Cambridge Center for Adult Education

42 Brattle Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Date Posted:
February 28, 2023

Eastern Massachusetts



Literature Instructor


Cambridge Center for Adult Education is hiring part-time instructors for the 2023Summer term in the following areas:

Literature Instructor: We are seeking a part-time literature instructor to teach literature classes from classic to contemporary literature starting in the Summer of 2023. We are specifically interested in a class focused on present best-seller lists, such as the New York Times best-seller list. Instructors should have a graduate degree, be scholars in their particular field, and create a clear curriculum for adult learners of diverse backgrounds.

Ideally, the instructor is available on weekday evenings to teach in person. We continue to offer online courses at CCAE. Instructors are paid at an hourly rate, a rate dependent on experience.

  • Demonstrable experience and success in teaching literature
  • An ability to engage a diverse demographic of adult learners
  • A graduate degree or higher in English, or well-read with the New York Times best seller list
  • Familiar/comfortable with teaching adults in-person and/or online.

How To Apply:

Please send a resume and brief letter of interest to Michelle Baxter at No phone calls, please.

Apply by:
March 31, 2023
$25 / Per hour
About this Organization:

Since 1870, Cambridge Center for Adult Education has been dedicated to providing the widest range of high-quality, low-cost learning opportunities for the diverse adults of greater Boston. At a time when digital and virtual experiences have become omnipresent, Cambridge Center for Adult Education (CCAE) remains deeply committed to place-based, person-to-person, experiential learning. CCAE is a nonprofit organization with an annual operating budget of $2 million and a staff of 16 FTEs. We run nearly 2,000 classes over 4 terms, taught by 350 professionals who are experts in their chosen fields. CCAE owns and operates two historically preserved properties in vibrant Harvard Square. (More information about CCAE can be found at

CCAE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.