ESY Deaf/Hard of Hearing Teacher
2021-2022 School Year

Start Date: June 1, 2022

Position Description

The NIA DHH Program is in search of a Deaf/Hard of Hearing Teacher for the Total Communication Program for Extended School Year. This would be for three weeks starting in June on Mondays- Thursdays from 7:45-2:15. The teacher must be fluent in sign language to develop vocabulary, auditory and language skills with students of various abilities. Duties include planning and implementing lessons to meet the IEP goals of the students and collaboration with the DHH team. 

Job Qualifications

Must be fluent in American Sign Language

Position Location

 NIA Deaf/Hard of Hearing Program located in Westfield School, Algonquin, IL 

Contact Information

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

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