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Cafeteria Supervisor (2024-25)

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Bay Area Christian School - League City, TX
Full Time
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Food Service


Position: Cafeteria Supervisor

Classification: Full-Time, Non-Exempt - Regular Staff

Schedule: 40 hours per week during the school year; Some part-time prep hours required in July

Primary Reporting Relationship: Head of School

Supervisory Responsibilities:Cafeteria Staff - Asst. Supervisor, Aides, Substitutes, and Student Workers

Ministry Areas: Bay Area Christian School - Cafeteria

Interfaces: Students, parents, administrators, staff, and other stakeholders as appropriate

(Job Description PDF)

BACS Tuition Discount Benefit: Yes (K-12th grade dependents only)

Health Insurance Benefit: Yes (Medical, Dental, Vision PPO coverage)


Mission: Providing quality Christian education impacting lives for now and eternity.


Employee Profile:

  • Acceptance of and agreement with the Bay Area Church statement of faith and standard of conduct

  • A strong, clear Christian testimony

  • A lifestyle that displays an ongoing personal relationship with God and a commitment to serve Him daily


Job Purpose:The Cafeteria Supervisor shall display evidence of Christian character as a model to students, faculty, and staff while supervising and supporting the functioning duties of the lunchroom.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Model and set an example for the development of good citizenship and godly character

  • Represent the school in a favorable and professional manner

  • Maintain cordial and cooperative working relationships with colleagues

  • Perform opening, closing, and serving duties as needed


Cafeteria Supervision:

  • Call local restaurants during the summer to confirm updated menus and prices for the upcoming school year

  • Review and confirm prices for snack bar items BACS will sell for the upcoming school year

  • Open and close the online lunch ordering system through FACTS

  • Contact restaurants to order food and submit all receipts to Finance Department

  • Plan schedules and work assignments; train, supervise, and evaluate staff according to established procedures

  • Provide program support and communicate effectively with teachers, parents, and administrators in all matters

  • Ensure that sanitation and safety practices in all phases of the school food service operation meet established standards

  • Monitor and enforce the safety standards of the department, administer training programs, report accidents, and complete the required documentation

  • Maintain a commitment to the department mission; model department expectations through personal leadership and actively support the efforts of others to achieve department goals

  • Meet with the food inspector when inspections are performed

  • Review and approve employees’ timesheets weekly to monitor hours and ensure employees are paid accurately



  • Open both kitchen areas daily (Kids Commons and Fellowship Hall)

  • Clean and disinfect countertops, microwaves, and tables

  • Unload and stock supplies daily, fold towels, prepare trash cans, fill plasticware, and stock drinks and snacks



  • Serve meals twice daily during elementary and secondary lunches

  • Pull and organize food and beverages ordered for the day

  • Count and organize food when it is delivered from restaurants

  • Set up the computer for the day and give out ordered food through the lunch line



  • Close both kitchen areas daily (Kids Commons and Fellowship Hall)

  • Clean and disinfect countertops, microwaves, and tables

  • Sweep all floors


Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrates an excellent attitude, take pride in work, and be a team player

  • Dependable and flexible

  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills

  • Maintains a professional and friendly demeanor

  • Possesses excellent organizational skills and is capable of managing time efficiently

  • Demonstrates the ability to multitask effectively

  • Works well with a variety of students, administrators, staff, and parents

  • Exhibits ability to maintain composure in stressful situations/interactions

  • Familiarity with basic office equipment (multi-line phones, fax machines, and scanners)

  • Communicates clearly and effectively


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required

  • Experience: 3+ years of previous work experience in a food service setting, preferably in a school environment; at least 1-3 years working in a supervisory or team leadership position; previous experience managing budgets and expenses in an employment setting; previous experience scheduling multiple employees to ensure department coverage, including managing and approving employee timecards within payroll software in a prompt and efficient manner each week

  • Licenses or Certifications: Valid Texas driver's license is required; A valid Texas Food Handler's card must be obtained if hired and actively maintained throughout employment


Essential Job Functions:

  • Ability to reason logically and make sound decisions, to consider alternative and diverse perspectives, to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, to remain poised under all circumstances, and to interact effectively with people in a positive manner that engenders confidence and trust

  • Ability to complete assigned tasks without direct supervision

  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and make decisions

  • Ability to work with people beyond giving and receiving instructions; must be adaptable to performing under stress and when confronted with emergency situations

  • Ability to listen and respond to counsel

  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others

  • Ability to report to work on a regular and punctual basis

  • Must be physically able to operate various office equipment, including computers, copiers, phones, etc.

  • Must be able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally; 10 pounds of force frequently; and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects; perform repetitive motion, such as grasping, picking, pinching, typing, or otherwise utilizing finger dexterity

  • Must be able to move around the cafeterias to monitor students and staff regularly

  • Must be able to regularly remain stationary at the computer, requiring repetitive finger movements and manual dexterity

  • Must possess the ability to observe details at close range required for viewing a computer monitor, preparing and analyzing data and figures, transcribing, and reading

  • Must possess the ability to perceive sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction; possess the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make discriminations in sound

  • Must possess the ability to express ideas using the spoken word to convey instructions to staff, students, parents, and other stakeholders accurately, loudly, and/or quickly

  • Must be accountable and reliable to maintain fiscal responsibility at all times

  • Activities occur inside and outside, and the worker is subject to both environmental conditions


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time, with or without notice.