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Food Service Assistant

Primrose School of Westlake at Entrada Westlake, TX

  • Expired: September 21, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

Do you have a passion for balanced meals and inspiring good nutrition for children? We are hiring now to expand our Food Service Team at the Primrose School of Westlake at Entrada! Assist in the planning and preparation of balanced snacks and meals while ensuring that any dietary restrictions for individual children are met. Help ensures that all health and safety standards are met and assists in managing the kitchen and food supplies.

The Prep Cook/Porter may need to accept temporary assignments within the school, as necessary. Qualifications: ·Must meet all requirements of local/state childcare regulatory agency and Primrose School of Westlake at Entrada and have knowledge of state licensing regulations·Previous professional experience in food service preparation highly preferred Skills : · Pleasant/friendly demeanor and an outgoing personality· Strong organizational skills and able to multi- task· Ability to manage time to meet frequently changing deadlines in a fast-paced environment· Able to work with others harmoniously, solution and detail-oriented and ability to provide constructive feedback· Excellent communication (written and verbal), good listening, follow-up skills and problem-solving skills, including high coping capabilities· High integrity, competent, confident and coachable · 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· Ability to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time; and able to kneel or squat Responsibilities : · Follows the daily menu prepared in conjunction with, or by, the Director, including portion control standards for meal and snack preparation · 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· Maintain overall professional personal appearance adhering to the guidelines offered in the Primrose School of Westlake at Entrada employee handbook· Maintains a keen awareness of children who have allergies/food restrictions.

Offers substitute items to children who may be allergic or have 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 Primrose School of Westlake at Entrada. Checks all food labels upon receipt to ensure compliance with this requirement· Maintains an orderly, clean and safe kitchen area at all times, including the proper maintenance of equipment, as well as follows sanitation guidelines · Sets tables and helps clean the storage, preparation and dining areas · Attends all required staff meetings, workshops, and/or school functions as determined by Director· Observes all rules and regulations pertaining to the health, safety and care of children· Assist in other capacities that Director determines are necessary Reports to: Food Service Manager or Director Job Type: Full Time, Monday through Friday EOE

Primrose School of Westlake at Entrada


Westlake, TX



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