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Thank you for your interest in employment with Cheney Public Schools.
Now accepting applications for many positions in addition to the Substitute Opportunities listed below. 

View and Apply for Open Positions

Teacher Substitutes
Accepting applications for on-call/substitute teachers. 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;
For more information call (509) 559-4542

Paraeducator Substitutes
Accepting applications for on-call/substitute paraeducators. Monday-Friday. Must be 18 years old and pass a background check.
Paraeducator substitute wage range: $17.25-$18.35/hour, depending on position. 
For more information call (509) 559-4542

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. 
Wage range: $17.50-$20.50/hour, depending on position.
For more information call (509) 559-4594

Custodial Substitutes
Accepting applications for on-call/substitute custodians. Must be 21 years old, pass a background check, and have own transportation. Shifts vary: 5:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.; 3:00-11:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. Training provided.
Wage: $20.05/hour. 
For more information call (509) 559-4948

Bus Driver, Non-CDL 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 wage: $22.00/hour; Non-CDL Driver wage: $18.00; Bus Aide wage: $16.75/hour.
For more information call (509) 559-4523


Paraeducator Requirements:
If you are interested in applying to be a Paraeducator in Cheney Public Schools, the following requirements apply to ALL instructional paraeducator positions (also applies to paraeducator substitutes):

  • All instructional paraeducators must have scored:
    • 455 or higher on the ETS ParaPro assessment; or
    • 220 or higher on the Pearson Paraprofessional assessment; or
    • 65% on The Master Teacher Inc. Paraeducator Online Training Program; or
    • have obtained an AA degree or higher; or 
    • have earned 72 quarters/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).
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent (documentation required prior to beginning employment).

If you do not meet the first requirement 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 ethe paraeducator test. 

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, (509) 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: Diana Willand, (509) 559-4948 
    • Nutrition Services: Jennifer Cantrell, (509) 559-4594

    • Transportation (bus drivers/bus aides): Heather Holmes, (509) 559-4523

Hailey Garza, Human Resources Lead Specialist, (509) 559-4539

  • Certificated Staff Support: Benefits & Employee Leaves; Job Postings & Descriptions; Teacher Leadership; Education and Experience; Certificated Verification of Experience; Certificated Annual Staff Evaluations; Certified Staff Employment Contracts

Kassie Brennan, Human Resources Specialist, (509) 559-4562

  • Classified Staff Support: Benefits & Employee Leaves; Job Postings & Descriptions; Classified Verification of Experience; Classified Annual Staff Evaluations; Coaching Positions 

Angela Moses, Human Resources Director, (509) 559-4599

Tom Arlt, Assistant Superintendent, (509) 559-4502

Applicants with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations in the application process by contacting the HR Director 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