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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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Writing Program Lecturer
The Writing Program at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC)
invites applications for up to two leadership positions at the Lecturer with Security of Employment (SOE) level. The Lecturer SOE rank is a full-time, permanent position with the rights and responsibilities of membership in the Academic Senate; “Security of Employment” is analogous to tenure.
CLOSING DATE: Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2013.
To apply, visit


The Department of English at Santa Clara University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Rhetoric and Composition. Applicants will have interest and expertise in teaching rhetoric, first-year composition, advanced writing, or writing for publication. Successful candidates must have a strong commitment to both teaching and research. Complete job posting is available at Applications due by Oct 10.


Writing Program Lecturer
The Writing Program at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for up to two leadership positions at the Lecturer with Security of Employment (SOE) level. The Lecturer SOE rank is a full-time, permanent position with the rights and responsibilities of membership in the Academic Senate; "Security of Employment" is analogous to tenure.
CLOSING DATE: Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2013.
To apply, visit







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College of Education Department Chair
Curriculum, Foundations, and Reading

Requires teaching, service, and research responsibilities as well as a terminal degree. For complete position announcement including qualifications and application instructions:
Screening begins October 1, 2013 and continues until filled.
Additional information:  Finalists required to submit to a background investigation.  Georgia is an open records state.
AA/EO. Individuals needing reasonable accommodations under ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Vice Provost.







Title: Open Rank Faculty Position in Early Childhood Education
Position Description: The Department of Curriculum & Instruction
is seeking an open-rank faculty member in early childhood education (ECE). The successful candidate will carry out a rigorous research program and actively pursue external funding. He/she will contribute to the collaborative program in the Departments of Curriculum & Instruction and Special Education leading to ECE certification and endorsement for teaching in Early Childhood Special Education.


Assistant/Associate Professor in Bilingual Education and Literacy
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction
seeks candidates with expertise in the literacy development and instruction of English learners (preschool-grade 12). Candidates will undertake a program of research that will lead to an outstanding and sustained record of scholarship and external funding. Teaching assignments will include undergraduate and graduate courses in linguistic and cultural diversity, the bilingual/ESL endorsement programs (on-campus, online, or hybrid), and/or literacy.







Full-Time Assistant Professor of English and Modern Languages.
Terminal degree in Curriculum and Instruction required by 8/2014.  Minimum of 3 years teaching experience.
Teach 7 undergraduate courses per year between Fall, Winter, May terms.
Send letter of interest, vita, statement of how your teaching and services will support the mission of the college, transcripts, 3 references to  For more information, please visit
































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Assessment Specialists
are expected to lead the planning & execution of a variety of test development projects & to provide expertise on an organization, integrating knowledge of reading, writing, test development & train more junior content specialists in ELA assessment.
Assessment Specialists may also assist with vendors involved in these operations & functions; develop innovative solutions to maximize the effective contribution to the organization, encouraging the application of new ideas.  
Apply Here:


$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


EDUCATION CONSULTANT in New York: Generation Ready (formerly AUSSIE) is a rapidly growing national organization providing job-embedded professional development to thousands of schools across the U.S. We are seeking practitioners, with at least 10 years successful teaching experience, who have a passion to create the changes in schools that lead to higher student outcomes in successful learning environments. For more information, visit Full-time and part-time positions are available.



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University of Cincinnati. Composition and Rhetoric. Assistant to Advanced Assistant Professor. Area of specialization is open; however, candidates willing to serve eventually as writing program administrator strongly preferred. We seek an active scholar with interest in contributing to a Rhetoric and Composition doctoral program and experience in some form of writing program administration. For full ad, visit (job number 213UC5936). Cover letter and cv due by Nov. 15.


Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Composition
The Oberlin College Department of Rhetoric and Composition
invites applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position. We seek candidates interested in teaching a range of composition courses and whose research focuses on issues of multicultural pedagogy, language diversity, multiple literacies, or equity issues in pedagogy. To view complete job description, please see










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The College of William and Mary’s School of Education invites applications for a tenure-eligible Assistant Professor position in English Education. The position will begin in August 2014.  For the full position description and to submit application materials, go to William and Mary’s online application system at   For full consideration, application materials must be received by October 31, 2013.  Applications received after this date will be accepted and reviewed as needed. 





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Professor of English
SCAD Hong Kong seeks candidates for a full-time professor of English.

- Ph.D. in English/English Literature
- Demonstrated teaching excellence and exemplary communication skills
- Five + years of college-level teaching experience
- Experience engaging with a diverse student body
For more details and to submit an application, please visit our website:
For questions, submit an email to Human Resources:
SCAD is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.


HOT Vacancies Still Available- Quick Offers-ESL Instructors Needed Throughout Saudi Arabia! Come Explore! Highest Salaries Worldwide- Multiple openings still available for the 2013/14 Academic Year!  Up to $57,000 Year, Tax Free, USD,  packages vary.
For full details and to apply, please click on the link below. Be sure to search for Country: Saudi Arabia.
If you are having trouble applying with the above link, please send your resume/c.v. to 


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