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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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4/18/2017 - 5/18/2017

Writing Center Professional (Student Services Professional III), OUGS, Academic Programs

California State University San Marcos 

Minimum Qualifications include:

• Master's degree in writing, rhetoric, composition or related field plus three years of progressively responsible work experience as a student service provider in a higher education setting, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

For assurance of full consideration, applications/supporting materials should be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on April 26, 2017. For full description/apply, visit:



3/22/2017 - 4/22/2017

High School English Teacher

Chaminade College Preparatory

Chaminade College Preparatory is an independent co-educational Catholic middle school and high school located in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles.  Grounded in our Marianist values, Chaminade prides itself on its excellent faculty and outstanding students and families.  We are looking for a teacher who can teach college prep, honors, or AP literature or composition course in grades 9-12.

Apply online at



3/20/2017 - 4/20/2017

English Teacher, Middle Grades

MIT Academy, a successful charter for 18 years, serves 900 grade 6-12 students in an exciting, high-expectations, intervention-rich environment in the San Francisco Bay Area. With PLC’s leading instruction, MIT shatters urban stereotypes and provides a dynamic environment where students perform significantly above statewide averages. Join the team that is making a difference in cutting-edge education. Creative and collaborative English teachers should apply at:




3/21/2017 - 4/21/2017

The College Board - Assessment Specialist or Senior Assessment Specialist of ELA/Literacy who will join the Writing and Language team of our growing Assessment Design and Development division to assist in the development of current and new assessments and related products that support significant segments of the organization. Preferred location is at our Iowa City office, applicants who are local to our NY City office will be considered. Equal Opportunity Employer Apply Here: PI97238328


District of Columbia
























4/5/2017 - 5/5/2017

Lecturer position in Technical Communication

The Program in Technical Communication in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan seeks a Lecturer I to join us beginning in the fall term of 2017. For a full description and application instructions please visit:






3/22/2017 - 4/22/2017

Director of Writing & Multimodal Composition

The successful candidate will serve as a member of the English program faculty and a writing program administrator in a leadership role overseeing development, integration of technology, and supervision for the writing program. Duties include initiating faculty development programs to improve writing pedagogy, especially in the use of technology; establishing and assessing writing outcomes across the curriculum; and serving on committees to represent the writing programs.To apply:






New Hampshire

4/19/2017 - 5/19/2017

Freelance Item Writing Opportunities – English, Language Arts (Reading, Writing)

Measured Progress is searching for highly qualified, freelance item writers to develop test items for large-scale, customized assessment programs, alternate assessments, performance tasks, and formative item banks that cover all grades K-12. Freelance item writers work off-site and are usually paid on a per-item basis.  Please visit:  for full job description, and to directly apply.

New Jersey


New Mexico

New York


3/23/2017 - 4/23/2017

Manhattan High School for Girls

Manhattan High School for Girls is an independent parochial school that serves 200 dynamic and driven 9 – 12th grade students. We are seeking bright and talented teachers starting 8/31/17 for English Literature, Public Speaking, Creative Writing, Poetry and/or Drama courses to join an exceptional department committed to collaboration, pedagogical innovation, and teaching excellence. Master’s degree in related subject is required. Positions offer competitive compensation. Please send resume to:

North Carolina

North Dakota




4/3/2017 - 5/3/2017

Assistant Professor of English

Ohio State Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI) located in Wooster, OH, is accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure track faculty position in English. The candidate will also serve as Area Coordinator for the English/Writing Program Administrator.

For full description and how to apply, please visit  Job Opening Number 426641

Review of applicants will begin on April 22, 2017






3/23/2017 - 4/23/2017

Central Oregon Community College is looking for a full-time temporary Instructor of English who will teach at campuses in Redmond, Madras, and Prineville. Teaching load on our quarter system is approximately 4/4/3 and includes developmental literacy, first year composition, and some literature or creative writing courses. Application materials due 4/2/17; interviews will take place in May. Salary range: $43,347 - $46,587. For details, see:




Puerto Rico


Rhode Island


South Carolina

South Dakota





3/27/2017 - 4/27/2017

The Center for the Academic Development of Student-Athletes (ADSA) at Southern Methodist University is seeking a Writing Specialist to provide at-risk student athletes with the writing instruction needed to succeed at every level of the university curriculum. This is an 11 month position.


Apply:  For a full job description and to apply visit See Working at SMU. Click on Staff Careers.

SMU is AA/EO employer.


3/7/2017 -4/7/2017 (6/8/2017)

The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) Department of English seeks applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of English Education, beginning September 1, 2017. Primary responsibilities will be in undergraduate English Education and in the Master of Arts in Teaching in English.  Desired specialties include one or more of the following: children’s or young adult literature; K-12 composition methods, multimodal literacy; and literacy and assessment. National Writing Project experience is desirable but not required.To apply they can contact to the email







Virgin Islands



West Virginia


4/3/2017 - 4/26/2017

Assistant Professor of English Education

Marshall University’s Department of English seeks a tenure-track assistant professor with a specialty in English education to begin August 2017. Primary responsibilities are teaching two methods courses for pre-service teachers—approaches to teaching writing and approaches to teaching literature. Desired sub-specialties include one or more of the following areas: young adult literature, digital literacies, and pedagogies of social justice. To apply, visit Applications received by 24 April receive priority.







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