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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:





College Preparatory English Program Coordinator. The Prison University Project is seeking a College Preparatory English Program Coordinator to oversee pre-college English courses taught by volunteer faculty to approximately 100 new students each semester in the College Program at San Quentin State Prison in Marin County. He/she provides training and support to the College Prep faculty and continuous improvement of program curriculum. For the complete job description and more information about our program, please visit:


NCJHS in West Hills, CA, a vibrant & academically rigorous community where intellectual imagination & ethical action are inseparable.  Now seeking dynamic English teacher to work with our 9th & 10th graders.  Required 3+ years teaching HS level; experience creating, scaffolding, & differentiating curriculum; + collaborating w/people, knowledge of English grammatical concepts; recursive writing process; canonical literature & contemporary young adult fiction; + social media & 21st century technology applications for classroom learning.   Email:


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,







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: 
















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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:


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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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