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  • Plan and implement a program that meets the individual needs, interest, and abilities of the students as outlined in the IEP.
  • Guide the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals while connecting the IEP goals and establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, projects. 
  • Employ a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media, consistent with the physical limitations of the location provided and the needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved. 
  • Provide routine assessment of student growth.  
  • Provide consultation to school personnel.
  • Maintain accurate, complete, and confidential records as required by law, district policy, and administration regulation.
  • Plan and direct purposeful assignments for program paraprofessional(s) cooperatively with the Director, and may provide input on job performance.  
  • Establish and maintain open lines of communication with parents regarding academics and behavioral progress of the assigned students.
  • Submit student attendance reports to the Cooperative Office.
  • Strive to implement by instruction and action, the Cooperative’s Mission Statement/Philosophical Tenets.
  • Develop his/her own professional growth through reading, workshops, inservices, conferences and/or advanced coursework.
  • Attend required meetings.
  • Maintain a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students.
  • Maintain high levels of communication with all team members, informing service providers of changes, absences and meetings. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Special Education or Program Supervisor.


Valid Illinois Professional Educator License, LBS1 certification


Based on salary schedule

$6,000.00 annual stipend bonus

Additional Notes

This will be a full-time salary position (1.0 FTE).  Must have the physical ability to provide Crisis Intervention Prevention strategies if needed.

How to Apply

Fully certified applicants should complete an application for employment that is located on the Cooperative website:



Please contact Sarah Moore with specific questions regarding the position (815) 624-2615.


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