Public Schools of Brookline  


Public Schools of Brookline
Brookline Public Schools
Brookline, MA

Job Details
Job ID: 3197035 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: November 13, 2019 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description



             Monday-Friday, School Year,  various  hours, various locations




General Duties and Responsibilities:

The substitute Cafeteria Helper performs tasks in the preparation and service of food to students and staff in the Brookline Public Schools on an as needed basis.  The Cafeteria Helper:

  • Prepares food with minimum supervision, using standard recipes.
  • Serves students and staff in a pleasant and efficient manner, and using proper serving sizes.
  • Cashiers at point-of-sale terminals.
  • Assists in the receipt of orders and supplies.
  • Keeps storeroom, refrigerator, and freezer in good order per HACCP guidelines.
  • Keeps a simple production record of what we prepare and serve daily.
  • Ensuring temperature of prepared food is correct per HACCP requirements when directed by manager
  • Sets up and breaks down serving lines, using proper sanitation procedures.
  • Cleans kitchen equipment and work area. This includes washing dishes, pots, pans, cafeteria eating areas, and any other general cleaning as needed.
  • Reports to work in complete uniform and is ready to work at scheduled time, accurately completes time sheet and remains on the job until dismissed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by manager to support the goals of the Food Service Department.



  • Ability to lift 40lbs, stand continuously, and engage in moderate physical work.
  • Good overall physical health.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • English competency.
  • Ability to work harmoniously with others and demonstrate cheerful professionalism.
  • ServSafe Certification preferred.


The Public Schools of Brookline is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their teaching or practice to the diversity and excellence of the PSB community.

The Public Schools of Brookline is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Members of underrepresented groups and all persons committed to diversity and inclusive excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.

Position Type: Part-time

Welcome to Public Schools of Brookline!

The Public Schools of Brookline provide education to PreK through Grade 12 students in eight elementary schools , one comprehensive high school, and three Early Childhood Education sites with vision that guides education in all our schools. Brookline provides an extraordinary education for every child. Each child’s unique path to achievement is supported in academically exciting and programmatically rich environments. A dynamic, diverse community of teaching professionals works collaboratively, innovating and inspiring each other and their students. Staff gets to know students intellectually, developmentally and culturally. Students are encouraged to question and challenge ideas and participate as active citizens. Schools use a variety of assessments to get the fullest picture of student learning and growth over time. These data are shared regularly with the community, and they form the basis of how we understand and improve student, teacher and administrator performance. Parents are partners with the schools in supporting their children’s education, and schools communicate effectively so that parents are confident of the response to their child’s circumstances and needs. The community, well informed and involved in the schools, supports these efforts that continue a tradition of challenging ourselves to do better, efforts that ensure the enduring value of a Brookline education.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Brookline Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Contact Information
Jill Lawrence, Human Resources Manager
333 Washington Street
Brookline, Massachusetts 02445
Phone: 617-730-2406

Public Schools of Brookline

Brookline Town Hall, 5th Floor  � 333 Washington Street  � Brookline MA � 02445
Email: � Phone: (617) 730-2401 � Fax: (617) 730-2601