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VASE Employment Opportunities

To Apply:

The positions we have available are listed below. Please complete the secure, confidential, pre-employment application online. If your qualifications meet our needs, we will contact you for further information and a possible interview.

Current Open Positions: 

 

Audiologist

Full or part-time, permanent position. The audiologist is responsible for providing audiology services for students of Vermilion County. 

 

Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Full or part-time, permanent position. The BCBA is responsible for providing behavior consultation and coaching to programs in order to support teams in meeting the needs of individual students to improve both academic and social competence.  They support teams to establish socially significant behavior change and attain positive intervention outcomes by providing consultation using evidence-based practices from the field of Applied Behavior Analysis. 

 

Certified Nursing Assistant: Classroom Paraprofessional

The Vermilion Association for Special Education is seeking a certified nursing assistant (CNA) to work one-on-one with a student at Middlefork School.  Middle Fork serves students with emotional disabilities, autism, and other related disabilities.   Responsibilities include assisting the teacher with all classroom operations, providing student supervision, assisting students with academics and behavior, implementing school's behavior intervention procedures, completing documentation of student behavior/medical needs, changing diapers, administering medication, and other activities as assigned.  Applicant must be physically capable of implementing behavioral techniques, lifting/moving students, and moving quickly.

 

Classroom Paraprofessional

Seeking a full-time or part-time classroom paraprofessional to serve Middlefork School, a public therapeutic day school in Vermilion County, for students with significant disabilities. Classroom paraprofessionals provide direct behavioral support to students with disabilities and assist with instructional tasks as directed by the certified teacher.   Candidate must possess Illinois Professional Educator Licensure endorsed as Paraprofessional.  Starting wage is $17.39 per hour.  Sign-on bonus of $3,000 for a three-year commitment. 

 

Special Education Teacher

Seeking a full-time classroom teacher to serve Middlefork School, a public therapeutic day school in Vermilion County, for students with disabilities.  The teacher would run a self-contained classroom for students who exhibit challenging with behavior regulation.  Candidate must possess Illinois Professional Educator Licensure as an LBSI teacher or hold a substitute license with intent to enroll in an LBSI program.

 

Speech-Language Pathologist

Immediate positions available for full or part-time speech-language pathologists to fill openings in rural districts in Vermilion County providing speech and language services to students age 3-21.  VASE currently employees six speech-language pathologists, so opportunities for collaboration and consultation are consistent and convenient. Professional development opportunities within and outside of the cooperative are provided at no cost to employees. Candidates must possess Illinois Professional Educator Licensure. Supervision for clinical fellows is available. Starting salary is $47,369 with a $2000 yearly stipend awarded for possession/maintenance of ASHA CCC's. Benefits include paid health insurance, sick time, and personal time. $3,000 sign-on bonus.  $1,500 retention bonus every three years.

 

Speech-Language Pathology Assistant

Immediate positions available for full or part-time speech-language pathology assistants to fill openings in rural districts in Vermilion County providing speech and language services to students age 3-21. Under supervision of a licensed speech-language pathologist, the speech-language paraprofessional assists in the screening and provision of services for students with speech-language impairments. SLPAs must complete an approved training program and be licensed by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR); no Professional Educator License is required at this time. $3,000 sign-on bonus for 3 years of promised services. $1,500 retention bonus every three years!

 

School Counselor

Immediate positions available for full or part-time school counselors to fill openings in rural districts in Vermilion County. VASE currently employees a team of twelve school counselors and social workers, so opportunities for collaboration and consultation are consistent and convenient. Professional development opportunities within and outside of the cooperative are provided at no cost to employees. Candidates must possess and Illinois Professional Educator License in School Counseling or IDFRP Licensure as an LCP or LCPC. Starting salary is $47,369 with a $2000 yearly stipend awarded for possession/maintenance of LCPC. Benefits include paid health insurance, sick time, and personal time. $3,000 sign-on bonus.  $1,500 retention bonus every three years.

 

School Psychologist

Immediate positions available for full or part-time school psychologists to fill openings in rural districts in Vermilion County. VASE currently employees a team of six school psychologists, so opportunities for collaboration and consultation are consistent and convenient. Professional development opportunities within and outside of the cooperative are provided at no cost to employees. Candidates must possess and Illinois Professional Educator License. Starting salary is $48,667 with a $2000 yearly stipend awarded for possession/maintenance of national certification. Benefits include paid health insurance, sick time, and personal time. $3,000 sign-on bonus.  $1,500 retention bonus every three years.

 

School Social Worker

Immediate positions available for full or part-time school social workers to fill openings in rural districts in Vermilion County. VASE currently employees a team of twelve school counselors and social workers, so opportunities for collaboration and consultation are consistent and convenient. Professional development opportunities within and outside of the cooperative are provided at no cost to employees. Candidates must possess and Illinois Professional Educator License in Social Work or IDFRP Licensure as an LSW or LCSW. Starting salary is $47,396 with a $2000 yearly stipend awarded for possession/maintenance of LSW or LCSW. Benefits include paid health insurance, sick time, and personal time. $3,000 sign-on bonus.  $1,500 retention bonus every three years.

 

Teacher of the Visually Impaired

The Vermilion Association for Special Education is a full or part-time Teacher for the Visually Impaired. The teacher will be working with students throughout Vermilion County. Travel is required and all mileage is reimbursed by the cooperative. $3,000 sign-on bonus for three years of promised service. $1,500 retention bonus every three years! Low student caseload.  Board paid TRS, life insurance, and health insurance. Board paid professional development available. 


Vermilion Association for Special Education
Phone: (217) 443-8273
Fax: (217) 443-0217