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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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District of Columbia

Passionate and experienced middle and high school ELA teachers, with demonstrated success improving scholar learning evidenced by observation data, performance evaluations, and value added data or equivalent needed.
Located in Washington DC, Cesar Chavez Public Charter Schools for Public Policy's mission is to prepare scholars to enter and succeed in competitive colleges and empower scholars to use public policy to create a more just, free, and equal world.
Competitive salaries/comprehensive benefits package.












Lake Forest Academy is considering candidates for the newly created Dr. Ray Bird Master Chair in English.  The recipient of the Bird Master Chair will have demonstrated, during an extensive career as an English instructor, the skills, scholarship, rigor, dedication, and enthusiasm of a master teacher.  Minimum requirements for the position include ten years of teaching experience and an advanced degree in English.  For more information and to complete an application, go to   








Director of the Writing Center, Full-time, 10-month administrative appointment beginning August 2013 at Central College, Pella, IA.  For a detailed description and to apply please visit  Review of applications begin 1 March 2013.













We’re seeking Classroom Observer, with experience in middle school ELA, Science, Special Education to contribute to the creation of innovative concepts and student user experiences for a suite of next-generation educational applications. The Observer will gather, aggregate and write contextual daily observations during field trial studies; will organize anecdotal feedback from students and teachers, which will be uploaded for analysis by qualitative research team into cogent actionable insights and relevant behavioral patterns. Apply: 




The Massachusetts Institute of Technology seeks a Lecturer in English Language Studies to teach academic writing and speaking. Minimum of a Master’s degree in teaching English as a second language (TESL), second language acquisition, rhetoric and composition with a specialization in ESL/ELL, or a related field. M.I.T. is an affirmative-action employer and welcomes applications from women and members of minority groups. Application deadline: March 01, 2013, For complete information, please visit:


Berklee College of Music is seeking applicants for the Chair, Liberal Arts Department. The Department offers an innovative Liberal Arts Program that includes courses and minors in the humanities, social sciences, mathematics, and natural sciences. Reporting to the Dean of the Professional Education Division, the Chair will serve as the academic/administrative leader of the Department. This is a 12-month administrative position with renewable contract.
Additional information including application instructions can be found at:

















New Hampshire


New Jersey

Full Time Position Available
Assistant Professor/Instructor of Reading/Critical Thinking/Writing in First-Year (FRST) Studies program
Tenure Track, beginning September 1, 2013
Click Employment at for more details.
Stockton is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit  Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact Sharon Hunt, Recruitment Manager, at 609-652-4384. 


New Mexico


New York

St. John's University
Associate/Full Professor - Human Services and Counseling - Reading/Literacy

Queens, NY
Teaching doctoral and graduate courses in research, theory, and practice of literacy instruction particularly for at-risk and special needs learners. The candidate will be required to teach graduate classes. Non-instructional duties include student advisement, scholarship activity, university service, participation in Academic Service Learning projects, committee participation and on-going program evaluations and reviews.
For more information and to apply, please visit:


Queens College, City University of New York, seeks a Dean for its Division of Education, which consists of three departments - Elementary & Early Childhood Education, Secondary Education, and Educational & Community Programs.
To Apply:
     • Go to and select “Employment” then “Search job listings.”
     • Next click on “More options to search for CUNY jobs” and search by Job Opening ID #7297.
     • Click on the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions. 


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The University of Oklahoma (OU) Jeannine College of Education seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in English Education (EDEN) to start August 15, 2013: Screening begins February 14, 2013, continuing until filled. Requirements include an earned doctorate in EDEN or related field before start date and strong potential for research, scholarship and publication. Desirable qualifications include knowledge of YAL, ELL, WAC. For further details contact or the search committee chair: Professor Lawrence Baines ( 





Community College of Allegheny County, Pittsburgh.
Three English Faculty regular full-time tenure track 10 month/year positions with benefits for fall 2013 semester.  
Requires master’s degree in English, Linguistics, Composition, Rhetoric or Literature OR an undergraduate degree in English with Masters in related field including at least 18 credits in English Literature, Composition, Literary Theory or Writing. Some relevant teaching experience is required.
Apply now online at: See site for more details and application requirements.     


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Assistant Professor
The Core Division at Champlain College is charged with delivering a four-year integrated interdisciplinary curriculum to all traditional undergraduate students. We seek a faculty member in the field of Rhetoric and Composition. Individuals must: be motivated to deliver general education courses at an institution whose mission is professional education; committed to creative and innovative pedagogy; collaborative teaching; and curriculum development. For more information and to apply online, visit







Bellevue College (Bellevue, WA) accepts application for the position English, Full Time Faculty Tenure Track #012130. Applications received by February 10, 2013 will receive first consideration. Applications received after that date may be considered until position is filled. This position will start Fall Quarter, 2013. Responsibilities include teach three courses per quarter, develop curriculum, advise, and develop strategies to help students succeed. For application instruction and detailed vacancy announcement, go to


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Boardworks is an educational publishing company producing interactive teaching resources for the classroom. These are in the form of PowerPoint presentations with interactive Flash activities. Boardworks is currently looking for practicing or experienced teachers to help author materials for a High School Common Core English product. Applicants should have experience teaching high school English, and should be familiar with the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts. For more information, please go to:




Teach in a Historic Kingdom Oasis as an ESL Instructor
Skyline Global Solutions seeks qualified EFL Instructors for Math/Science/Physics at various Universities, Institutes, Government, Large Oil Companies as well as with International Schools.  Bask in the vast history and luxury of Saudi Arabia with some of the highest salaries worldwide- Tax Free.  Multiple positions open NOW.  For full details, quickest response, please follow the link below to apply


Reading Specialist Needed for Teaching Positions in sub-Saharan Africa
Applications from teachers, college professors, and school administrators, who wish to help improve the quality of education in sub-Saharan Africa are urgently needed. Minimum Qualifications: 1) United States Citizen or Permanent Resident, 2) Master’s degree or higher with at least 5 years of teaching experience, 3) 10- month commitment. Visit to apply. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.


Give the gift of language at Disney English.
We’re looking for people like you to teach English to children in China. Here, you’ll use our award-winning curriculum, innovative technology and storytelling techniques to educate children ages 2 through 12 in a way that only Disney can.
With 12 to 15-month contracts available, you’ll have the opportunity to:
  • Belong to a world-renowned company
  • Share your passion with people from around the world  
  • Immerse yourself in the rich Chinese culture
For more information visit:



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