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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
Christan Schrader, Director
4670 11th Street
East Moline, IL 61244
cschrader@bhased.org

Current Employment Opportunities

Special Education Teacher – Black Hawk Area Education Center

Start Date: ASAP
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

Speech-Language Pathologist (maternity leave coverage)

Dates: Approximately January 15 through April 17, 2023
Salary: Per collective bargaining agreement
Type of Employment: 3-5 days/week
Job Qualifications: A valid Illinois Speech-Language Pathologist license
Duties: The Speech Language Pathologist will work directly with students in the school setting at the Black Hawk Area Education Center. They will be part of a multi-disciplinary team including OTs, PTs, teachers, administrators, social workers, SLPs, psychologists, and paraprofessionals. The SLP will implement student interventions and obtain data related to the interventions provided.
To Apply: Online Application

Transition Specialist Assistant/Job Developer

Start Date: ASAP
Salary/Benefits: Salary range is $38,000 – $42,000, based on experience. Paid sick and personal leave, 9 paid holidays, partial Board paid Health Insurance, IMRF.
Type of Employment: Full-time permanent, 185-day contract.
Job Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in vocational rehabilitation, business, education, or related field. Experience working with youth with disabilities is preferred.
Duties: Working with high school teachers, assisting students with disabilities to prepare for employment by learning pre-employment skills, and participating in job-related activities. Follow guidelines developed by the Illinois Department of Human Services/Division of Rehabilitation Services to assist these students in seeking and maintaining employment as well as preparing for work and/or training after high school. The successful candidate will be able to work well with youth with disabilities, their parents and teachers, and business owners, managers, and staff.
To Apply: Online Application

Sign Language Interpreters

Start Date: ASAP
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: ASAP
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

Start Date: ASAP
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  

School Psychologist – School Psychology Interns

Start Date: August 2023
Salary/Benefits: Per collective bargaining agreement (180-day contract)
Type of Employment: Full-time Permanent
Job Qualifications: A valid Illinois PEL endorsed in School Psychology (interns considered)
Duties: The Psychologist will work with building-based teams including principals, teachers, a coordinator, and a social worker. Must have knowledge of RTI/MTSS model using a team approach.
To Apply: Online Application

Teacher of the Blind/Visually Impaired

Start Date: August 2023
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 Teacher of the Blind/Visually Impaired endorsement
Duties: Provide direct services to students with visual impairments, writing IEPs, and providing consultation services to school staff. Develop an individual diagnostic profile and write an Individual Education Plan (IEP) for each child receiving itinerant services; Provide academic tutoring in the subject matter areas that require supportive assistance; Provide professional services to classroom teachers to help them in their relationship with the visually impaired; Participate in an annual review of the child’s progress and rewrite the IEP; Serve as a resource regarding materials and equipment available for the education of the visually impaired.
To Apply: Online Application                                           

Substitute Teachers – Paraprofessionals – Sign Language Interpreters – Custodians – Kitchen Staff

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: Substitute Application