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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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Alabama

Auburn University at Montgomery – Assistant/Associate Professor of Reading Education – position beginning August 2016

Candidates must hold a terminal degree in Reading Education or equivalent. Minimum three years of K-6 teaching experience required. Successful candidate will be responsible for teaching courses such as literacy methods in elementary and early childhood education, curriculum and teaching reading, reading assessment and intervention, and content area literacy. Faculty member may also supervise interns and practicum students.  Apply at https://www.jobs.aum.edu/postings/1968

 

Alaska

 

Arizona

 

Arkansas

Position: High School English Teacher, 2016-17
Organization: KIPP Delta Public Schools
Founded in 2002, KIPP Delta Public Schools aspires to lead high-performing college preparatory schools in the Arkansas Delta. With a mission to empower students from underserved communities to pursue a college education, 99% of our high school graduates have been accepted to college and 79% have graduated or are persisting in college.
Location: Blytheville, Arkansas
To Apply: http://kippcareers.force.com/JobDetail?id=a0Xd0000006UdKiEAK&site=Delta
More Information: http://kippdelta.org/
 
Position: Middle School Guided Reading Teacher, 2016-17
Organization: KIPP Delta Public Schools
Founded in 2002, KIPP Delta Public Schools aspires to lead high-performing college preparatory schools in the Arkansas Delta. With a mission to empower students from underserved communities to pursue a college education, 99% of our high school graduates have been accepted to college and 79% have graduated or are persisting in college.
Location: Forrest City, Arkansas
To Apply: http://kippcareers.force.com/JobDetail?id=a0Xd0000006UdLWEA0&site=Delta
More Information: http://kippdelta.org/
 
Position: Middle School Guided Reading Teacher, 2016-17
Organization: KIPP Delta Public Schools
Founded in 2002, KIPP Delta Public Schools aspires to lead high-performing college preparatory schools in the Arkansas Delta. With a mission to empower students from underserved communities to pursue a college education, 99% of our high school graduates have been accepted to college and 79% have graduated or are persisting in college.
Location: Helena, Arkansas
To Apply: http://kippcareers.force.com/JobDetail?id=a0Xd0000006mU1SEAU&site=Delta
More Information: http://kippdelta.org/

California

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.

Send resume and cover letter to resumes@chaminade.org

 

Azusa Pacific University is seeking applications for the Director of the Writing Center. This is an Academic Administrator position that administers all aspects of the Writing Center, which serves traditional undergraduate, graduate, and non-traditional students. Among other responsibilities the director provides leadership for and coordination of writing tutoring for students across the university’s multiple campuses. For the full description and to apply please visit http://www.apu.edu/cp/employment/.

 

The College Writing Programs at the University of California, Berkeley seeks
applications for an Academic Coordinator II in the area of composition studies, at
percent 100% time, with an expected start date of July 1, 2016. For details, see
https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01051

 

Temporary Lecturer, Basic Writing Program (BWP), University of California, San Diego We are seeking applicants for temporary lecturer position(s) in Basic Writing (basicwriting.ucsd.edu). Appointment(s) may be part-time, full-time, quarterly or annual, with the possibility of renewal contingent on performance and funding availability. Positions available beginning the 2016/2017 academic year. For more information and to apply: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01035.

 

Visiting Professor of English Education 
The Department of English at Sonoma State University (Rohnert Park, CA) seeks one year visiting professor in English Education (Job #104130).  Primary responsibilities include teaching 3 courses per semester in EE or closely related areas at the undergraduate level.   Ph.D. in English Ed or related area; ABD considered.  Expertise in composition/rhetoric, digital literacies or teacher education desirable.  Experience teaching secondary English preferred.   For more information:  http://www.sonoma.edu/aa/fa/prospective/visiting_professor.html
 

Lecturer Pool

The College Writing Programs at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses in the College Writing Programs should an opening arise. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed until the pool closes on November 30, 2017. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the department. For details, see https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00925

 

California State University Channel Islands- Assistant Professor of English:

The English Program at CI invites applications for an Assistant Professor to direct the composition program, including participation in Directed Self Placement, holistic scoring, program assessment, and syllabus preparation, as well as working with the English chair to schedule classes and assist in the review of composition faculty.  

