K-8 Art/STEAM Teacher- Specializing in Learning Differences

K-8 Art/STEAM Teacher- Specializing in Learning Differences

The Hillside School, a renowned K-8 independent educational institution in Macungie, PA, is seeking a dedicated and knowledgeable K-8 Art/STEAM Teacher to join our esteemed faculty. If you have a passion for fostering artistic expression, promoting creativity, and integrating STEAM concepts into art education, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.


  • Develop and implement a comprehensive K-8 art curriculum that integrates STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) concepts and aligns with state standards.
  • Plan and deliver engaging art lessons that inspire creativity, cultural appreciation, and critical thinking.
  • Teach students a variety of artistic techniques, mediums, and processes, fostering their individual artistic skills and self-expression.
  • Integrate STEAM principles into art education, providing opportunities for interdisciplinary learning and problem-solving.
  • Incorporate technology and digital tools effectively to enhance art instruction and expand students’ artistic horizons.
  • Assess student artwork and provide constructive feedback to support their artistic growth and development.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and participate in cross-curricular initiatives to promote STEAM integration and project-based learning.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive classroom environment that values diversity, encourages experimentation, and nurtures artistic exploration.
  • Maintain open communication with students, parents, and administrators regarding student progress, art activities, and school events.
  • Stay updated on current trends, techniques, and educational research in art and STEAM education through professional development opportunities.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Art Education, Fine Arts, or a related field (Master’s degree preferred).
  • Valid teaching certification/license in Pennsylvania or ability to obtain certification.
  • Experience teaching art to K-8 students, with knowledge of STEAM integration preferred.
  • Strong artistic skills and proficiency in various art techniques and mediums.
  • Familiarity with STEAM principles and ability to incorporate them into art education.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to create a supportive and inclusive classroom environment that celebrates diverse artistic expressions.
  • Proficiency in utilizing technology and digital tools for art instruction.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development in art and STEAM education.

To apply for this position, please submit the following documents:

  • Cover letter highlighting your experience and commitment to teaching students with language-based learning differences.
  • Updated resume/CV, emphasizing relevant qualifications and expertise.
  • Copies of teaching certifications or proof of eligibility.
  • Contact information for at least three professional references.

The Hillside School offers a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience. We value diversity and encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply.

To apply, please send your application materials via email to jharakal@hillsideschool.org or mail them to:

Hillside School

Attn: Associate Head of School

2697 Brookside Road

Macungie, PA 18062

The Hillside School is an equal opportunity employer. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. We appreciate your interest in joining our team and making a difference in the lives of students with language-based learning differences!