Deaf and Hard of Hearing Teacher
24-25 School Year

Job Type: Full time, 182 days at 7 hours per day. Part time possible as well.
Start Date:August 5th, 2024

Position Description

The NIA DHH Team is in search of a DHH Teacher. Candidate must be fluent in sign language to develop vocabulary, auditory and language skills with students of various abilities. Duties include preparation, management and facilitation of weekly community trips in collaboration with district staff.Travel for this position is required.

Job Qualifications
  • Applicant must be an Illinois licensed teacher of the deaf and hard of hearing. Comprehensive technical knowledge of best practices related to students with hearing loss.
Position Location

NIA Region


Competitive Salary and Benefits

Contact Information

Rebecca Moody
Northwestern Illinois Association
245 W. Exchange, Suite 4
Sycamore, IL 60178
Phone: 779-248-1790

Application Process and Deadline
  1. Completion of the NIA on-line 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