JOB VACANCIES
 
 

SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER

Northwest Special Education Cooperative is seeking a full-time school social worker to start January 2016. 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
 
 

PARAPROFESSIONAL

Northwest Special Education Cooperative is seeking a full time para-educator for Northwest Academy, their day treatment program in Elizabeth, IL. The successful candidate meets the requirements to get their para-educator license through the State of Illinois. Must not have physical limiting restrictions. The ideal candidate has experience providing physical, emotional, and academic support to special education students with behavioral/emotional needs in a supportive educational setting.
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