Oct 16, 2023

Assistant Front of House Supervisor (23-24)

  • 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 Assistant Front of House Supervisor (AFOHS) works as a part of the KIPP Austin Public Schools Cafeteria Team. This individual will help to create a warm and friendly atmosphere to enhance students' meal time experience. The AFOHS Supervisor will efficiently handle the sale of food and prepare an accurate Food Production Record for Food Service accounting purposes. The AFOHS will work effectively in the cafeteria/kitchen to provide direction to servers, cashiers, and porters. This position will abide by the strictest standards of physical and food safety, freshness and sanitation. This individual will promote a teamwork environment that contributes to the successful operation of a professional team. The Assistant Front of House (AFOH) Supervisor role provides critical support to our FOH Supervisors, and serves as a pathway to available Supervisor roles that may be available in the future.
Key Responsibilities
  • Know, understand and assist in implementing the requirements of the Child Nutrition Program.
  • Work on the serving line when necessary to ensure quick, smooth meal services.
  • Ability to communicate well with parents, school/program staff, vendors, and the general public.
  • Assist with Program (NSLP, SBP, Snack, Supper) implementation and compliance oversight.
  • Comply with Health Department Codes for food service
  • Comply with all safety measures and regulations throughout the cafeteria and kitchen and report any injuries or unsafe conditions in the workplace to the Front of House Supervisor (FOHS)
  • Use safety precautions relative to working with food service equipment and materials
  • Firm understanding of FIFO and the Temperature Danger Zone
  • Follow established HACCP food safety, cleaning and maintenance procedures
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the kitchen and cafeteria area
  • Store stock in an efficient and safe manner
  • Complete on-site checks to verify adherence to federal, state, local and district standards regarding food production, health code requirements, food safety, service and quality.
  • Attend professional growth activities to keep abreast of innovative techniques for school child nutrition operations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Education/Experience
  • Three (3) years of professional work experience in food and hospitality related role
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in school-based Child Nutrition a strong plus
  • Experience in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and fast-growing organization a strong plus
  • Must be able to adopt new technology quickly and be very proficient with Microsoft and other productivity tools (BlueJeans, Slack, Google Drive)
  • Above average communication skills.
  • Must be self motivated and have the ability to work with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to adapt to change.
  • Maintain emotional control under stress.
  • Proficient use of computers, different communication equipment, and other common office equipment.
  • Work with frequent interruptions.
  • Reliable mode of transportation.
  • Competent in Microsoft Word, Excel, Works, etc.
  • Basic computer skills preferred (this included knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Ability to communicate professionally, both written and verbally with team and management
  • Must be self-motivated and able to problem solve effectively
  • Possess an entrepreneurial spirit, is proactive and flexible, and is willing and able to play different roles in the team in order to meet the varied and constant needs of the students
  • Exposure to temperature variations and wet conditions
  • Requires moderate physical effort. Standing, carrying, bending, stretching, stooping, pulling, pushing, lifting of weights up to 50 lbs.
  • May walk and work on uneven and slick surfaces
  • Requires reaching above and below shoulder height
  • Some exposure to dust, gas, fumes and chemicals
  • Exposure to blood borne pathogens: Level III
  • May need to use a ladder or stool to reach product or supplies
  • Frequent repetitive hand motion
  • Frequent excessive standing during assigned work day
  • Frequent requirement to lift, carry, push, pull, sit, stand, walk, reach, crouch, climb, balance, kneel and stoop

Additional Information
Compensation and Benefits
As a full-time KIPP Texas employee you are eligible to participate in all KIPP Texas' benefit plans. KIPP Texas offers a robust variety of benefits choices with competitive rates, including medical, dental, and vision options, life insurance, and disability plans.
KIPP provides equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees. As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

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