JOB VACANCIES
 
 

SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST (3)

Northwest Special Education Cooperative is seeking three full-time school psychologists for the 2019-20 school year to serve students g.K-12 in the Jo Daviess, Stephenson, and Carroll County area. The successful candidates will complete initial- and re- evaluations and write corresponding reports to assist IEP teams in creating a 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; crisis management as appropriate; and 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. NWSE offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including mileage reimbursement, signing bonus, and tuition 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/Northern Carroll county region for the 2019-2020 school year. The successful candidate will provide direct services 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.

A valid Illinois Teaching License with an endorsement for working with Deaf/Hard of Hearing is required. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including mileage, professional development, and tuition 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
 

SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER - DAY TREATMENT PROGRAM

Northwest Special Education Cooperative is seeking a full-time special education teacher for their day treatment program in Jo Daviess County beginning January 2019. Duties include providing instruction in a small classroom setting, supervising paraprofessionals, creating lesson plans, utilizing a variety of strategies to de-escalate behaviors, creating/composing IEPs and related paperwork, and working with a supportive team to implement IEPs and behavior plans. Strong communication and organization skills a must.

The qualified candidate will have an Illinois professional educator license with an endorsement in special education and be able to teach across grade levels. Also must be able to lift 50 pounds. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including, professional development, signing bonus, and tuition 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
 

PARAPROFESSIONAL

Northwest Special Education Cooperative is seeking a full-time Paraprofessional placement at Northwest Academy, our day treatment program in Elizabeth, IL. Duties: Under the guidance of a teacher, provide physical, emotional, and academic support to special education students with behavioral/emotional needs in a supportive educational setting.

The qualified candidate will meet the requirements to obtain a para-educator license through the State of Illinois. Also must not have physical lifting restrictions.

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
 

SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST INTERN

Northwest Special Education Cooperative is seeking a School Psychologist Intern. The qualified candidate will complete evaluations for special education initial eligibility, as well as re-evaluations. The intern will participate in the district-level RtI process, crisis management as appropriate, and on-going support to parents and school staff regarding the special education processes and procedures.

The qualified individual will be pursuing a Master's degree in school psychology, as well as the appropriate coursework to complete an internship or practicum.

We offer interns a starting salary of $37,972, as well as supervision from a veteran School Psychologist. We also offer 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