Lead Cafeteria Assistant

New Haven Unified School District

Class Title:

Lead Cafeteria Assistant


Under minimal supervision, to operate a satellite kitchen and to do related work as required consistent with the job description.


Directly responsible to designated administrators.


  • Coordinates the service of food in a satellite kitchen
  • Assigns work to other cafeteria staff
  • Trains substitutes
  • Handles cash, keeps and balances financial records for daily lunches
  • Inventories foods and kitchen equipment
  • Orders supplies if necessary
  • Makes sure kitchen is kept clean and equipment is in good working order; opens kitchen prior to service time
  • Closes and secures kitchen areas at end of day
  • Maintains a simple bookkeeping system for sales of foods
  • Plans and organizes kitchen service operations to meet fixed schedules; understands and carries out oral and written instructions; works cooperatively with other school personnel.


  • Must pass qualifying test.
  • Possession of food safety certificate as required by California State law.


One year of experience involving snack bar or cafeteria operation.

Salary Range 17

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.