STEAM/Makerspace Teacher

Snohomish County, Washington, U.S.A

Brighton School has been an outstanding private school in Snohomish County, Washington for 35 years. We offer a broad academic foundation in a safe, supportive community where children learn to love school and enjoy learning. At Brighton, we believe that children learn best when they are physically and emotionally safe, academically challenged and given many opportunities to develop connections with the real world through hands-on activities and project-based learning. To find out more about our school please visit

We are looking for a passionate, committed STEAM/Makerspace teacher. The responsibilities and qualifications are as follows:


  • Facilitate hands-on projects with K-7th-grade students
  • Inspire curiosity, creativity, and innovation
  • 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
  • Manage equipment upkeep
  • Plan and lead professional development programming and workshops for faculty


  • 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
  • Knowledge of NGSS and practices
  • Experience working with children and young teens
  • Enthusiasm for exploring new trends using media, design, and digital fabrication tools and software
  • Experience in inquiry-based learning and cooperative learning with a focus on a student-centered approach
  • Experience in an educational makerspace environment
  • Knowledge of basic electronics, robotics and eWearables
  • Experience with project-based curriculum design
  • Interest/ability in physical computing, including Arduino
  • Coding experience with Blockly, Scratch Jr. and Scratch
  • Knowledge of 3D printers, vinyl cutters, power tools, electronics, sewing machines
  • Understand current educational technology as a means to support best practices
  • Proven experience with interdisciplinary and innovative curricular design and partnership

Brighton is a wonderful environment to work in filled with dedicated, professional staff, engaged students and involved parents. If you share our love of children and enthusiasm for teaching, and you have the appropriate credentials please email your cover letter and resume with the subject line reading “Brighton STEAM Teacher” to