Report on Cook (Substitute)
ABOUT THE CITY:
City of La Habra is located at Orange County's northernmost corner, La Habra today is 7.3 square miles, with a population of nearly 62,000. A quiet bedroom community, it is conveniently located within an hour's drive of many beaches, mountain, and desert recreation areas. The City is known for the Tamale Festival, Corn Festival, Citrus Fair, and the gem of La Habra, the Children's Museum and Depot Theatre.
ABOUT THE DIVISION:
La Habra Child Development holds firmly to its mission, goals and philosophy. We strongly believe that each program for our children are created to inspire and foster individuality and creativity within a safe and healthy environment provided by professional and caring staff. City of La Habra, Child Development Division believes that children are capable and competent people. We believe that all children are individuals of equal worth and value, who come to the program at their own developmental level and bring with them a unique mixture of family background, language, culture, personality, and learning styles. Our teachers are committed to maximizing children's potential and their enjoyment of life. Our Program develops children's disposition for life-long learning. Curiosity, resourcefulness, persistence, problem solving, and creativity are encouraged. These dispositions enable children to be active participants in education throughout their lives.
Our staff creates a community or learners, children and their teachers, who explore the world together. Children gain knowledge and develop skills in a play-type of environment. A play-based Curriculum, High/Scope, inspired by the educational and developmental theories of Piaget, Vygotsky, Dewey, and Erickson encourages children to explore, experiment, and construct knowledge from their play. We strive to serve all children and constantly seek ways to accommodate the unique needs of the populations served by the program.
ABOUT THE POSITION:
Under supervision of the Program Specialist and/or Lead Teacher, to prepare breakfast, lunch and and/or snacks for children enrolled in child care programs in accordance with Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) food guidelines; to complete required record keeping; complete food and supply orders; and maintain a clean and organized kitchen.