Reduction in Force

Job search sites

  • District Job Board – In an effort to assist laid-off colleagues in their job search, the IEA has created links to education jobs throughout Illinois.
  • Illinois Education Job Bank – Here you can see a listing of vacant teaching, school service personnel and administrative positions throughout Illinois.
  • K12 Jobspot – Job seekers can search a broad database of employment opportunities thoroughly and efficiently, based on geography, school district, and type of position.
  •, and – Are all spots where you can find education-related jobs nationwide.
  • TIE Online – Is the place to go if you’re interested in broadening your search to international teaching positions.

NEA Member Benefits assistance

In recognition that RIFs similar to those that have happened in Illinois have happened across the country, NEA Member Benefits also has put together several resources on it’s special Member Assistance page on The page also includes a downloadable brochure with summary information about assistance options. You will find job search services, financial counseling, mortgage assistance programs, credit card and insurance payment options, retirement savings waivers and other information. In addition, NEA MB will continue to update the page as it finds more useful information.