Center Coordinator

Downeast Community Partners | Ellsworth, ME

Posted Date 8/31/2017


Ellsworth Early Care and Education Center


Downeast Community Partners is seeking a Center Coordinator who will oversee services for the Ellsworth Early Care and Education Center. Up to 6 classrooms provide services to children in our Early Head Start, Head Start and Childcare programs. This is a 40 hour per week, full-year position.  We are looking for an experienced early childhood professional with strong communication skills and supervisory experience to provide leadership, support and guidance to a team of preschool teachers and infant/toddler caregivers.

 Establishes and maintains professional relationships with families, and other providers that interface with the program. Ensures compliance with Head Start Performance Standards, and licensing regulations.

Three years experience in management, direct supervision and monitoring required.  A Bachelors Degree or equivalent in Human Development, Social Services, Early Childhood Development or related field preferred.  Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and effective communication skills required.  Familiarity with local early intervention and community resources preferred.


Competitive pay plus generous benefits package.  


Downeast Community Partners

Benefits Plan

Section 125 Cafeteria Plan:

95% Employer paid Anthem Health Insurance(5% pre-tax employee contribution)

$3,500 Employer funded Health Reimbursement Account(HRA)

$500 Employer funded Flexible Spending Account(FSA) Employees can contribute up to an additional $2,650 pre-tax

403(b) Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan with generous employer match(increases with years of service) – contributions are pre-tax

Employer paid Short Term Disability Insurance

Employer paid Long Term Disability Insurance

Employer paid Life Insurance– coverage equal to annual gross wages

Up to 13 paid holidaysper year

Paid Time Off (PTO)– up to 17 days in first year of employment

Employee Assistance Program

10% Child Care Discount

Tuition Reimbursement, Training and Conference Fees

Voluntary benefits:

  • Group Dental Insurance (pre-tax)
  • Group Vision Insurance (pre-tax)
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Dependent Care Reimbursement Account (pre-tax)




All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, Whistleblower activity, previous assertion of a claim or right under the Maine Worker’s Compensation Act or marital status.


Job Type
Daycare Provider | Administration
Job Location (County)

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