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Early Learning Senior Coordinator, Mental Health Consultant

Company:
Puget Sound Educational School District
Job Location:
Renton, Washington 98055
Category:
Education
Type:
Full time

Early Learning Senior Coordinator, Mental Health Consultant

Puget Sound Educational School District seeks an Early Learning Sr. Coordinator, Mental Health Consultant to provide leadership and partnership within early learning systems to ensure children with mental health concerns are included in the full range of early learning program services and systems. This position coordinates regional program services, provides observations and assessments of children, staff consultation, and parent support. The EL Sr. Coordinator, Mental Health Consultant will also provide technical assistance to staff through knowledge of typical and atypical child development, family engagement principles, inclusive early childhood education practices and accommodations, and individual classroom and teaching strategies and interventions.

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.

Qualifications

• Master’s Degree in job-related field;

• Professional experience working in programs inclusive of young (B-5) children and their families in a mental health capacity;

• WA State OSPI credential as a school counselor or social worker or psychologist, OR WA State Dept of Health license as mental health counselor, marriage and family therapist, social worker, psychologist, psychiatrist, or psychiatric nurse.

Preferred Qualifications (Cover letter should specifically address any experience meeting the preferred qualifications)

• Comprehensive early childhood program or group therapeutic setting experience;

• Experience working with diverse and/or low-income children and families;

• Experience with inter-disciplinary teams;

• Experience providing professional development or providing clinical supervision or consultation.

This is a school schedule position up to 40 hours/week for approximately 208 days/year (~1664 hours per year). Position based in Renton. Approximate pro-rated salary: $55,340-$64,177/year. Candidate offers consider experience, qualifications and internal equity. Excellent benefits/retirement package, including 11 paid holidays, participation in Washington State Department of Retirement System and tax sheltered annuity plan, and the opportunity to work in a friendly and customer-centric environment. Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by Wednesday, 11/15/2017. 

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

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