Episcopal Collegiate School in Little Rock, an independent K-12 college preparatory school, is seeking applicants for a full-time athletic trainer position for the 2017-18 academic year. Ideal candidates should have a demonstrated history of experience working with high school or collegiate student-athletes. Individuals must have passed the BOC exam, and be in compliance with state regulatory requirements to legally practice as an athletic trainer in the state of Arkansas.
We seek a trainer who is knowledgeable and enthusiastic about working with middle and upper school students. The applicant should have an established interest in working with students from a variety of backgrounds who possess a range of abilities. The position requires collaborative work with other trainers, coaches, and administrators. Episcopal Collegiate offers a close-knit, supportive environment and a collegial atmosphere.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Develop and implement a comprehensive prevention and rehab program for all student-athletes
Work in conjunction with our current LAT to coordinate with consulting physicians, physical therapists, and other allied health-care professionals
Manage the coverage and staffing of the athletic training room, plus all practices and games, which includes expected travel for away contests
Document and track student-athletes progression of rehab or concussion protocol
Ensure student-athletes are provided optimal care while participating in a safe environment for interscholastic participation
Assist student-athletes with understanding the importance of nutritional health and how it complements the prevention of injury and rehab recovery
Collaborate with coaches to best help the student-athletes prevent or recovery from injury
Willingness to teach one course, either for athletic training students or an online health course
Participate and engage in professional activities and meetings at departmental, divisional, and school-wide levels.
Supervise the safety and cleanliness of the training room
Experience and Qualifications:
A bachelor’s or master’s degree from an accredited professional athletic training education program and pass a comprehensive test administered by the Board of Certification (BOC).
Must have at least 2 years of demonstrated experience working with high school or collegiate student-athletes
Must demonstrate enthusiasm and effective interpersonal skills to relate well with students, staff, administration, parents, and the community
Episcopal Collegiate offers an academically challenging, hands-on, inquiry-based approach which supports individual developmental levels and learning styles in a challenging yet nurturing environment. The college preparatory curriculum is benchmarked against national and international standards and curricula. Daily chapel services offered in the Episcopal tradition of welcoming students of all rel...igious backgrounds. All students at every level give back to the community in many ways. The Class of 2014 performed approximately 9,200 hours of service to the community in high school. Students in the Classes of 2014-15 were awarded the country's most competitive and sought-after merit scholarships; the Jefferson Scholarship at the University of Virginia, the Morehead-Cain Scholarship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholarship at Vanderbilt University, the Hunt Leadership Scholarship at Southern Methodist University, and the Bodenhamer Fellowship at the University of Arkansas.