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Thank you for your interest in employment with Cheney Public Schools.


Now Accepting Applications - Apply online:

Teacher & Paraeducator Substitutes
Accepting applications for on-call/substitute teachers and paraeducators. Monday-Friday. Must be 18 years old and pass a background check. Fully-certified substitute teacher salary: $120/day; Paraeducator substitute salary range: $14.40-$15.90/hour, depending on position. 
For more information call (509) 559-4542.
Custodial Substitutes
Accepting applications for on-call/substitute custodians. Must be 21 years old, pass a background check, and have own transportation. Shifts vary: 2:00-11:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. Training provided. Salary: $16.90/hour. 
For more information call (509) 559-4948.
Nutrition Services Substitutes
Accepting applications for on-call/substitute kitchen assistants. Food Handler's Permit required. Must be 18 years old and pass a background check. Salary: $14.15/hour.
For more information call (509) 559-4594.
Bus Driver & Bus Supervision Aide Substitutes
Accepting applications for on-call/substitute school bus drivers and school bus supervision aides. Must be 22 years old to drive bus and 18 years old to be a bus aide and must pass a background check. Bus Driver salary: $18.40/hour; Bus Aide salary: $14.40/hour.
For more information call (509) 559-4523.
CLICK HERE for Open Positions
If you are interested in applying to be a Paraeducator in Cheney Public Schools (also applies to elementary paraeducator substitutes at Betz, Salnave, Snowdon, and Sunset), the following requirements apply to ALL instructional paraeducator positions:
  1. All instructional paraeducators must have scored 461 or higher on the ETS Paraeducator Assessment, OR have obtained an AA degree or higher, OR have earned 72 quarter/48 semester credits, or have completed a registered apprenticeship program prior to applying for a paraeducator position with Cheney Public Schools (documentation required at time of application).
  2. Must have a high school diploma or equivalent (documentation required prior to beginning employment).
If you do not meet requirement #1 above via a college degree or credits and have not yet taken the ETS Paraeducator Assessment, please contact NorthEast Washington Educational Service District 101 at (509) 789-3800 to schedule the paraeducator test.
Please note: We do not maintain a "Future Certified Positions" application as a holding area for applicants who wish to create a profile while awaiting a position of interest to open. Instead, we hope you will consider applying to be a Substitute Teacher with Cheney Public Schools*. To do so, please click the link above to complete and submit an application for the Substitute Teacher position. Once your application has been reviewed, you will be contacted by the Substitute Coordinator regarding next steps.
*If you are not interested in becoming a Substitute Teacher in our district, please wait to create a profile and submit an application until a position of interest to you is posted.
At Cheney Public Schools, we strive to offer the best possible service to applicants, staff, students, and the community as we recruit, hire, and retain a highly-qualified staff. Our top priority is to hire high-quality educators and educational support personnel who can provide the very best educational environment for our students. We are an equal opportunity employer.
For more information regarding employment with Cheney Public Schools, please contact the following:
  • Leigh Lubbers, Human Resources Admin Assistant/Substitute Coordinator, 559-4542
    • If you have questions about substitute positions in the areas of custodial services, nutrition services, or student transportation please contact the appropriate department as listed as follows:
      • Custodial Services: Jeanne Austin, 559-4948 
      • Nutrition Services: Rachel Reynaga, 559-4594
      • Transportation (bus drivers/bus aides): Diana Gfeller, 559-4523
  • Hailey Garza, Human Resources Specialist, 559-4539
    • Coaching Positions
  • Angela Moses, Human Resources Manager, 559-4509
    • Certified and Classified Positions
  • Tom Arlt, Assistant Superintendent, 559-4502
Applicants with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations in the application process by contacting the HR Manager at (509) 559-4509.
Cheney Public Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, economic status, pregnancy, familial status, marital status, disability, or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.
The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:
Title IX Officer/Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator/ADA Coordinator:
Tom Arlt, Assistant Superintendent
12414 South Andrus Road, Cheney, WA  99004; Phone: (509) 559-4502
Section 504 Coordinator:
Franklin Day, Director of Student Support Services
12414 South Andrus Road, Cheney, WA  99004; Phone: (509) 559-4507