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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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Henderson State University is seeking a Lecturer in English. One-year appointment beginning Fall 2015. Description: Teaching responsibilities include five classes per semester, primarily or entirely Freshman Composition. Complete job description. Contact: Dr. Beth Maxfield,


New Community Jewish High School is seeking a dynamic English teacher to work in a values-based institution with students of varying academic abilities in grades 9-12 for school year 2015-2016. In addition to teaching a full-time load of four-five classes, the person who fills this position will be expected to participate in the school community as an advisor, mentor, and chaperone in various capacities.  For more information go to  


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.








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District 219 is in search of a highly motivated English Language Arts – English, Social Studies and Reading (Humanities) curricular leader to guide an expert faculty towards an articulated K-12 guaranteed and viable curriculum that ensures every student is college and career ready. The ideal candidate would be an elementary curricular leader with administrative experience in either an elementary or secondary school setting. For a detailed job description please visit us at


Adjunct Teaching Faculty - Accelerating Opportunity Support
Elgin Community College, Elgin, Illinois, United States, 60123
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Function: Adjunct teaching faculty instruct students and evaluate their progress to facilitate students in attaining their educational goals. AO faculty will teach AO support courses to students participating in the AO program under the Adult Basic Education Department.















The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville, MD is seeking candidates to fill the position of Middle/High School English Teacher for the 2015-2016 academic year. 

The ideal candidate will have a record of highly successful experience in the teaching of literature, writing, critical thinking and 21st century skills. To view the full ad and apply, visit  Job Code EN800. EOE


Worcester Academy is in the midst of an ambitious teaching and learning initiative. We are seeking a creative and collaborative English teacher who will embrace the joys and challenges of working primarily with a range of Upper School students within an innovative and supportive environment.

Interested candidates, please e-mail a cover letter of interest and resume to Mr. Ronald Cino, Head of School, at

Lecturer on Education 

Master Teacher in Residence (English)
Harvard Teacher Fellows program
Harvard Graduate School of Education
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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center at Boston College has an opening for an Associate Research Director in PIRLS (Progress in International Reading Literacy Study). With more than 60 countries participating, PIRLS is the most comprehensive and widely respected international reading achievement assessment at the primary grades. This position is responsible for managing all aspects of the PIRLS international assessment program, including PIRLS Literacy and ePIRLS. 
To apply, please visit















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Earn a $125,000 salary and join a team of master teachers at The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School, recently 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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Pacific University (Oregon) invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor-English beginning August 2015. MFA/PhD required with experience teaching composition at college level. Six courses annually including composition, first-year seminar, and creative writing/literature. Pacific University is an equal opportunity employer.  Details at
Application review begins April 20. Submit letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, sample of recent student evaluations, sample expository writing syllabus, and two letters of reference to PDF submissions preferred. 


ESL/English Instructor (Reg FT 10 month, with benefits)

Community College of Allegheny County

Master's degree in English, Linguistics, Composition, Rhetoric or Literature OR an undergraduate degree in English with Masters in related field including at least 18 credits in English Literature, Composition, Literary Theory or Writing. Some relevant teaching experience is required. 

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One-Year Composition Instructorship: 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 by August 2015.  BGSU is an AA/EEO/Vet employer. Final candidate(s) are required to authorize and pass a background investigation prior to an offer of employment. For full description and to apply, visit:


The American School of Bombay located in Mumbai, India is currently accepting applications for the Middle and High School Literacy Coach position. We seek educators who believe that children are the center of the educational experience, have a deep and professional understanding of teaching and learning and are true collaborators. 

Interested candidates can apply by emailing a cover letter, resume and references with contact details in a single PDF file to Human Resources.

Passionate, dedicated teachers needed to teach English in South Korea. Hiring for 2015 public school positions and private academy positions for elementary and middle school. One year contract includes 2 to 4 weeks paid vacation, medical insurance, and 12 paid holidays. Average salary is $30,000 per year. Housing accommodations and airfare to and from Korea provided by employer. Immediate openings through July 2015. Please e-mail resume to or submit online at



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