School Cook

  • Primrose School at St. Charles Community College
  • St Peters, MO, USA
  • Aug 06, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Do you love to prepare and serve Healthy meals? Do you desire work/life balance? We currently have an opening for a full time cook/chef in the St. Charles County area. We offer wonderful work hours (6:30am-2:30pm) Monday through Friday...no evenings or weekends! We also offer a benefit package and competitive starting wage.

Primrose School at St. Charles Community College is an accredited private preschool that provides a premier educational child care experience. We offer year-round programs for children from infant through elementary-aged school age.

Primary Responsibilities:

Maintains a keen awareness of children that have allergies and food restrictions. Offers substitute items to children who may be allergic or have other food restrictions
Ensures food service area and food is free of nuts, nut products or food items that have been processed in a facility that also processes nut products according to the policies and procedures of the Primrose School at St. Charles Community College. Checks all food labels upon receipt to ensure compliance with this requirement
Follows the daily menu prepared in collaboration with or by the Director
Follows portion control standards for lunch and snacks in preparations
Is adaptable and implements changes in menus, if instructed to do so
Ensures that each meal is ready to be served when scheduled
Assists with ordering food and is able to calculate the amount needed
Maintains an orderly, clean and safe kitchen area at all times, including the proper maintenance of equipment
Attends all required staff meetings, workshops and/or school functions
Maintains overall professional personal appearance adhering to the guidelines offered in the Primrose School at St. Charles Community College Employee Handbook
Assists in other capacities that Director, or designee, determines is necessary.
School Chef Benefits:

Competitive compensation, based on education and experience
Health, Dental and Vision Available
Thorough paid training
Free Child Care Benefits
Paid time off/Vacation and Sick Leave
Paid holidays (Above industry average)
Tuition assistance through the T.E.A.C.H scholarship
CDA (child development associates) sponsorship opportunities
Opportunities for advancement
No Nights, No Weekends, Early Hours!
A dedicated leadership team and owner

Desired skills and experience:

Must meet basic requirements of local child care and food service regulatory agencies
Ability to relate positively to young children is essential
Previous experience in quantity food preparation is preferred
Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations
Each Primrose school is a privately owned and operated franchise, and the respective Franchise Owner is the employer at each school. Franchise Owners set their own wage and benefit programs, which vary among Franchise Owners. Primrose Schools and its Franchise Owners are equal opportunity employers. Positions and position titles vary by school.