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Cook/Runner for 2 daycare locations

The Vine Preschool Alexandria ,VA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $11 to $13 Hourly
  • Other
Job Description

HOURS: Monday-Friday 7:00am-1:00pm-30 hours/weekly

We are seeking a Cook/Runner For 2 Daycare Locations to join our dedicated preschool staff! You will responsible for the preparation, cooking, and transporting of meals to classrooms in between two daycare sites within a mile of each other. You will also serve as a runner responsible for getting grocery items and any other items as it relates to the needs at the time. You will travel no more than 10 miles on any given day.

(OPTION: extra hours available to cover breaks while full-time staff are on break)

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare all served food
  • Plan food production to coordinate with meal serving hours
  • Memorize, record, and comprehend menu items, abbreviations, plate appearance, and portions
  • Follow standard recipes and special diet orders 
  • Operate standard kitchen equipment safely and efficiently
  • Adhere to all sanitation and food production codes
  • Clean and maintain kitchen equipment, utensils, and appliances

Qualifications:

  • Food manager certification
  • Previous experience in cooking, culinary arts, or other related fields
  • Knowledge of kitchen equipment and cooking techniques
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work well in teams
  • Understand and agree with OSHA and USDA standards
Company Description
The S-squared philosophy is our belief that every child needs seed deposits of security, stability and stimulation in order to grow cognitively, emotionally and physically.

When children enter an environment, they pay very close attention to everything they see. They are hesitant at first which is the typical response when one is unfamiliar with their surroundings. Once a child feels comfortable, they will begin to move around the environment without hesitation. This is the sense of security that children need to feel when they go to school. A child cannot learn if he or she does not feel safe.

Children benefit most when they know what to expect throughout the day. Stability is the consistency children can count on everyday. Routines provide children with the stability they need to be successful. Children are more successful when the environment is safe and predictable.

To stimulate is to make active, to energize or to encourage something to happen or develop. As children learn, their brain is being stimulated. The first three years of a child’s life is crucial to their development. The brain is stimulated by the environment and can make connections based on how the brain cells are being stimulated. Even before birth, the brain is active but if you do not continue to stimulate the brain cells after birth, some of those brain cells will not be able to make connections due to lack of stimulation. The brain is stimulated based on what the child is experiencing from day to day.
The Vine Day Care Philosophy

The S2 philosophy begins in our Caterpillars Infant Program and continues to cultivate throughout our Toddler and Preschool programs.

In the same way that we experience the world through our five senses, the S2 philosophy encompasses five sensory experiences:

emotional stimulation – providing experiences that make your child feel safe, excited, and happy
environmental stimulation – providing an environment that has developmentally appropriate activities
language stimulation – narrating experiences for children that are nonverbal; exposing children to books, and the joy of reading and listening to stories; talking to children regularly about what is going on around them
physical stimulation – providing small and large motor activities that improve eye-hand coordination and overall brain function
neurological stimulation – combining these experiences to increase the brain’s ability to make connections between them

The Vine Preschool Daycare Programs

Caterpillars (Birth-1 yrs old)

Bumblebees (1-2 yrs old)

Toddler Twos

Preschool (3-4 yrs old)

The Vine Preschool

Why Work Here?

The Director supports growth of the employees. We have a low staff turnover rate.

The S-squared philosophy is our belief that every child needs seed deposits of security, stability and stimulation in order to grow cognitively, emotionally and physically. When children enter an environment, they pay very close attention to everything they see. They are hesitant at first which is the typical response when one is unfamiliar with their surroundings. Once a child feels comfortable, they will begin to move around the environment without hesitation. This is the sense of security that children need to feel when they go to school. A child cannot learn if he or she does not feel safe. Children benefit most when they know what to expect throughout the day. Stability is the consistency children can count on everyday. Routines provide children with the stability they need to be successful. Children are more successful when the environment is safe and predictable. To stimulate is to make active, to energize or to encourage something to happen or develop. As children learn, their brain is being stimulated. The first three years of a child’s life is crucial to their development. The brain is stimulated by the environment and can make connections based on how the brain cells are being stimulated. Even before birth, the brain is active but if you do not continue to stimulate the brain cells after birth, some of those brain cells will not be able to make connections due to lack of stimulation. The brain is stimulated based on what the child is experiencing from day to day. The Vine Day Care Philosophy The S2 philosophy begins in our Caterpillars Infant Program and continues to cultivate throughout our Toddler and Preschool programs. In the same way that we experience the world through our five senses, the S2 philosophy encompasses five sensory experiences: emotional stimulation – providing experiences that make your child feel safe, excited, and happy environmental stimulation – providing an environment that has developmentally appropriate activities language stimulation – narrating experiences for children that are nonverbal; exposing children to books, and the joy of reading and listening to stories; talking to children regularly about what is going on around them physical stimulation – providing small and large motor activities that improve eye-hand coordination and overall brain function neurological stimulation – combining these experiences to increase the brain’s ability to make connections between them The Vine Preschool Daycare Programs Caterpillars (Birth-1 yrs old) Bumblebees (1-2 yrs old) Toddler Twos Preschool (3-4 yrs old)

Address

8412 Richmond Avenue
Alexandria, VA
USA

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