The Northwestern Illinois Association

(815) 895.9227

Sycamore, IL


Educational Sign Language Interpreters 2019 – 2019 School Year

Position Location

Aurora, IL

Start Date

August 7, 2019

Position Details

The NIA Deaf/HH Program is in search of Educational Interpreters for various locations. Positions range from elementary to transition programs and are in various locations in the NIA region. Duties include facilitation of communication within all educational environments, participation in team meetings and collaboration with the education team.

  • Full-time, 177 days, 6.5 hours/day
  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Eligible for NIA Benefits Package

Deaf/Hard of Hearing Program Located in District 300.

Job Qualifications

Must possess ISBE Approval as an Educational Interpreter.

Applicant Process (applicants must supply the following materials to complete their application):
  1. Completion of NIA on-line application:
  2. Formal letter of application
  3. Personal Resume
  4. Letters of Recommendation (3)
  5. Copy of appropriate certificate(s)
Contact for Questions and Completed Applications:

Rebecca Moody, Education Department Executive
Northwestern Illinois Association
2422 W. Main Street, Suite 3A
St. Charles, IL 60174

Application 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
  • South Beloit
  • Rockford
  • Sterling