Employment

MATH TEACHER

We are seeking applications for the position of High School Mathematics Teacher for the 2017-18 school year. The successful applicant will have previous classroom experience in high school mathematics, complete Texas certification, comprehensive knowledge of all high school mathematics TEKS, competency in effective pedagogy, and must demonstrate a passion for the field of education.  Strong organizational, communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills are essential.  Job expectations to include teaching Math Models, Algebra II, PreCalculus and/or middle school math (6th – 8th). More than 5 years classroom experience a plus.  Applicants granted an interview will complete a short math assessment following oral interview. Competitive Salary and TRS Care school contribution of $614. Start date August 2017. Interested parties should send a completed CSA application, cover letter, complete resume (or vita), and three letters of reference with attention to Principal Marsha Hagin at 512.251.9799 or marshahagin@chaparralstaracademy.com.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

JOB FUNCTION: Perform a wide variety of clerical and secretarial duties to organize, coordinate and schedule school office activities; assist teachers and administrators of a unique K-12 charter school in routine administrative tasks; perform public relations and coordinate communications between administrators, parents, students and the general public; Maintain attendance, student and personel records, and any other duties as assigned.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain an orderly and welcoming office environment, greet all visitors with pleasant and professional demeanor, and assist all students, parents, vendors, perspective families and staff. Provide exceptional customer service and help cultivate attitude of community within the school.
  • Represents Chaparral Star Academy in the most positive manner with prospective, former and current students, clients, suppliers and the community we serve. Interact effectively with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students and other “customers” of our school.
  • Organize, coordinate and schedule a variety of office activities to assist administration with administrative tasks; prepare and accurately maintain a variety of records and files relating to students, staff, operations and activities.
  • Receive, open and route mail.
  • Train and provide work direction to student workers as assigned; monitor workflow and adjust duties to complete assignments in a timely manner as assigned.
  • Provide information concerning school policies, procedures, actions, activities and schedules as appropriate;
  • Respond to questions or complaints from vendors, students or parents regarding issues related to TxConnect, attendance school activities and other information; answer phones.
  • Collect, compile, organize and record a variety of data related to attendance, enrollment, personnel, payroll, equipment inventory and student activities; prepare and maintain related records, files and logs.
  • Collect and account for money collected in conjunction with school activities; secure money and process according to established procedures.
  • Administer first aid to ill and injured students; parents or public safety agencies as appropriate.
  • Register and withdraw students; complete enrollment information. Manage application process and aid with lottery procedures.
  • Operate and manage functionality of a variety of business equipment including, copiers, phones, and other school office machines.
  • Requisition, receive, store and distribute supplies and office materials; maintain materials and equipment inventory as necessary.
  • Public Relations: Update websites for school as needed. Develop campus flyers, promote events on campus. Respond to general email inquiries, and update the calendar with upcoming and events. ·Maintain all school social media accounts ensuring that parents are receiving regular communication and that the community gets connected with the school.
  • Provide clerical assistance to faculty and staff as needed.
  • Maintain regular attendance records and notify parents of insufficiencies.
  • Controlling access to the school and screening visitors. Helping provide an environment where students and teachers can focus on education.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.
  • Record-keeping techniques.
  • Health and safety regulations.
  • Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, courtesy and friendliness.
  • Telephone techniques and etiquette.
  • Basic first aid techniques.
  • Operation of standard office machines including computer equipment.

ABILITY TO:

  • Perform a wide variety of clerical and secretarial duties to coordinate school office activities and assist the Principal in a variety of administrative tasks.
  • Perform public relations and communications services
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Compose correspondence independently.
  • Complete work with many interruptions.
  • Type at an acceptable rate of speed.
  • Work independently with little direction.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Learn, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Operate a variety of office machines including computer terminal, copiers, laminators, postage machines etc.
  • Maintain good report with students, parents, teachers and the public.
  • Meet schedules and time lines.
  • Plan and organize work.
  • Compile and maintain accurate records and prepare reports.
  • Work confidentially with discretion.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Administer first aid to ill or injured students.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Work is performed while standing, sitting and/or walking.
  • Requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision and hearing.
  • Requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations.
  • Requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching.
  • Requires the ability to lift, carry, push or pull medium weights, up to 40 pounds

 

COMPUTER SCIENCE INSTRUCTOR

Chaparral Star Academy is interested in securing an individual to instruct one section of Computer Science.  Interested parties should submit a CSA application and three letters of reference to Principal Marsha Hagin.

Interested candidates should submit a district application (located on our website), resume’, and required certification to Principal Marsha Hagin.


If you would like to apply for any positions, interested parties should submit a CSA Teacher Application, cover letter, complete resume (or vita), and three letters of reference with attention to Principal Marsha Hagin at 512.251.9799 or marshahagin@chaparralstaracademy.com.


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).


Chaparral Star Academy is an open source charter school that accepts contract bids for educational and operational services. The educational services (speech, OT, PT, reading specialist & Dyslexia) need to submit a resume along with their contract rate for services rendered to the registrar, Tyler Nobles. Operational services, (HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, Printing ,Landscaping) and any other services the school may need to operate, need to submit a detailed explanation of the the services along with a contract rate to the registrar, Tyler Nobles.