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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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Brophy College Preparatory, Arizona’s only Catholic, Jesuit high school, is currently seeking a dynamic teacher of English for a full-time opening beginning in August of 2015. Preference will be given to applicants who have the education, background, and experience to instruct students in a variety of levels and courses within the English Department.   Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to Bob Ryan, Principal:






English Instructor (tenure-track)
Riverside Community College District

Education: Master's degree in English, literature, comparative literature, or composition; OR bachelor's degree in any of the above AND master's degree in linguistics, TESL, speech, education with a specialization in reading, creative writing, or journalism; OR the equivalent. 

Two years teaching English at a community college or baccalaureate-level institution is required.  

For full description and to apply, visit



Job Announcement: Director Bay Area Writing Project (UC Berkeley)
Recruitment Period:  Open January 26, 2015 through March 2, 2015
The Graduate School of Education (GSE), University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a Director of the Bay Area Writing Project (BAWP) (50%) and Lecturer in the GSE’s Language, Literacy and Culture (LLC) Area (50%) with an expected start date of July 1, 2015.
For more information:

Azusa Pacific University seeks an Executive Director of Writing Programs.

This position serves as a writing program administrator who oversees the development, management, and supervision of writing programs for undergraduate, graduate, and professional students.  Duties include initiating faculty development programs to improve writing pedagogy and establishing and assessing writing outcomes across the curriculum. For a complete position description and to apply please visit

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.


Associate Director for Writing at Sixth College
Sixth College, at UC San Diego, is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.  Sixth College (, the newest of the six undergraduate colleges at UC San Diego seeks an outstanding educator for the position of Writing Director / Academic Coordinator, who will also serve as Associate Director in the Culture, Art, and Technology program at the college.








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The Department of English at Spelman College invites applications for the position of Professor of Rhetoric/Composition at the rank of Assistant (tenure-track) or Associate professor [job code TF0612] to begin August 2015.  Qualifications:  Rhetoric and Composition PhD, specializations in one or more of the following areas:  African-American Rhetoric, Multimedia Literacies, or Writing Across the Curriculum.  

Deadline:  February 20.

To apply click here.








Adjunct Teaching Faculty - Accelerating Opportunity Support
Elgin Community College, Elgin, Illinois, United States, 60123
Apply link: 

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 American Institutes for Research (AIR) are currently seeking a full-time Senior School Turnaround Consultant (ID: 8275) who will work full-time in Chicago, IL. He or she will be responsible for capacity-building, assessment, relationship management, and project management. Requires a master’s degree in education or equivalent experience and a minimum of 5 years’ experience leading school turnaround efforts. For more information, please visit





















Position beginning fall 2015 in English education to teach methods theory/practice as well as undergraduate/graduate courses in teaching of language/literature.  Program NCTE/NCATE nationally recognized.  Preference given to ABD/Ph.D. candidates with experience/licensure in high school teaching and NCTE assessment.  Interests may include creative writing, grammar/linguistics, literary theory and medieval literature. Information/application available at  Review will begin March 1, 2015, and continue until filled.  William Carey University, Hattiesburg, MS 39401.  









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New York

Job ID # 12425 Instructor or Assistant Professor – Academic Literacy

Queensborough Community College/CUNY is seeking to fill a position at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor – Academic Literacy. For information, please visit:   EO/AA Employer.

The Department of Liberal Studies at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf is now accepting applications for open faculty (tenure-track) positions:

Requisition Number: 1528BR.
Requisition Number 1529BR.
Requisition Number 1530BR.

All positions will require:
• Ability to communicate effectively in American Sign Language.
• Evidence of scholarly activity and productivity in the field.

To view the full job descriptions go to:

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Assistant Professor, Composition Studies

The Department of English invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level, beginning August 2015. We seek a teacher-scholar in the field of Composition Studies who presents the strongest combination of qualifications in terms of research and publications, teaching, and professional involvement. Review of applications begins November 15, 2014.  Visit for a full description and to apply. IUP is an equal opportunity employer M/F/H/V. 


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Virgin Islands

University of the Virgin Islands
Instructor or Assistant Professor

Location: St. Croix
Job Code: 0600560/320158

Teach a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester in reading and composition in the freshman basic skills program. Additionally, the appointee will be expected to carry out other normal faculty responsibilities including committee assignments, student advisement and other duties assigned.

For more information and to apply, visit





West Virginia







For full-time high school teachers of English and World Literature: 
The Indiana University East Asian Studies Center is pleased to announce that applications for 2015 NCTA Teaching East Asian Literature in the High School Workshop is now available at
During the workshop, professors and experts will lead discussions of the literature and history of East Asia. 
Participants will receive lodging, materials, and a $300 resource grant.
Apply by March 9, 2015.


Ming Der Senior High School (Taichung, Taiwan).  School website:
Position: ESL Instructor/Secondary Teachers. 
Salary Package: 
- Monthly salary $2300 and above.  (First Year). 
-Paid summer and winter breaks.
- Round-trip airline ticket. 
-Living accommodation for the Employee.  
Application Process : E-mail your resume to

Assistant/Associate/Full Professors
Department of English and Writing Studies
University College • Zayed University • Abu Dhabi and Dubai
August 2015/January 2016

The Department of English and Writing Studies at Zayed university is seeking faculty who will be able to contribute to the English composition and writing-in-the-disciplines curriculum.  The successful candidate must have a Terminal degree in Rhetoric and Composition, Applied Linguistics, TESOL or a related field, relevant baccalaureate-level teaching experience and active research interests. Details

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.

Northwestern University in Qatar 

Northwestern University’s first international campus, Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q), invites applications for a staff appointment in Academic Affairs as the Undergraduate Writing Administrator.  The position will begin in August 2015.  
To apply, please go to Click on External Applicants, use keyword Qatar and click on the job title. 

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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