Employment

Educational American Sign Language Interpreters
2021-2022 School Year

Job Type: Full-time, 177 days, 6.5-7.0 hours/day

Start Date: August 2, 2021

Position Description

The NIA Hearing Department needs up to seven Educational American Sign Language Interpreters throughout the region. Duties include facilitation of communication within all educational environments, participation in team meetings and collaboration with the education team.

Job Qualifications

Must possess ISBE approval as an Educational Interpreter or an IDHHC (Illinois Deaf/Hard of Hearing Commission) License of Intermediate or above.

Position Location

Locations include the DHH Program (District 300), Algonquin, Sycamore, St. Charles, Batavia and Rockford.

Compensation
Contact Information

Rebecca Moody, Education Department Executive
Northwestern Illinois Association
2422 W. Main Street, Suite 3A
St. Charles, IL 60174
779-248-1790
rmoody@thenia.org

Application Process and Deadline
  1. Completion of NIA online application
  2. Formal letter of application
  3. Personal Resume
  4. Letters of Recommendation (3)
  5. Copy of appropriate certificate(s)

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