MakerSpace Instructor

Location: Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA

Hillel Day School of Metropolitan Detroit, an early childhood through grade 8 independent school located in Farmington Hills Michigan, seeks a MakerSpace Instructor who is innovative, tech-savvy, has a firm grasp on teaching pedagogy, and is able to work collaboratively with colleagues.


  • Facilitate hands-on projects with student and team-teach with classroom teachers in the MakerSpace
  • Manage equipment upkeep
  • Plan and lead professional development programming and workshops for faculty
  • Assist related clubs and other extra-curricular programming (occasional weekend and evening commitments as needed)
  • Inspire curiosity, creativity and innovation with a “can do” attitude
  • Value the individual learner, guiding him/her on a personal learning path
  • Plan, prepare, deliver, and model instructional lessons that facilitate a maker mindset and use design thinking
  • Assist in managing digital projects and support technology integration
  • Assist in grant-writing for IDEA Collaborative
  • Help implement safety, trainings, and maintenance in the MakerSpace


  • You can identify as a teacher, designer, inventor, scientist, or scholar – any combination – as long as you make things that matter and work well with students and fellow educators
  • Candidates should be willing to take risks, look for opportunities to integrate disciplines in authentic and meaningful ways to make a difference in the world
  • Experience working with children and young teens
  • Enthusiasm for exploring new trends using media, design, and digital fabrication tools and software
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in inquiry-based learning and cooperative learning with a focus on a student-centered approach
  • Knowledge of CNC machine, laser cutter, 3D printers, power tools, electronics, sewing machine
  • Handle physical demands of the job
  • Understand current educational technology as a means to support best practices
  • Proven experience with interdisciplinary and innovative curricular design and partnership


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, preference in education or STEAM-related field.To Apply

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