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NCTE is devoted to improving the teaching and learning of English and language arts at all levels of education. Since 1911, NCTE has provided a forum for the profession, an array of opportunities for teachers to continue their professional growth throughout their careers, and a framework for cooperation to deal with issues that affect the teaching of English.

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1111 W. Kenyon Road
Urbana, IL 61801-1096
Phone:  (217) 278-3646
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Current Openings:

The National Council of Teachers of English, a 503(c) professional organization serving 30,000+ members and subscribers with an annual budget of $12MM, is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Senior Developer, Capacity Building at the System Level in our Washington, DC, office.

The senior developer provides leadership in three major areas: the NCTE Systems Initiative, inquiry projects about capacity building for literacy learning, and strategy development for literacy learning at the school, district, and state levels. Specific activities include developing and implementing professional learning experiences, project budgets, on-line and print tools and materials, and measures of programmatic success. The senior developer collaborates with colleagues to shape inquiry projects, identify project participants, analyze data, and engage in dissemination. The senior developer joins colleagues to develop and maintain connections with other organizations and secure support for projects that focus on capacity building for literacy learning.

Requirements include:  experience in working in the education sector, with preference for experience as a teacher or administrator at the secondary level; knowledge of scholarship and professional practices in literacy education; ability to analyze and share information; ability to communicate with educational and organizational leaders, individually and in groups; experience in developing and monitoring projects; and ability to travel when necessary.

The National Council of Teachers of English offers a competitive starting salary and an exceptional benefit package. To receive consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume complete with salary history to

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