Student Assistance Professional, Prevention/Intervention - Seattle World School

Puget Sound ESD   Seattle, WA   Full-time     Education
Posted on September 7, 2023
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Student Assistance Professional, Prevention/Intervention - Seattle World School

August 31, 2023

Puget Sound Educational Service District seeks a Student Assistance Professional to provide prevention and early intervention services to students at Seattle World School within the Seattle Public Schools. The Learning Support Services department places Student Assistance Professionals in schools to implement comprehensive student assistance programs that address problems associated with substance use, violence, and mental health issues

To learn more about the Student Assistance Professional position, please click here for a detailed job description with essential functions, and skills, knowledge, and abilities.

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. We are committed to becoming an Antiracist Multicultural Organization driven by equity in education. To learn more about PSESD, visit

Minimum Qualifications

  • CDPT credential CDP or CPP (may be obtained within 18 months of start date), or a High School Diploma/GED equivalent with 5+ years of relevant job-related experience and must obtain a CPP within 18 months of start date
  • 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

Applicants are required to include the following attachments within the online application in order to be considered:

  • Cover Letter: Clearly reflect how you meet the minimum qualifications (and preferred qualifications if applicable).
  • Resume: Provide complete chronological resume including all work history along with dates of employment (month and year) and job responsibilities,  education, and certifications.
    • Please note that salary placements for selected candidates will be based on related experience detailed in the resume provided via the application process
    • Additional Documents: In some cases, additional documents may be required and will be specified in the job opening announcement/advertisement.

Location: Seattle World School; Seattle Public Schools
Job Type: School Schedule (up to 40hrs/week for approx. 1,480 hours over 185 days)
Hiring Salary Range: $27.64 – $36.26 Hourly (Salary Band D)
Full Salary Range: $27.64 – $40.03 Hourly (Salary Band D)
Department: Learning, Teaching, and Family Support – Student Support Services

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
  • 12 sick days, pro-rated for school schedule staff
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Participation in Washington State Department of Retirement System
  • Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan
  • Subsidized ORCA card
  • Free parking
  • Electric Car Charging Stations (Renton office)

Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by September 17. Interviews are tentatively scheduled for September 26 via videoconference.

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