Speech/Language Pathologist (SLP) - Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program
2024-25 School Year

Job Type: Full time, 182 days, 7.5 hour days
Start Date:As soon as possible

Position Description

The SLP for the NIA Deaf/Hard of Hearing Program will provide IEP based speech/language services via total communication for students within the Deaf/Hard of Hearing Program. Duties include planning and delivery of therapy, evaluations, documentation, IEP compliance, and program support and consultation, including case management as needed. This position may require travel between school buildings.

Job Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree with Illinois Professional Educator License in Speech/Language Pathology
  • Basic sign language skills and a basic understanding of Deaf/Hard of Hearing education preferred
  • Strong CFs will be considered
Position Location

Algonquin, IL and Hampshire, IL


Salary based upon experience and qualifications
Eligible for NIA benefits package

Contact Information

Jill Tabone, Therapy Operations Executive

Application Process and Deadline
  1. Completion of NIA on-line 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
  • Rockford
  • Sterling