The Northwestern Illinois Association

Announcement of Vacancy for Position of
Speech/Language Pathologist
2018-2019 School Year

Full-time, 180 days, 7.5 hours/day starting August 7, 2018

Position Description
The SLP for the NIA Deaf/Hard of Hearing Program will provide IEP based speech/language services via total communication for students within the Deaf/Hard of Hearing Program. Duties include planning and delivery of therapy, evaluations, documentation, IEP compliance, and program support and consultation, including case management as needed. This position may
require travel between school buildings.

Master’s Degree with Illinois Professional Educator License in Speech/Language Pathology. Basic sign language skills and a basic understanding of Deaf/Hard or Hearing education preferred

Position Location  
District#300 NIA Deaf/Hard of Hearing Program (Algonquin, IL and Hampshire, IL)

Start Date August 7, 2018
Salary Competitive based on experience and qualifications. Eligible for NIA benefits package

Jill Tabone
Northwestern Illinois Association
2422 West Main Street, #3A
St. Charles, IL 60174
Phone: (630) 402-2005

Application Process and Form
Applicants must supply the following materials to complete their application:
1. Completion of the NIA application along with copy of personal resume
2. Formal letter of application
3. Letters of Recommendation (3)
4. Official Transcripts
5. Copy of appropriate certificate(s)

Download the application form here.

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 Employee