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Lecturer Positions in Writing
The Santa Clara University English Department invites applications for three full-time Lecturers: nine-month, non-tenurable teaching appointments that may be renewed and with a three-year initial appointment. The teaching load is 7 courses over three quarters, primarily in first-year writing courses with a seventh course in advanced rhetoric and composition, digital rhetorics, technical writing, business writing, or creative writing, depending on the Lecturer’s expertise and departmental needs. For application information, see http://www.scu.edu/hr/careers/faculty.cfm?id=4042.
District of Columbia
Make History. Apply to Teach in DCPS Today!
Local and national test scores show that DCPS is making history by setting an ambitious standard for classroom and school excellence. We’re looking for dynamic educators who insist on excellence for themselves and their students and who are passionate about honing their craft. DCPS is looking for teachers in all content areas and at all grade levels. To learn more and apply visit www.joindcpublicschools.com.
DCPS is seeking Middle Grades Teachers for 2014-2015!
DCPS believes in supporting, developing, retaining, and recognizing our best educators – especially in the middle grades. With blended learning classrooms, STEM focused curriculum, and bilingual programs, DCPS is rethinking the traditional middle school classroom. Apply to teach in DCPS today to be recognized for your amazing work in a middle grades classroom. To learn more and apply visit our website www.joindcpublicschools.com.
75% position teaching eighth-grade English at University of Illinois Laboratory High School, a 5-year public laboratory high school. This class has a world literature curriculum and writing curriculum with a strong focus on process. Please submit the following by April 4, 2014: a letter of application, a current resume, contact information for three references, sample lesson plans and examples of innovative classroom activities/materials developed by the candidate. Full posting at https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board/job-details?jobID=40321.
Trine University, Angola, IN
Franks School of Education
Full time, assistant professor at Trine University in the Franks School of Education beginning August 2014. Doctorate preferred minimum three years of U.S. public school teaching experience.
Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in elementary education with an emphasis on reading/literacy. Knowledge of developmental and/or corrective reading programs required.
Apply: http://www.trine.edu/careers/assistant-professor-education.aspx. Include cover letter with application materials. Review of applications continues until the position is filled.
The English Studies department seeks applicants for a full time, tenure track, Assistant Professor in Secondary Education with the ability to teach courses in theory and methods, children’s literature, young adult literature and first-year writing. Desired subfields include literacy acquisition, writing/reading theory, and linguistics. Ed.D or Ph.D. in English Education required.
Please visit our job site https://jobs.fitchburgstate.edu for a detailed job description and to apply.
AA/EOE. Fitchburg State does not sponsor applicants for work visas.
University Literacy Trainer position:
Lesley University’s Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative is hiring a Primary (PreK-2) Literacy Trainer to work with grades PreK-2 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 school levels, with experience in classroom teaching in the primary grades.
To apply: http://lesley.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=46462
English Instructor, FT Tenure Track
Teach full schedule of Freshman composition and Developmental Writing courses at Middletown and/or Newburgh sites. M.A. in English, M.S. in English Education, M.A.T. with English concentration or related degree. Experience teaching college developmental writing and Freshman Composition.
Community college teaching experience including freshman level composition, developmental reading and writing courses as well as some experience teaching literature.
For a complete description and application instructions, please visit: http://occc.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=47073
Content-Specific Teacher (ELA)
VOICE Charter School is an elementary/middle school located in Queens, NY, currently serving grades K-6 (adding 7th grade next year). We combine rigorous academics with daily instruction in choral singing, encouraging creative and critical thinking while improving academic performance. We are looking to identify extraordinary educators and administrators committed to urban education and high academic achievement who wish to join a dynamic professional learning community.
Apply: Please submit an electronic application here.
Rhetoric and Composition Department at Oberlin College
Full-time, non-continuing faculty position as a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Public Speaking and a related field in Rhetoric
We seek a colleague with teaching experience who has completed a PhD in Rhetoric or Communication Studies. Appointment to this position will be for two years beginning fall 2014. Rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. The position is supported by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. http://new.oberlin.edu/home/jobs/faculty.dot
Lakeside school is recruiting for a full time Middle School English Teacher for 2014-15.
This person will teach four sections of English classes.
Requirements: a Bachelor’s degree in English or a closely related field (Master’s degree is preferred) and at least three years’ experience teaching English. For complete job description and to apply go to Lakeside’s website (www.lakesideschool.org). From the home page choose About Us / Employment / View and Apply For Available Jobs.
The University of Washington Tacoma invites applications for Director of Writing, beginning September 2014. The Director will innovate, advocate, and administer campus-wide efforts to improve writing. He or she will design, coordinate, and facilitate faculty development, vertical curriculum integration, and assessment. The position includes an administrative appointment reporting to Academic Affairs and a tenured faculty appointment as Associate or Full Professor in Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences teaching a halftime load. Complete details available at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/3904.
Modern English School Cairo, a fully accredited school, seeks two English Teachers for its US Secondary program for the 2014/15 academic year. Come teach the next generation of Egyptian leaders at a top ranked school located on a purpose built campus. Visit www.mescairo.com for more information and to apply. You may also contact our US based Staff Recruiter, Daniel Adam, at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.