Work with Us!

Are you passionate about cooking, healthy eating and educating children? We’re always looking for new educators to join our team of educators!

Candidate should be a highly reliable, on time, good, clear communicator, flexible and positive team player and outspoken and comfortable working with children and comfortable working independently leading a class of students. Opinions regarding issues around food access, food justice and local foods a big plus. A knowledge of, and willingness to teach a variety of cuisines, as well as an ability to “cook on the fly” if needed. 2+ years experience teaching children in some capacity a MUST. Experience teaching/managing a classroom (pre-school aged or older) NECESSARY!

At least 2 years working with children highly preferred. Culinary degree not necessary.

Duties include:

  • Leading and/or assisting kids’ cooking events (classes, parties, and special events) for kids aged 2.5 to 16, as well as some high school/adult/family classes.
  • Prep for classes: purchasing groceries and prepping/cleaning, as necessary.
  • Clean up: must leave locations in condition found, or cleaner.
  • Lead, supervise and aid children during cooking while building a discourse on relevant food topics.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with both parents and children.
  • Follow up after classes with attendees and with Allergic to Salad.
  • Potential for recipe development, testing, writing and other opportunities
  • Maintain a positive, safe, supportive and welcoming environment.

Time Commitment:

Flexible/part-time. Most classes take place AFTER SCHOOL (2:30 – 6:00 PM), although some offerings available during the school day. Availability at least TWO weekdays during after-school is a must. Commitment can increase to weekends once after school classes are established.

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Classroom management skills necessary.
  • Reliable, self-motivated, independent, motivational
  • Fun-loving and kid-loving a must.
  • Some teaching background preferred, but experience w kids necessary
  • Basic kitchen/cooking and food knowledge—can explain these concepts to children.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Knowledge of, or ability to quickly learn basic computer programs (example: Google Drive)
  • Social media skills a plus
  • Organized with an attention to detail.
  • Flexible, with ability to improvise, if needed.
  • Candidate may be in the process of completing a Bachelor’s Degree, Culinary Degree, or having completed either/both, tho culinary degree is not necessary.
  • Child CPR/First Aid Cert a plus, or willingness to acquire.

If interested, please send cover letter noting interest and availability with a resume to Abby at programs@allergictosalad.com.

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