Assistant Athletic Trainer – Mount Pleasant High School 6/9

June 9th, 2022

Mount Pleasant High School

Mount Peasant High School is currently looking for a full time Assistant Athletic Trainer.  Assistant Athletic Trainer will teach one sports medicine class, and assist the Head Athletic Trainer in teaching athletic training classes.  Traveling out of town with varsity football and playoff games.  Mount Pleasant ISD is a Class 5-A school.

Position: Assistant Athletic Trainer

Location: Mount Pleasant ISD.  2110 N Edwards Ave.  Mount Pleasant, TX, 75455  (903-434-8642)

Compensation: Based on years of experience

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Valid Texas Athletic Training License (LAT)
  • BOC Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC)

Classroom/Teaching Requirements:

  • One classroom based
  • Supervise athletic training students during practice and game

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and implement a comprehensive athletic injury and illness prevention program for student athletes.
  • Establish and maintain communication with students, parents, coaches, and other staff.
  • Fit injured athletes with specialized equipment.
  • Prepare athletes for games and practices by conducting evaluations and using tape, wraps, splints, braces, and other protective devices as needed.
  • Respond to emergent situations and make quick, independent judgments about how to handle the situation.
  • Identify acute injuries and provide first-aid triage, including assessing injuries and deciding whether an athlete should seek further medical attention and should discontinue participation in the athletic event.
  • Detect and resolve environmental risks to athletes.
  • Assist scheduling and organizing of athletic physical examinations and screening once per year.
  • Select, train, and supervise student assistants.
  • Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents including medical, accident, and treatment records as required.

Special Skills/Knowledge:

  • Ability to provide injury prevention and rehabilitation services.
  • Ability to provide emergency care.
  • Knowledge of therapeutic modalities and ability to apply appropriate treatment to treat student athletic injuries.
  • Ability to instruct and supervise student athletes and athletic training students.
  • Organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Exercise equipment and devices including stationary bike, weights, paraffin bath, ultrasound and e-stim equipment, and cold packs.

Rehabilitation:

  • Plan comprehensive rehabilitation/programing for injuries and illnesses sustained by student athletes.
  • Determine therapeutic goals and objectives for individual athletes.
  • Apply therapeutic modalities and instruct athletes on proper use of exercise equipment.
  • Evaluate and record rehabilitation progress of athletes. Develop criteria for progression and return to practice and competition.

Working Environment:

  • Walking/standing, lifting/carrying, bending, kneeling, and reaching.
  • Work inside and outside (exposure to sun, heat, cold, and inclement weather).
  • Exposure to biological hazards, bacteria, and communicable diseases.
  • Frequent district and statewide travel
  • Prolonged and irregular hours.

Email resume and references to:

afellows@mpisd.net

Alexander L. Fellows M.Ed, LAT, ATC

Head Athletic Trainer

Mount Pleasant ISD

2110 N Edwards Ave

Mount Pleasant, TX, 75455

903-434-8642

To apply for this job email your details to afellows@mpisd.net