Employment Opportunities

PARAPROFESSIONAL/AIDE 

 

Full-time position for a Paraprofessional/Aide for Franklin Jefferson Counties Special Education District #801. Submit letter application, and paraprofessional certification with IEIN (if attained).  

Apply by email or mail to:

 

Jera Pieper, Director of Special Education

Franklin and Jefferson Special Education District #801

409 East Park Street, Benton, IL 62812

jpieper@fjsped.org

Office:  618-439-7231

SPECIAL EDUCATION (LBS1) TEACHER

 

Full-time position for a Special Education Teacher for Franklin Jefferson Counties Special Education District #801. FJSPED Special Education teachers work in specialized programs for students with disabilities.  Special Education create individualized learning plans and activities for students at the appropriate developmental level utilizing a variety of instructional and behavioral techniques. Special education teachers are responsible for completing necessary information for IEP’s and for managing paraprofessionals within their classroom. Must have proper Illinois certification/license, or ability to obtain emergency certification. Mentors are available for consultation and training.

 

Send application and resume by email or mail to:

 

Jera Pieper, Director of Special Education

Franklin and Jefferson Special Education District #801

409 East Park Street, Benton, IL 62812

jpieper@fjsped.org

Office Phone:  618-439-7231

SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST

 

Permanent School Psychology position open on the FJSPED School Psychology team. School Psychologists at FJSPED work collaboratively with school staff and parents to assess student skills, develop and implement interventions, and improve multi-tiered systems of support for struggling students from ages pre-k to 21.  School Psychologists consult with school staff on behavior, academic, and social emotional interventions and data collection.  The School Psychology team participates in a multitude of learning opportunities and professional development throughout each school year, often including attending NASP Conferences, ISPA Conferences, Special Education Law workshops, Behavior Modification workshops, Trauma workshops, and more. Opportunity to join the Behavior Team exists.  

Illinois School Psychology Professional Educator License or coursework towards license is required.

  • Competitive Salary and Benefits
  • Begin August 2020.

Send application and resume by email or mail to:

 

Jera Pieper, Director of Special Education

Franklin and Jefferson Special Education District #801

409 East Park Street, Benton, IL 62812

jpieper@fjsped.org

Office Phone:  618-439-7231

SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST INTERNSHIP

 

School Psychology Interns at FJSPED gain knowledge and independence working collaboratively with school staff and parents to support students with disabilities. Essential duties of a School Psychologist Intern include assessment, intervention, consultation, collaboration and data-based decision-making. Interns work within multi-tiered systems of support leading to a continuum of services for students.

Interns gain valuable real world experience in collaboration with experienced School Psychologists and other educational experts in a concerted effort to provide students the services they need to thrive, utilizing culturally competent approaches to service provision and engaging in ethical professional practice.

Send application and resume by email or mail to:

 

Jera Pieper, Director of Special Education

Franklin and Jefferson Special Education District #801

409 East Park Street, Benton, IL 62812

jpieper@fjsped.org

Office Phone:  618-439-7231

TEACHER OF VISUALLY IMPAIRED

 

Full-time position for a Teacher of the Visually Impaired for Franklin Jefferson Counties Special Education District #801. FJSPED is looking to hire a reliable and independent individual responsible for vision assessments, braille instruction, assistive technology, consultation to schools, families and other service providers. The TVI provides Direct instruction to students from birth through high school with and without additional disabilities and is able to collaborate with other TVI Specialists at FJSPED. Dually Certified TVI/O&M employees would also provide O&M lessons to students.  

Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree as a Teacher of the Visually Impaired preferred or in process.  The Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL) can be acquired soon after employment. A dual licensure/certification as a TVI and Orientation and Mobility Specialist is also accepted. Must have proper Illinois certification/license, or in process to obtain license in IL.

  • Competitive Salary and Benefits
  • Begin August 2020.

Send application and resume by email or mail to:

 

Jera Pieper, Director of Special Education

Franklin and Jefferson Special Education District #801

409 East Park Street, Benton, IL 62812

jpieper@fjsped.org

Office Phone:  618-439-7231

SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST 

 

Full-time position for a Speech/Language Pathologist for Franklin Jefferson Counties Special Education District #801. SLP’s provide itinerant or instructional speech/language services within a school setting. SLP’s provide screenings and appropriate evaluations to determine eligibility of students for speech/language therapy services in accordance with district policy, state, and federal rules and regulations.  Must have proper Illinois certification/license.

  • Competitive Salary and Benefits

Send application and resume by email or mail to:

 

Jera Pieper, Director of Special Education

Franklin and Jefferson Special Education District #801

409 East Park Street, Benton, IL 62812

jpieper@fjsped.org

Office Phone:  618-439-7231

SUPERVISOR (Position Closed)

 

FJSPED is looking for a is looking to hire a reliable and independent individual responsible for supervising and coordinate activities of FJSPED classroom staff, related service providers, and itinerant personnel. Supervisors evaluate FJSPED staff, and serve as Director’s Designee for annual review conferences, re-evaluations, initial eligibility meetings, manifestation determinations, and more for students in member school districts and programs. Supervisors coordinate special duties as assigned to area, such as ChildFind, audiologicals, transition, etc. in an organized and timely manner. Supervisors provide technical assistance to teachers regarding planning, writing, and managing IEPs, writing transition plans and summary of performance, and drafting behavior management plans.

Must possess or qualify for ISBE General Administrative License (Former Type 75), LBS1 or Special Education background preferred. 

  • Position begins July 2020.

Send application and resume by email or mail to:

 

Jera Pieper, Director of Special Education

Franklin and Jefferson Special Education District #801

409 East Park Street, Benton, IL 62812

jpieper@fjsped.org

Office Phone:  618-439-7231