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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

Director of Education
The Folger Shakespeare Library, in Washington, D.C., seeks a dynamic Director of Education to lead a nationally recognized Education Department. Duties include creating and implementing multimedia approaches to education, developing original programming to support the Folger mission, and overseeing local and national training and teaching programs to advance the national reputation of the Folger. For additional details on the position and application instructions please visit our website No calls please. EOE.   



Teach students to write effectively and to explore the human experience through fine literature. Independent high school committed to project-based learning seeks experienced English teacher. We seek a high degree of rigor and student-centered  engagement. See for further information. 





























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. 




















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$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



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The Writing Program at Haverford College is seeking two Writing Fellows for the year 2013-14.  Women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.  Ph. D. required at time of appointment or ABD with plans to complete and defend by the conclusion of the first year of the appointment.  Please visit for information about the position and application instructions. Haverford is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 


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The Department of English and Communications at Tennessee Technological University invites applications for four full-time (4/4), visiting, non-tenure-track Instructorships in composition, renewable annually for up to three years. Minimum qualifications: MA in English with graduate coursework in composition pedagogy, experience teaching college-level composition, experience teaching with technology, and demonstrated efforts toward instructional improvement. Screening date: May 3. Please visit for more information, including preferred qualifications, required application materials, and procedures. AA/EEO. 



Project Director - The East Austin College Prep Academy – Austin, TX
The Project Director assists in providing leadership and ongoing development, implementation and management of The East Austin College Prep Academy’s (EAPrep) literacy program ProjectSTART (Students and Teachers in Austin Reading Together). The focus is to assist the Superintendent to coordinate professional development, yearly evaluations, implement curriculum improvements, and facilitate program training and services.
For more information and to apply, please visit our website:    













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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
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