Athletic Trainer/CTE Teacher – Elkhart High School 4/4

April 4th, 2022

Elkhart High School

Posting Date: 12/17/2021

Position Title:  Athletic Trainer/CTE Teacher

Location:  High School

Beginning: January, 2022

Position Summary: Plan, coordinate, and supervise all components of the athletic training program for student athletes.  Work under the direction of the team physician to prevent, recognize, assess, manage, treat, and recondition athletic injuries and illnesses; teach CTE classes for the high school, possibly middle school

Education: Bachelor’s degree, valid license from Texas Advisory board of Athletic Trainers, current adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED) certification, Texas Teacher Certification

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  • 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
  • Experience as a (small school) athletic trainer preferred

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

  1. Plan and implement a comprehensive athletic injury and illness prevention program for student athletes.
  2. Provide physical conditioning training to student athletes.
  3. Attend practice sessions and athletic contests and prepare athletes using protective techniques and devices as needed.
  4. Provide emergency or continued care and refer athletes to physician for definitive diagnosis and treatment.
  5. Detect and resolve risks to athletes and determine continued participation in athletic events.
  6. Develop and establish specific procedures to be carried out in the event of a medical emergency.
  7. Establish and maintain effective communication with students, parents, medical and paramedical personnel, coaches, and other staff.

 

Rehabilitation/Reconditioning

  1. Plan and implement a comprehensive rehabilitation and reconditioning program for injuries and illnesses sustained by student athletes.
  2. Determine therapeutic goals and objectives for individual athletes, apply therapeutic modalities, and instruct athletes on proper use of exercise equipment.
  3. Fit injured athletes with specialized equipment and oversee its use.
  4. Evaluate and record rehabilitation progress of athletes. Develop criteria for progression and return to practice and competition.
  5. Follow and enforce professional, ethical, and legal parameters regarding use of drugs and therapeutic agents for treatment and rehabilitation of injured athletes.

Administration

  1. Coordinate scheduling of athletic physical examinations and screening.
  2. Select, train, and supervise student assistants.
  3. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents including medical, accident, and treatment records as required.
  4. Maintain an inventory of training supplies and equipment. Requisition additional supplies as needed.
  5. Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Direct the work of student assistants

 

Application Procedure: Current EISD employees may submit a Letter of Intent to apply rather than a full application. Application forms are available from the Central Administration Office or at www.elkhartisd.org.    Resumes, transcripts and letters of reference may be included.  Return completed forms to Luke Goode, Athletic Director to: Lgoode@elkhartisd.org, OR mail or deliver to the Central Administration Office at 301 E. Parker St., Elkhart, Texas 75839 before the deadline listed below.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Until Filled

To apply for this job email your details to Lgoode@elkhartisd.org