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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:

Christan Schrader, Director
4670 11th Street
East Moline, IL 61244

Current Employment Opportunities

Assistant Principal – Phoenix Program

Start Date: August 2023
Salary/Benefits: Based on education and work experience. Partial Board paid Health Insurance, paid sick, and personal leave.
Type of Employment: Full-time permanent. 190-day contract.
Job Qualifications: A valid Illinois PEL and 3 years of experience teaching or working in special education or a related field. Must possess Type 75 or Principal license, candidates working to obtain Principal licensure may be considered so long as licensure is completed prior to August 2024. Must possess a solid understanding of special education and the IEP process. The ideal candidate will possess a positive attitude with the ability to develop positive professional relationships with stakeholders. Strong background in behavior management is preferred.
Duties: 1) Assist in the supervision and evaluation of a building staff of ~20 licensed and non-licensed staff working with 50 students in grades 3 -12 in a day treatment program for students with emotional and behavior disorders. 2) Assist the Principal and staff with various other facets of this important inter-district program. 3) Serve as a building leader for students, families, staff, and community members.
The ideal candidate will transition to the building principal role in August 2024.
To Apply: Online Application

Special Education Teacher – Black Hawk Area Education Center

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 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

Transition Specialist/Job Developer

Start Date: ASAP
Salary/Benefits: Salary is 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

Human Resource Specialist

Start Date: Negotiable
Salary/Benefits: Based on experience and education
Type of Employment: Full-time Permanent (247-day contract)
Job Qualifications: 3-5 years of experience in human resources or a related field is preferred.
Duties: The HR Specialist will be responsible for on-boarding new hires, personnel file maintenance, off-boarding staff including terminating benefits, and COBRA administration. Knowledge of and experience handling compliance requirements/issues, policy development, EIS reporting, administration of TRS and IMRF, and FMLA/ADA leave administration is preferred. The HR Specialist will manage the employee benefits administration process and reporting.  Familiarity and prior experience with Specialized Data Systems, Inc (SDS) is preferred.
To Apply: Complete the online application and submit a letter of interest and resume to cschrader@bhased.org Online Application

Physical Therapist

Start Date: August 2023
Salary/Benefits: Per collective bargaining agreement. IMRF, paid sick and personal leave, and professional development funds available.
Type of Employment: Part-time permanent. (2 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


Start Date: August 2023
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  

Preschool Screener

Start Date: Immediate
Salary/Benefits: Hourly, not eligible for benefits.
Type of Employment: Part-time, as needed.
Job Qualifications: Experience working with preschool-age children. Capable of lifting 15 lbs. At least 19 years of age. High school diploma/GED. Valid driver’s license and proof of auto insurance.
Duties: Administer a formal developmental/language screening assessment to children from 3 years to 5 years old. Maintain records as necessary and appropriate. Assist with planning, publicity, and implementation of the screening program
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