Director of Food Services

Northern Cass School District is seeking a Director of Food Services for the current school year and beyond.  Applicants are preferred who have a 3 to 5 years of experience working with large quantity preparation and with supervisory duties.  Northern Cass is a progressive Class 'B' school with approximately 685 learners in PK-12. The district is currently in the transition to a personalized learning environment in all levels.  Northern Cass was reorganized in 1997. The school is located on Highway 26 in the middle of the district not within one of the communities. It serves the communities of Argusville, Arthur, Hunter, Gardner, Grandin, and Erie. The district’s current open enrollment is 33% of the school’s population. Students have chosen Northern Cass from a variety of other districts including, but not limited to:  West Fargo, Fargo, Hope-Page, Mayville, Central Cass, and Hillsboro.

Qualifications
The district prefers the Director of Food Services should have at least 3-5 years of work experience with large quantity food preparation and with supervisory duties. The person must possess a high degree of knowledge regarding proper food preparation, sanitation, and safety procedures as related to a food service operation. The person must be able to work under pressure. The person must be able to make good decisions and direct others to carry out duties assigned. The person must be able to work cooperatively with fellow food service employees. The person must enjoy working with students and others.

Function
The Director of Food Services is employed to manage the entire breakfast and hot lunch program for the school district. This includes menu planning, purchasing food and working with bids, purchasing necessary supplies, food preparation, serving efficiencies, sanitation, and safety in daily operations. The duties include management for producing quality food, on time, under sanitary conditions, with appealing appearance, and within budget constraints. The manager will work cooperatively with the food service cashier in accountability for meals served.

The terms of employment will be for the period of the school term. The manager will be under the direct supervision of the superintendent.
Benefits will be established annually for health insurance, retirement, and leave time.

Skills
1. Strong leadership background.
2. Computer knowledge with excel and word.
3. Able to multitask.
4. Work quickly and efficiently.
5. Dietary background.
6. Attention to detail.
7. Maintain a positive attitude and help create a positive climate at Northern Cass.
8. Collaborate with colleagues to address concerns and create positive solutions.
9. Possess the skills of leadership, learner's mindset, accountability, adaptability, and communication.

Major duties assigned, but not limited to:

  1. Be completely responsible for the menu planning, food preparation, serving, clean up, etc. for the entire breakfast and hot lunch program.

  2. Supervise, schedule, and instruct entire kitchen personnel, including cooks, servers, dishwashers, etc.

  3. Secure substitute personnel for regular employees when necessary.

  4. Schedule and direct student food service workers as needed.

  5. Maintain high standards of sanitation and safety for the kitchen staff in food preparation. Have employees wear proper hair restraints, gloves, and clothing.

  6. Prepare and order regular food and other supplies needed, and at best prices available.

  7. Check in food and supplies received, provide proper storage, and account for invoices and inventory. Place food in proper rotation on shelf.

  8. Prepare menus and determine quantities of food to be prepared for each menu item and determine their nutritional values. Make proper use of USDA commodities.

  9. Maintain menus and record of quantities used per meal and total.

  10. Direct preparation of all food items and assist in cooking, baking, and serving. Keep overage to a minimum.

  11. Direct clean-up of kitchen and equipment.

  12. Submit all purchase orders, invoices, monthly inventories, to office at the end of the month.

  13. Participate in state-sponsored workshops.

  14. Work with the administration in developing new methods of food preparation, efficiencies in service, economics, etc.

  15. Must be able to lift and carry up to fifty pounds.

Position will be open from Friday, October 15th through Friday, October 29th.  To apply for the position, applicants must submit the following:

  1. Letter of Application to Dr. Cory Steiner

  2. Resume

  3. Please submit these items in one PDF and e-mail them to Cory.Steiner@northerncassschool.com

The salary range and benefits for the position are dependent on experience and are negotiable.  Applicants will have retirement, single premium health, sick, and personal days. 

BUS DRIVER

NORTHERN CASS SCHOOL DISTRICT IS SEEKING A BUS DRIVER FOR THE 2021-22 SCHOOL YEAR AND BEYOND. BUS DRIVERS ARE PAID $25.00 PER HOUR AND ARE GUARANTEED FOUR HOURS PER DAY (A.M. AND P.M.). BUS DRIVERS CAN ALSO DRIVE FOR ACTIVITIES IF THEY CHOOSE AND ARE PAID THE SAME RATE FOR DRIVING, AND A SITTING RATE OF $14.00/ HOUR WHILE WATCHING THE EVENT/ACTIVITY. WE CAN ALSO BE FLEXIBLE WITH TIMES (ONLY A.M. OR P.M.) AS WE SIMPLY NEED TO INCREASE OUR AMOUNT OF HIGHLY QUALIFIED DRIVERS. WE WILL PAY FOR TESTING AND TIME TOWARDS PREPARING. IT HAS ALWAYS BEEN A STRUGGLE TO FIND DRIVERS AT NORTHERN CASS AND WE ARE IN NEED NOW. IF YOU WOULD CONSIDER THIS OPPORTUNITY, PLEASE CONTACT ME AT 701-874-2322 OR E-MAIL CORY.STEINER@NORTHERNCASSSCHOOL.COM.

