Food & Nutrition Assistant

Paraparaumu College is a proudly co-educational school of around 1,400 students situated on the beautiful Kāpiti Coast.  We enjoy a spacious campus with a growing roll, an innovative approach to learning, and a commitment to achieving high equitable outcomes for all students. 

We have a permanent 20 hour per week (during school terms) Food and Nutrition Assistant position available from the start of Term 3, 2021.  This is not a teaching position and no teaching qualifications are required.

This is an important role in our Food and Nutrition Department, supporting the teachers and students with practical help and ensuring the cooking areas and resource rooms are well maintained and food safety requirements are met. The role is varied and will include purchasing, storing and organising the food required for cooking classes; maintaining operational safety and ensuring all food preparation and storage areas are kept clean, tidy and secure; making sure all food preparation equipment is available and well maintained; and helping to manage the risks associated with our cooking rooms.

This position will likely suit someone who has food preparation experience and a sound knowledge of food hygiene and safety requirements.  A full driver’s license is essential and you will be required to undergo police vetting to be able to work in a school setting.

For a job description and application form please see below. 

Job Description

Application Form

If you would like more information please contact our Executive Officer, Diane Bradley at 

This position closes on 9 July 2021.