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Nutrition Manager



Job Summary


Position Objective: The teacher is responsible for the day-to-day operational activities of the classroom.. The teacher encourages creativity and high-order thinking in a way that increases student performance.  The teacher is an emotionally mature and nurturing individual with knowledge of children’s cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development. The teacher has knowledge of locally, state, regionally based resources and the ability to make decisions in accordance with established procedures.  The teacher establishes and maintains an effective working relationship with the students, the families, the work family, and the community.

Essential Functions: The following are indicative of the essential functions required to perform this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This profile is not intended to be all inclusive of tasks and responsibilities required; it provides a description of the critical responsibilities associated with this position.


Job Responsibilities


General Functions:

  • Has a system for serving food and beverage to students in an efficient manner.
  • Collects items to be processed for the purpose of recording, reporting and/or sending on to other personnel.
  • Processes orders for food items in collaboration with the Assistant Director and the Business Development Manager.
  • Inventories food, condiments, and supplies for the purpose of ensuring availability of items required for meeting projected menu requirements.
  • Maintains equipment, storage, food preparation and serving areas in a sanitary condition (e.g. cleaning and sanitizing steam tables, trays, counters, pots, pans, utensils, etc.) for the purpose of complying with current health standards and ensuring the safety of prepared foods.
  • Maintains stockroom (e.g. placing food and supply orders where they belong) for the purpose of ensuring a clean and safe work area.
  • Prepares and serves food and beverage items for the purpose of meeting mandated nutritional and projected meal requirements.
  • Reports equipment malfunctions for the purpose of notifying the supervisor of the need for repair and/or replacement.
  • Trains substitutes in their jobs for the purpose of ensuring an efficient, safe, and sanitary work environment.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the organization.


Educational Support:

  • Extends an invitation to students to get involved in the Nutrition Program of the organization.
  • Creates student panels to taste test new menu items.
  • Collaborate with the Event Coordinator and the Business Development Manager on PR campaigns to increase healthy eating. 
  • Helps students feel invested in school meals with an invitation to participate.
  • Involves students and families in the Nutrition Program by informing, introducing, socializing, communicating, involving, interacting, interacting, captivating, connecting, responding, and appreciating. (School Nutrition Association)

Professional Development:

  • Attends and utilizes methodologies from multiple professional development opportunities a year in order to stay abreast of current trends and be a subject matter expert on early childhood education and health trends.
  • Participates in Nutrition Associations/Communities for the purpose of building a community of like-minded professionals to ensure innovation.
  • Monitors a professional portfolio to determine the best way to support personal professional development.




  • H.S. with 2  years applicable experience required.
  • Child Development Associate Certificate, BA/BS or Master’s Degree in early childhood education, child development, or family studies preferred.

All applicants are encouraged to apply and present their qualifications (degrees and years of applicable experience) for review.


  • Minimum of 2 years of inan early childhood education or education setting.
  • Direct curriculum implementation and instruction in a professional early childhood environment
  • Student and classroom assessments
  • Small group and differentiated instruction
  • Experience serving overburdened and underserved populations
  • Strong oral and written communications and technology skills.
  • Ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) and to foster a team environment.
  • A strong understanding of child development.

Helpful Knowledge:

  • Early Childhood Curriculum (From birth to grade 3) (FrogStreet Press Inc., Creative Curriculum, and Conscious Discipline)
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences and Environments (ACEs)
  • Social emotional and academic development
  • Early Education Assessments (Teaching Strategies GOLD)
  • TN Early Learning Development Standards (TN-ELDS) and K-4 state educational standards
  • Early childhood education state and local regulations, including DHS quality rating scale
  • Early and Head Start/Read to Succeed guidelines

Helpful Skills:

  • Brain Development
  • Direct instruction with young children
  • Communication techniques and protocols with families, children, volunteers, and other professionals
  • Analyzing, understanding, interpreting, and applying research
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, especially Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Additional Information


100% employer sponsored medical, vision, and dental

401k, insurance, and other benefits offered.

How to Apply

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  • Date Posted: April 7, 2022
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Educator
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 04/18/2022
  • Salary Range: $15
  • Working Hours: 7:00-1:00