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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.

All questions regarding the specific career opportunities/position openings below should be directed to the school, college, university, or business that posted the position.

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Literacy Coaches play a key role on a team of recognized leaders in adolescent literacy within City Year.  Responsibilities include improving implementation quality of literacy services delivered by corps members and the design of scalable resources, for staff and corps, which positively impact student outcomes. The Literacy Coach works with multiple City Year sites, supporting the implementation of a Train-the-Trainer model of professional learning. Email resume and cover letter to . Visit for details.


The Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver is seeking a highly distinguished scholar to hold the inaugural Morgridge Endowed Literacy Professor position, created to serve as a catalyst for innovative collaborative research efforts and practices that interconnect the fields of general and special education. Go to:





District of Columbia

American Institutes for Research
AIR is seeking a Curriculum Specialist for ELA to join our Learning Point Navigator (LPN) Curriculum Content Team,
which is responsible for the creation of materials for a new teaching and learning support tool. This tool is designed to provide teachers and students with resources in an online environment after identifying strengths and weaknesses through our assessments. This position may be located in either Washington, DC or Portland, OR. To apply, please visit  EOE.

Senior Advisor, PARCC Instructional Supports and Educator Engagement (ISEE)
Achieve, a national leader in education reform, is an independent bi-partisan, non-profit organization based in Washington, DC.
The Senior Advisor, ISEE provides collaborative leadership on Achieve’s strategy to broaden and deepen support for the implementation of the Common Core State Standards and PARCC Assessment System among K-12 Educators with focus on strengthening the relationship between states and their districts through the Educator Leader Cadres and other initiatives. For full description and to apply,  Achieve is an Equal Opportunity Employer 


Assistant Professor/ Instructor of English Composition: Full Time Faculty
Palm Beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach, FL
The School of Arts and Sciences at Palm Beach Atlantic University seeks a M.A. (or doctorate) in English or English Education with a specialization in composition. Willingness to work as a member of a team of educators dedicated to helping underprepared college students succeed academically. Date Available:  August 2012. Click here for the application.

Interim Director of Writing
New College of Florida is seeking an Interim Director of Writing to administer the College writing support program,
including oversight of the Writing Resource Center (WRC) and provide writing instruction in a variety of ways, including tutorials, workshops and consultations.  For additional information and to complete the NCF on-line application, please visit:, A-Z Index, Employment
New College of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer












Simpson College, a private, nationally recognized comprehensive regional college, grounded in the liberal arts tradition and affiliated with the United Methodist Church, invites applications for the position of Writing Across the Curriculum Director. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing the College’s Writing
Across the Curriculum (WAC) program. Please see full position announcement at:







Future Is Now Schools (FIN), is seeking highly effective English teachers for the turnaround of historic John McDonogh High School in New Orleans' Treme neighborhood. FIN's national search aims to find master English teachers with the drive and dedication necessary to bring long-underserved students up to and beyond grade level. If you are interested in applying for the challenge of a lifetime, please send a cover letter and resume to - and thank you. 





Intermediate/Middle School Literacy Trainer
Lesley University
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The SUNY Fredonia Department of English invites applications for a position as a Visiting Assistant Professor in English Adolescence Education for Fall 2012.  The successful candidate will teach adolescent literature with a multicultural focus, literacy and technology, introductory English Adolescence courses, and supervise student teachers.  The English Adolescence Education program at SUNY Fredonia is housed within the Department of English, offering a range of English pedagogy courses taught by English Adolescence faculty. To review the complete vacancy announcement, and or to apply, please visit


The Management Communication faculty at Cornell's School of Hotel Administration has an opening at the lecturer level to begin in 2013. We are especially interested in someone with expertise in the teaching of writing for business, technical, or professional contexts.   Contact Daphne Jameson at for more information.  Here is a link to the job description: 


North Carolina

Two full-time, 9-month faculty teaching positions in Rhetoric and Composition
Appointments begin August 1, 2012.  Application deadline is May 1, 2012.
Mount Olive College
Application information available online.


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