As a Food Service Aide, you will be responsible for organizing, executing, and maintaining food service systems for our students at Zeta Charter Schools. The Food Service Aide will have a strong work ethic, be extremely organized, and be able to juggle multiple responsibilities at once. You will work with a team of mission-driven, high-achieving, passionate colleagues to help Zeta succeed in its mission to build and sustain high-performing schools that forge thriving communities of lifelong learners, problem solvers, and innovators.
Organize safe storage of food and maintain a sanitary kitchen
Receive all food deliveries for breakfast, lunch, and snack
Ensure that food service equipment and cafeteria spaces are kept stocked and clean
Foster a positive relationship with all vendors and stakeholders
Prepare food provided by school vendor, ensuring all safety and preparation guidelines are followed and food is ready for scheduled meal times
Coordinate service of breakfast, lunch, and snacks to all students daily
Inventory meal service supplies daily
Report and help reconcile any issues with vendor orders
Assist with meal accountability; this will include ensuring food menu items are ordered in a timely fashion and detailed meal consumption records are kept
Assist with tracking, documentation, and reporting for Zeta’s National School Lunch Program
Assist with regular health inspections
Support with other school operations tasks as needed
The job will require obtaining appropriate food safety and handling certification. Zeta will support the Food Service Aide in obtaining proper certification if not already possessed by the candidate.
Demonstrated passion for the mission, vision, and core values of Zeta Charter Schools
Strong work ethic, organizational skills, and ability to multitask
Excellent communication and relationship-building skills are essential
Strong attention to detail
Able to comfortably lift and move 20 lbs.
Someone with an unyielding dedication to cleanliness and hygiene
High school diploma or higher
About Benefits and Compensation
Zeta Schools is seeking candidates who can start in August 2019 with hours from 7am to 2pm, Monday through Friday. This is a part-time role on a 10-month cycle through end of June 2020. All candidates will need to complete and successfully receive a food handling certificate. Hourly compensation is $15/hour.
Work authorization required (candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the U.S.). Zeta Charter Schools is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Zeta Charter Schools is a next-generation charter school network in NYC that launched two public charter schools in the South Bronx and Inwood communities, with plans to grow to 25 schools serving Pre-K-12th grades. As we expand to K-2 for the 2019-2020 school year, Zeta Charter Schools is focused on a people-first culture that maintains high expectations to enable team members to grow personally and professionally. Zeta’s mission is to build and maintain high-performing schools that forge thriving communities of lifelong learners, innovators, and problem solvers.
What makes Zeta unique?
In addition to cultivating a high-performance culture that fosters extraordinary outcomes, Zeta Charter Schools has a focus on innovation learning as well as mindfulness and wellness to drive our rigorous hands-on academics. With the implementation and adaptation of social-emotional programming, we promote an environment of mindfulness that serves as a strong foundation for a respectful school community. Additionally, the Zeta school design combines the best of an academically rigorous education, focused on critical thinking and problem solving, with cutting-edge technology and tools.