Kitchen Assistant

Job Description

The Goddard School® Houston (West), TX, an early childhood education center, is currently seeking a full time Kitchen Assistant at 1720 Crescent Plaza Drive, Houston, TX  77077. Candidate must have current food handler’s certificate, ability to create and manage budget and inventory, prepare menus, and calculate portions. Experience is needed to prepare lunch and snacks following USDA nutritional guidelines for preschool age children. Initial working hours will be 6:30am to 2:00pm. Hours may fluctuate slightly depending on need. 

Please reply to job posting or submit resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]. This position will pay between $8.50 and $9.00 an hour depending on experience.

Daily Responsibilities

Possible job duties include but not limited to:


  • Preparing fresh fruit, vegetables, and other food products
  • Serving breakfast if needed; heating and serving lunch for all classrooms
  • Serving a morning and afternoon snack for all classrooms
  • Writing and preparing snack menus
  • Calculating portion sizes
  • Cleaning and washing prep table, sweeping and mopping the floors, and cleaning and organizing the prep fridge and pantry
  • Rinsing kitchen equipment and cutting boards
  • Maintaining overall cleanliness in the kitchen
  • Budgeting, managing, and ordering inventory
  • Assisting in other areas as needed assigned by management

Job Requirements

Kitchen Assistant

  • Must have food handler’s card for the state of Texas
  • Cleanliness and knowledge of hygiene rules in a kitchen
  • Be well groomed with no visible tattoos or piercings
  • Prior experience preferred

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $8.50 - $9.00 /Hour
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Restaurant - Food Service
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others No
Industry Education - Teaching - Administration
Required Travel Not Specified
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Kitchen Assistant

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