Middle School Athletic Trainer – Liberty Hill ISD 11/15

November 15th, 2021

Liberty Hill ISD

Job Title: Assistant Athletic Trainer
Reports to: Head Athletic Trainer I Director of Athletics
Primary Purposes:
• Provide athletic training services for both middle school campuses for L.H.I.S.D.
• Assist in the direction and supervision of the athletic training program for L.H.I.S.D.
• Work under the direction and supervision of the team physician(s) and/or attending physician(s) to carry out activities in the following areas: prevention, evaluation, emergency treatment, physical reconditioning and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Current License -Texas Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers
• Texas Teaching Certificate
Special Knowledge/Skills:
• Administrative knowledge/skills of Athletic Training Program
• Ability to develop and supervise athletic training student aide program/curriculum
• Knowledge of therapeutic exercise and modality application
• Certified Instructor – CPR, First Aid, Sport Safety (Preferred)
• Excellent organization, communication, and interpersonal skills
Major Responsibilities and Duties: Administration:
• Maintain Texas Department of Health Standards
• Recruit student staff and coordinate with professional staff for daily operations
• Create and maintain health, injury, and UIL-required participation forms for all student-athletes
• Coordinate with team physician for athletic physicals
1) Schedule and conduct
2) Check all paperwork
3) File all paperwork
4) Completed paperwork lists to all coaches
Major Responsibilities and Duties: continued
• Coordinate an injury plan for coaches
• Coordinate rehabilitation programs
• Coordinate a heat, cold, lightning, blood, concussion and emergency plan for L.H.I.S.D.
• Provide athletic training coverage as needed
1) Treatment and rehabilitation -before and after school day
2) Athletic periods
3) Games
a) Playoffs
b) District
c) Non-district
d) Scrimmage
4) Practice
a) Collision
b) Contact
c) Non-contact
5) Weekends and Holidays
6) Daily Treatment and Rehabilitation
a) acute injuries
b) chronic injuries
c) pre-surgery
d) post-surgery
7) Prevention of injuries
a) Education of coaches and student-athletes
b) Taping
c) Bracing
• Supervise athletic training student aides
• Supervise athletic training clinic
• Supervise athletic facilities, equipment, and fields concerning safety issues
• Supervise implementation of CPR, First Aid and Sport Safety training to professional staff athletic training student aides
• Communicate with student-athletes and parents regarding progress in rehabilitation program and readiness to return to activity.
• Communicate with coaches regarding readiness to return to activity.
• Communicate with physicians regarding rehabilitation programs and their implementation.
• Educate and improve parental awareness regarding the role of the athletic trainer in the L.H.I.S.D.
• Communicate with parents of athletic training student aides about educational opportunities and progress/status in academics and extra-curricular activities.
• Communicate with athletic director, building principals, and central office staff regarding administrative issues relative to the athletic training program.

To apply for this job email your details to barringer@libertyhill.txed.netd.org