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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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The College of Education and Integrative Studies at Cal Poly Pomona invites applicants for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor position in literacy education. Please visit their website for complete information on how to apply: 


Grossmont - Cuyamaca Community College District

Full Time Faculty  
Closing Date: 03-18-2013
To apply, visit
GCCCD is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX employer.





The University of Connecticut, Storrs, invites applicants for a full time position (open rank) in reading/writing education to pursue an opportunity designed to address educational equity, achievement, and reform.  Our goal is to create a cluster to research and affect student achievement, instructional practices, and systems in under-performing schools.  Requirements include a doctorate with an emphasis in reading/writing/literacy and responsibilities include teaching and collaborating with other researchers.  For complete information, please visit



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.



















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.













Assistant Director, Writing Center
Full time, 10-month staff position, beginning in August 2013
Washington College, a selective liberal arts institution in Chestertown, Maryland, invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of its Writing Center. Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. For detailed job description, qualifications, and application instructions, visit
Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 


Adjunct Faculty – English/MD
   • Teaches curriculum
   • Participates in advising and retaining students
   • Reports student grades and attendance as required
   • Completes professional development activities
   • Master’s or above in English; 3+years experience in composition or related field.
   • Post-secondary teaching experience preferred.
   • Ability to utilize different teaching methods.
   • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Internet.
   • Obtain and maintain licenses if applicable
   • Evening hours may be required.


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: 














English Department at Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri, anticipates August 2013 opening for Assistant Professor, English Education, tenure-track.  Position description and application accessed at:  Letter of application, curriculum vitae, 3-5 references with addresses, uploaded electronically via online application.  Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations.  First consideration: March 29, 2013.  Applications accepted until position filled.  MSU is an EOAAE.  Criminal background check prior to employment at University expense. 








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

$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: Social Studies Teacher, English Language Arts Teacher, Special Education Teacher, Mathematics Teacher, Science Teacher, Physical Education Teacher & Music Teacher


Amplify Education is seeking an ELA Junior Quest Writer/Project Coordinator with expertise in the field of playwriting and middle-school English and Language Arts to help develop murder mysteries; mock trials; treasure hunts and other immersive group experiences tied to core texts. The Junior Quest Writer will write scripts, coordinate and schedule meetings, organize production of materials for classroom and student tests; and pitch ideas. BA/BS in education or related field. Script-writing a strong plus.    



North Carolina


North Dakota





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 ( 



Writing Specialists (2), English Faculty
Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon
, invites applications for 2 permanent, full-time faculty writing specialists.  Applicants should view the description and complete the online application process by March 20, 2013, when the position closes.
We are looking for individuals with a strong commitment to a career of teaching composition and literature in a community college.  
Online application required:





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Upper School English Teacher (part time .75 FTE), Lakeside School
Begins in mid to late August. Responsibilities include teaching 2 sections of classes in the fall and 4 sections in the spring. Interested candidates should read the complete job description and submit a cover letter and resume via the online application located on Lakeside’s website ( From the home page choose About Us / Employment / View and Apply For Available Jobs.


North Seattle Community College provides an inclusive, collaborative working environment, and members of the English Department are extremely welcoming and supportive of each other. We have a very diverse and committed student body and a strong reputation for interdisciplinary collaboration and academic excellence. It’s a wonderful place to work! Click here for more information.



West Virginia








Flexible, freelance work for high school English teachers to author educational content
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:




Calling All Primary School Teachers/Administrators-  NEW International School in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia!
Skyline Global Solutions has multiple opportunities! These positions are for Primary school teachers. Nationalities/citizenships: USA, Canada, UK, Australia, New Zealand  Gender: Females
Open Positions: Vice-Principal, School Counselor, KG1, KG2 , First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade, Art, Librarian, Technology Teachers . The school will serve the student population with US Standards Based Curriculum.
Salary between $32,000-$34,000 USD start TAX FREE
Full Details/Apply:


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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