Career Opportunities

SchoolFood consists of specialized management teams and expertly trained food and nutrition professionals. Our employees’ vast knowledge base and excellence helps feed every student’s desire to learn.


Per Session Vacancy Circulars (teacher, supervisor, and clinical)

Information about Per Session employment and retention rights is posted annually on the OP175 form and Chancellor’s Regulation C-175 (a summary is available on the OP175 form).

Please Use the OP175 application form that is included with the advertisement and also listed below for employment and to claim retention rights. Also, work with your Per Session Supervisor to apply for a waiver.

Click here to view our summer positions (refer to VO#'s 937- 941)

Our SchoolFood Service Managers are responsible for managing the overall food service operation in schools. They lead a team of kitchen employees and act as liaisons between SchoolFood, the school administration, staff, students, and the community. Our managers represent our commitment to offering New York City students healthy, delicious, and satisfying menu choices.

SchoolFood Cooks are leaders and integral members of our staff, who oversee the day to day operations of our kitchens and serve the students of New York City. The responsibilities they perform are crucial to the overall success of SchoolFood.

To apply for an entry-level-SchoolFood Kitchen position, visit one of our 32 Citywide District Field Offices: Click here for a complete listing.

SchoolFood is looking for forward-thinking interns to join our Internship Program. We are committed to providing the students of New York City with healthy, delicious and satisfying menu choices and seek interns who share in our vision. Interns will work in an exciting fast-paced team environment, and will gain experience in various aspects of the National School Breakfast and Lunch Program.

Feel free to explore all career opportunities within the New York City Department of Education and search the City’s Civil Service System.


The City of New York Office of Labor Relations offers a full array of benefits that add value to the compensation package of employees – protecting individuals and their families. Programs such as medical, dental, vision, and paid vacation and holidays provide for personal well-being, while retirement investments help contribute to financial security.

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It is the policy of the Department of Education of the City of New York to provide educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, prior record of arrest or conviction (except as permitted by law), predisposing genetic characteristics, or status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual offenses and stalking, and to maintain an environment free of harassment on any of the above-noted grounds, including sexual harassment or retaliation.  Inquiries regarding compliance with this equal opportunity policy may be directed to: Office of Equal Opportunity, 65 Court Street, Room 1102, Brooklyn, New York 11201.