Tabor Academy seeks an experienced, responsible and passionate Head Athletic Trainer to play a key role on the athletic administration team. The primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to providing for the prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of injuries sustained by student-athletes at Tabor Academy. This includes emergency acute care, evaluation referral, and modality application.
The successful candidate will:
Act as a liaison between students and their families, physicians, the health center or other support staff, coaches, and school administration regarding the status and evaluation of injuries, treatments and clearance to participate in athletics
Coordinate medical referrals to outside medical specialties, if needed
Supervise additional training staff
Serve as a positive and effective role model for student-athletes
Coordinate medical care of student-athletes in collaboration with the health center
Coordinate ImPact (concussion) testing program, procedures and protocols; follow up with health center, academic office, teachers, dorm parents and advisors regarding all concussion testing and levels
Supervise the daily operation of the training room
Maintain accurate documentation of injuries and treatments, in collaboration with the health center and consulting school physicians; have solid working knowledge of MS Office Suite, database management and injury management software systems
Exhibit excellent organization, communication (both verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
Embrace an initiative-driven faculty culture focused on advancing Tabor Academy’s mission
Possess a high degree of cultural competency and demonstrated experience working with diverse populations
Invest in the community and participate in the lives of our students outside of the classroom
Convey patience and empathy with adolescents
Be self-reflective, able to work in dependently, and committed to professional growth
Possess a ready and willing sense of humor
A bachelor’s degree in athletic training, or a comparable degree in a health-related field, is required; a master’s degree is preferred. NATA BOC certification and Massachusetts State License is required. A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a college or secondary school setting is preferred. Strong preference will be given to candidates with experience in residential oversight. Tabor Academy is eager to consider applications from groups traditionally underrepresented in independent school communities. Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Electronic materials only, please. If interested, please send cover letter, resume, and educational philosophy to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Athletic Trainer” in the Subject line.
About Tabor Academy
Tabor Academy is a selective independent coeducational boarding and day school of 500 students in grades 9-12. Located on 87 acres of waterfront property on Sippican Harbor, the village of Marion in the southeastern corner of Massachusetts is under an hour’s drive from Boston and Providence. Established in 1876 to serve the children of Marion, Tabor today serves students from 20 states and 21 countries with broad socio-economic representation and a myriad of cultural and educational experiences.