Posted: Nov 10, 2021

Kitchen Staff

Westtown School - West Chester, PA
Application Deadline: Dec 18, 2021

Kitchen Staff



Come join our team and receive a $500 sign-on bonus after completing 6 months of employment! 

Westtown School is seeking energetic and customer-oriented individuals to assist with general food preparation and packaging, some washing of dishes and cookware, general cleaning, and other support of the food service department. 

2 immediate openings: 

Part-time staff member working 3 days a week with occasional weekend hours, as needed.  The regular shift will be either 8:00 am -2:00 pm  or 9:00 am -3:00 pm.

Full-time staff member with some nights and weekends required.  This position is eligible for full benefits, including health and dental insurance, retirement, and Paid Time Off.


Westtown School is a Quaker independent, co-educational pre-K to 12, college preparatory day and boarding school located in suburban West Chester, PA, approximately 30 miles from Philadelphia.  Situated on a beautiful 600-acre campus, Westtown offers state-of-the-art facilities where our committed faculty and staff inspire and prepare our students to be stewards and leaders of a better world. 


Position description


  • Provides friendly and helpful service to students and other community members;
  • Assists with dining room setup, meal service, and kitchen closing duties;
  • Assists with preparation of daily menu items according to the Assistant Kitchen Manager’s specifications;  
  • Displays and replenishes food items;
  • Follows wrap, label, and date procedures for all food products;
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area and completes daily and weekly cleaning as assigned by Assistant Kitchen Manager;
  • Ensures that proper food handling practices are followed;
  • Notifies managers of all maintenance and safety issues;
  • Maintains knowledge of school property and staff as necessary to perform assigned duties;
  • Reports all accidents to the Kitchen Manager immediately;
  • Participates in departmental meetings and all necessary training.


  • High School diploma required
  • Some prior food service experience is preferred
  • Experience in a customer service position is highly desirable
  • A team-oriented spirit and the desire to work in a team environment
  • Able to lift, carry or otherwise move up to 25 lbs regularly using proper moving and lifting procedures
  • Able to stand, walk, sit, and climb 
  • Able to push and pull heavy loads
  • Able to read, write and follow oral and written instructions required

Interested, qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: and select Show All Job Openings.