Assistant Athletic Trainer – Tyler ISD 5/22

May 22nd, 2020

Tyler ISD

Tyler Independent School District-

Job Description: Tyler ISD is seeking an experienced athletic trainer to oversee HS, MS athletics and teach sports medicine course.

Position will be 1 of 3 full time athletic trainers. 

Job Title: Assistant Athletic Trainer/Sports Medicine Instructor

Supervises: 2 Graduate/Intern Athletic Trainers provided by private sector; Student Aides, and Student athletes.

 

Qualifications (minimum):

  1. Bachelor’s Degree; Valid Texas license from Texas Advisory Board of Athletic

Trainer’s (LAT).

  1. Possesses the ability to: Provide injury care, prevention, injury rehabilitation and emergency care for athletic injuries; use therapeutic modalities and be knowledgeable of their protocols; instruct and supervise student-athletes and student aids.
  2. Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  3. CPR, AED, First Aide Certification.


Preferred:

  1. 3+ years of experience as an athletic trainer preferred.
  2. Certified First Aide/CPR Instructor Certification preferred.
  3. Sports Medicine Instructor Certification.

 

Please Send Cover Letter, Resume, and references to:

Ngan Morris < ngan.morris@tylerisd.org >

 

Apply online at: https://www.teachtyler.careers/professional

 

Salary: Administrative/Professional Pay Grade 2; 214 days. Salary range $47,666-$57,988

Accepting applications until position is filled.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  1. Assess, recognize, and evaluate all athletic injuries.
  2. Be available for middle school athletic events.
  3. Travel with the varsity football team and any varsity team that makes the playoffs.
  4. Promptly provide proper emergency care for injuries; refer serious injuries to a physician; cooperate with physicians

in carrying out treatments and rehabilitation of injured athletes; approve the injured athlete’s return to active participation when the physician is not present.

  1. Evaluate injured athletes returning from middle and high school out-of-town games.
  2. For each high school athlete, compile and maintain a file that includes current physical examination by a physician, written releases, injury reports and other notes.
  3. Keep a written daily treatment log; report injuries to the athlete’s head coach.
  4. Assist and advise coaches in off-season drills/conditioning, in-service training, and coaching techniques that will meet the many needs of the individual athletes
  5. Comply with policies established by federal and state law (UIL, OSHA, statute 41.2791), State Board of Education rule, and the local Board of Trustees.
  6. Maintain good standing with the Texas Department of Health and the National Athletic Trainers Association.
  7. Select and train student-trainers to assist in the athletic training program.
  8. Instruct and supervise student-athletes in their rehabilitation.
  9. Support and enforce the campus and district student code of conduct.
  10. Improve leadership skills through self-initiated professional development activities.
  11. Perform duties in a professional, ethical, and responsible manner as defined in the TEA Code of Ethics for Educators.
  12. Use information provided through the District appraisal process to improve performance.
  13. Articulate the district mission to the community; solicit its support in realizing the mission; build ties with the medical community.
  14. Demonstrate effective and verbal communication skills when communicating with athletes, parents, coaches, and physicians.
  15. Demonstrate awareness of school-community needs and initiate activities to meet those identified needs.
  16. Teach Sports Medicine Course.
  17. Perform other tasks and assumes such responsibilities as related to the position and as assigned.
  18. Annually establish and meet performance goals.

 

EQUIPMENT USED: Exercise equipment and devices including stationary bikes, pulleys, weights, whirlpool, paraffin bath,

ultrasound equipment, and cold packs.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental and Physical Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress. Continual walking and standing; moderate lifting

and carrying; stooping, bending, kneeling, and reaching. Work outside (exposure to sun, heat, cold, and inclement weather)

and inside. Exposure to biological hazards, bacteria, and communicable diseases. Frequent district-wide and statewide

travel; frequent prolonged and irregular hours. The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required.

To apply for this job please visit tylerisd.org.