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Fannie Battle Day Home for Children

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Fannie Battle Day Home for Children

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Job Summary

This position prepares breakfast, lunch and a healthy snack for approximately 100 children on a daily basis in accordance with CACFP (Federal Food Program) guidelines. Weekly planning of menus, maintaining an accurate inventory, and placing orders with multiple vendors on a regular basis are essential. Maintain an organized, clean, safe and sanitary kitchen with daily cleaning and assessment of equipment. Ability to navigate stairs while transporting food to different areas of the building is required. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Menu planning and recipes (menus completed in ink and in print, two weeks in advance, menus posted the first day of the week, limited changes reflected in ink) to meet Day Home policies, Tennessee health inspections, CACFP requirements, and Licensing requirements
  • Complete inventory when preparing menus and ordering
  • Ordering menu items and kitchen supplies (include healthy and diverse food choices)
  • Preparation of meals (breakfast, lunch, snack – all components organized and ready, left out and/or directions given) to meet Day Home policies, Tennessee health inspections, CACFP requirements, and Licensing requirements
  • Service of meals (responsible for classroom communication in regard to but not limited to seconds, late children, and dietary needs/changes) to meet Day Home policies, Tennessee health inspections, CACFP requirements, and Licensing requirements
  • All deliveries put away completely before leaving for the day – unless emergency or classroom situation arises
  • Organization, cleaning, and maintenance of kitchen
  • Following daily serving and cleaning procedures in compliance with Day Home policies, Tennessee health inspections, CACFP requirements, and Licensing requirements
  • Daily clean all kitchen surfaces including sinks, stove, microwave, carts, etc.
  • Take out kitchen trash every morning and every afternoon before leaving
  • Detailed cleaning of oven, refrigerator, freezer, cabinets, drawers, and dry storage once a month
  • Track personal attendance according to CACFP requirements
  • Compliance with Tennessee health inspections, CACFP guidelines, DHS Licensing requirements, and Day Home policies

Qualifications

 

JOB RELATIONSHIPS

Internal: Cultivate a cooperative relationship with Administrative staff, Instructional staff, children and families.       

As with many jobs in childcare and public service, it is not possible to anticipate every job contingency. Should the need arise, every employee at Fannie Battle Day Home for Children will assist in any way necessary to assure an efficient and cooperative environment for the children, families, and employees.  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.  Employee may perform other related duties as agreed upon to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Clear fingerprinting and background check**
  • Complete required DHS and CACFP training classes**
  • Complete a physical**
  • Must provide three letters of recommendation

(**All costs for above covered by Fannie Battle)

 

 

 

Additional Information

Benefits

  • Paid Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • HealthPerx
  • Access to Health Care through Direct Patient Care Program

How to Apply

Contact – Kristie Ryan at Kryan@fanniebattle.org

 

Details

  • Date Posted: May 3, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Salary Range: 17 - $22/hour to start depending on experience
  • Working Hours: M-F, 6:30 am - 3:00 pm