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 middles school
student. Duties include assisting with academic, transitional, and toileting needs.
Additional duties include collaboration with team members and supervision of
students throughout the day.
Full-time, 177 days, 6.75 hours/day
Salary based on experience and qualifications
Eligible for NIA Benefits Package
Must hold a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent; 60 credit hours of
college coursework or an Associate’s Degree required.
Must possess a valid Educator License (ELS) with Paraprofessional endorsement.
Basic sign language skills preferred.
Must possess ability to exchange ideas or information by means of the spoken word;
ability to perceive the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without
correction and to receive detailed information through oral communication and make
fine distinctions in sound.
Must demonstrate visual acuity to observe/supervise students in the classroom,
lunchroom, playground and during transport to other areas.
|NIA Hearing Impaired Program, Westfield School, Algonquin, IL
||August 8, 2018
Hampshire High School
1600 Big Timber Road
Hampshire, IL 60140
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