Health Science Technology Teacher/Assistant Athletic Trainer – Sulphur Springs High School 4/20

Sulphur Springs High School

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:
  1. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.



  • 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


Contact person:

Tammy Carrell, MS, ATC, LAT


(903) 885-2158, ext. 2290


To apply for this job email your details to tcarrell@ssisd.net

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