Cook / Nutritionist
Are you passionate about nourishing young minds and bodies? Do you have a flair for creating nutritious and delicious meals? We are seeking a dedicated and skilled Childcare Food-Co ordinator to join our team at Amici Early Learning in Piara Waters.
Amici Early Learning is a vibrant and inclusive childcare centre committed to providing a safe and nurturing environment for children to learn, grow, and develop. Our team is dedicated to creating a positive and enriching experience for both children and their families.
Position Overview: As a Food Co-Ordinator you will play a crucial role in ensuring the well-being and health of our young learners through the preparation of balanced and wholesome meals. You will have the opportunity to design menus that cater to various dietary needs while adhering to nutritional guidelines and safety standards.
We are looking for a Food CoOrdinator to work 50 hours per fortnight (7.30/8 to 12.30/1pm Monday to Friday) at our Piara Waters service.
Plan, prepare, and cook nutritious meals and snacks for children following provided menus and dietary requirements. Maintain a clean and organised kitchen environment, following food safety and hygiene regulations. Collaborate with centre staff to ensure meals are delivered and served in a timely manner. Adapt menus for children with allergies, dietary restrictions, and cultural preferences. Foster positive relationships with children, families, and staff members by maintaining open communication and a friendly demeanor. Participate in menu planning meetings and contribute ideas for creative and diverse meal options.
Prior experience in a similar role, preferably within a childcare or educational setting. A strong understanding of nutrition, dietary requirements, and food safety practices. Relevant certifications in food handling and safety (e.g., Food Handling Certificate). Ability to work independently, manage time effectively, and meet deadlines. Excellent communication skills and a collaborative attitude. A genuine passion for providing high-quality meals that promote children's growth and development. Current Working with Children Check
Supportive and inclusive work environment Discounted childcare fees Opportunities for professional growth and development Free counselling services through our Employee Assistance Program
If you are a creative and dedicated cook with a heart for nurturing children's well-being through healthy meals, we would love to hear from you. Join our team at Amici Early Learning and contribute to the holistic growth of the children in our care.
How to apply
If you think you are right for this position, we would love to hear from you! To apply, please send your resume outlining your relevant experience and passion for childcare cooking to [email protected]