Brooklyn Robot Foundry Assistant Teacher Fairfield, CT · Part time

We are looking for more Assistant Teachers to join our team in Fairfield County! We are especially looking for people who are creative, DIY-lovers, great with kids, and deeply interested in learning more about STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math).


When you hear the word robot, do you smile? Do you get excited when you get to use your hands to build things? Do you find joy in building with kids? Then this is the perfect job for you!

Our Assistant Teachers come from all kinds of disciplines, including education, sculpture, carpentry, theater, and computer science. In this role, you will be working with other teachers to teach a classroom basic engineering concepts and to guide groups of children in building their own robots. We will train you in all the unique skills, tools, and concepts needed for the position.


10-20 hours per week


Classes will be held throughout Fairfield County.


  • Must be a graduating high school senior or older
  • Love to make things with your hands (e.g woodworking, sculpture, crafts, set construction, baking, cooking, etc)
  • Extremely reliable
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • Patient and friendly
  • Flexible
  • Enjoy having fun
  • Believe in diversifying the STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) classroom
  • Must be able to lift 35 lbs 
  • Must be able to pass a CPR/First Aid certification 
  • Must be available to work weekends and school holidays

Preferred Experience

  • Teaching/leading a classroom
  • Working with children in-person (teacher, camp counselor, babysitter, etc.)
  • Basic knowledge of working with circuits
  • Crafting/making things 3-dimensionally


Assistant teachers will work select mornings, afternoons and most school holidays, as well as some weekends. Assistant teachers may also be needed to attend marketing events.

Typical morning shift: 8am - 1pm

Typical afternoon shift: 2-6:30pm

Typical school holiday shifts: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm or 10:00 am – 6:30 pm (lunch breaks will be provided)


All new teachers will go through paid training and shadow senior teachers prior to starting. Exact schedule TBD. Teachers will also have to attend a CPR training course or provide proof of certification within the last year.


$16 - $20 per hour