Our food service workers are responsible for the preparation and service of quality food to students in a quick, safe, and pleasant manner. They must be fast-paced, energetic on a daily basis, and have a positive attitude when serving meals to scholars. Above all, we look for individuals who are passionate and committed to urban education and our ultimate goal of closing the achievement gap in Brooklyn.
Why work at Ascend Charter Schools?
Ascend is a network of K-12 public charter schools serving 4,400 students across 12 schools in Central Brooklyn. Our mission is to provide our students an extraordinary education, placing them firmly on the path to success in college and beyond.
We guide our students to think critically and independently, and to enjoy education as an end in itself. We teach a rich and rigorous liberal arts curriculum that nurtures students' natural curiosity about the world. We foster a positive, non-punitive school culture where students feel connected, empowered, and safe to take academic risks. And we design our school buildings to reflect the incredible accomplishments that happen within their walls and our high aspirations for teaching and learning.
To create this kind of vibrant learning community, we invest heavily in our faculty by providing ongoing professional training and support, and encourage our educators to collaborate closely and push each other to achieve great outcomes.
Our school buildings
We believe that our school buildings should reflect the incredible accomplishments that happen within their walls. All Ascend schools are housed in inviting, newly renovated buildings where every detail is chosen to communicate our aspirations for teaching and learning. See where we work.
Our food service workers prepare, serve, and/or deliver breakfasts, lunches, and snacks, as directed, in a sanitary and timely manner. Additionally, the food service work will
Staff and reporting relationships
Our food service workers receive direction by the kitchen supervisor and food service coordinator, and report to the food service coordinator on a weekly basis for updates and feedback.
Diversity at Ascend
Ascend is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community, both through our hiring practices and our focus on creating a culture and environment where diverse perspectives, ideas, and identities are valued and integrated into our way of working and educating students. Ascend staff represent a wide diversity of racial, socio-economic, gender, religious, and national identities—opening a window to the entire Ascend community on the richness of humanity. We welcome all applicants who share our mission and vision to join us in our deeply consequential work.
Ascend offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.