STEAM Specialist – Summer Camp

Faculty / Seasonal

Cambridge Montessori School, Cambridge, MA

STEAM Teacher


Desired Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 18 years of age and have at least one year of college experience  OR one year of work experience after high school 
  • Previous leadership or supervisory experience
  • Experience working in a camp or school setting
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children and adults
  • Ability to develop and implement activities
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Available to attend a three-day training session June 18-June 20th
  • Available 8:30-4:30, Monday-Friday, June 24th-August 16th 
    • At least a 4-week commitment is preferred
  • Energetic and positive attitude
  • Likes fun!


  • STEAM Teacher: Develop and implement engaging and age-appropriate STEAM or Maker Space activities and projects for campers.
  • Instruction in STEAM Concepts: Teach campers fundamental concepts in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics through hands-on activities and projects.
  • Facilitate Maker Space Activities: Guide campers through the use of various tools and equipment in the Maker Space
  • Safety Training: Ensure that campers understand and follow safety procedures when using tools and equipment in the Maker Space, and supervise activities to prevent accidents.
  • Project Planning and Design: Assist campers in brainstorming, planning, and designing their STEAM projects, encouraging creativity and problem-solving skills.
  • Technical Assistance: Provide technical support and assistance to campers as they work on their projects, troubleshooting issues and offering guidance when needed.
  • Encourage Collaboration: Foster a collaborative and inclusive environment where campers can work together, share ideas, and learn from each other’s experiences.
  • Promote Critical Thinking: Challenge campers to think critically and analytically as they tackle STEAM projects, encouraging them to experiment and explore different solutions.
  • Art Integration: Incorporate artistic elements into STEAM projects to encourage creativity and self-expression, such as through design, color theory, and aesthetics.
  • Environmental Awareness: Integrate lessons on sustainability and environmental responsibility into STEAM activities, promoting awareness of the impact of technology and innovation on the planet.
  • Cleanup and Organization: Oversee cleanup of the woodworking area at the end of each session, ensuring tools are properly stored and the workspace is tidy.

Job Requirements:

Must be physically able to perform all Passport Summer Camp duties.  The physical activity of this position includes:

  • Walking
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs
  • Standing and sitting on the floor
  • Tolerating various temperature ranges


Candidates should send a resume and objective to:

Krissy Canastar: Director of Passport Auxiliary Programs 



Cambridge Montessori School is a coeducational independent day school currently enrolling 220 students from toddlers through grade eight. CMS will celebrate its 50 years of serving Cambridge and surrounding towns, CMS is a dynamic, international community, which reflects the diverse culture and rich educational resources of the region and enrolls students from over 20 different countries.  CMS is accredited by the AMS and the AISNE and is a member of the NAIS, Montessori Schools of Massachusetts, and the International Montessori Council.  The State of Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care Office (EEC) licenses the CMS Toddler and Primary Programs.  

CMS is a non-sectarian institution and does not discriminate based on race, gender, religion, national or cultural origin, sexual orientation, family style, political belief, or disability in the administration of its admissions, financial assistance, education or employment practices.

Passport complies with the regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (105 CMR 430.000) and is licensed by the City of Cambridge Board of Health. 


Cambridge Montessori School

Cambridge, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School
All Gender