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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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A full-time English Education Lecturer Position is now available at Northern Arizona University, beginning August 2014. The position requires an MA in English/English Education or equivalent field in hand by August 2014, and three years teaching experience in English (High School) and/or Language Arts (Middle School). Please see the links below for more information:





The Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE) at Stanford University seeks a post-doctoral fellow to contribute to the development and piloting of English/language arts student performance assessments, support the development of curriculum, and research the efficacy of performance assessment initiatives in supporting teacher and student learning. Desirable attributes for this position include: strong background in English language arts education and demonstrated experience developing performance assessments.
Contact: Katie Wilczak,


The Department of English at Santa Clara University invites applications for a single tenure-track position in Rhetoric and Composition with a specialization in Mestiz@ and Borderlands. Successful candidates must have a strong commitment to both teaching and research and evidence of an ability to establish and maintain an active research program. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory first-year critical thinking and writing courses and advanced writing courses. Click here to apply.







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  


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  











Full-time Tenure Track English Instructor
Richland Community College is seeking an English Instructor.
The Instructor is responsible for planning, preparing, implementing, teaching, and evaluating classroom and computer lab instruction in Developmental English and Composition.
This position requires a Master’s degree in English or a closely related field and college level teaching experience.
For application procedures and more information on this opportunity, please visit our website at

















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 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: 
















New Hampshire


New Jersey

Elementary, Middle and High School Language Arts: lectureship – candidate needs a record of expertise in teaching language arts, K-12,  and in preparing undergraduate and graduate students to teach LA at the elementary and secondary levels; Kean’s Ocean campus. Required: Master’s degree/related field plus minimum of one year of post-secondary teaching. Preferred: Doctorate; knowledge of CCSS; previous supervision of field experiences; and familiarity with trends in pedagogy and program development.   To apply see:


New Mexico


New York

Rochester Institute of Technology
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

NTID Liberal Studies
Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer Positions
Now accepting applications for five Lecturer positions to teach developmental English language courses to deaf and hard-of-hearing students in the career-focused associate degree programs. Please apply online (with all required documents) at - Search openings-then Keyword search: 1006BR.


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:


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.


North Carolina


North Dakota



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.








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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 for more information and to apply.  You may also contact our US based Staff Recruiter, Daniel Adam, at for more information. 


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