The Treehouse Nursery and Preschool
Preschool Garden and Kitchen Manager
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|Posted On:||Saturday, 7th July 2018|
1730 SE 44th Ave, Portland, Oregon 97215
Our core intention at The Treehouse Nursery and Preschool is to develop free human beings by surrounding them with an environment of beauty, creativity and wonder. With a firm sense of security, a sense of truth and feeling of responsibility for the earth and others we strive to educate the head, hands and heart of each child.
Position: Garden and Kitchen Manager
Pay Bracket: $13/hr - $15/hr
Employment Type: Full time | M-F, 8-3pm. Plus an additional 2 hours each week for management tasks and and additional 1 1/2 hours every other week for bi-monthly staff meetings.
Benefits: Please see our Staff Benefit Package
About the Position:
We have an organic vegetarian menu at school; as Kitchen Manager you will be responsible for preparing am snack, lunch, and pm snack 5 days a week for 6 staff members and 16 students. You will also file menu claims with the USDA each day, keep up with the USDA standards, maintain sanitation requirements, grocery shop within our budget (both weekly and bulk), manage our birthday celebrations and collaborate for meals at our Fundraising Events.
Our Kitchen Manager is also a teacher's assistant throughout the day. Responsibilities for this position include: providing a healthy, nurturing, creative and respectful environment for each child; following our daily rhythm; Implementing age-appropriate sensory/art activities during a short time in the afternoon; fostering communication with parents and other teachers through daily interactions.
As Garden Manager you get to design, plant, cultivate and harvest our organic vegetable garden and maintain our certified backyard habitat, all while educating our 3-5 year olds to do the same! Our garden is a foundation to our education and the Garden Manager gets to maintain and take ownership of the garden curriculum by using permaculture principles.
Compensation: This position is paid hourly, varies DOE, $13.00 - $15.00H
Email completed application with the subject “Garden and Kitchen Manager” to Director/Manager Desiraé Ritz at: firstname.lastname@example.org
After an interview, qualified applicants will show the ability to create a healthy meal and working environment through some personality profiling, questionnaires and a skills test.
**Please Note: Applications will be dismissed if any of the following is negated.**
Please do not call the school to follow up - we do not have a receptionist.
2) Names and phone numbers of three work references.
3) Cover letter with answers to the following:
**Please review our website before submitting application.**