The Northwestern Illinois Association

Announcement of Vacancy for Position of
Eduacational Sign Language Interpreter


Position at Deaf/Hard of Hearing Program Located in District 300

Position Description
The NIA Deaf/HH Program is in search of Educational Interpreters for various
locations. Two positions are with the Deaf/HH Program in Algonquin in the
Elementary building. Duties include facilitation of communication within all
educational environments, participation in team meetings and collaboration
with the Deaf/HH team. Other positions are available in Geneva School
District #304 and Aurora East School District #131.

Full-time, 177 days, 6.5-7.0 hours/day

Must possess ISBE Approval as an Educational Interpreter.

Start Date August 8, 2018
Salary Based on experience and qualifications

Rebecca Hanson
Hampshire High School
1600 Big Timber Road
Hampshire, IL 60140

Application Process
1. Completion of NIA application form here
2. Formal letter of application
3. Personal Resume
4. Letters of Recommendation (3)
5. Copy of appropriate certificates

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