Athletic Trainer – Industrial High School 4/7

April 7th, 2022

Industrial ISD


Job Title:        Athletic Trainer                                   Dept./School: Athletic Campus Assigned

Reports To:    Principal/Athletic Director                 Date Revised: July 24, 2019



Primary Purpose:

Primary Purpose:                                   
Plan, coordinate, and supervise all components of the athletic training program for high school and middle school student athletes. Work under the direction of the Athletic Director and the determined team physician to prevent, recognize, assess, manage, treat, and recondition athletic injuries and illnesses.



  • Bachelor’s degree
    • Valid Athletic Trainer License from Texas Department of Licensing and Registration
  • BOCATC certification preferred
    • CPR/AED instructor Certified
  • Teach TSATA Sports Medicine I & II courses


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


  • 2-5 years experience as an athletic trainer preferred

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

  1. Attend practice sessions and athletic contests and prepare athletes using protective techniques and devices as needed.
  2. Provide emergency or continued care and refer athletes to physician for definitive diagnosis and treatment.
  3. Develop and establish specific procedures to be carried out in the event of medical emergency.
  4. Establish and maintain effective communication with students, parents, medical and paramedical personnel, coaches, and other staff.
  5. Plan and implement a comprehensive rehabilitation and reconditioning program for injuries and illnesses sustained by student athletes.
  1. Provide health care information and counsel and instruct student athletes on subject matter related to athletic training.
  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. Coordinate scheduling of athletic physical examinations and screening.
  6. Select, train, and supervise student assistants.
  7. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents including medical, accident, and treatment records as required.
  1. Implement and oversee the student accident insurance policy and coordinate claims.
  2. Maintain an inventory of training supplies and equipment. Requisition additional supplies as needed.
  1. Follow and enforce professional, ethical, and legal parameters regarding use of drugs and therapeutic agents for treatment and rehabilitation of injured athletes.
  2. Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Direct the work of student assistants.


Working Conditions: 

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

  • Posture: Prolonged standing; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting Motion: Continual walking; moderate reaching
    • Lifting: Moderate lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds
    • Environment: Work outside (exposure to sun, heat, cold, and inclement weather) and inside; exposure to noise; exposure to biological hazards, bacteria, and communicable diseases; frequent districtwide and statewide travel
  • Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; frequent prolonged and irregular hours


Primary Location Industrial High School
Salary Range Per Year
Shift Type Full-Time

Job Contact Information

Name Craig Nairn
Title Athletic Director
Phone 361-284-3226 X1215

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