Health Science Technology Teacher/Assistant Athletic Trainer – High School – Sulphur Springs
Full-time for 2017-18 school year
Career & Technical Education (CTE) & Athletics
Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the health science area to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth; enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in a health care profession.
Assist head athletic trainer with athletic training practice and game coverage at the high school.
- Valid license from Texas Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers
- Current adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED) certification
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, and a valid teaching certificate in Health Science Technology or Certification shall be based on experience and academic preparation in the skill area and require the following:
- A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
- Current licensure, certification, or registration by a nationally recognized accrediting agency as a health professions practitioner; the preparation program for licensure, certification, or registration must require at least two years of formal education.
- Approval by the certification officer of an approved teacher preparation program, of two years of full-time wage earning experience in a health care profession utilizing the licensure requirement described in subparagraph (b) of this paragraph, in addition to that required to be registered or certified.
SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS REQUIRED:
- Proficient in the academic subjects needed to teach the statewide curriculum for
- Health Science Technology Education
- Demonstrate proficiency in verbal and nonverbal communication skills
- Apply the concept of wellness and the fundamentals of disease prevention to promote healthy behaviors
- Understand the roles of health care workers and the function of the diagnostic, therapeutic, informational, and environmental systems of health care
- Able to use his/her professional work experience in the health care delivery system to help prepare students for successful careers in the health care industry
- Understand industry safety policies, safety procedures, and preventive measures to minimize injury and illness
- Understand the ethical and legal responsibilities of health care workers
- Understand the importance of developing partnerships with parents/guardians, industry, education institutions, and the community to enhance student learning and strengthen the health science technology education program
- Understand the importance of lifelong learning and continuing professional development
- Ability to listen, follow directions, meet public, and interact positively with others
- Knowledge of therapeutic modalities and injury prevention
- Ability to provide emergency care and rehabilitation for student athletic injuries
- Ability to instruct and supervise student athletes and assistants
- Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Tammy Carrell, MS, ATC, LAT
(903) 885-2158, ext. 2290