Food Service Aide

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.

Responsibilities

  • 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

Qualifications

  • 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 ASAP at our Bronx location with hours from 7am to 2pm, Monday through Friday. This is a part-time role through end of June 2021. 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.

About Zeta

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 Pre-K-3 for the 2020-2021 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.  

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