Cook - Child Care Center

Join a strong community where all we do is care-for the children and families we serve every day, as well as for our dedicated team members. Our people are our best asset. We listen and we know what you're looking for:

  • You want benefits. We support you with a minimum 50% childcare discount, immediate access to benefits, innovative health programs, 401(k) company match, and much more.
  • You want balance. We offer flexible schedules that work for you, no nights or weekends, the ability to bring your children to work with you, and paid time off.
  • You want opportunity. We invest in your future with ongoing training, tuition reimbursement, credential assistance, and our unique Master Teacher Program.
  • You want recognition. We provide a positive, fun workplace where employees are appreciated.

The Cook is responsible for overall food preparation for the School’s enrolled children. May be responsible for the oversight of a group of children and be responsible for their health and safety. Must be adaptable to menu changes and be able to meet meal and snack schedules. Ensures safe food preparations and proper sanitation methods are used and maintains a safe kitchen/pantry area.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create home-style, nutritional meal plans in the boundaries of their school's menu and budget, as well as state and federal requirements.
  • Prepare meals/snacks for children and staff. Distribute food to the classrooms following appropriate health and safety guidelines, and policies.
  • Follow the daily menu provided by the Director which incorporates, USDA, licensing and/or health department regulations.
  • Maintain inventory of food and supplies and order more when needed.
  • Assists in classrooms as needed as an Assistant Teacher/Floater.
  • Are caring, compassionate and love what they do

Job Requirements:

  • Work experience in cooking and/or food preparation for multiple individuals, preferably in a childcare facility
  • An understanding of all current state and local regulations
  • Flexibility as to the hours and schedule of work
  • A High School diploma or equivalent
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

Learning Care Group is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against an employee or applicant based on race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or any other protected status under federal, state, or local law.