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Food Service Assistant at Head Start Center 3

Job Description: Food Service Assistant – Center Three

Program: Head Start

Reports to: Nutrition Manager


  1. Breakfast is placed on the trays for each classroom.
  2. Call in count of children to Head Start I at 201-437-7702 for lunch.
  3. Set up trays with forks, spoons, knives, cups, plates, pitchers and serving spoons for breakfast and lunch and transport everything to the classrooms.
  4. If a child is leaving before lunch can be served (to go to another program), prepare a substitute lunch for that child and bring to the classroom.
  5. At 11:30 a.m. be outside in front of the building, with the cart when the food is transported from Head Start I.
  6. Check the temperature of the food as soon as it arrives with the thermometer and record on the temperature chart.
  7. Distribute food in appropriate serving bowls and deliver to the classrooms.
  8. When lunch is over, collect the dishes and utensils and proceed to load the dishes into the dishwasher. Scrape food off the plates before putting into the dishwasher.
  9. Put out the snack for the teachers to distribute when the children get up from nap.
  10. During the morning hours the kitchen should be kept clean.
  11. Counter tops, cabinets, refrigerator and dishwasher need to be wiped down daily.
  12. Cabinets need to be neat and organized.
  13. Food inventory needs to be checked weekly.
  14. List of items needed will be sent to Head Start.
  15. Keep food inventory list up-to-date.
  16. When food supplies arrive, check inventory, write in the date received.
  17. Be a link between the parents and staff to provide dietary and religious restrictions to foster school readiness.
  18. Any other duties as required by the Site Director, Nutrition Manager or the Director.
  19. If manager didn’t arrive be responsible for monitoring the door as well as answering the telephone.


High school diploma or equivalent.
Some experience in cooking.
Submit to fingerprinting and background check


To apply send resume to:
555 Kennedy Boulevard
Bayonne, N. J. 07002


Teacher Assistant – Full-Time Position For Pre-School

Assists teacher in the planning, organizing, and implementation of educational services for children. Experience in a pre-school classroom.
Second language a plus.
Proficient computer skills.
CDA/AA or higher in Early Childhood Education.
Submit to background and fingerprinting checks.
Pass physical and Mantoux test


To apply send resume to:
555 Kennedy Boulevard
Bayonne, N. J. 07002


Part-time Bus Driver

Reports to: Executive Director


  1. Provide local transportation Monday, Wednesday, & Fridays for seniors.
  2. Provide transportation for local outings as requested by any manager.
  3. Fill out maintenance forms required by Motor Vehicle and notify the Executive Director of any mechanical problems so arrangements can be made for repair.
  4. Check the first aid kit, other supplies and items on the bus, including a fire extinguisher
  5. Be available to assist in bus inspections.
  6. Assist with the setup of bus routes in September.
  7. Must be able to lift over 15 lbs.
  8. Must undergo random drug and alcohol testing as required by law.
  9. Interact with the senior citizens and reinforcing safety rules.
  10. May be asked to perform other duties by the Executive Director.


A CDL Class B license; S & P Endorsement preferred
A High School Diploma or Equivalent
Submit to Background and Fingerprinting checks

Please forward your resume via email to or
fax directly to (201) 437-2810.
Resumes can also be dropped off at BEOF headquarters located at 555 Kennedy Boulevard in Bayonne, NJ.