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Employment Opportunities

Join BHASED’s team of skilled professionals as we work together to meet the needs of students
in our 14 member districts throughout Rock Island, Mercer, and parts of Henry County.

To apply online use the links provided below.
Alternatively, you may apply by mailing/emailing a letter of interest with your resume and credentials to:

BHASED
Attn: Baylee Burklund
4670 11th Street
East Moline, IL 61244
bburklund@bhased.org

Current Employment Opportunities

School Social Worker

Start Date: August 2024
Salary/Benefits: Per collective bargaining agreement, Partial Board paid Health Insurance, paid sick and personal leave, TRS pension position.
Type of Employment: Full-time permanent. 180-day contract.
Job Qualifications: Master’s degree in Social Work with Specialization in School Social Work required, Professional Educator License (PEL)
Duties: The School Social Worker will work directly with staff to provide social-emotional support for students in the school setting.  They will provide individual social casework evaluation services to identify social and emotional problems of students as a part of initial evaluations and re-evaluations.  Professional development opportunities will be available to this individual as well as the opportunity to receive LCSW Supervision.
To Apply: Online Application

Special Education Coordinator 

Start Date: August 2024
Salary/Benefits: Based on education and work experience. Partial Board paid Health Insurance, Board paid Life Insurance, paid Sick and Personal leave.  TRS pension position.
Type of Employment: Full-time permanent. 195-day contract.
Job Qualifications: Professional Educator License (PEL), LBS I and General Administrative or Principal endorsement.
Duties: The Special Education Coordinator will work across various departments to support Cooperative Districts employees, students and initiatives. This individual must have the proper education, experience and licensure to work in a Special Education School District in the State of Illinois.   If you are interested, please fill out the application linked below and send a letter of interest to Baylee Burklund at bburklund@bhased.org.
To Apply: Online Application

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

Start Date: August 2024
Salary/Benefits: Based on education and work experience. Partial Board paid Health Insurance, paid sick, and personal leave.
Type of Employment: Full-time permanent. 180-day contract.
Job Qualifications: BCBA Certification with PEL preferred
Duties: Conduct Functional Behavioral Assessments to assist the team in developing individualized Behavior Intervention Plans. Assist in the implementation of Behavioral Intervention Plans. Collect and summarize behavior data to assess and monitor student progress. Provide modeling and feedback to educational staff in the implementation of evidence-based behavioral and instructional practices. Provide professional development training to educational staff on evidence-based behavior management strategies and other topics as needed.  Provide support for districts seeking assistance with the behavioral needs of students. Actively participate on various educational teams to support proactive and responsive behavioral interventions to support students with challenging behaviors.
To Apply: Online Application

Itinerant Teacher of the Orthopedically Impaired

Start Date: August 2024
Salary/Benefits: Per the collective bargaining agreement. Partial Board paid Health Insurance, paid sick, and personal leave.
Type of Employment: Full-time permanent, 180-day contract.
Job Qualifications: Illinois Professional Educator License and Endorsement for the Orthopedically
Duties: Provide direct services to students with orthopedic impairments, write IEPs, and provide consultation services to school staff.
To Apply: Online Application

Itinerant Teacher of the Visually Impaired

Start Date: August 2024
Salary/Benefits: Per the collective bargaining agreement. Partial Board paid Health Insurance, paid sick, and personal leave.
Type of Employment: Full-time permanent, 180-day contract.
Job Qualifications: Illinois Professional Educator License and Endorsement for the Visually Impaired 
Duties:  Providing direct services to students with visual impairments, writing IEPs and providing consultation services to school staff.
To Apply: Online Application

Special Education Teachers – Black Hawk Area Education Center 

Start Date: August 2024
Salary/Benefits: Per collective bargaining agreement. Partial Board paid Health Insurance, paid sick, and personal leave.
Type of Employment: Full-time permanent. 180-day contract.
Job Qualifications: Illinois Professional Educator License with special education endorsement. Experience working with students with autism is preferred.
Duties: Provide direct services to students with special needs in our public day treatment program. Work closely with the educational team to develop and implement educational programs for students.
To Apply: Online Application

