We are currently inviting applications from committed Christians of evangelical persuasion who are active in their local church, to join our School in the following role:

Canteen Manager (P/T 4 days)

Published Date

Type of Job


About the job

  • Are you passionate about food and providing an excellent customer experience?

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic leader to plan, lead, organise, control and evaluate the day-to-day operations of the school canteen

  • 4 days per week, 8am - 4pm (flexible working arrangements available)

The successful applicant will:

  • have the ability to menu plan and produce healthy, nutritious and economically priced food

  • possess knowledge and experience of stock management processes including ordering

  • have the ability to work in a team environment with the capacity to organise and train volunteers

  • have knowledge of basic financial and business management

  • have completed a Safe Food Handling Supervisor Certificate or be willing to complete

  • have high-level customer service skills and the ability to interact with all ages and backgorounds

  • possess strong communication skills

  • have the ability to work independently as well as part of a team

  • have strong computer literacy using MS Office or Google Suite and an understanding of how web-based canteen ordering systems work eg. MySchoolConnect

  • have the ability to be flexible in working hours when applicable

Desirable qualifications and experience:

  • Demonstrated experience in school canteen/hospitality management

  • Knowledge of current health legisation and workplace health and safety requirements

  • Current first aid certificate (preferred but not essential)

Mandatory requirements:

  • Reference from current church minister

  • Completion of the school’s application form

  • Current NSW Working With Children Check approval number

Applications close:

How to apply:

After downloading the relevant application pack. Please submit your application via our online application form. Any enquiries should be directed to Gail Bate on 02 4422 1199. 

Only applicants who complete the official online school application form will be considered.

About us

Nowra Christian School is a dynamic, Christian K-12 learning community of approximately 450 students, situated on the beautiful NSW South Coast. For over 40 years, we have continued to offer an excellent Christian schooling experience for those who live in the Shoalhaven region.


194 Old Southern Rd, South Nowra NSW 2541, Australia