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
 
 

SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER - ANTICIPATED

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 the 2015-16 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 a specialization in school social work, as well as the appropriate Illinois Educator License with an endorsement in School Social Work. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including mileage reimbursement, tuition remission, and professional development 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
 
 

PERSONNEL COORDINATOR

Northwest Special Education Cooperative is seeking a full time Personnel Coordinator for our main office in Elizabeth, IL. This individual's responsibilities include but are not limited to activities associated with personnel, insurance, various inventories, and secretaries duties. The qualified candidate has a minimum three years experience in bookkeeping, employee benefits and personnel, school business, or a related field, as well as a working knowledge of Microsoft Office (especially EXCEL spreadsheet programming). Understanding of insurance processes and basic technology is desired. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.
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