The Well Preschool

Early Childhood Nutrition Coordinator (30 hours/week)

Reference ID : 72849
Location : Madison, WI
Category : Restaurant/Food Services
Job Type : Part Time



We are searching for a part-time (30 hours/week) nutrition coordinator to work in Madison's first "WELLness" preschool. We can also offer full-time (40 hours/week to a candidate who is able to support classrooms in a floating role.

This is a great opportunity to launch your career in family and early childhood nutrition education. The nutrition coordinator should be able to multitask and be proactive, driven, active and flexible. We focus on nutrition and prepare healthy snacks with organic ingredients when possible. 

This position will design and manage our monthly menus, prepare and distribute snacks and meals to classrooms, and is encouraged to create opportunities for children to try unique, nutritious foods. We also have a backyard garden that we harvest vegetables from for recipes.  

Part-time hours would be roughly 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM. Full-time hours would be roughly 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. (30 min break for part-time, 1 hour break for full-time)


  • Design monthly menus for the school and coordinate recipes, ingredients and logistics 
  • Create curriculum for students to encourage healthy habits 
  • Develop special projects that both benefit the school with our wellness focus and also allow you to expand your interests in nutrition, wellness, etc. 
  • Manage kitchen maintenance and organization, and snack duties as well as other support tasks such as assisting with activity set-up. 
  • Establish and maintain a safe, healthy learning environment as well as productive relationships with students and families. 
  • Uphold a commitment to professionalism. 
  • Communicate appropriately and professionally with parents and fellow staff. 
  • Participate in staff and training meetings. 




The ideal candidate would exhibit a passionate and enthusiastic attitude towards creating snack recipes and culinary experiences that introduce them to new, healthy foods. Experience working with young children a plus, but not required. Candidate must have access to personal, reliable transportation - mileage will be reimbursed for necessary trips to acquire supplies for snacks and other activities.

  • Must be able to lift equipment up to 40 lbs. 
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, sit, and stand for extended periods of time. 
  • Must have a warm, supportive attitude toward children. 
  • Must be reliable and flexible in adapting to changes within the program. 
  • Must be willing to accept feedback in order to improve work performance. 
  • Must be willing to perform other duties as required. 
  • Must be willing to have fun.

Nice To Haves

Access to personal, reliable transportation a plus. Mileage will be reimbursed.


We offer competitive wages above the state-wide average, and benefits such as healthcare, employee child care discount (50%), anniversary bonuses and relocation assistance.

Salary : $18 to $21/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Part Time
Category : Restaurant/Food Services
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Madison, WI

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