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English teachers’ engagement and motivation as sponsors of literacy are important aspects in determining successful school literacy programs. This study aims at revealing teachers’ engagement and motivation as sponsors of literacy and examining the relationship between their engagement and motivation. This study uses a quantitative research approach with a cross-sectional survey research design to address the questions. 170 teachers who taught English at Junior High Schools in Surabaya, Indonesia, voluntarily participated in the study. The questionnaire adapts from Peter Hanon’s ORIM Framework and McClelland’s achievement motivation theory. Data analysis using descriptive statistics and Pearson r correlation with the assistance of SPSS software. The finding reveals that English teachers’ engagement and motivation as sponsors of literacy in Surabaya Junior High Schools have in a very high category. However, the result also depicts a positive and large relationship between teachers’ engagement and motivation. This study expects to be useful in maximizing school literacy programs in Surabaya and being a model for further research.