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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

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. 




University Literacy Trainer position:
Lesley University’s Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative seeks an Upper Elementary (Intermediate)/Middle School Literacy Trainer
to work with grades 3 - 8 teachers, literacy coaches and school and district leaders regionally and nationally. We are interested in candidates who have held roles such as school reading/literacy coach, instructional coach, district reading specialist, or staff developer at elementary and/or middle school levels. To apply: Intermediate/Middle Literacy Trainer position

















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New Jersey

English Department Chair/ English Teacher
The Purnell School, an independent 9-12th grade all girls boarding school in Pottersville, NJ, is searching for an English Department Chair/ English Teacher.  Send cover letter and resume to Kathleen Weems, Dean of Faculty and Academics via email:  Website:  No phone calls. 


Grade 7 English Teacher
The Peck School, an independent K-8 school in Morristown, NJ, is searching for an English teacher with a minimum of seven years teaching experience.  Ideal candidates will have a strong background and demonstrable expertise in the areas of writing instruction and literary analysis.  
Send cover letter and resume to Michelle LeGrand, Assistant to the Headmaster, by mail or by email to  Website: No phone calls.


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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
For more information visit:



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