Join Our Team! 974 Bellmore Ave Norfolk VA School Nutrition Job Fair Tuesday Nov. 5 1-4 pm
  • Norfolk Public Schools' School Nutrition Looking for a Few Friendly Faces

    Norfolk, VA–Now is your chance to serve up healthy options to students at Norfolk Public Schools (NPS)! The Department of School Nutrition for NPS is looking for some friendly faces to work as Cafeteria Monitors, School Nutrition Assistants, and Substitutes.

    You can apply, interview, and attend orientation during the department’s job fair on Tuesday, November 5th 2019, from 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. at the School Nutrition office located on 974 Bellmore Avenue, Norfolk, VA  23504. 

    Norfolk Public Schools' department of School Nutrition is one of the state's premier school food service operations. Each day, School Nutrition serves more than 39,000 high-quality, nutritious meals to help improve student learning. By working in our kitchens you can help students form lifelong, healthy food choices. The cafeteria is an extension of the classroom through exploring different cultural recipes and seasonal fruits and vegetables. School Nutrition needs your help bridging connections between the cafeteria and the classroom.

    Job fair attendees need to bring two forms of ID. For quicker processing, applicants are encouraged to bring copies of their food handler’s card, TB test results (if done within the last year), and apply online prior to the employment event. In addition, applicants should dress for on-the-spot interviews.   

    To apply online please visit the NPS Human Resources webpage at http://www.npsk12.com/hr. Search School Nutrition to find open positions and apply for each position of interest.

    Applicants may contact the Department of Human Resources at 757-628-3905 or School Nutrition at 757-628-2760 for additional information.

Employment Opportunities

  • CURRENT OPENINGS

    School Nutrition is hiring School Nutrition Assistants, School Nutrition Substitutes, and Cafeteria Monitors. Position duties vary but all support student achievement through serving high-quality, nutritious meals following USDA, local, state, and federal policies, procedures, rules, and guidelines; in a school cafeteria.

    Cafeteria Monitors - responsible for monitoring student behavior during meal service. Assists with the cleanliness of the cafeteria; to include recycling and assisting with the flow of meal services during breakfast and lunch. Work hours vary from school to school between 1.5 – 3 hours.

    School Nutrition Assistants & Substitutes - responsible for preparing, cooking and serving food items in compliance with Norfolk Public Schools, USDA, local, state and federal policies, procedures, rules, regulations, and guidelines; in a school cafeteria. Most School Nutrition employees start as School Nutrition Substitutes. 

    HOW TO APPLY

    Complete an online application through Norfolk Public Schools, through the Norfolk Public Schools Career Portal. For assistance with completing the online application please use the Instructions for Completing the Application Process. 

    School Nutrition will schedule interviews with selected applicants. Prior to any applicant being hired, the applicant must complete Norfolk Public Schools fingerprinting and criminal background check, tuberculosis screen, and obtain a Food Handler's Card from the Norfolk Health Department. 

    WHY NORFOLK PUBLIC SCHOOLS – SCHOOL NUTRITION DEPARTMENT?

    Norfolk Public Schools' department of School Nutrition is one of the state's premier school food service operations. Each day, School Nutrition serves more than 39,000 high-quality, nutritious meals to help improve student learning. By working in our kitchens you can help students form lifelong, healthy food choices as well as support student learning. The menu offers opportunities to bridge classroom lessons with the cafeteria by exploring flavors of different cultures as well as learning about seasonal fruits and vegetables. School Nutrition needs your help bridging these connections. Plus School Nutrition jobs work only during the school day meaning no weekends, evening, and off most holidays!

    We are an equal opportunity employer. For more information, call 628-2760.