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Plan, develop, supervise, and lead the Express program at various assigned program locations. May be assigned to activity leader duties as needed.
  • HOURS PER DAY 6.33
  • SPLIT HOURS6:30 to 8:50 a.m. and 3:00 to 6:00 p.m., with one additional hour of preparation time
  • Benefits--Medical/Dental/Vision through SEBB (School Employee Benefits Board) are provided for employees who work at least 630 hours per academic year.
  • Additional benefits may include vacation, sick, personal days, and paid holidays.
  • Most positions have additional pay provisions above what is represented on the salary schedule, all in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreements as negotiated.
  1. Plan and implement a developmentally appropriate program for school-age children before and after school.
  2. Maintain regular contact with the Express supervisor and building principal to exchange information on student, parent, and facility needs.
  3. Ensure the site and its operation meets licensing standards developed by the state of Washington for child care facilities.
  4. Assure proper care and maintenance of the facilities being used in the Express program. 
  5. Maintain child and program records and submit reports as prescribed. 
  6. Attend appropriate staff meetings and training sessions as assigned. 
  7. Coordinate and direct the work of activity leaders.
  8. Maintain and track site allocated supply budget, purchase authorized supplies and maintain proper purchase records. 
  9. Perform activity leader duties as assigned. 
  10. Perform other duties as assigned.

  1. Demonstrated ability and aptitude to perform the responsibilities listed.
  2. Completed 30 or more college quarter credits in elementary education, special education, school-age care or recreation.
  3. Must be 21 years of age.
  4. Minimum of two years management experience in a related field.
  5. Experience working with school-age children.
  6. Twenty hours of STARS training or possess an education exemption. Maintain training account in MERIT (Managed Education and Registry Information Tool).
  7. Demonstrated interpersonal skills.
  8. Demonstrated organizational and program management skills.
  9. Demonstrated proficiency in basic communication skills.
  10. Ability to direct the work of activity leaders and volunteers.
  11. Must have access to reliable transportation to attend staff meetings and purchase authorized supplies.
  12. TB test, CPR certificate, first aid card, and food handler's permit required upon hiring.
  13. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse group of students, teachers, parents, and administrators while maintaining confidentiality.
  14. Relates positively to youth and adults of varying socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.
  15. Physical ability to walk with students on field trips, or chase after students, when necessary, in order to maintain safety of students. Ability to lift 30 pounds, if necessary.
Additional Information
  1. Work Schedule – Days and hours (listed above) are subject to change depending on program and district needs. 
  2. Stipends, Leave Accruals and Holidays – Stipends, leaves and paid holidays are in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement ( as negotiated. 
  3. Benefits Highlights:
  • The School Employees Benefits Board (SEBB) Programadministers health insurance and other benefits for employees of Washington’s school districts who are in benefit eligible positions (at least half-time/20 hours per week in a regular position).
  • Multiple medical plans offered from various providers such as Kaiser Permanente WA, Premera Blue Cross, and the Uniform Medical Plan (for example) to fit your needs for varying cost and care options. Vision and Dental plan options, as well as standard Life and AD&D insurance are offered at no cost to the employee. The SEBB program also offers additional employee paid benefits like Dependent Care Assistance Program (DCAP), supplemental Life and AD&D, Long-Term Disability insurance, and Medical Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA).
  • Benefit eligible Spokane Public Schools employees and their dependent family members have access to free, confidential counseling, consultation and referral services through the Employee Assistance Program.
  • School District Employees participate in the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems (DRS) public pension plan. Employees can choose from a lifetime retirement pension plan or a hybrid pension and investment plan that contributes between 5% and 15% of wages to retirement. When employees meet plan requirements and retire, they are guaranteed a monthly benefit for the rest of their life from the employer-funded pension.
  • Employees can also participate in voluntary savings programs to increase retirement savings such as the DRS Deferred Compensation Program or by participating in a 403(b) retirement plan through the District’s plan manager, OMNI.
  • See more about employee benefits at
  1. A fingerprint background check is required for all prospective employees
Spokane Public Schools complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate in the admission, treatment, employment, or access to its programs or activities on the basis of age, sex, marital status, race, color, creed, national origin, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, to the use of a trained guide or service animal by a person with a disability, sexual orientation including gender expression or gender identity, or honorably discharged veteran or military status. This holds true for all students who are interested in participating in educational programs and/or extracurricular school activities, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.
Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the school district’s Title IX/Staff Civil Rights Officer, ADA Officer, Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB)/Student Civil Rights Officer and/or 504 Compliance Officer.
The following Civil Rights Compliance Coordinators have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:
Other district contacts:
Address: 200 N Bernard Street, Spokane 99201-0282