JOB VACANCIES
 
 

PARAPROFESSIONAL

Northwest Special Education Cooperative is seeking a full time paraprofessional for Northwest Academy, their day treatment program in Elizabeth, IL, for the 2016-2017 school year. The successful candidate meets the requirements to get their para-educator license through the State of Illinois. Must not have physical lifting 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 email to: christy.hopper@nwseonline.com
 
 

SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER

Northwest Special Education Cooperative is seeking a part-time school social worker for the 2016-17 school year in Stephenson County. 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 email to: christy.hopper@nwseonline.com