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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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Associate/Full Professor of English and Director, Writing Across the Curriculum
California State University, Long Beach

Recruitment # 2081
Position requires a PhD in Rhetoric and Composition or closely related field.
For a complete position description and details on the application process, use this link:







District of Columbia

Diversity Hiring Fair
The Potomac School and Eastern Education Resource Collaborative invite teachers and administrators interested in careers in independent schools to a
Diversity Hiring Fair on February 8, 2014!

30+ schools in the Metro Washington, DC area will participate in this event!
   10:00 am: Registration/Welcome
   10:30 -11:15 am: Workshop
   11:15 am - 12:00 noon: Workshop
   12:00 noon - 2:00 pm: CAREER FAIR
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm:  One-On-One Interviews
For registration, please visit













The Purdue University College of Education invites applications for the Barbara I. Cook Chair in Literacy and Language Education. We are interested in candidates who are conducting innovative research with an emphasis on the education of English Language Learners (ELLs) and with experience teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in ELL.  For the full posting please follow this link: 



Iowa State University invites applications for an Assistant Director of the Writing & Media Center (WMC), a twelve-month staff position. Candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to the philosophy and practice of writing center teaching and have excellent communication and administrative skills. Preferred qualifications include a Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric or related field, experience working in a college-level writing center, and knowledge of writing done across academic disciplines. For more information, please visit





















Park University's Department of English and Modern Languages is seeking an Assistant Professor of English (tenure-track negotiable) for our home campus in Parkville, Missouri. The position will start in August 2014. More details, including required and preferred qualifications can be found here





Hastings College seeks Assistant Professor of English.  PhD. preferred (ABD considered).  Full-time tenure-track position in rhetoric/composition.  Experience with leaning centers, basic writing, and writing across the curriculum desired.  Review of materials will begin on January 6, 2014. To find out more about Hastings College and how to apply for this position please visit our website at  EOE.




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Assistant Professor in Secondary English Education (Fall 2014) - Doctorate in English Education or English required. Candidates w/Doctorate in English must have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in English Education. For more details, visit: Send letter of application, cv, names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three references by 1/24/14 to: SUNY College at Old Westbury, Search Committee: SED-NCTE, Office of Human Resources, P.O. Box 210, Old Westbury, NY 11568. AA/EOE


The Department of Education and Language Acquisition is seeking to fill two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions. A doctorate in Elementary Education, Secondary Education or related fields (e.g., Reading Education,Curriculum and Instruction, Social Foundations of Education) is required.Candidates must have at least 2 years of college-level teaching experience in an urban setting. For detailed information about these two positions, visit


$125,000 Salary for Master Middle School Teachers
Earn a $125,000 salary and join a team of master teachers at The Equity Project (TEP) Charter School. TEP is a 480-student 5th through 8th grade middle school in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City.  
For more information, click here:
Open Positions:, English Language Arts Teacher… Social Studies Teacher, Special Education Teacher, Mathematics Teacher, Science Teacher, Physical Education Teacher & Music Teacher


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Director of the Western Pennsylvania Writing Project
The University of Pittsburgh is seeking candidates for the position of Director of the Western Pennsylvania Writing Project. This position is a full-time, one-year renewable lecturer position outside of the tenure stream and includes a faculty position in the Department of Instruction and Learning in the School of Education.
To apply for this position please upload a letter of application, and current vitae at  


Penn State Harrisburg, School of Humanities, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English Composition and Director of Composition effective Fall semester 2014.  Requires a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or English with specialization in Rhetoric and Composition.      
For full position description see:  Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.  Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.


The Department of Developmental Instruction at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track, writing positions, at the Assistant Professor level. We are seeking candidates with a strong commitment to teaching, scholarship, service, diversity, and continuing professional development.
Position (AA) Number: 03-3-57 / 03-3-58
Job Title/Rank: Assistant Professor.
Date of Appointment: Fall 2014
For complete job description visit


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Department of English, Francis Marion University
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor: English Education
Doctorate in English, English Education, or closely related field. Teaching experience in a secondary school setting and experience teaching first-year writing required.
For information regarding qualifications and application process:
Screening begins October 15 and continues until position is filled.
For additional information about Francis Marion University:


Department of English, Francis Marion University
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor: Rhetoric and Composition

Ph.D. in rhetoric and composition by August 2014.  Experience with writing program administration and teaching first-year and business writing.
For information regarding qualifications and application process:
Screening begins October 15 and continues until position is filled.
For additional information about Francis Marion University:


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Upper School English Teacher at The Hockaday School, Dallas, TX
Full-time position SY 2014-2015

an advanced degree in English or the Humanities; experience teaching a range of levels in Upper School English; familiarity with contemporary composition theory, and twenty-first century forms of literacy; an understanding of the pedagogies of the writing workshop, with experience in a writing center a plus.
Full job description,



Assistant Professor, English/English Education
The English Department at Dixie State University in St. George, Utah
invites applications for a tenure-track appointment for an Assistant Professor to begin August 2014.  Doctorate in English or Education required.  Secondary teaching experience preferred.  For information regarding qualifications and application process:
Screening begins November 15 and continues until position is filled.
For additional information about Dixie State University:






The Department of Teaching and Learning in the School of Education announces the availability of a tenure-track position in Secondary English Education. A successful applicant will demonstrate potential in research in English education and graduate level teaching and advising. This is an academic year position. Date of appointment will be August 10, 2014. Applications must be submitted online at Search for Working Title: English Education or Posting Number TR0130106.





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International English Teacher in Taiwan
Prestigious university affiliated middle and high school
is seeking qualified and certified English teachers for at least a two year commitment to teach abroad in Taiwan.
Candidates must have a current English teaching US state certification. Preferably have 2 years English teaching experience and Masters degree in English Education.
Currently accepting applications for Fall 2014.
Please refer to our website for information:



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