CTE Teacher/Athletic Trainer – Castleberry ISD 3/24

March 24th, 2022

Castleberry ISD

Job Title: CTE Teacher/ Athletic Trainer

Primary Purpose: 

Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the core academic subject area assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.



Bachelor’s degree from accredited university

Valid Texas teaching certificate in Health Science 6-12

Valid license from Texas Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers

Valid CPR/AED Certification

Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assigned

ESL Certification/Endorsement required

          Special Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of core academic subject assigned

Knowledge of curriculum and instruction

Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Ability to provide injury prevention and rehabilitation services.

Ability to provide emergency care.

Ability to instruct and supervise student athletes and assistants.

Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Knowledge of therapeutic modalities and ability to apply appropriate treatment to treat

student athletic injuries.

Knowledge of University Interscholastic League (UIL) rules.


One-year student teaching or approved internship

Three more years of experience as an athletic trainer

Major Responsibilities and Duties (CTE Teacher):

Instructional Strategies

  1. Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of the district’s curriculum program and show written evidence of preparation as required.
  2. Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in individual student differences.
  3. Plan and use appropriate instructional and learning strategies, activities, materials, equipment, and technology that reflect understanding of the learning styles and needs of students assigned and present subject matter according to guidelines established by Texas Education Agency, board policies, and administrative regulations.
  4. Conduct assessment of student learning styles and use results to plan instructional activities.
  5. Work cooperatively with special education teachers to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established in Individual Education Plans (IEP).
  6. Work with other members of staff to determine instructional goals, objectives, and methods according to district requirements.
  7. Plan and assign work to instructional aide(s) and volunteer(s) and oversee completion.

Student Growth and Development

  1. Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement though formal and informal testing.
  2. Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned.
  3. Sponsor outside activities approved by the campus principal.
  4. Be a position role model for students; support the mission of the school district.

Classroom Management and Organization

  1. Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
  2. Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
  3. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  4. Assist in selecting books, equipment, and other instructional materials.


  1. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.
  2. Establish and maintain a professional relationship and open communication with parents, students, colleagues, and community members.

Professional Growth and Development

  1. Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills.
  2. Comply with state, district and school regulations and policies for classroom teachers.
  3. Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.

Major Responsibilities and Duties (Athletic Trainer):

Illness/Injury Prevention and Treatment

  1. Plan and implement a comprehensive athletic injury and illness prevention program for student athletes.
  2. Attend practice sessions and athletic contests as assigned by athletic director.
  3. Establish and maintain effective communication with students, parents, medical and paramedical personnel, coaches, and other staff.
  4. Provide physical conditioning training to student athletes.
  5. Fit injured athletes with specialized equipment and oversee its use.
  6. Instruct and advise students on NCAA regulations with regard to academic requirements for scholarships and recruiting practices.
  7. Prepare athletes for games and practices by conducting evaluations and using tape, wraps, splints, braces, and other protective devices as needed.
  8. Respond to emergencies and make quick, independent judgments about how to deal with injuries.
  9. 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.
  10. Establish specific procedures to be carried out by a coach or student trainer in the event of a medical emergency.
  11. Detect and resolve environmental risks to athletes.
  12. Apply and enforce student discipline during athletic contests, practice sessions, and while on trips off school property in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
  13. Encourage, by example and through instruction, sportsmanlike conduct in all phases of athletic participation.


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


  1. Coordinate scheduling of athletic physical examinations and screening.
  2. Select, train, and supervise student assistants.
  3. Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized 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. Keep informed of and ensure compliance with all UIL rules.
  6. Assist in development and coordination of evaluation of coaching program and make changes based on findings.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  1. Direct the work of assigned instructional aide(s)

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Equipment Used: Personal computer and peripherals; standard instructional equipment, automated external defibrillator (AED).

Posture: Prolonged standing; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting Motion: Frequent walking

Lifting: Regular light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds); may lift and move text books and classroom equipment

Environment: Work inside, may work outside; regular exposure to noise

Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; work prolonged or irregular hours

Contact:  Rick Redden – reddenr@castleberryisd.net

To apply for this job email your details to reddenr@castleberryisd.net