Human Resources

The NWESD provides leadership and cooperative services to our educational communities throughout the five northwest counties in Washington State. We welcome qualified applicants who are interested in supporting school districts in their efforts to increase the number of students meeting state and local standards. We seek dedicated and motivated individuals to join our staff.

Job Opportunities

Child Mental Health Counselor, Marysville

Educational Advocate, Snohomish

On-Call Software Support Analyst, NWRDC, Everett

Paraeducator, Northwest Regional Learning Center, Arlington

Paraeducator, Snohomish Detention, Everett

Paraeducator, Snohomish Discovery, Arlington

Paraeducator, Whatcom Discovery, Ferndale

Payroll Technician and Administrative Assistant I, NWESD, Anacortes

Prevention Intervention Specialist, Concrete

Program Specialist I, NWESD, Anacortes (Part-time)

School Improvement Coordinator, NWESD, Anacortes

Substitute Paraeducator, Various Locations

Substitute Teacher, Various Locations

Teacher, Marysville

Teacher, Stanwood

Teacher, Skagit Discovery, Sedro-Woolley

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Employees in benefit eligible positions can receive:
Medical with Vision and Dental Insurance
Life Insurance
Long Term Disability
Paid Leave (vacation, sick, and holidays dependent upon position and calendar)
Participation in the WA State Department of Retirement Systems (DRS)
DRS Deferred Compensation Plan
Supplemental plans including Flexible Spending, Dependent Care, Short Term Disability, Accident, and Cancer plans from American Fidelity.
VEBA participation

Non-Discrimination Policy
The NWESD shall provide equal employment opportunity and treatment for all applicants and staff in recruitment, hiring, retention, assignment, transfer, promotion, and training.  Such equal employment opportunity shall be provided without discrimination with respect to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, honorably-discharged veteran or military status, sex, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, marital status, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability.  Domestic partners registered with the state of Washington will be offered the same rights/benefits as spouses to the extent that treatment is not in conflict with state or federal law.  The following employee has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:  David Forsythe, Compliance Officer, 1601 R Avenue, Anacortes, WA  98221, 360-299-4021, email:


The Northwest Educational Service District 189 is committed to providing access to all individuals, with or without disabilities, seeking information on our website. Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act requires that all individuals with disabilities have access to and use of information and data, comparable to that provided to individuals without disabilities unless an undue burden would be imposed on us. Throughout this website, we make use of different third-party websites, PDFs, and applications to provide information about our agency and to connect our staff and visitors to various educational resources and services. Some of these PDFs, applications, and sites are not controlled by the NWESD. 

Please contact us at 360-299-4000 or if because of a disability you are unable to access content on the NWESD’s website, have questions about the accessibility of content or technology used by the NWESD, and/or would like to report barriers to accessing any information on this website. Or if you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader, eye tracking device, voice recognition software, etc.) and have difficulty accessing information on our website, please contact us and provide the URL of the material you tried to access, the problem you experienced, and your contact information. We will contact you and attempt to provide the information you are seeking.

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