The Northwestern Illinois Association

Announcement of Vacancy for Position of Job Coach for the Vision/Ortho/Multi Department

Part-time Position Available for the 2016-2017 School Year

Position Description

-Provide assistance to students in community work settings to learn job skills to work as independently as possible

-Varying hours (35.0 total), may include nights and weekends, depending on students’ job placements.

Position Location
Kane and DeKalb Counties

High School diploma or equivalent
Minimum two years experience in the work field
Sign Language Preferred
Reliable transportation required

Start Date October 1, 2016
Salary Based on experience and qualifications

Sheri White, Supervisor
Northwestern Illinois Association
4920 E. State Street, Unit 6
Rockford, IL 61108
Phone: (779) 423-6936

Application Form
You can download the application form here, or call the NIA office and request one
at (630) 513-5012.

General Information
The Northwestern Illinois Association (NIA) is a regional special education cooperative comprised of seventy-two school districts located in the ten northwestern counties of Illinois. The primary mission of the NIA is to provide special education services to children with low incidence impairments (hearing, vision and orthopedic/multiple disabilities).

The NIA region has been divided into three sub-regions for more effective planning and service delivery. The NIA maintains its administrative office in Sycamore with satellite offices located in each of the NIA sub-regions. Within the region there are fourteen special education districts or cooperatives, and twenty nonpublic agencies with which NIA personnel work closely in the provision of special education services.

The Northwestern Illinois Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer