Food Specialist

North Country Academy Oak Ridge , TN 37831

Posted 2 months ago

Join our talented team, where we inspire children to be lifelong learners! Through our play based curriculum, our affectionate and loving staff ensures that our children are imparted with the knowledge to succeed.

The Food Specialist is responsible for overall food preparation for the School's enrolled children. May be responsible for the oversight of a group of children and be responsible for their health and safety. Must be adaptable to menu changes and be able to meet meal and snack schedules. Ensures safe food preparations and proper sanitation methods are used and maintains a safe kitchen/pantry area.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create home-style, nutritional meal plans in the boundaries of their school's menu and budget, as well as state and federal requirements.

  • Prepare meals/snacks for children and staff. Distribute food to the classrooms following appropriate health and safety guidelines, and policies.

  • Follow the daily menu provided by the Director which incorporates, USDA, licensing and/or health department regulations.

  • Maintain inventory of food and supplies and order more when needed.

  • Assists in classrooms as needed as an Assistant Teacher/Floater.

  • Are caring, compassionate and love what they do

Job Requirements:

  • Work experience in cooking and/or food preparation for multiple individuals, preferably in a childcare facility

  • An understanding of all current state and local regulations

  • Flexibility as to the hours and schedule of work

  • A High School diploma or equivalent

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

Learning Care Group, Inc. is the second-largest for-profit child care provider in North America and a leader in early education. Our programs are designed for children aged 6 weeks to 12 years. Across our eight unique brands, we're committed to creating state-of-the-art facilities with the latest technology and expert-driven curricula created by our own Education team.

Our Promise

To make a difference and have a positive impact on every child at our schools, their families, and the communities we serve every day. We support child development for infants to school-age students, through a comprehensive, research-based curriculum in a safe, nurturing, fun school environment. As experts in child care and early education, we empower children to be ready for school, we instill a lifelong love of learning, and we provide a solid foundation for a successful future.

Our Vision

Safety. Care. Education. Results. Our Values Safety, Honesty, Trust, Passion for Excellence, Love of Learning, and Innovation.

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