For more information and to apply online please visit our website at: www.csucifacultyjobs.com.  Application review begins on 9/2/2015.

 

 

Connecticut

 

Delaware

 

District of Columbia

Chief Program Officer 
RIF has an exciting opportunity for a Chief Program Officer who is the thought leader for children’s literacy for the organization, responsible for building and providing executive-level leadership to the department, and serving as the subject matter expert to many diverse audiences via various forms of media.  

For full job posting, applicants please click on this link to review and apply: http://bitly.com/RIF-CPO
RIF is an equal opportunity employer. 

 

Florida

Position:  Middle School English Teacher, 2016-2017
Organization:  Osceola Middle School, Okeechobee (FL)
Osceola Middle School is a rural, comprehensive public school located a mile north of Lake Okeechobee. We serve 700 students in grades 6-8. Our demographics are 51% white, 35% Hispanic, 8% African-American and a small population of Native American, Asian and Multiracial students. Our school has wireless capabilities throughout and we are 1:1. 
To Apply:  https://skybus.okee.k12.fl.us/scripts/wsisa.dll/WService=wsFin/rapplmnu03.w.
More Information:  downings@okee.k12.fl.us
          

Georgia

GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY 
Department of Writing and Linguistics
Lecturer, Search 67344

A non-tenure track position is available in our strong, independent department. 
Screening begins December 1, 2015. Starting date is August 1, 2016. A complete application consists of letter addressing qualifications; curriculum vitae;  statement of teaching philosophy; three letters of recommendation;  names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of those  writing the letters of recommendation. Only complete applications submitted electronically will be considered.
http://class.georgiasouthern.edu/facstaff/employment/

Tenure-Track Writing Assessment
Georgia Southern University is accepting applications for an Assistant Professor of Writing Assessment, beginning August 2016.  The ideal candidate will show evidence of teaching excellence in college-level writing, Peer-reviewed publications, in the area of writing assessment. Experience with technologies common to the field of composition/rhetoric.  Evidence of engaged student learning, arising from pedagogical practice informed by the scholarship of the profession.  
Full job information can be found here: http://class.georgiasouthern.edu/facstaff/employment/  search 6734.

Tenure-Track Professional and Technical Writing
Georgia Southern University (GA) is accepting applications for an Assistant Professor of Writing and Linguistics, Professional and Technical Writing, beginning August 2016.  The ideal candidate will contribute to the growth and development of the Professional and Technical Writing area and the online Bachelor of General Studies program, along with other Department programs and activities (which may include First-Year Writing). Full job information can be found here: http://class.georgiasouthern.edu/facstaff/employment/  search 67325.

 

Hawaii

 

Idaho

 

Illinois


Indiana


Full-Time Instructor, Professional Writing or Writing Studies,
start Fall 2016.  Ph.D. preferred. Teaching load 4-4 in First Year Seminar and Professional Writing and Rhetoric. Attractive expertise or interest: rhetorics of underrepresented groups, rhetorics of sex and gender, advocacy, or Web-based writing.  Send letter, vitae, professional references with contact information to Carol Reeves, Butler University, Department of English creeves@butler.edu

Application deadline:  March 5.

Butler University, an EEO/AA employer, welcomes applications from women and historically under-represented groups. 

 

Iowa

 

Kansas

 

Kentucky

  

Louisiana

 

Maine

 

Maryland


Massachusetts

Intermediate/Middle School Literacy Trainer
Lesley University’s Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative is looking for an experienced practitioner to join our team as an intermediate/middle school literacy trainer effective immediately. This is an exciting growth opportunity for an individual committed to authentic literacy and supporting teacher development. To see a job description and learn more about applying for this position, please use the following link.
https://lesley.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=73764

Michigan

Assistant Professor of Reading/Language Arts and Literacy
School of Education and Human Services
Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan

Effective: August 15, 2016
Position Number: 990979
To apply, please go to http://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/6153 for the on-line application.
The Department of Reading and Language Arts seeks a tenure track Assistant Professor whose area of expertise is literacy education, especially reading foundations and comprehension, children’s literature, and the role of culture and language in literacy development. 
For information, contact pavonett@oakland.edu
 

James Madison College, a residential college at Michigan State University, invites applications for a tenure-stream position in its Humanities, Culture, and Writing program. We seek an Assistant Professor with demonstrated success teaching first year writing, preferably in courses that integrate writing instruction with intellectually challenging content. Applicants can see entire description and apply online at www.jobs.msu.edu (posting #1800). 

