Job Opportunities

Kindergarten Classroom
We are looking to hire motivated individuals to join our Teaching & Support Staff

Childcare Food Service Staff

Benefits

  • 8 Paid Holidays and Accrued Personal Time Off 
  • Hiring Bonus after Successful 90 Days
  • 403b Retirement Plan with 2% Matching
  • Full-Time Salaries Starting at $13.25
Job Summary

Grace Early Learning Center is seeking full time kitchen staff member who is responsible for opening our learning center. Preferred applicants should have at least 1 year experience working in a kitchen/cafeteria setting cooking meals for a large group and enjoy working with children. Must have effective time management skills, knowledge of food handling, and be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Applicants are strongly encouraged to have experience or knowledge working with children in a early learning setting. This position will be for 40 hours per week and does include paid holidays and accrued personal time off. All applicants will need to obtain childcare Orientation I & II certificates, Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma certificates, Food Handlers Permit, and CPR/First Aid if they do not already possess them.

Hours

 

6-2:30pm with some overtime as needed

Job Responsibilities

 

Applicant will be responsible for opening up the Early Learning Center Kitchen at 6am, cooking 3 meals for our 150-200 children, clean up kitchen and all items used for meals. This person will work directly alongside of our Kitchen Supervisor.

Kitchen Duties include:

  • Prepare, cook, bake, set up and deliver a variety of food items

  • Assist with the daily cleaning of all kitchen equipment to ensure cleanliness and that sanitary conditions are met.

  • Reports inferior quality of food and faulty equipment to the appropriate authority.

  • Operates commercial equipment needed in the cooking process.

  • Perform other reasonable duties as assigned.

  • Maintain positive interactions with staff, children, and families of the school

  • Follow all policies as designated by state licensing

  • Prepare the food served to the children in accordance with the meal patterns required by the childcare food program

  • Wash, rinse and sanitize dishes and pots/ pans and replace on shelves

Job Skills and Qualifications

 

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • Must have at least high school diploma or GED

  • Applicants are strongly recommend to have an educational background in Child Development or food programing. Must obtain Food Handlers Permit, childcare Orientation I & II certificates, Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma certificates and CPR/First Aid if they do not already possess them.

Teacher | Assistant Teacher | Float | Sub

Benefits

  • 8 Paid Holidays and Accrued Personal Time Off 
  • Hiring Bonus after Successful 90 Days
  • 403b Retirement Plan with 2% Matching
  • Full-Time Salaries Starting at $13.25-14.25 / hour
  • New Substitute/Part-Time Salaries Starting at $13 / hour
  • High School Students $13 / hour
Job Summary

Teachers are responsible for providing early childhood education to children up to approximately five years of age.

Employment Classification

 

Hourly Non-Exempt

Job Responsibilities

 

  • Prepare lessons that meet educational requirements in an age-appropriate manner, and teach in a manner that meets the needs for the ages and abilities of all participating students.

  • Manage a busy classroom environment, and provide the structure and discipline required for successful learning for everyone in the classroom.

  • Help children meet educational milestones through personalized instruction and other supplementary assistance.

  • Collaborate with other teachers, instructors, and staff members to create an optimal learning and care environment. 

  • Provide helpful feedback to parents and guardians on a regular or as-needed basis. 

  • Work with diverse populations of children and adults from a wide variety of cultural, linguistic, and religious backgrounds. 

  • Prepare lesson plans for students according to the age, developmental maturity, and needs of the children being taught, while including fundamental vocabulary, simple shapes, basic colors, letters, and numbers into the curriculum. 

  • Address basic interpersonal skills, such as sharing, taking turns, and asking permission in the classroom. 

  • Other duties as assigned. 

 

Job Skills and Qualifications

 

  • Experience in a child care setting preferred.

  • Ability to develop lesson plans that meet educational standards. 

  • Familiarity with classroom management skills. 

Physical Requirements

The physical requirements indicated below are examples of the physical aspects that this position classification must perform in carrying out essential job functions. 

  • Persons performing service in this position classification will exert 10 to 20 pounds of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. This type of work involves sitting a portion of the time, but will involve walking or standing for extended periods. 

  • Perceiving the nature of sound, near and far visual acuity, depth perception providing oral information, the manual dexterity to operate business related equipment, and handling and work with various materials and objects are important aspects of this job. 

  • Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

Preferred Training/Education

  • CDA or higher education or 5 + years in an early childhood setting 

  • First Aid/CPR Certification