JOB VACANCIES
 
 

SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST

Northwest Special Education Cooperative is seeking a full-time school psychologist for the 2016-17 school year. The individual may start immediately. 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, professional development monies, and tuition 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 email to: christy.hopper@nwseonline.com
 
 

SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER — DAY TREATMENT PROGRAM

Northwest Special Education Cooperative is seeking a full time special education teacher in Elizabeth, IL, for a day treatment program for students with social/emotional concerns. This position would start immediately. The successful candidate will provide instruction in a small classroom setting, supervise paraprofessionals, create lesson plans, utilize various strategies to de-escalate behaviors, create/compose IEPs and related paperwork, and work with a supportive team to implement IEPs and BIPs. Strong communication and organizational skills a must. The qualified candidate will have an Illinois professional education license (PEL) with an endorsement in special education, able to teach across K-12. Also must be able to lift 50 pounds. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including professional development reimbursement and tuition remission.
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 email to: christy.hopper@nwseonline.com
 
 

SCHOOL NURSE

Northwest Special Education Cooperative is seeking a full-time licensed school nurse for the 2016-17 school year. The successful candidate will serve four school districts in JoDaviess County. Duties include medical record reviews and recommendations as part of a special education team and training school teams for the purpose of supporting a student’s education relevant to health issues. The qualified individual is an RN (with a BA in nursing or education or a related field) who holds an Illinois license in school nursing. Alternatively, it may be an RN that has met one of two other options for authorization to complete medical reviews: an RN who has completed a special education web course offered by ISBE, or an RN that has passed the School Nurse Content Exam offered by the Illinois Licensure Testing System. Also must be able to life 50 pounds. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including professional development reimbursement, tuition remission, paid moving expenses if not from the area, and a 2-year signing bonus.
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 email to: christy.hopper@nwseonline.com