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Employment and Internships

Join the Hammitt School Team - click here to apply! 

You can be part of a special team dedicated to helping children and strengthening the community. Hammitt School is a premier special education facility serving 40 school districts throughout Illinois.

Hammitt School is expanding to meet the growing needs of the community. We are actively hiring Special Education Teachers, Special Education Teaching Assistants, Program Assistants, and Individual Student Aids.  As a part of the Hammitt family, your comprehensive benefits package would include:

  • Competitive year-round salary
  • Medical, vision, dental, life, and disability insurance 
  • 403(b) retirement plan 
  • Small class size (always under 10 students)
  • Mentoring program, ongoing training, and professional development
  • School day hours and schedule 
  • Generous classroom budget and extended daily prep time
  • Tuition reimbursement 
  • Year-round IEPs
  • Direct supervisory support and training
  • Onsite support specialists and self-care practices 
  • Multidisciplinary team approach for each student (nurses, family advocates, vocational trainers, counselors, therapeutic and clinical support, behavioral specialists) 
  • A positive team environment and meaningful work 

CLICK HERE to explore opportunities and apply today! 

Join the Child, Family, and Community Services Team - click here to apply! 

The Baby Fold is a leader in trauma-informed practices. Our staff create a personal plan for each family to address their current situation and lead them to independent success in the future. As a member of our team, your benefits include medical, dental, vision, tuition reimbursement, 403B retirement plans with matching plans, unique opportunities for high levels of professional training, meaningful work, collaborative team culture, health club discounts, paid vacation time, paid sick time, paid personal time, and paid agency holidays.

We are actively hiring:

  • Post-Adoption Services Supervisor
  • Family Therapists
  • Caseworkers

NEW! CLICK HERE to learn more about our new Attachment and Trauma Fellowship and Certification Program.

CLICK HERE to explore opportunities and apply today! 

Contact Us

CLICK HERE to browse positions and apply online. 

Or, contact our friendly Human Resources team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (309) 454-1770

The Baby Fold
108 E. Willow St.,  Normal, IL 61761
Phone: (309) 454-1770
Fax: (309) 451-7289

CLICK HERE to learn more about The Baby Fold.


“It’s so rewarding to work for The Baby Fold. You are truly helping people every day.”

“I’ve learned so much from the experts on staff. This place is amazing, I’m so glad to be a part of this agency.”

“Hammitt School does transformational work with children that the public schools can’t reach. It’s a special place filled with special people. Best decision I ever made to be a part of this!”

Equal Opportunity Employer 

The Baby Fold ensures equal employment opportunity without discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, military status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. The Baby Fold is a drug-free workplace.