experience may be equivalent to an AA degree

 **Unofficial transcripts are required as part of a complete application. You may attach to online application.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in Home Visiting, Head Start/Early Head Start/ECEAP or other comprehensive child development/family support program;
  • Experience working with infants/toddlers of low-income, refugee, immigrant families, and/or families with limited English speaking abilities;
  • Community outreach experience;
  • Experience working with pregnant women;
  • Experience providing home visits, preferably with children age birth-5;
  • Bilingual ability or experience working with interpreters.

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. 

Based in Pierce County. Schedule: Full-time, 40 hours/week.

Salary: $49,797 – $57,750 /year Band C

Salary offers consider candidate qualifications, experience 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.

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 extended date, Sunday, October 6, 2019. Interviews tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, October 15, 2019.
For more information to apply for this position, visit:  

https://www.psesd.org/careers/job-posting-page/~board/job-postings/post/homevisitor