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Substitute Information & Forms

Cheney Public Schools is always seeking qualified substitutes to work in our schools. Please apply online: We are pleased that our current substitutes chose to substitute with our district. The role of a substitute can be challenging and demanding, but also very rewarding. We recognize that every substitute is a crucial member of the district and plays an important part for the success of every student. For more information regarding substituting with Cheney Public Schools, please contact:

Leigh Lubbers, HR Admin Assistant/Substitute Coordinator, 559-4542 or [email protected]
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: Diana Gfeller, 559-4948 
    • Nutrition Services: Kellisa Kulm, 559-4594
    • Transportation (bus drivers/bus aides): Heather Holmes, 559-4523
All sub positions require application 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: $150/day;
Emergency certified substitute teacher salary: $135/day;
Paraeducator substitute salary range: $15.00-$16.30/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: $17.82/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 range: $15.00-$16.81/hour, depending on position.
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. Training provided.
Bus Driver salary: $19.36/hour; Bus Aide salary: $15.00/hour.
For more information call (509) 559-4523
2021-22 Substitute Handbook
Substitutes FAQ
Frequently asked questions
Substitute Sick Leave Use Form (I-1433)
Download. Complete. Sign/Date. Submit to Building/Department Secretary.
Absence Management 
Cheney Public Schools uses Red Rover Absence Management software to manage substitute employees and the available substitute positions. Below are some links for helpful tips and instructions on navigating through the system. Please call or email Leigh if you have questions or need additional assistance.
DRS Substitute Retirement Service Credits
Substitute Exclusion Form