Pomfret School seeks a highly motivated individual to be part of an exciting athletic office and school community. Under the supervision of the Head Athletic Trainer, the Assistant Athletic Trainer will ensure that all students participate in athletics in a safe and healthy manner while providing proper preventative and post injury counseling and/or treatment, and medical coverage for games and practices.
Successful applicants are dynamic individuals able to thrive in a fast-paced yet rewarding environment. Same as teaching positions, this position reports primarily to the Assistant Head of School and requisite supervisor, who is the Athletic Director, while receiving responsibility-specific feedback from the leaders of the other programs served. This position is a 10-month, full-time position, and will begin mid-August, 2018. As is our standard, all faculty positions at Pomfret School are one-year appointments to be reconsidered annually.
At Pomfret, we value diversity and always employ, retain, promote, and otherwise treat all employees and job applicants based on merit, qualifications, competence, and talent. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Pomfret School is a member of SPHERE, a consortium of eleven Hartford-area independent schools committed to broadening diversity of our student bodies, administration, faculty and staff.
Prevent, evaluate, treat and rehabilitate athletic injuries
Maintain an organized, clean and safe environment in the athletic training room
Be present for all home practices, games (on site or neutral), and events
Be on call during the winter season until end of the last practice (typically 10:00 p.m.)
Coordinate appointments with physical therapists
Communicate effectively with health center and school doctor
Maintain proper medical records (daily sign-in, injury reports, OTC log)
Assist Athletic Director with the payment of game officials
Evaluate faculty member injuries and when necessary refer to physician.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director and Head Athletic Trainer
Pursue continuous professional growth and development
Attend faculty meetings, school meetings, chapel services, and other required school functions, when necessary
Fluent in web applications, database, CMS systems, Google apps
This is a full-time, school year position. Salary is competitive; the employment package consists of excellent benefits. There is a possibility that housing may be provided.
SERIOUS CANDIDATES ONLY. Please send a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to Richard K. Dempsey, Assistant Head of School, at email@example.com. Applications will be considered until the position has been filled. When communicating, please include the job title “Assistant Athletic Trainer” in the subject line of your email. Applications will be considered until the position has been filled.
About Pomfret School
Pomfret School is an independent coeducational college preparatory boarding and day school for 355 students in grades 9 through 12 and postgraduates. Set on a beautiful 500-acre campus in Northeastern Connecticut and brought to life by an exceptional faculty, Pomfret offers a challenging and rewarding experience for students from various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. Through an engaging process of learning and leading, a commitment to service beyond self, and numerous opportunities for personal growth in academic, athletic, artistic, and residential settings, students emerge as ethical and active citizens of the world. With a clear mission, Pomfret School cultivates a healthy interdependence of mind, body, and spirit in its students as it prepares them for college and to lead and learn in a diverse and increasingly interconnected society.
Pomfret School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national and ethnic origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law in administration of its employment, enrollment, or educational policies, tuition assistance programs or other administered programs.