Food Service Worker

FLSA Classification:

Non-Exempt - Salary

Reports to:

Office Manager


$15,000 – $22,000

Created Date:



10 months

Updated Date:


Bloom Academy Charter School exists to provide a high quality, rigorous, and joyful educational experience to students in grades K to 5. We are a new and independent school seeking to add deeply mission aligned, smart, hardworking, and emotionally intelligent people to our founding staff. We opened in August 2019, to a cohort of kindergarten and first grade students in Houston Texas’ Historic Third Ward. In the 21-22 school year, we will educate students in grades K-3 and add a grade level every year thereafter.

The Bloom Academy Founding Food Service Team Member

Driven by our mission to ensure every child succeeds, the Food Service Team Member will be responsible for preparing and serving our scholars nutritious meals.

The Food Service team member will have the following key responsibilities:

  • Receives all food shipments to the campus.
  • Inventories and tracks breakfast, lunch, and snack items in accordance with National School Lunch Program (NSLP) guidelines and requirements.
  • Warms and prepares pre-packaged and pre-cooked breakfast and lunch items for scholars.
  • Prepare and serve in-classroom snacks to scholars.
  • Arranges food items for dissemination to scholars in an operationally efficient manner.
  • Cleans utensils, equipment, storage, and serving areas in accordance with hygienic practices.
  • Ensures all food and beverages are maintained and or stored at proper temperatures and completes corresponding food logs for school records.
  • Complete and maintain production records.
  • Maintains and cleans the student eating areas.
  • Perform duties during non-academic times (arrival and dismissal).
  • Communicate effectively with students, families, and staff.
  • Will work a minimum of six hours per day.
  • Participate in feedback, coaching, and professional development sessions.

Disclaimer: This job description provides the general nature and level of work to be performed by individuals hired for this position. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required. Bloom Academy Charter School reserves the right to change any or all content of this job description based on the school’s needs. If applicable, the incumbent will be notified of any changes before they take effect.

Required Qualifications

  • Deep alignment with school’s mission and core values.
  • High school diploma or GED certification, required.
  • A staunch belief that all students regardless of race or socio-economic status can achieve at high levels and be positive contributors to their communities.
  • A successful background check in compliance with state law.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and computation skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective and collaborative working relationships with all school stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.

Preferred Key Competencies, Mindsets and Abilities

  • A growth mindset and high emotional intelligence.
  • A social justice-oriented philosophy as it relates to the achievement gap and educational advancement of disenfranchised communities.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

Bloom as you are.

Bloom Academy is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and strive to create an inclusive environment for all adults and children who enter our doors.