Itinerant Teacher of the Visually Impaired
2020-2021 School Year

Job Type: Part time, 23.0 work days for the school year
Teacher will work 5 hours per week with the possibility of an increase in hours

Start Date: As Soon As Possible

Position Description

The Itinerant Teacher of the Visually Impaired provides direct and consultative services to students with visual disabilities. Services provided on-site or remotely, with some students attending via a hybrid model.

Job Qualifications

Professional Educator License (PEL) with Teacher of Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired (BPS) endorsement

Position Location

School Districts located in Kane County, IL


Salary based upon experience and qualifications

Contact Information

Jean Deptolla, Assistant Coordinator of the Education Department
Northwestern Illinois Association
2422 W. Main Street, Suite 3A
St. Charles, IL 60174
(630) 402-2016

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

Deadline: Posting open until position 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