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Little Puzzlers Child Care Center is hiring!


Cook

Little Puzzlers Child Care Center has an immediate opening for a full time Cook/ Cleaning person. No evenings or weekends!

If you love cooking AND children, this job is for you! Qualified applicant will be responsible for

1) 75% cooking & serving Breakfast, Lunch & afternoon Snack from a 5 week rotating menu for approximately 190 children and staff, accurately reading and following recipe's, creating accurate shopping lists and maintaining inventory, serving, washing dishes, keeping accurate documentation and maintaining the kitchen and pantry. 2) 25% other responsibilities include cleaning of the kitchen and meal areas, sweeping, mopping of floors, cleaning bathrooms, and other duties as directed by the Licensed Kitchen Manager or Director. MUST BE ABLE TO: Read, write and speak fluent English, have good spelling and handwriting as documentation for the USDA Food Program is a requirement, do accurate math calculations regarding serving sizes and ingredients, and not have any food allergies or restrictions. Must be able to work independently, lift 30 pounds (i.e. case of can goods 6-#10 cans) without restrictions, be able to move quickly, able to get down on the floor and back up. Must pass a background check and fingerprinting. Must be able to work 7:30AM to 4:00PM Monday through Friday, punctuality is a must. Reliable transportation and current Drivers License are required as delivering hotboxes to other 3 daycare centers within two mile radius is required.

Previous experience working in a commercial kitchen and cooking for large groups of people is required. Food Safe Certification is helpful. Attitude is most important to maintain our mission of a safe, caring, nurturing environment. We are closed evenings, weekends, and 9 holidays per year. Benefits include paid holidays, flex time.

Pay: $15.00 - $17.00 per hou rCompensation is commensurate with experience.

COVID-19 considerations:
Mask is required for entering buildings and when serving food. Following all Safe Serve and Child and Adult Care Food Program regulations





Assistant Preschool Teacher

$1000.00 - 1500.00 Signing Bonus! Little Puzzlers Child Care Center has an immediate and exciting opportunity for an energetic, full time, qualified Preschool Assistant Teacher!                                                                                            

Come and make a difference in the lives of young children following Parent Aware best practice and the Creative Curriculum in a beautiful 4 Star Parent Aware Rated Center!                                                        

 Our ideal candidate must:

Be energetic, outgoing, nurturing, and have a love of working with children!

  • Handle stressful and challenging situations
  • Be flexible and adapt to the needs of the children
  • Be able to work Monday – Friday, 40+ hours a week between the hours of 6:30AM – 6:00PM, No evenings or weekends! We are closed 9 holidays

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Caring for children, including changing diapers if necessary, always maintaining a safe environment by adhering to program policies and Licensing rule
  • Maintaining the cleanliness and safety of the room
  • Assisting the lead teacher in implementing daily lesson plans, adapting for individual learning
  • Maintaining the necessary training to meet Parent Aware and licensing requirements
  • Able to meet the physical requirements of the job: lifting up to 30lbs, getting up and down from the floor, move quickly
  • Certified in CPR and First Aid or willing to become certified
  • Be dependable and punctual
  • Have excellent English and communication skills
  • A full job description available

Benefits include

  • $1000.00 - $1500.00 Signing Bonus!
  • Paid time off (flex time)
  • Paid holidays
  • Employee childcare discount
  • Career advancement opportunity
  • Continued training reimbursement
  • Employee referral bonus

Qualified Applicant must meet MN Rule 3 requirements for an assistant teacher including the necessary college credits and experience in a licensed childcare center. Any Applicant offered employment must pass a background check and fingerprint. This is a full-time position. up to $16.00 per hour to start. Qualified Applicants please email resume and unofficial college transcripts.

Pay: $14.00 - $16.00 per hour to start. Compensation commensurate with education and experience. 



Assistant Toddler Teacher

$1000.00 - $1500.00 Signing Bonus! Little Puzzlers Child Care Center, Inc. has an immediate and exciting opportunity for an energetic, qualified Assistant Toddler Teacher! Come and make a difference in the lives of young children following Parent Aware best practice and the Creative Curriculum in a beautiful 4 Star Parent Aware Rated Center!

Our ideal candidate must:

  • Be energetic, outgoing, nurturing, and have a love of working with children!
  • Handle stressful and challenging situations
  • Be flexible and adapt to the needs of the children
  • Be able to work Monday – Friday, 40+ hours a week between the hours of 6:30AM – 6:00PM, No evenings or weekends! We are closed 9 holidays

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Caring for children, including changing diapers, always maintaining a safe environment by adhering to program policies and Licensing rule
  • Assisting the lead teacher in implementing daily lesson plans, adapting for individual learning, interacting with the toddlers, reading, etc.
  • Maintaining the necessary training to meet Parent Aware and licensing requirements
  • Able to meet the physical requirements of the job: lifting up to 30lbs, getting up and down from the floor, move quickly, work both inside and outside.
  • Certified in CPR and First Aid or willing to become certified
  • Be dependable and punctual
  • Have excellent English and communication skills
  • A full job description available

Benefits include

  • Paid time off (flex time)
  • Paid holidays
  • Employee childcare discount
  • Career advancement opportunity
  • Continued training reimbursement
  • Employee referral bonus
  • $1000.00 - $1500.00 Signing Bonus!

Qualified Applicant must meet MN Rule 3 requirements for an Assistant Teacher including the necessary college credits and experience in a licensed childcare center. Any Applicant offered employment must pass a background check and fingerprint. This is a full-time, year round position. Compensation commensurate with education and experience up to $16.00 per hour. Qualified Applicants please email resume and unofficial transcripts. 

Pay: $14.00 - $16.00 per hour commensurate with education and experience


Assistant Infant Teacher

Signing Bonus! Little Puzzlers Child Care Center, Inc. has an immediate and exciting opportunity for an energetic, qualified Assistant Infant Teacher! Come and make a difference in the lives of our youngest children following Parent Aware best practice and the Creative Curriculum!

Our ideal candidate must:

  • Be energetic, outgoing, nurturing, and have a love of working with children!
  • Handle stressful and ever changing situations
  • Be flexible and adapt to the needs of the children
  • Be able to work Monday – Friday, 40+ hours a week 9:00Am – 5:30PM, No evenings or weekends! We are closed 9 holidays

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Caring for infants, always maintaining warm, nurturing, and safe environment by adhering to program policies and Licensing rule
  • Assisting the lead teacher in implementing curriculum adapting for individual learning
  • Maintaining the necessary training to meet Parent Aware and licensing requirements
  • Able to meet the physical requirements of the job: lifting up to 30lbs, getting up and down from the floor, move quickly
  • Certified in CPR and First Aid or willing to become certified
  • Be dependable and punctual
  • Have excellent English and communication skills
  • A full job description available

Benefits include

  • Paid time off (flex time)
  • Paid holidays
  • Employee childcare discount
  • Career advancement opportunity
  • Continued training reimbursement
  • Employee referral bonus
  • $1000.00 - $5000.00 signing bonus!

Qualified Applicant must meet MN Rule 3 requirements for a teacher including the necessary college credits and experience in a Childcare Center. Any Applicant offered employment must pass a background check and fingerprint. This is a full-time, year round position. Compensation commensurate with education and experience up to $15.00 per hour. Qualified Applicants please email resume and unofficial college transcripts.Pay: $14.00 - $16.00 per hour to start. Compensation commensurate with education and experience.