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Kitchen Aide-Part Time 

Category Education  


The Kitchen Aide provides a clean, sanitary and safe environment for staff and children. Responsible for kitchen duties and food delivery for the center.



  1. To maintain sanitation and hygiene procedures and participate in the maintenance of the center
  2. To ensure that safe practices are followed to prevent injuries to children or self
  3. To maintain all federal, state, local and accreditation standards (these may include those set forth by NAEYC, APPLE, ECS, DCF and Head Start)
  4. To communicate regularly with other staff, attending staff meetings, trainings and sharing information
  5. To have a cooperative, positive and supportive attitude within the program
  6. To follow directions and assignments as given by supervisor
  7. To maintain confidentiality at all times
  8. To assist in the classroom when needed.


  1. Assemble and deliver breakfast, lunch, and snack on time to the classrooms.
  2. Maintain daily Temperature Tracking form.
  3. Coordinate maintenance of milk, formula, baby food and paper product stock.
  4. Wash all dishes (according to Health Department standards) daily.
  5. Turn in all Vendor Delivery Slips to supervisor at the end of each month.
  6. Clean and sanitize countertops, sinks, refrigerator(s), warmer(s), microwaves and floors.
  7. Discard trash and empty supply boxes daily.

(These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other related marginal duties as required.)


  • This position reports to the Center Manager.
Position Requirements


  • High School Diploma or GED with DCF 45-hour training and related experience preferred.


  • Knowledge of child growth and development as well as developmentally appropriate practices for children
  • Ability to work effectively with a team
  • Ability to work independently with little direct supervision
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and emotional maturity
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse staff and families
  • Demonstrates proper use of grammar and communication skills
  • Knowledge of applicable health, safety and abuse-reporting procedures
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to plan and organize work as well as maintain records


  • Complete TB screening & physical before having direct contact with children. Renew every 2 years.
  • Commence within ninety (90) days and complete within 1 year of employment the DCF required 45 hr. training.
  • Complete on-line Food Handlers Course Serving Safe Food in Childcare within 90 days of employment.
  • Register and complete Infant & Child First Aid & CPR certification within 6 months of hire. Renew before expiration.
  • Complete 15 hours of in-service/professional development training hours each fiscal year (July-June).


  • Work may involve visual supervision of children and tolerance of loud noise
  • Environment includes kitchen, indoor classroom and outdoor playground


  • Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction)
  • Acceptable hearing (with or without correction)
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing
  • Requires heavy physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling objects up to 50 pounds. Physical work is a primary part (more than 70%) of job.
  • Ability to bend, stoop, lift, walk and stand intermittently throughout the work day

(Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability)

Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Salary Range  
Travel Requirements  
Position Kitchen Aide  
Close Date  
Post Internal Days 0  
Created By Raelyn Durham  
Number of Openings 1  
Number Filled 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Hiring Manager(s)  
Req Number EDU-20-00179  
Open Date 10/23/2020  
Location Northside Duval Early Head Start  
About the Organization Episcopal Children's Services is a recognized leader in early childhood education serving more than 50,000 children and their families in seven counties in Northeast Florida - Baker, Bradford, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Putnam and St John's. In addition, ECS recently became the new Head Start/Early Head Start grantee in Marion, Dixie, Gilchrist, Lake, Levy, and Citrus counties and the Early Head Start grantee in Gainesville. As a result, we now serve another 1,500 children and their families in these areas.

ECS uses research and best practices to help families ensure their children enter school ready to learn. Our talented, dedicated teachers and staff work proactively with children from birth to age five and their families to build a strong educational foundation. It is a "whole" child approach - helping kids grow intellectually, emotionally and socially.
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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