Program:Head Start/Early Head Start
Location: Cherokee, Jefferson County
•High School diploma or GED required.
•Experience cooking for Head Start or similar program preferred.
•Responsible for daily food service in the center, grocery shopping, and compliance with CACFP requirements.
•Will assist with food-related activities in the classroom.
•Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license, transportation for work-related duties, and liability insurance. Mileage is reimbursed.
•Professionalism in regard to Confidentiality is essential.
Duties and Responsibilities:
•Prepare and serve breakfast and/or snack and lunch each school day.
•Order, receive and store food as delivered by suppliers.
•Check invoices against items delivered to ensure accuracy of the invoice and charges.
•Maintain a sanitary, attractive kitchen which meets all federal interagency day care standards.
•Prepare food in a manner which retains nutritional value, looks appetizing, is appealing to children, and follows cycle menus as developed.
•Keep proper reports and records (food purchases, inventory, food production, menu changes, and meal counts) in order to comply with all USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program requirements.
•Purchase needed groceries at the grocery store and be able to transport and carry heavy items/groceries from the store to the kitchen.
•Assist in classrooms or on playground on occasion for staff breaks.
Hours and Benefits: Full-time, 33.5 hours/week, school year; Non-Exempt.
To Apply: Send application and/or resume to: Human Resources Manager DCEA Head Start/Early Head Start, 127 Cedar Street, Morristown, TN 37814. Applications accepted to posit ion filled. EOE