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NMES Head Cafeteria Worker (Term)

Date: Oct 9, 2019


Head Cafeteria Worker

New Minas Elementary School

Term Position: 4 hours per day

Effective date: October 28-March 31st, 2020

Rate of Pay: As per Collective Agreement ($16.27)

Closing date for applications: October 23, 2019



Qualifications and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of and a willingness to build healthy menus and snacks on sound nutritional principles.
  • Experience working in a school at the p to 5 level is preferable.
  • Previous experience in a school cafeteria will be an asset.
  • An educational background in the nutritional studies would be and asset


  • Responsible for managing the cafeteria under the supervision of the school principal.
  • Current Food Handlers certificate.
  • Experience in the area of food preparation, presentation, and service to students and staff.
  • A willingness to consult and collaborate regarding cafeteria business plan, weekly menu and pricing.
  • Ordering food items and relevant supplies.
  • Keeping an inventory on a frequent basis, of all foods and supplies.
  • Daily deposits.
  • Cash reconciliation and sales reports.
  • Preparation and serving of food, kitchen duties as required in co-ordination with the cafeteria team (stocking, cleaning, dishes, etc.)
  • A willingness to be engaged in the school recycling program.
  • An interest in working in a school environment.


Qualified applicants from within CUPE Bargaining Unit Local 3876 will be considered first.  Should there be no qualified applicants from within the Bargaining Unit, new applicants will be considered.

Please include the names and telephone numbers of three work-related references. 


Employment with the Annapolis Valley Regional Cemtre for Edication is contingent upon providing a satisfactory Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse Registry Check.


We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those short-listed for an interview will be contacted.