READING CORPS TUTOR

NORTH DAKOTA READING CORPS IS SEEKING TUTORS TO HELP NORTHERN CASS KINDERGARTEN THROUGH THIRD GRADE STUDENTS SUCCEED IN SCHOOL BY GIVING THEM THE EXTRA SUPPORT THEY NEED IN LEARNING HOW TO READ FOR THE 2021-22 SCHOOL YEAR. READING CORPS TUTORS WORK ONE ON ONE WITH A CASELOAD OF STUDENTS FOR 20 MINUTE SESSIONS EACH, ON A SET DAILY SCHEDULE. THIS PART-TIME AMERICORPS POSITION REQUIRES A COMMITMENT FOR THE ENTIRE SCHOOL YEAR, 5 DAYS A WEEK. TUTORS WORK DURING THE SCHOOL DAY WHILE SCHOOL IS IN SESSION. NORTHERN CASS IS LOOKING FOR TWO TUTORS TO SERVE 20 HOURS PER WEEK. AS AN AMERICORPS TUTOR, YOU WILL RECEIVE A MONTHLY LIVING ALLOWANCE OF $820 AND AN EDUCATION AWARD OF $2,360 TO BE USED FOR COLLEGE TUITION AND CURRENT STUDENT LOANS. TUTORS WHO ARE 55 OR OLDER MAY CHOOSE TO TRANSFER THEIR EDUCATION AWARD TO A CHILD, GRANDCHILD, OR FOSTER CHILD.

INTERESTED CANDIDATE MUST APPLY AT: WWW.NDREADINGCORPS.ORG

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SUBSTITUTE EDUCATOR

Must have a four year degree and a recommendation from a school District Administrator.

  • *Teaching degree not required but must be certified according to the North Dakota Standards and Practices Board.

  • Sub pay is $126.00 per day plus lunch.

  • Para sub pay is $13.00 per hour

SUBSTITUTE KITCHEN ASSISTANT

  • Kitchen Assistant sub pay is $13.00 per hour

SUBSTITUTE BUS DRIVER

  • Sub Driver pay is $25.00 per hour

  • Could also include extra-curricular run/$14.00 per hour from the time you leave the school until you return.

Contact Dr. Cory Steiner 
Superintendent cory.steiner@northerncassschool.com
701-874-2322

Director of Food Services

BUS DRIVER

NORTHERN CASS SCHOOL DISTRICT IS SEEKING A BUS DRIVER FOR THE 2021-22 SCHOOL YEAR AND BEYOND. BUS DRIVERS ARE PAID $25.00 PER HOUR AND ARE GUARANTEED FOUR HOURS PER DAY (A.M. AND P.M.). BUS DRIVERS CAN ALSO DRIVE FOR ACTIVITIES IF THEY CHOOSE AND ARE PAID THE SAME RATE FOR DRIVING, AND A SITTING RATE OF $14.00/ HOUR WHILE WATCHING THE EVENT/ACTIVITY. WE CAN ALSO BE FLEXIBLE WITH TIMES (ONLY A.M. OR P.M.) AS WE SIMPLY NEED TO INCREASE OUR AMOUNT OF HIGHLY QUALIFIED DRIVERS. WE WILL PAY FOR TESTING AND TIME TOWARDS PREPARING. IT HAS ALWAYS BEEN A STRUGGLE TO FIND DRIVERS AT NORTHERN CASS AND WE ARE IN NEED NOW. IF YOU WOULD CONSIDER THIS OPPORTUNITY, PLEASE CONTACT ME AT 701-874-2322 OR E-MAIL CORY.STEINER@NORTHERNCASSSCHOOL.COM.

READING CORPS TUTOR

NORTH DAKOTA READING CORPS IS SEEKING TUTORS TO HELP NORTHERN CASS KINDERGARTEN THROUGH THIRD GRADE STUDENTS SUCCEED IN SCHOOL BY GIVING THEM THE EXTRA SUPPORT THEY NEED IN LEARNING HOW TO READ FOR THE 2021-22 SCHOOL YEAR. READING CORPS TUTORS WORK ONE ON ONE WITH A CASELOAD OF STUDENTS FOR 20 MINUTE SESSIONS EACH, ON A SET DAILY SCHEDULE. THIS PART-TIME AMERICORPS POSITION REQUIRES A COMMITMENT FOR THE ENTIRE SCHOOL YEAR, 5 DAYS A WEEK. TUTORS WORK DURING THE SCHOOL DAY WHILE SCHOOL IS IN SESSION. NORTHERN CASS IS LOOKING FOR TWO TUTORS TO SERVE 20 HOURS PER WEEK. AS AN AMERICORPS TUTOR, YOU WILL RECEIVE A MONTHLY LIVING ALLOWANCE OF $820 AND AN EDUCATION AWARD OF $2,360 TO BE USED FOR COLLEGE TUITION AND CURRENT STUDENT LOANS. TUTORS WHO ARE 55 OR OLDER MAY CHOOSE TO TRANSFER THEIR EDUCATION AWARD TO A CHILD, GRANDCHILD, OR FOSTER CHILD.

INTERESTED CANDIDATE MUST APPLY AT: WWW.NDREADINGCORPS.ORG

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SUBSTITUTE EDUCATOR

Must have a four year degree and a recommendation from a school District Administrator.

  • *Teaching degree not required but must be certified according to the North Dakota Standards and Practices Board.

  • Sub pay is $126.00 per day plus lunch.

  • Para sub pay is $13.00 per hour

SUBSTITUTE KITCHEN ASSISTANT

  • Kitchen Assistant sub pay is $13.00 per hour

SUBSTITUTE BUS DRIVER

  • Sub Driver pay is $25.00 per hour

  • Could also include extra-curricular run/$14.00 per hour from the time you leave the school until you return.

Contact Dr. Cory Steiner 
Superintendent cory.steiner@northerncassschool.com
701-874-2322