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 fill out an application and send a resume to ccudney@starfishnw.org or missy.hixson@starfishnw.org. The Northwest Arkansas Education Service Cooperative is an equal opportunity employer.

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


Job Requirements:

  • Reports to the Director of NWAESC
  • Clean, dust, and wipe furniture: sweep, mop, and/or vacuum floors: empty/clean wastebaskets, and trash containers; clean restrooms, refill restroom dispensers; replace light bulbs, clean window sills, clean interior windows.
  • Clean and sanitize restrooms/ bathrooms using established practices and procedures, follow all labels and using all cleaning products as directed and labeled
  • Assist with setup of facilities to accommodate meetings, activities, and events.
  • Use and maintain all equipment and tools per manufacturer instructions, co-op policies, and procedures.
  • Lock and unlock building as assigned, secure building procedures, report any unauthorized occupants.
  • Perform activities as assigned by supervisor, including but not limited to: snow removal, removal of debris from walkways; move furniture, equipment, and supplies needed.
  • Have essential physical and mental capabilities in the following: interpersonal skills; attention to detail; follow directions; comprehension of instruction; organization; basic reading, writing, and speaking; lifting and pushing required.

Contact Information

Charles Cudney, Director

4 N Double Springs Rd.

Farmington, AR 72730

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: Full-Time


Sign Language Interpreter

Needed in Benton County area



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