Special Education Teachers – Phoenix Program

Start Date: August 2024
Salary/Benefits: Per collective bargaining agreement. Partial Board paid Health Insurance, paid sick, and personal leave.
Type of Employment: Full-time permanent. 180-day contract.
Job Qualifications: Illinois Professional Educator License with special education endorsement. Experience working with students with autism is preferred.
Duties: Provide direct services to students with special needs in our public day treatment program. Work closely with the educational team to develop and implement educational programs for students.
To Apply: Online Application

Physical Therapist

Start Date: August 2024
Salary/Benefits: Per collective bargaining agreement. IMRF, paid sick and personal leave, and professional development funds available.
Type of Employment: Part-time permanent. (4 days/week)
Job Qualifications: Illinois Physical Therapist License (IDPFR)
Duties: Provides school-based therapy that is integrated into the school’s educational program as a means to enhance functioning and attain educational objectives; provides support to the total educational system; assists with problem-solving to eliminate barriers that hinder access to educational environments and provides modifications and accommodations to support students in their education program. Designs, develops, and coordinates, in conjunction with other team members, the therapy objectives within the educational program for individual students under the therapist’s direction. Implements professional practices and standards associated with the discipline (e.g. IDFPR, ISBE). Utilizes prevention, promotion, and intervention strategies to support academic achievement and social participation in the educational environment. Contributes to the professional community.
To Apply: Online Application

Sign Language Interpreters – DHH Program

Start Date: August 2024
Salary/Benefits: Per collective bargaining agreement. Partial Board paid Health Insurance, paid sick and personal leave.
Type of Employment: Full-time permanent. (5 days/week ~30 hrs/week)
Job Qualifications: Illinois sign-language interpreter credentials for children.
Duties: Provide ASL Interpreting services for children who are deaf or hard of hearing, in a school environment.
To Apply: Online Application

Paraprofessional – Deaf/Hard of Hearing Classroom

Start Date: August 2024
Salary/Benefits: Hourly. Eligible for health insurance. Paid holidays, sick, and personal leave. (180-day contract)
Type of Employment: Full-time Permanent
Job Qualifications: Must have (or be eligible for) a Paraprofessional license issued by the Illinois State Board of Education. Must be at least 18 years of age.
Duties: Assists with classroom duties under the supervision of the Teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing, communicates effectively with students in the students’ preferred mode of communication as established by the program.
To Apply: Online Application

Paraprofessionals – Black Hawk Area Education Center 

Start Date: August 2024
Salary/Benefits: Hourly. Eligible for health insurance. Paid holidays, sick, and personal leave. (180-day contract)
Type of Employment: Full-time Permanent
Job Qualifications: Must have (or be eligible for) a Paraprofessional license issued by the Illinois State Board of Education. Must be at least 18 years of age
Duties: Assists the teacher in general daily classroom activities, help special needs students, and cares for their physical, emotional health and safety, affirming their abilities, and striving to promote dignity in all relationships.
To Apply: Online Application                 

Paraprofessionals – Phoenix Program

Start Date: August 2024
Salary/Benefits: Hourly. Eligible for health insurance. Paid holidays, sick, and personal leave. (180-day contract)
Type of Employment: Full-time Permanent
Job Qualifications: Must have (or be eligible for) a Paraprofessional license issued by the Illinois State Board of Education. Must be at least 18 years of age
Duties: Assists the teacher in general daily classroom activities, help special needs students, and cares for their physical, emotional health and safety, affirming their abilities, and striving to promote dignity in all relationships.
To Apply: Online Application         

Substitutes (Teachers – Paraprofessionals – Sign Language Interpreters)

We are always looking for great substitute teachers, paraprofessionals, and sign language interpreters. If you are interested in serving as an on-call substitute for BHASED, please complete and submit an online application.
To Apply: Online Application