Employment Opportunities

The Northwest Arkansas Education Services Cooperative is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Interested parties should send a resume to ccudney@starfishnw.org or msanders@starfishnw.org. The Northwest Arkansas Education Service Cooperative is an equal opportunity employer.

Northwest Education Service Cooperative is seeking applications for the position of:

Assistant Director / Teacher Center Coordinator

Position Type:

Full-Time

Job Description:

  • Supervise Content Specialists
  • Create, schedule, and oversee professional development sessions
  • Lead Teacher Center Advisory Committee
  • Manage budgets tied to the Teacher Center and professional development
  • Communicate effectively with educators, community and business leaders, higher education, not-for-profits/foundations, etc.
  • Assist with administrative duties of the NW Arkansas Education Service Cooperative
  • Lead job-a-like study groups of area educators

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree Preferred
  • Team building skills
  • Positive atmosphere promotion
  • Positive communication and people skills
  • Professional development provider
  • Curriculum development
  • Knowledge of instructional best practices
  • Grant writing and administration

Gifted and Talented Specialist

Position Type:

Full-Time, 190 Day Contract

Job Description:

  • Assist school districts in meeting state stands for Gifted and Talented Education and Advanced Placement
  • Assist local districts in preparing for monitoring visits
  • Conduct and/or facilitate professional development for gifted education
  • Provide assistance to school in program planning and implementation
  • Incorporate best practices in gifted education, instructional management, and supervision
  • Serve as liaison to the Arkansas Department of Education
  • Participate in state meetings and activities related to gifted education
  • Support AGATE and AAGEA

 

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • 10 years relevant experience preferred
  • Lead, organize, and manage a number of academic competitions for Co-op member schools
  • Positive atmosphere promotion
  • Positive communication and people skills
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team
  • Knowledge and understanding of gifted educational best practices

Literacy Specialist

Position Type:

Full-Time, 240 Day Contract

Job Description:

  • Created and lead professional development in all areas of literacy for K-12th grade, with an emphasis on K-8.
  • Create and lead online professional development
  • Coordinate literacy learning among multiple school districts
  • Coordinate with AR Department of Education on various initiatives- including frequent overnight travel to Little Rock
  • Maintain accurate records, including managing budget

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum 3 years classroom experience
  • At least 10 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Instructional facilitator/coach experience preferred
  • Ability to positively lead
  • Ability to facilitate adult learning
  • Positive atmosphere promotion
  • knowledge and understanding of curriculum development and instructional best practices in literacy

Inquiries and/or a Resume’ may be sent to Dr. Charles Cudney at ccudney@starfishnw.org

 

Early Childhood Program Employment:

Part-Time Occupational Therapist & Physical Therapist

Needed for Washington, Benton, and/or Madison Counties

Position Type:

Part-Time

Special Education Teacher

Needed for Washington, Benton, and/or Madison Counties

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Candidate must be certified to teach special education.

Position Type:
Full-Time

Sign Language Interpreter

Needed in Benton County area

Part-Time

 

Contact:

Send Resumes To:

Colleen DeVore:

cmick@starfishnw.org

Unless otherwise instructed, individuals interested in positions posted on this web site should send their resume to the mailing address listed below:

NWAESC – Employment
4 North Double Springs Road
Farmington, AR. 72730