Maker Space Teacher

Hillel Day School of Metropolitan Detroit | Farmington Hills, MI, United States

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Posted Date 7/01/2024

Hillel Day School is a vibrant and joyful, early childhood-through-eighth grade Jewish day school in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Hillel is committed to embracing an authentic and rigorous education for the modern learner. Teachers at Hillel enjoy fostering an academic culture of innovation, collaboration, and creativity where learning is lasting and infectious. 

We are seeking a dynamic and passionate Maker Space teacher to join our team.

Position Overview

The Maker Space Teacher will teach part-time in the Maker Space, integrating engineering, design thinking, and STEAM concepts. The rest of their time will be spent collaborating with classroom teachers to design and implement STEAM, Project-Based-Learning, and Design Thinking opportunities.

This position will begin on Monday, August 19, 2024.


Essential Responsibilities

  • Teach Maker Space classes that integrate engineering Design Thinking, and generalized STEAM concepts.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and administrators to facilitate Maker Space projects and opportunities for all students.
  • Provide support when classes are in the Maker Space, ensuring a productive and safe environment.
  • Teach tool safety and proper usage.
  • Utilize 3D printers, laser cutters, power tools, hand tools, and other technologies.
  • Manage the Maker Space and maintain its inventory of supplies.
  • Build warm, authentic, positive relationships with students and parents.
  • Serve as a role model for students.


  • Bachelor’s degree in education or a related field.
  • Alignment with Hillel Day School’s Mission and 7 core Jewish values. 
  • Enthusiasm for and experience with contemporary pedagogy, STEAM principles, and Design Thinking.
  • Willingness to continually learn, improve, and experiment both independently and as part of a collaborative team. 
  • Strong organizational and detail-oriented skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Creative, flexible, professional, responsible, and possessing a strong work ethic.

Join us at Hillel Day School, where you can inspire the next generation of innovative thinkers and creators!


Full Time
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