Cafeteria Assistant

New Haven Unified School District

Class Title:

Cafeteria Assistant


Under supervision, to prepare and serve foods in a school cafeteria; to clean kitchen equipment and utensils; and to do related work as required consistent with the job description.


Directly responsible to designated administrators.


  • Assists Cook/Baker in the preparation of foods for cooking or baking
  • Prepares salads, desserts, and sandwiches; sets up the serving line and serves food
  • Assists in cleaning and storing dishes, utensils, cafeteria equipment, and food supplies, cleans work areas and disposes of refuse
  • Collects money for items sold
  • Assists in counting money and recording monies received
  • Prepares vegetables and other foods; exhibits manual dexterity
  • Understands and carries out oral and written directions
  • Maintains cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.


Must pass qualifying test.

Salary Range 13

How to Apply


The application process is as easy as 1-2-3!

  1. Browse New Haven US job listings and submit an online application on Ed-Join.
  2. When the hiring principal is ready to interview, applicants will be considered and may be selected to interview.
  3. If selected to interview, you will be contacted by the school to set an appointment.
  4. Once you have interviewed, if you are selected for the position, you will be contacted by the personnel department. If you are not selected for the position, you will be notified by the school.