Last Update: 9/17/2014

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Child and Family Opportunities is growing and expanding our services!

We are seeking energetic and talented candidates for several early childhood education and administrative positions. The restoration of Federal Head Start funds is making it possible to open additional classrooms in Bucksport, Ellsworth and Winter Harbor. We also have several supervisory and administrative positions available.

Hancock County

Assistant Teacher FA - Ellsworth
Assistant Teacher FA - Sedgwick
Accounting Technician – Accounts Payable – Ellsworth – 40 hours – full year
Lead Infant Toddler Caregiver – Ellsworth – 40 hours – full year
Center Coordinator – Bucksport, Sedgwick, Stonington – 40 hours – 35 weeks
Janitorial Technician - Ellsworth
Accounting Manager - Ellsworth
Coach Mentor - Ellsworth – 20 hours – full year
Preschool Teacher FA - Ellsworth (2 openings) – 35 hours – part year
Assistant Prechool Teacher FA - Ellsworth – 32 hours – part year
Assistant Teacher FA - Ellsworth
Assistant Teacher FA - Bucksport

Washington County

(No current openings)

To Apply:

Send resume, letter of interest stating position for which you are applying, and references to:

Human Resource Department
Child and Family Opportunities, Inc.
P.O. Box 648
Ellsworth, ME 04605

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 Important Links related to your job search:

  • Head Start is a federal program that promotes the school readiness of children ages birth to five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development. Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC) provides a wealth of resources related to Head Start services.

  • The Child Development Associate (CDA) is the most widely recognized credential in early childhood education and is a key stepping stone on the path of career advancement in early childhood education (ECE). The Council for Professional Recognition administers the credentialing process.

  • The Maine Roads to Quality Registry (MRTQ) and Career Lattice is Maine’s child care and early education professional recognition system. You can learn more about the system at:

What our staff say about working at CFO:

“I feel the culture at CFO is one of high expectations and genuine care for children and their families. Everyone I have encountered at this organization is truly invested in improving the lives of children in their community. It is a wonderfully diverse mixture of people and personalities.”

“I really like the educational opportunities I have had at CFO. They have helped me grow as a person, parent and teacher.”