Minnesota

Parnassus Preparatory School, a K-12 classical public charter school in the suburbs of Minneapolis, Minnesota, is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic scholar to teach middle and/or high school English in our Schools of Logic and Rhetoric. The ideal candidate would have a passion for great literature, exemplary written communication skills, and a commitment to academic rigor and excellence.  For more information, visit www.parnassusprep.com/careers.aspx or contact Ms. Richardson, Director of Human Resources, at contact@parnassusprep.com.

 

AUGSBURG COLLEGE
Assistant Professor of Education (Elementary Literacy Education)
Tenure-Track Position

Augsburg College’s Education Department invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in elementary literacy education, with experience in the primary grades, to begin August 15, 2016. 

The person selected for this position will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in elementary literacy education in face-to-face and hybrid (in-class and online) environments.

The full posting for this position is available at http://www.augsburg.edu/hr



Mississippi

 

Missouri

 

Montana

 

Nebraska

            

Nevada

         

New Hampshire

 

New Jersey

 

New Mexico

 

New York

INSTRUCTOR OF ENGLISH – Temporary One Year Appointment. Cayuga Community College, Auburn, NY Campus.
Teach first-year writing and developmental English during the 2016-2017 Academic Year. 
Qualifications:  Master’s in English. Specialization in composition/rhetoric; developmental and community college teaching experience strongly preferred. Demonstrated commitment to teaching first-year students. Knowledge of key issues in college writing instruction. Familiarity with current course, program, and curricular assessment practices.                                              
For information and application information, visit the College Human Resources page at www.cayuga-cc.edu.  

 

The National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) seeks a Youth Free Expression Program Associate to coordinate activities that promote and protect the free expression and First Amendment rights of young people; primarily responsible for resisting censorship of books in public schools and libraries, as well as responding to censorship of art, theater, social media, and entertainment directed at minors. For details and how to apply, visit http://ncac.org/job-and-internship-opportunities.

North Carolina

 

North Dakota

 

Ohio

 

Oklahoma

 

Oregon


Pennsylvania

 

Puerto Rico

 

Rhode Island

 

South Carolina

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics is growing and seeks an exceptional professor of English to start August 2016. Successful candidate will teach collegiate English, literature, and writing to motivated, high-achieving 11th/12th graders in the school’s residential and statewide virtual programs. This is a full-time (10 month) teaching position with benefits available. Ph.D. preferred, masters in English required. GSSM offers competitive salaries in a collegial environment. Find detailed information at www.scgssm.org/employment.

 

South Dakota

 

Tennessee

 

Texas 

 

Utah

 

Vermont

 

Virginia

Tenure-track or Tenured Assistant/Associate Professor, Elementary Education, University of Virginia

 

 The Curry School of Education seeks highly qualified applicants for a tenure track or tenured faculty appointment beginning August 2016 in elementary education with a focus on language arts. Incumbent will teach undergraduate and graduate courses and serve as the Elementary Education Program Coordinator.
 
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu; search on Posting Number 0617278. Screening begins November 2, 2015, and the position remains open until filled. 

 

Virgin Islands

 

Washington

 

West Virginia

  

Wisconsin

 

Wyoming

  

National

Online English Tutor

We're looking for friendly educators to practice conversational English with ESL students via video chat. You can work from your computer at home, anytime you want, as much or as little as you want. It's a fun job where you get to chat casually where people around the world, learning about their culture and life experiences. We'll pay you for the minutes you spend talking to students each week.

Apply here: 
https://www.cambly.com/en/tutor

 

International

LECTURER POSITION
WRITING FACULTY
NYU Abu Dhabi

 
The Writing Program at NYU Abu Dhabi invites applications for full-time Lecturer positions to teach writing courses to academically outstanding students from around the world.
 
Applications will be accepted immediately and candidates will be considered until June 15, 2016. 
Please visit our website at http://nyuad.nyu.edu/about/careers/faculty-positions.html for instructions and other information on how to apply.

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