Community Action Corporation of South Texas

Child Care Assistant

Location

KINGSVILLE, TX

Type

Part Time

General Summary

Works on meal preparation, nutrition services, and sanitation at the facility in accordance to regulations. Maintains data on services provided and performs routine maintenance.  This will be a Part-Time position totaling 25 hours per week, Monday through Friday.

 

Primary Responsibilities

1.Cleans and sanitizes the kitchen to include the floors, refrigerators, freezers, stoves, appliances, pots, pans, supplies and utensils, as directed.

2.Maintains and follows standards of sanitation, health, safety and nutrition.

3.Records food and equipment temperature in accordance with standards.

4.Maintains weekly inventory of food and supplies and directs ordering to Cluster Manager.

5.Upon delivery prepares food for classrooms and assists teachers in setting up and cleaning up of meal.

6.Assists the classroom room teachers with maintaining a clean and safe environment for the children including dusting, sanitizing, maintaining trash and other cleaning duties as needed.

7.Assists teachers with the supervision and care of the children as needed.

8.Cleans, sanitizing and prepares the playground area for children including the setting up of toys and other needed items for outdoor play.

9.Complies with the Program’s confidentiality policy.

10.Any other duty as assigned by the Cluster Manager.

 

Work Experience

 

  • Must have computer skills and reporting, service documentation and recordkeeping experience.  
  • Good verbal, problem solving and writing skills are required.  
  • A valid driver’s license, safe driving record and acceptance by the Agency’s vehicle insurance carrier are required.  
  • Must pass TDFPS background check.  
  • Must pass a Pre-employment physical.

 

Education/Certifications/Licensure

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Bilingual ability is preferred (Spanish and English).  

 

Skills

 

  • Annual certification and training in the following: Health Certificate, First Aid Certification and Adult and Infant / Toddler CPR Certification and Food Handlers Certification.  
  • Must attend 24 clock hours of professional development and staff training per year to included training on methods to handle suspected or known child abuse and neglect cases, that comply with applicable federal, state, local and tribal laws, training that builds their

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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