DSC_0064WITS is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on any grounds protected under federal, state or local law, including race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, or disability.

Teaching Positions

WITS Writer +

WITS is looking for writers and educators who can teach the joy of creative writing to young peopleEmployment is part-time, typically a half-day of teaching 1-3 days a week during the school year. A yearlong commitment is required. The pay is $60 per teaching hour. In addition to teaching, the job duties include preparing lessons, responding to student work, and compiling anthologies of student writing at the end of the school year. We look for writers with teaching or mentoring experience who can convey their passion for the written word in ways that are relevant for Houston area children. Bilingual writers, performance poets, and writers interested in digital media are especially encouraged to apply.

To apply, please complete our application.  In addition to the application, we require a cover letter, résumé with 3 references, and a 10-page creative writing sample. You may upload these documents via the application, email them to us at mail@witshouston.org, or mail them to WITS: 1523 W Main Street, Houston, TX, 77006.
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Staff Positions

Development and Communications Coordinator +

Writers in the Schools (WITS) seeks a Development and Communications Coordinator to play a key
role in the Development/ Communications department. This position requires a thoughtful,
dedicated individual with strong writing and communication skills. WITS is seeking an experienced
development professional, who takes initiative, can multi-task, meet multiple deadlines, conduct
research, plan events, think creatively, connect with volunteers, manage contracts, and work both
independently and as part of a team. This position will fuel educational change, bringing creativity
and literacy to 38,000 children and teachers annually.

Deadline to Apply: Thursday, June 29, 2017

Application Process:
WITS offers a competitive compensation package with benefits, and a fast-paced, collaborative, and
friendly work environment. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and writing
sample to give@witshouston.org.

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