STEAM Assistant Specialist

Location: Horizons at The Ethel Walker School, Simsbury, CT
Job Title: STEAM Assistant Specialist
Salary: Compensation based on experience
Level/Grade: Pre-K through 5th
Type of Position: Full-Time Summer

Horizons at The Ethel Walker School is looking for mature, dedicated and enthusiastic individuals for our STEAM assistant teaching position to teach engineering and technology at the elementary level. This is a six-week assignment position that corresponds with our weekly program themes. Candidates should be able to help create and nurture a lifelong love of knowledge in children. Horizons seeks a professional, caring individual with the ability to help implement strategies to engage students in active learning through non-traditional ways. Candidate must work as a team player to help fulfill the Horizons mission.

General Description

  • Assistant to lead STEAM specialist
  • Aid in the classroom duties of teaching and caring for approximately 15 students in each class, during a six-week summer enrichment program
  • Responsible for helping to plan daily classroom schedule and assisting in instruction
  • Work in partnership with approximately three volunteers in the classroom each day
  • Attend swim instruction lessons with students providing encouragement
  • Assistant teachers are required to attend all field trips, participate in daily meals with the students, attend Family Night, faculty meetings as well as all other duties that may be required by their supervisor


  • Experience working with elementary aged children. A student with an Elementary Education major preferred.
  • A strong passion for girls' education


  • Thursday, June 27 & Friday, June 28: Teacher orientation and classroom set-up
  • Monday, July 1-Friday, August 9: Six-week program

To apply, please submit application form and resume to