of Vacancy for Position of
1:1 Paraprofessional - Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) Instructional Program
The NIA DHH Program is in search of a 1:1 Paraprofessional for a kindergarten to third grade calss. The paraprofessional must have basic sign language skills to help develop vocabulary, auditory, and language skills with the student. Duties include providing individual support for sensory breaks, occasional toileting and redirection and support with academic skills.
Full-time, 177 days, 6.5 hours/day
Salary based on experience and qualifications
Eligible for NIA Benefits Package
Must hold a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent; must hold Paraprofessional Educator License issued by the Illinois State Board of Education
|NIA Hearing Impaired Program, Westfield School, Algonquin, IL
Northwestern Illinois Association
2422 W. Main Street, #3A
St. Charles, IL 60174
You can download the application
form here, or call the NIA office and request one
Application Process and Deadline
1. Completion of NIA online application
2. Formal letter of application
3. Personal Resume
4. Letters of Recommendation (3)
5. Copy of appropriate certificate(s)
Deadline: Open until filled
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