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15009 Catlin Tilton Rd, Danville, IL 61834 
Phone 217-443-8273 | Fax 217-443-0217

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Middlefork School and VASE have immediate openings for paraprofessionals, special education teachers, speech-language pathologists, school counselors/social workers, and school psychologists! If you're interested in applying, see below for job requirements and benefits of working for us!

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: 

Classroom Paraprofessional

Open positions for full-time or part-time classroom paraprofessionals 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. Professional development opportunities within and outside of the cooperative are provided at no cost to employees. Candidates must possess Illinois Professional Educator Licensure endorsed as Paraprofessional. Starting wage is $16.60 per hour. Benefits include paid health insurance, sick time, and personal time.

 

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 $43,796 with a $2000 yearly stipend awarded for possession/maintenance of ASHA CCC's. Benefits include paid health insurance, sick time, and personal time.


Special Education Teacher

Permanent, full-time position for the 2022-2023 school year.  Full and part-time applicants will be considered. High School Life Skills Program for students with significant disabilities and secondary or elementary classroom for students with emotional disabilities. Professional development opportunities within and outside of the cooperative are provided at no cost to the employee. Candidates must possess Illinois Professional Educator License.  Regionally competitive salary. Benefits included paid health insurance, sick time, and personal time.

 

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 $43,796 with a $2000 yearly stipend awarded for possession/maintenance of LCPC. Benefits include paid health insurance, sick time, and personal time.

 

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 $44,996 with a $2000 yearly stipend awarded for possession/maintenance of national certification. Benefits include paid health insurance, sick time, and personal time.

 

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 $43,796 with a $2000 yearly stipend awarded for possession/maintenance of LSW or LCSW. Benefits include paid health insurance, sick time, and personal time.


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