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Welcome to NCTE's Career Opportunities page, offering you professional opportunities in the K-college English language arts fields across the country.

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Reading Instructor (One-Year Temporary)
Riverside City College

Requires Master's degree in education with specialization in reading or teaching reading; OR Bachelor's degree in any academic discipline and twelve semester units of coursework in teaching reading and a Master's in English, literature, linguistics, applied linguistics, composition, TESL, comparative literature, or psychology; OR the equivalent & two years of successful teaching experience in the area of reading is required.

To apply, visit
Faculty Position in early literacy, with emphasis on elementary English language arts (Open Rank) The Stanford Graduate School of Education is seeking nominations and applications for a faculty member specializing in early literacy. All application materials must be submitted online.  Please submit your application on Academic Jobs Online: Questions pertaining to this position may be directed to Tanya Chamberlain, Faculty Affairs Officer, 
Azusa Pacific University seeks a Director of the Writing Center. This position administers all aspects of the Writing Center, which serves traditional undergraduate, graduate, and non-traditional students.  Duties include but are not limited to providing leadership for and coordination of writing tutoring for students across the university’s multiple campuses; structured, personalized writing instruction; and delivers presentations and workshops related to writing processes and skills.  For a complete position description and to apply please visit


SFSU Tenure-track position, English Education.  

Open Rank, English, Fall 2015.    Ph.D. specializing in English Education.
Preference given to candidates who can teach English Language Arts curriculum and methods, Y.A. literature, all levels of composition including advanced composition for teachers seeking the Single Subject Credential in English, literacy theory, graduate composition seminars with additional options in reading theory, literacy/sociolinguistics, rhetoric, and/or literature pedagogy and/or other area(s) of specialization.  For more info, click here.








District of Columbia

Teach, Learn and Grow
At Center City Public Charter Schools we believe, teach, and live Character, Excellence, and Service.  Located in Washington, DC, we believe in creating a community of lifelong learners.  Join our team as a middle school English/Language Arts Teacher for grades 6-8.  For immediate consideration, please forward your resume to
To learn more about Center City PCS visit our website at    










































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New York

Earn a $125,000 salary and join a team of master teachers at The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School, featured on the front page of the New York Times: TEP is a 480-student 5th through 8th grade middle school in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City. Learn more and apply today at


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South Carolina

Writing Center Coordinator: Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC invites applications for a part-time Writing Center Coordinator. Master’s in writing-intensive discipline required. 
To apply, submit a letter of application, CV, three letters of recommendation, and college transcripts to Dr. Jerry Alexander at by July 1, 2015.
For more information,
Presbyterian College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College seeks to hire the most qualified candidate and does not discriminate against any legally protected class.


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AP English Content Specialist
The National Math + Science Initiative is looking for an AP English Content Specialist who will be responsible for collaborating on the development of training materials and resources to promote the vision of the NMSI. The Content Specialist must have a deep knowledge of the discipline, an understanding of the vertical articulation of skills and concepts and knowledge and experience with teaching AP or Pre-AP courses.






Virginia State University invites applications for two (9-month) full-time positions in Rhetoric and Composition.  Both positions are term appointments at the Assistant Professor level, with the possibility of transitioning to tenure-track appointments.  Requirements: a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition; teaching experience at the college level is preferred.

Send a cover letter and CV to: Sheikh  Kamarah, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Languages and Literature Virginia State University


English Education Lecturer
Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia invites applications for a full-time lecturer in English and Language Arts Education beginning in August 2015. Teaching responsibility of five courses per semester includes elementary, middle, and secondary writing and grammar pedagogy courses. For more information, please see the following link:


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First-Year Composition Instructorship:  Bowling Green State University. Teach General Studies Writing Program composition courses at a university in China.  Qualifications: minimum of an MA or MFA in English with a TESOL certification or specialization or an MA in English as a Second Language or TESOL or an M.Ed in English Education with a TESOL certification by August 2015; successful experience teaching college-level academic writing; and formal training in the teaching of college-level composition.





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