Kokua Education matches dedicated substitute teachers with several of the highest performing K-12 schools in Austin to maximize the value of student learning time. From music festivals to the art community, Austin’s unique culture is filled with diverse and inclusive thinkers, lending us an extraordinary group of educators committed to making a lasting impact among the city’s youth.

Kokua can place you both in long-term and daily assignments, in elementary classrooms through high school. Kokua is a great fit for those seeking full-time teaching opportunities or a like-minded professional community committed to making a difference for youth. Apply now to be placed in a classroom soon and impact lives as a Kokua Substitute Teacher.

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The benefits of becoming a Kokua teacher:


Wake up every day with an opportunity to influence young peoples’ lives.


Work as much or as little as you choose and get paid within two weeks.


Join a network of professionals and role models committed to making a difference for youth.

We partner with some of the most innovative, high-performing schools across the country.

Kokua Education formerly CSTN

Join us in elevating the impact of substitute teachers everywhere.

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We create moments that shift students' perception of what's possible.

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Texas (281) 936-0875