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:

Science Specialist

Position Type:

Full-Time, 240 Day Contract

Job Description:

  • Created and lead professional development in all areas of science for K-12th grade.
  • Create and lead online professional development
  • Coordinate science 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
  • Three or more years experience teaching middle or secondary level science
  • Experience in adult learning situations and team problem solving
  • Have knowledge of research and effective practices in the areas of science development, instruction, assessment, and professional development.
  • Positive atmosphere promotion
  • Provide on-site technical assistance, model best practices, observe and coach teachers, support school districts curriculum, professional development, and leadership development

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


Early Childhood Program Employment:


The Early Childhood Program has an opening for a Speech-Language Pathologist beginning in August.   Be part of a multidisciplinary team with public school benefits.  Responsibilities include administering assessments and providing direct instruction to children 3-5 years old. Arkansas Department of Education certification required.

Send resume to :  Colleen DeVore – cmick@starfishnw.org


The Early Childhood Program has an opening for a paraprofessional to work with students with special needs in a preschool setting.  Work hours are usually from about 8 – 1, Monday through Friday.  Candidates must be dependable, patient, and follow instruction well.  Responsibilities include implementing instructional strategies and assisting students to become independent in their inclusive setting.   Paraprofessional training certification is recommended but not required.

Send resume to:  Colleen DeVore – cmick@starfishnw.org

Part-Time Occupational Therapist & Physical Therapist

Needed for Washington, Benton, and/or Madison Counties

Position Type:


Special Education Teacher

Needed for Washington, Benton, and/or Madison Counties

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Candidate must be certified to teach special education.

Position Type:

Sign Language Interpreter

Needed in Benton County area




Send Resumes To:

Colleen DeVore:


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