JOB VACANCIES
 

BOOKKEEPER

Reports to: Director of Northwest Special Education Cooperative

Job Goal: To assist the Director and local school districts by providing sound financial reporting and preparation of state and federal funding, as well as balancing accounts

Minimum Qualifications:

–  High School Diploma
–  Successful experience in bookkeeping, school business office or related field.
–  A working knowledge of office procedures, administrative functions, and Microsoft Office, especially the creation and programming of EXCEL worksheets
–  Working knowledge of standard accounting practices, including double-entry bookkeeping, to include budget preparation, income and expenditure in compliance with state accounting procedures, month-end balancing and all financial reporting.
Desired Qualifications:
–  Knowledge financial processes associated with Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Medicaid, and STEP grants

Responsibilities:

–  Works with the Director in carrying out the day-to-day operations necessary to the smooth fiscal functioning of the Cooperative.
–  Assist with payroll and other financial aspects of the Cooperative under the guidance of the Director.
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Completes or supervises the completion of pre-approval forms, reports, and other necessary paper work to insure maximum special education reimbursement. This includes, but is not limited to:

 

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IDEA Grant
 

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IDEA Preschool Grant
 

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STEP Grant
 

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IDEA Grant
 

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Coordination with Fairbanks to complete Medicaid reporting, including Medicaid Outreach and Fees-for-Service Calculations
 

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TRS and related reporting
–  Collects and disburses all special education local, state and federal financial reports for the Northwest Special Education Cooperative. This includes, but is not limited to:.
 

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Assessment to local Districts
 

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Invoicing for Billable Services
–  Participates in and coordinates the development of the Northwest Special Education Cooperative budget.
–  Coordinates requests for Annuities
–  Maintains all financial records as required by Federal and State agencies and the Northwest Special Education Cooperative Advisory Board.
–  Prepares and maintains all records and reports in the budgetary process as specified by the Northwest Special Education Cooperative Advisory Board and required by Federal and State agencies. Including, but not limited to:
 

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General Ledger
 

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Accounts Payable and the Disbursement of all checks
 

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Accounts Receivable and the receipt of all revenue.
–  Maintains the authorized petty cash accounts.
–  Keeps the Director aware of current fiscal condition of the Cooperative to include monthly expenditure and revenue reporting.
–  Assists auditors in the auditing of grants and local accounts.
–  Performs in a confidential manner all assigned tasks involving students, families, district staff and Northwest personnel.
–  Performs all other duties and assumes other responsibilities as assigned by the Director.
Terms of Employment:
–  Twelve month classified position with salary and hours to be determined by the Northwest Special Education Cooperative Advisory Board.
Evaluation:
–  Performance will be evaluated annually in accordance with the provisions of established by the Advisory Board.
Please direct cover letter, resume, and 3 letters of recommendation to:
Tracy Dahl
Northwest Special Education Cooperative
310 North West Street
Elizabeth, IL 61028
 
or email to: tracy.dahl@nwseonline.com
 

SPEECH AND LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST FOR WEST CARROLL SCHOOL DISTRICT #314

Northwest Special Education Cooperative is seeking a full time Speech-Language Pathologist for West Carroll School District for the 2020-2021 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 Professional Educator License (PEL) 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:
Tracy Dahl
Northwest Special Education Cooperative
310 North West Street
Elizabeth, IL 61028
 
or email to: tracy.dahl@nwseonline.com
 

ITINERANT TEACHER FOR THE DEAF/HARD OF HEARING (FULL-TIME)

Northwest Special Education Cooperative is seeking a full-time Itinerant Teacher for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing for placement in the Stephenson/Carroll County region. The successful candidate will

provide direct service per the IEP process to those students who have identified hearing loss;
serve as a consultant to school personnel;
evaluate students who have been referred through the appropriate channels;
and promote interest in and an understanding of the implications of a hearing impairment.
Qualifications:
Valid Illinois Teaching Certificate with an endorsement for working with Deaf/Hard of Hearing students

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including mileage reimbursement, educational assistance, and professional development money. A stipend is also available for this position, to be paid over two school years.

Please direct cover letter, resume, and 3 letters of recommendation to:
Tracy Dahl
Northwest Special Education Cooperative
310 North West Street
Elizabeth, IL 61028
 
or email to: tracy.dahl@nwseonline.com