JOB VACANCIES
 
 

SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST

Northwest Special Education Cooperative is seeking a full time Speech-Language Pathologist for opportunities in Jo Daviess and Stephenson counties for the 2015-16 school year. The successful candidate will conduct re/evaluations, provide therapy and consultation to students per their IEPs, work with school-based teams to develop IEPs, and communicate with parents and outside providers/agencies involved with the family. The qualified individual holds the appropriate Illinois educational license with the Speech-Language Pathologist (non-teaching) endorsement. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including mileage reimbursement.
Please direct cover letter, resume, and 3 letters of recommendation to:
Dr. Christy Hopper, Director
Northwest Special Education Cooperative
310 North West Street
Elizabeth, IL 61028
 
or at: christy.hopper@nwseonline.com
 
 

SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST

Northwest Special Education Cooperative is seeking a full-time school psychologist for the 2015-16 school year. The successful candidate will complete initial- and re- evaluations and write corresponding reports to assist IEP teams in creating an accurate and useful picture of a child's abilities; assist IEP teams in making educationally sound decisions related to interventions (both behavioral and academic), educational programming, and special education eligibilities; participate in district-level RtI processes across tiers of intervention; crisis management as appropriate; and on-going support to parents and school staff regarding special education processes and procedures. The qualified individual holds a Master’s, Specialist, or Doctoral -level Degree in school psychology, as well as the appropriate Illinois Educator License with an endorsement in School Psychology. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including mileage reimbursement.
Please direct cover letter, resume, and 3 letters of recommendation to:
Dr. Christy Hopper, Director
Northwest Special Education Cooperative
310 North West Street
Elizabeth, IL 61028
 
or at: christy.hopper@nwseonline.com
 
 

FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Northwest Special Education Cooperative is pleased to announce an opening for a full-time or part-time occupational therapist for the 2015-16 school year. The successful candidate will:
  • Provide educationally-relevant occupational therapy to students in a school-based environment;
  • Provide consultation to teachers and other support staff to encourage/reinforce fine motor and sensory needs, including but not limited to materials and classroom modifications/accommodations;
  • Complete initial and re- evaluations and write corresponding reports to assist IEP teams in creating an accurate and useful picture of a child’s abilities;
  • Collaborate with IEP teams in making educationally sound decisions related to student programming and special education eligibilities;
  • Complete documentation associated with student performance and progress;
  • Provide on-going support to parents and school staff regarding special education processes and procedures.
The qualified individual holds at minimum a Master’s degree in occupational therapy, as well as the appropriate State of Illinois Occupational Therapist License. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including mileage reimbursement, monies for professional development, and tuition reimbursement for continuing education credits.
Please direct cover letter, resume, and 3 letters of recommendation to:
Dr. Christy Hopper, Director
Northwest Special Education Cooperative
310 North West Street
Elizabeth, IL 61028
 
or at: christy.hopper@nwseonline.com