Lunch Aide (Secondary) @ Districtwide

  • 5928 SW 53rd St, Topeka, KS 66610, USA
  • Part-time

Company Description

Auburn-Washburn Unified School District 437 is a district consisting of 128 square miles of suburban and rural areas in southwest Topeka and Shawnee county. Presently, we have 13 total attendance centers — one early childhood center, seven elementary schools, one middle school, one high school, and two alternative learning centers.

Our schools reflect the commitment to excellence within our community. Above all, we strive for every student to succeed. If academic achievement and student body growth are indicators of success, we are reaching our goal. We consistently rank among the leaders in a variety of test scores including the ACT and SAT, as well as in National Merit Scholarships.

Job Description


Lunch Aide - Secondary

REPORTS TO:                    

Building Food Service Manager


To assist the Food Service Manager in developing and maintaining a cafeteria climate that is safe, happy, friendly, and helpful.


1. Provide minor cafeteria housekeeping duties (wipe tables, clean minor spills, etc.).

2. Provide cafeteria support as directed by the Food Service Manager (serving meals, cashier, dish room duties, etc.).

3. Comply with safety procedures to reduce the potential for personal injury or damage to district equipment.

4. Knowledge and execution of principles and processes for providing customer services including customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

5. Contribute to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.

6. Regular, in person, attendance and punctuality are required.

TERM OF EMPLOYMENT:  3 hours/day, 9 months/year

SALARY:  $10.00/hour

EVALUATION:  Performance of this job will be evaluated annually by the Building Food Service Manager.



1. Ability to read and interpret written information pertaining to the lunchroom.

2. Personality attributes appropriate to the school setting.

3. Ability and desire to assist students in developing and maintaining appropriate cafeteria behavior.

4. Ability to use sound judgment and work on feet at least three hours daily.


1. Stooping:  Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist, requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.

2. Reaching:  Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.

3. Talking:  Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.

4. Hearing:  Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication.

5. Light work:  Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

6. Visual acuity based on the criteria of accuracy and neatness of work for janitors, sweepers, etc.

7. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Additional Information

Auburn-Washburn USD 437 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Auburn-Washburn USD 437 complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Auburn-Washburn USD 437 expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Auburn-Washburn USD 437’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.