The Masters School seeks a Head Athletic Trainer for a full-time 10-month position to provide Athletic Training Services to student athletes under the direction of the team physician or by written referral from a physician, and in accordance with state athletic training practice act and with school and athletic schedules. The Head Athletic Trainer is responsible for working with the teams, assistant athletic trainer, and a team physician and athletic department. The Head Athletic Trainer is part of the Athletic Department and reports to the Athletic Director. Athletic Training Services include the management and provision of care of injuries to a physically active person as defined in the state practice act with the direction of a licensed physician. The term includes the rendering of emergency care, development of injury prevention programs and providing appropriate preventative and devices for the physically active person. The term also includes the assessment, management, treatment, rehabilitation and recondition of the physically active person whose conditions are within the professional preparation and education of a certified athletic trainer. The term also includes the use of modalities such as mechanical stimulation, heat, cold, light, air, water, electricity, sound, massage and the use of therapeutic exercises, reconditioning exercise and fitness programs.
RESPONSIBILITIES: • Develop overall sports medicine program for the Masters, including: injury prevention programs, injury evaluations, injury management, injury treatment and rehabilitation, educational programs and counseling for student-athletes of the sports medical program • Maintain an effective and efficient athletic training room • Recordkeeping, documentation, incident reports and a daily treatment log • Provide athletic training services for the Masters athletic department, including attendance at scheduled team practices and home and away competitions as necessary • Work in conjunction with the Wellness Program staff to ensure the implementation and education of fitness, nutrition and conditioning to meet our individual student needs • Assist Athletic Director and CFO in the development of the sports medical program budget • Evaluate and recommend new techniques and equipment that would enhance and benefit our athletes performance and or recovery 4/15/19 • Provide the coaches and athletic director with a list of athletes medically ineligible to compete due to injury. • Refer ill/injured athletes to health services/ team physicians regarding care • Apply and record concussion testing for all athletes prior to participation • Will participate within the Masters Wellness seminar program • Assist the athletic director as requested • Develop and implement emergency actions plans pertaining to athletic injuries and events • Communicate effectively with parents, athletes, coaches, health office and administration • Maintain appropriate general treatment orders to be reviewed annually and approved by the School physician. • Provide athletic training services for all home athletic contests and when need away contests. • Act as liaison between family physicians and specialists, the school district, athletes and their parents. • Maintain accurate records of injuries and treatments. • Maintain a budget for the athletic training program. • Participate in the scheduling of sports physicals when needed.
HOW TO APPLY: To apply, please submit a letter of interest, explaining why you would succeed in this position, an educational philosophy statement, resume, 3 references and salary requirements via email to firstname.lastname@example.org (Adobe® PDF format preferred as attachments, including the cover letter and references) and include “Head Athletic Trainer and Wellness Position” in the subject line. This position announcement is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job title and the education and skills required. This is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that are required or may be required in the future.
• Master’s Degree in Athletic Training • Athletic Training experience in both men’s and women’s athletic teams preferred • NATA certification and eligibility of NY state Licensure required • Experience with Athletic Training for multiple sports • Valid Driver’s License • Possess a basic understanding of Excel, Word and Outlook
About The Masters School
The Masters School (www.mastersny.org) is a coeducational day and boarding school that engages 5th–12th grade students with a challenging academic program in a welcoming learning environment. Located on 96 picturesque acres overlooking the Hudson River, The Masters School community takes advantage of both its access to the tri-state area and its proximity to the rich cultural and educational magnet that is New York City. We offer our diverse student body, hailing from 33 different countries, the resources and activities of our seven-day campus and dedicated, talented faculty and staff. Through exceptional academics, outstanding visual and performing arts, championship athletic teams, and active community engagement, the Masters experience prepares students to thrive in college, career, and life. Our students graduate determined to make a positive contribution to their world.
The Masters School celebrates active participation, deep understanding, and meaningful connection. A community of diverse individuals, we gather to learn, to strive, to dare, to do – to be a power for good in the world.