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Updated Nov 12, 2018
Job Description

I. Experience/Education
A. At least 18 years of age (25 years, if van driving responsibility).
B. Hold a high school diploma or equivalent if interacting at all with children.
C. Knowledge and understanding of all current State and Local regulations.

II. Physical Demands
A. Must be safety conscious at all times of self and others. Will frequently lift as in lifting, carrying, shelving groceries, and holding infants and children.
B. Required to stand and/or walk up to 90% of the day, as needed.
C. Must be able to stoop, bend and sit to prepare food, maintain kitchen, and assist in classrooms.
D. Able to physically and mentally interact and react to children on the playground and/or in the classroom, and attend to their needs.

IV. Planning
A. Menu is posted and followed, with appropriate substitutions made when necessary. Substitutions are posted as well.
B. Meals and snacks are prepared and served in a timely manner.
C. Effective use of storage units, labeled, organized and food rotated.
D. Food and paper items are inventoried weekly and items ordered appropriately and in accordance with budget guidelines.
E. Excess food items are used by working them into the menu, thus providing effective cost control.
F. Uses problem solving skills to increase productivity, maintain working relationships and maintain cost control.

V. Kitchen Environment
A. Safe, hazard free, uses good judgment.
B. Consistently clean and maintained on ongoing basis, counters, shelves, floors, appliances.
C. Effective use of storage
D. Uses proper sanitation procedures as required by Health Department, The Department of Family and Protective Services

VI. General Areas
A. Completed and submits all records as required, including time sheets, menupostings, inventory, purchases, incident reports and any other required materials.
B. Helps to maintain ratios in classrooms by filling in for absent staff members when necessary, and in the early morning and nap time hours as necessary.
C. Supports all center's policies and procedures as states in manuals, handbooks, and official memos.
D. Has positive energy level to do the job
E. Good role model including attendance, dress code, attitude
F. Does not participate in gossip
G. Open to change - Flexible and able to adapt
H. Participates in extra-curricular activities of center
I. Attends staff meetings
J. Able and willing to accept direction, feedback and evaluation
K. Uses good judgment in all areas.
L. Management walk-throughs - counts and other management support duties as assigned.
M. Completes additional miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Job Type: Full-time with benefits

Skills Required

We are seeking a high-energy, self-motivated individual with a cheerful personality. Responsible for the planning and preparation of snacks and meals; orders and inventories all kitchen items. Ensures all health and safety standards are met; accepts temporary assignments within the academy.

Must posses Food MANAGER Certification (not Food Handler) as required by state or local regulations.


Depending on Experience

Job Categories

Job Types(s):   Childcare

Industry(s):   Childcare

Employment Type:   Employee - Full Time

Job Location(s):   The Woodlands, Tomball / Magnolia

Contact Information

Kiddie Academy of Woodforest

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