Career Opportunities
On-Call Bakers
Job Code: 2615145
School District #39 (Vancouver)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Feb 01, 2019 
Job Type:
Job Category:
ECE, EA/TA/ERW, Clerical, Secretarial, Administrative, Custodians, etc.
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Champlain Heights Elementary School
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Chief Maquinna Elementary School
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Start Date:  Immediately
End Date: 
Job Description & Requirements


Work in BC’s most culturally diverse and urban school district, Vancouver School District No. 39.  Set in one of the world’s most livable cities, Vancouver is a community-minded district seeking talented educators, progressive leaders, and skilled support staff to enrich the learning experience of Vancouver’s 50,000 students.

 The VSB Welcomes Applications for:
On-Call Baker

Baker Salary: $24.43 (+14% in lieu of benefits)
Trades Qualified (TQ) Baker Salary: $26.80 (+14% in lieu of benefits)  

In this role, you will:

  • Under the general direction of the teacher(s) responsible for the Culinary Arts Program, plan, demonstrate techniques and supervise students and apprentices in the preparation of a variety of baked goods and yeast products, according to daily menu requirements

  • Under the direction of the Supervisor of Food Services, plan and produce the required food for school nutrition program in collaboration with the Cook and kitchen support staff.

  • Ensure that there is proper safety and sanitation in the handling of food and equipment

  • Assist with the planning of menus and recipe development

  • Assist in the evaluation of students and provide feedback to the teacher

  • Place orders for supplies, including determining the quantity and timing of delivery of perishables

  • Supervise the activities in the main kitchen during lunch to ensure that portion size guidelines are followed

  • Clean and supervise the cleaning and sanitizing of kitchen equipment

  • Clean walk-in coolers and freezers

  • Maintain kitchen utensils and equipment in good working order

  • Assist in meal service to students during lunch and as required

  • Perform other related duties as required


  • Completion of Grade 12

  • British Columbia Trades Qualification Certificate for Baking (T.Q.) or an Apprenticeship Completion Certificate with a Red Seal

  • Valid Food Safe Level 1 Certificate

  • Extensive commercial baking experience required with experience in collaborating with a kitchen team under general direction from a Supervisor.

  • Candidates with baking and menu planning experience preferred

  • Completion of an instructor's program in baking is an asset


Your application must include: 

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

  • Three reference names (supervisors only), email addresses and telephone numbers

  • Letters of reference are optional


This posting is ongoing until filled.  Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Please note that in accordance with the Criminal Records Review Act, selected candidates must sign a consent form to permit a criminal record review with a $28.00 processing fee. Employment with the Vancouver Board of Education is subject to passing this criminal record review. 




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