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Child Nutrition Manager-Elementary SA ISD

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Job Location:

Child Nutrition

Reports To:

Child Nutrition Supervisor


Per Hour (see Compensation Schedule)

Work Days:

M-F, 9 Months

Purpose / Job Description:

Supervise, train, and manage campus food service operations. Ensure appropriate quantities of food are prepared and served. Meet time constraints set by menu requirements established by administration. Meet health codes.



High school diploma or GED, preferred

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational, and interpersonal skills

Knowledge of methods, materials, equipment, and appliances used in food preparation

Ability to manage personnel

Effective planning and organizational skills

Basic math skills

Knowledge of requirements for National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs


One to three years related experience and/or training; or combination of education and experience

Responsibilities / Duties:

Cafeteria Management

Produce and maintain work schedules and production records.
Direct daily activities in the kitchen and cafeteria.
Maintain all serving schedules and serve all food items according to menu specifications defined by departmental policies and procedures.
Work cooperatively with campus principal to accommodate temporary schedule changes, special serving requirements and to resolve personnel issues.
Participate in staff development training programs, staff meetings, and special events as assigned.

Policy, Reports, and Law

Comply with all policies & procedures; internal controls; board policies; and state, local, and federal laws as they pertain to the financial affairs of the district.
Promptly report to the immediate supervisor or Superintendent any suspected violations of the code of ethics, such as theft, fraud, or any other dishonest act in the workplace.
Act in an ethical and honest manner in all business transactions of the district.
Ensure food is produced safely and is of high quality according to policies, procedures, and requirements.
Maintain accurate reports of daily and monthly financial, production, and activity records.
Maintain and submit accurate information for payroll reporting (time cards, tardiness, and absenteeism).

Personnel Management

Supervise and train employees at campus level, promoting efficiency, good morale, and teamwork.
Help screen, select, and train cafeteria workers and make sound recommendations about the assignment, discipline, and retention of cafeteria personnel.

Inventory and Equipment

Ensure appropriate quantities of food and supplies are available through daily orders and inventories.
Maintain logs on all equipment maintenance required within campus food service department.
Perform preventive maintenance and report needed equipment repairs.
Recommend replacement of existing equipment to meet needs of facility.
Conduct annual physical equipment and supplies inventory.


Ensure that food items are stored in safe and hazard-free environment.
Establish and enforce standards of cleanliness, health, and safety following health and safety codes and regulations.
Maintain safe work environment.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Supervise and evaluate child nutrition workers assigned to campus cafeteria.

Working Conditions:

Tools/Equipment Used: Large and small kitchen equipment, including electric slicer, mixer, pressure steamer, sharp cutting tools, oven, dishwasher, and food utility cart

Posture: Continual standing, walking; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, twisting, climbing

Motion: Frequent repetitive hand motions, wrist flexion/extension

Lifting: Lifting and carrying up to 30 pounds without assistance, 30-55 pounds with assistance, and more than 55 pounds with appropriate assistance

Environment: Moderate exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures

Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress, work with frequent interruptions

To Apply:


Contact Name:

Benjamin Rojo Settle

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