The Northwestern Illinois Association

Announcement of Vacancy for Position of
Program Supervisor-Therapy Department 2017-18

Full-time Position Available 2017-18 School Year

Position Description:

Split administrative/direct services position.  This position provides oversight of OTs and PTs within assigned districts and acts as a liaison between therapy teammates and district administration.  The program supervisor works collaboratively with the Special Education Director to ensure student and team needs are being met.  Responsible for oversight of caseloads and performance issues.  Completes annual needs assessment to ensure district needs are met in a fiscally responsible manner.  Other duties include promoting adherence to policies and procedures; team supervision; program development; referral management; equipment purchase authorization and staff retention.  Mentoring and leadership training will be provided. 

Position Location:
Kane County Area (Districts 101 and 301), 195 days, 7.5 hours/day


  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience; working in schools is preferred.  A licensed OT, PT, or SLP will be considered.
Start Date August 1, 2017
Job Type Full time, 195 days
Salary Competitive based on experience and qualifications

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


Application Form/Process

1.  Completion of the NIA online application
2. Formal Letter of Application, Resume, List of References
3. Copy of appropriate certificate(s) and licenses

You can download the application form here, or call the NIA office and request one
at (630) 513-6781.

Applications will be accepted until the end of the business day, April 14, 2017

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