Company: Vertex Education
Posted on: June 7, 2021
Changing Lives Through Education!
Legacy Traditional schools is dedicated to providing motivated
students with the opportunity to achieve academic excellence in an
accelerated, back-to-basics, safe learning environment taught by
caring, knowledgeable, and highly effective educators in
cooperation with supportive, involved parents.
With multiple locations in Arizona and Nevada, Legacy
Traditional Schools offers excellent benefits and compensation
packages for staff providing student services for grades K-8.
The role of a cook is to prepare Main Event items from our
monthly menus. Product date marking and help put food orders away
along with assisting in daily operations as needed in kitchen.
Essential Duties & Accountabilities
Food Services Staff is responsible for monitoring individual
Critical Control Points (CCPs) in the handling and preparation of
Food Service staff is responsible for monitoring control points
as defined in the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Food
temping, hand washing, sanitizing buckets etc.
Follow instructions from campus Food Services Manager, District
Food Services Manager or Food Services Director.
Prepares Main Event Menu items as directed in a sanitary and
Follows recipes, portion controls, and presentation
specifications as set by the Kitchen manager.
Assist Kitchen Manager on weekly orders
Assists with the cleaning, sanitation, and organization of the
kitchen, walk-in coolers and all storage areas.
Performs additional responsibilities as requested by the Kitchen
Manager at any time.
Serves meals as required.
Operates all kitchen equipment.
Help clean up after lunch, wiping counters, salad bar, dishes,
sweeping and mopping floors, etc.
Prep for next day.
Cater on half-days for staff lunches when requested.
Help provide meals for LKC on Days & Teacher-In-Service
Days/Conference Days If requested
Help provide meals for LKC during Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer
Break If requested
Prepare catering items during regular work day, unless otherwise
instructed by District Food Services Manager or Food Services
Help the Manager date, mark and put away deliveries using the
Set-up a few tables for breakfast and clean tables when
breakfast is done.
Help Facilities set-up tables for lunch (Not required to clean
or break down tables after lunch).
Deep Cleaning Days 4 Per Year (Mandatory)
Maintains cooperative relationship with school
Attends campus staff meetings, special functions, in-services as
Food Handlers Certificate/card.
- Non-slip or slip resistant shoes required for the job.
Positively interact with all staff.
Create a safe environment that is conducive to learning.
Good communication skills with, students, coworkers,
administration and parents.
Ability to collaborate with other teachers and school staff.
- Ability to maintain a professional appearance.
High School Diploma required
Able to meet the physical demands - lifting 40-50 lbs.; ability
to stand and walk for long periods of time.
Food Handlers Certificate/card
Understanding and knowledge of safety, sanitation and food
Arizona Department of Public Safety Level One IVP Fingerprint
Clearance Card or NV Fingerprint Background Check (if
Must possess strong communication and organizational skills.
Must demonstrate initiative and the ability to handle multiple
- Previous prep cook or cooking experience.
Work Environment and Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform essential functions. Duties are performed
typically in school and/or office settings throughout the division.
May include frequent walking, standing, stooping, lifting up to
approximately 25 pounds and occasional lifting of equipment and/or
materials weighing up to approximately 40 pounds may be
- Must have the ability to stand for extended periods of time in
front of the classroom,; see and read a computer screen and printed
material with or without vision aids; hear and understand speech at
normal levels and on the telephone; speak in audible tones so that
others may understand clearly in person and on the telephone; and
the ability to understand and follow oral and written
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