Food Server, Oakland

School Support Oakland, California


Food Service Staff Member

Position Summary

We are looking for a teammate who loves working in a school environment and is looking to be part of a dynamic team! This role is responsible for ensuring our students have access to nutritional meals to support the development of healthy minds and bodies. The food server provider will support the food service program for KIPP Stockton Middle School. This is a part-time role reporting to the Director of School Operations.


Preferred Qualifications



        Experience working in a school, preferred



        High school diploma or equivalent

        Food Handler certification or ability to obtain certification


Knowledge/skills required:

        Ability to learn, comprehend, and implement health and safety guidelines around food handling and distribution

        Ability to multitask and prioritize competing responsibilities as well as respond to emergencies with a calm and efficient manner

        Successful experience working as an effective member of a team

        Respect for children and adults from various cultures and backgrounds, flexibility, patience

        Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment that is subject to interruptions


Essential Functions and Responsibilities

        Prepares food for distribution: breakfast, lunch, and snack

        Coordinate, track and provide feedback with the food vendor on number of meals served and required

        Maintains records/documents for health inspection

        Supports in the set-up and clean-up of all materials and areas impacted by breakfast and lunch

        Supports in cleaning the lunch space and kitchen throughout lunch and after lunch.

        Ensures serving trays and any other equipment are properly sanitized and stored 

        Serves students breakfast and lunch

        Prepares snack for after school program

        Adherence to KIPP and local public health and safety standards

        Other duties as assigned


Physical, Mental and Environmental Demands



Ability to cart food from one location to another. Ability to access and utilize technology. Occasional lifting/carrying of equipment up to 40 lbs.



Stress of deadlines and normal work standards, ability to analyze problems and generate alternatives, work with interruptions, concentrate for long periods of time, read, calculate, perform routine math problems, memorize and recall objects and people.



Part-time, non-exempt position based on the school calendar. This teammate will work  30 hours/week serving breakfast and lunch.


About KIPP Public Schools Northern California

We are a thriving nonprofit network of 17 free, public charter schools open to all students. At KIPP, we believe all children should grow up free to create the future they want for themselves and that schools can and should be a critical factor in making that vision a reality. Together with families and communities, we 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.


Our student community consists of over 7,000 elementary, middle, and high school students in East Palo Alto, Oakland, San Francisco, San Lorenzo, San Jose, and Redwood City. 79% qualify for free or reduced price lunch, 23% are multilingual learners, and 10% have special needs.  We strive to cultivate a representative team of teachers and leaders that reflect our students’ diversity.



We are dedicated to you and your family's well-being!  We offer a competitive pay rate and this position is eligible for benefits. 

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume by clicking apply on this page.

Questions? Email [email protected]