Sacred Heart Greenwich provides an empowering learning environment for girls and young women from kindergarten through twelfth grade to prepare them to become confident, intelligent and compassionate global leaders. The school offers a coed program for young children at the Barat Center for Early Childhood Education. Our students carry on the Sacred Heart tradition of academic excellence and development of the mind, body and spirit on our beautiful 110-acre campus in Greenwich, Connecticut.
Position: Athletic Trainer Reports to: Director of Athletics FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Summary Sacred Heart Greenwich is committed to excellence in academics and athletics. The Athletic Trainer is responsible for assisting the overall operations of the Upper and Middle Schools Interscholastic Athletics Programs within the context of the Goals and Criteria that define a Sacred Heart education. The Athletic Trainer is directly accountable to the Director of Athletics.
Essential Functions Primary responsibilities include: • Provide medical care and health education to ensure the safety of and reduce the risk of injury to Sacred Heart student-athletes and participants of developmental clinics/workshops/camps conducted by the athletic department. • Implement a comprehensive program of prevention, recognition, evaluation, immediate care, rehabilitation and recondition of athletics injuries and counseling for student-athletes. • Provide athletic training services for all on-campus practices/competition, including attendance at occasional away competitions and training trips. • Document and maintain accurate records of injuries, assessments, treatments, referrals and rehabilitation. • Obtain physical examination forms and emergency contact information prior to the each season and maintain current recordkeeping throughout the season to track student-athletes eligibility. • Develop and execute a program to train and certify all Sacred Heart coaches in Basic First Aid and AED/CPR Basic Life Support before the start of each playing season. • Act as liaison between student-athletes and their parents, family physicians and specialists, the coaching staff and the School administration. • Assist in the development of pre-season and off-season conditioning programs. • Work in conjunction with the strength and conditioning staff to ensure safety in the design and implementation of fitness, nutrition and conditioning programs. • Direct and manage the operations/administration of the athletic training facility. • Service playing facilities with ice, water, and medical supplies. • Stock and restock team medical kits. • Prepare a manual specific for coaches and one for student-athletes/parents defining best practices for the care and prevention of injuries, nutrition, flexibility, strength and conditioning. • Create policies and procedures for the athletic training program and services. • Develop and implement a comprehensive emergency action plan for our training locations. • Execute a plan for completing and submitting accident reports. • Establish protocols regarding environmental conditions. • Advise on the safe selection, fit, function and maintenance of athletic equipment. • Evaluate and recommend new techniques and equipment that would enhance the athletic training services provided to Sacred Heart student-athletes. • Attend scheduled departmental meetings. • Assist in the design and content of athletic training specific pages on the Web site. • Duties may include, if applicable, teaching health within the Upper School physical education curriculum or other developed “mini class sessions”. • Assist with other administrative and planning tasks within the Department of Athletics, as assigned.
Qualifications ATC Certification required; Master's Degree preferred As members of the international network of Sacred Heart schools, we are committed to attracting and retaining staff who demonstrate an active faith, practice a deep respect for intellectual values, promote social awareness, build community, and value personal growth and responsibility. Convent of the Sacred Heart is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes candidates who will enhance the cultural diversity of our community.
Application Procedure: Please Apply Online at http://www.applitrack.com/cshgreenwich/onlineapp/
About Sacred Greenwich Heart
Sacred Heart Greenwich provides an empowering learning environment for girls and young women from kindergarten through twelfth grade to prepare them to become confident, intelligent and compassionate global leaders. The school offers a coed program for young children at the Barat Center for Early Childhood Education.
Located on a beautiful 110-acre campus at 1177 King Street, in Greenwich, Connecticut, Sacred Heart is an all-girls’ Catholic, independent college-preparatory day school that offers a rigorous academic program which challenges students to take on a variety of leadership roles on campus and beyond.
Sacred Heart offers a global educational experience that encourages girls and young women to develop, practice and showcase their own style of leadership with confidence. The school’s focus on inter-nationality includes an exchange program, which begins in the Middle School with visits to Sacred Heart schools located in the United States and Canada. It expands in sophomore year of high school with educational trips to our schools in Australia, Austria, England, France, Ireland, Italy, Latin America, Spain, and Taiwan.