Oct 07, 2023

Part-time Cook (Immediate) - KIPP North Campus

  • KIPP Texas
  • Austin, TX
Full-time School Support

Job Description

Company Description
KIPP Texas Public Schools is a network of 59 public charter, open-enrollment, pre-k-12 schools educating nearly 34,000 students across Austin, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Houston, and San Antonio. Together with families and communities, our mission is to create joyful, academically excellent schools that prepare students with the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choose -college, career, and beyond-so they can lead fulfilling lives and build a more just world.
Founded in Houston in 1994, and operating as KIPP Texas since 2018, our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in our classrooms, in our offices, and in the communities we serve is unwavering. We are looking to hire a diverse team of dynamic, collaborative, and dedicated individuals with an unyielding belief that every child will succeed. Join our Team and Family and champion equity, chase excellence, persist with purpose, bring joy, and help us rise together.
KIPP Texas is part of the national KIPP network of 255 college-preparatory public charter schools in 20 states and the District of Columbia. Nationwide, KIPP students complete four-year college at a rate of 36 percent, comparable to the national average for all students and approximately three times higher than the average of students from low-income communities.
You can see all our job opportunities at https://kipptexas.org/join-our-team/.

Job Description
The Opportunity
The cook works as part of the KIPP Texas Austin School Kitchen Team to prepare and serve breakfast, lunch and supper for all students and Teachers on your assigned campus. This position has a firm understanding of nutrition, of nutritious ways to prepare food to maximize its capabilities and to support the district's Wellness Program.
Key Responsibilities
  • Support the Kitchen supervisor with all kitchen duties
  • Carefully prep and prepare products according to the recipe
  • Maintain orderly and clean work areas at all times.
  • Follow established food safety, maintenance and sanitation practices.
  • Ensure the quality, taste and presentation of all prepared items.
  • Maintain high productivity levels
  • Assist in all areas of the kitchen or cafeteria as needed.

Skills and Qualifications
  • Current Food Handlers card
  • Must be self-motivated and able to problem solve effectively.
  • Minimum of one year experience in a high volume food service establishment
  • Requires moderate physical strength. Standing, carrying, bending, stretching, stooping, pulling, pushing & lifting weights up to 50lbs independently.
  • Multi-faceted, multi-skilled, resourceful and willing to go above and beyond to feed healthy meals to our students.
  • Possess entrepreneurial spirit, is proactive and flexible, and is willing to play different roles in the kitchen and cafeteria in order to meet the varied and constant needs of our students.
  • Model positive and healthy character traits and habits, such as being consistent and understanding.

Additional Information
KIPP provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.

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