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
 
 

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 is an anticipated position for the 2015-2016 school year. 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 at: christy.hopper@nwseonline.com
 
 

SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER

Northwest Special Education Cooperative is seeking a full-time school social worker for placement in the JoDaviess/Stephenson county region for the 2015-2016 school year. The successful candidate will teach social and communication skills to students with disabilities; provide individual and small group therapy services as per IEPs; provide outreach services to families of students; participate on IEP teams for both initial- and re- evaluations for special education eligibility; be a liaison for families regarding information/community resources; serve as a key member of the Response to Intervention (RtI) team; and provide leadership in initiatives and programs relevant to social services for all students in the district. The qualified individual holds a Master’s degree in social work, with focus in school social work, and the appropriate Illinois educator license with an endorsement in school social work. 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