Therapy Department
Assistant Supervisor for Speech-Language Pathologist

Job Type: 180 days, 7.5 hours/day
Start Date: July 1, 2023

Position Description

The Assistant Supervisor has a dual role; the SLP Assistant Supervisor provides technical assistance for staff therapists regionally and conducts assigned administrative support activities, while at the same time, providing services directly to students and maintaining a student caseload.

Assistant Supervise NIA SLPs

  • clinical assistance and support for SLPs
  • SLP performance evaluations and CF supervision as needed
  • support new-SLP on-boarding
  • support SLP Program Supervisor with district communication
  • assist facilitation of SLP department meetings and professional development
  • implement NIA evidence based leadership tactics such as rounding, performance conversations
  • Attend NIA Quarterly Leadership Development Institute as a member of the NIA Extended Leadership Team (in-person, DeKalb area)

Provision of S/L Services as assigned

Additional duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

Requires SLP endorsed PEL, ISBE teacher evaluator modules, ISBE supervisory endorsement.

Position Location

NIA Region


Competitive Salary and Benefits

Contact Information

Cindy Poegel
Northwestern Illinois Association
245 W. Exchange St., Suite 4
Sycamore, IL 60178
(779) 248-1869

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

Deadline: Applications taken until positions are filled

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

Find us in Northwestern Illinois

4 Office Locations

  • Sycamore
  • Rockford
  • St. Charles
  • Sterling

5 Hearing Clinic Locations

  • Aurora
  • St. Charles
  • Rockford
  • Sterling