Chaparral Star Academy is an open-enrollment public charter school in Austin, Texas serving students in grades K-12.  CSA offers a rigorous, college-preparatory curriculum in a compacted 4-hour daily schedule.  Students attend either the morning session (7:45 am-11:50 am) or the afternoon session (12:05 pm-4:10 pm), allowing more flexibility for extracurricular activities such as gymnastics, horseback riding, acting, hockey, figure skating or any passion the child may have.  Class sizes are limited to 15 students per class, as we strive to enable young minds to pursue their passion in a community of excellence.

Chaparral Star Academy is accepting applications for the position of physical education instructor. The qualified candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements for required instructional area, demonstrated competency in the subject area assigned, and general knowledge of the components of a sound physical education program.  Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills are essential.  Previous teaching experience is preferred.  Salary is competitive, with TRS Active Care supplement of $614.00 covered by CSA.

Interested candidates should submit the Chaparral Star Academy application (found on our website), complete resume (or vita) and three letters of reference to Principal Marsha Hagin.

Substitute Teaching


CSA is partnered with Kelly Education to provide substitute services to employees.


However CSA may need to call upon the help of others.  If you would like to be added to our substitute teacher list, please submit a completed Substitute Employment Application.  Once received and background criminal history check is verified, your name and contact information will be added to our list.   Assistant Principal Kris Barnett is the school’s substitute coordinator if you have any questions about the sub program.  Daily substitute teacher compensation is $90 for a non-degree holder, $100 for those with a bachelor’s or higher and $125 per day for long-term subs (over 10 days of employment).