Location: McLean, Virginia
Type: Full Time
4 Year Degree
The Potomac School, a K-12 independent school in McLean, VA is seeking a full-time, Assistant Athletic Trainer/Physical Education Teacher for a potential position beginning with the 2023-24 school year.
The Potomac School has 72 interscholastic teams in grades 7-12 and supports 26 varsity teams. The school’s boy’s teams are members of the Mid-Atlantic Conference and the girl’s teams are members of the Independent School League.
The duties for this position include, but are not limited to:
- Teaching K-6 physical education classes
- Collaborating with other physical educators in the PE department, preparing age-appropriate lesson plans
- Assessing student performance, writing reports on children's progress and communicating with parents
- Attending professional development workshops/conferences
- Coverage of the athletic training room and coverage at all home practices and games
- Shared coverage of away football games
- Weekend coverage of games on Saturdays should be expected, with Sunday coverage on rare occasions.
- Any other duties assigned
The ideal candidate must currently hold an active certification with the NATABOC and be licensed in the State of Virginia or eligible for licensure. A Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training or similar program is required, Master’s preferred. Additionally, the candidate should be energetic and have at least two years of elementary teaching experience as well as strong oral & written communication skills. The candidate should possess knowledge of methods of prevention and treatment of injuries and concussion management.
The Potomac School offers its employees a generous, comprehensive benefits package including financial assistance for enhanced professional development.
In striving to fulfill its mission, The Potomac School seeks many different voices, viewpoints, and backgrounds. We recognize that differences are a source of strength, and we know that everyone is enriched when each person's contributions and perspectives are valued.
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About The Potomac School
The Potomac School is an independent K-12 day school located in McLean, Va. While we are a K-12 school, we are more accurately described as a K through lifetime experience. We nurture the development of our students as unique individuals and as contributing members of a vibrant learning community.
Our school comprises four distinct yet interconnected divisions, joined through a shared mission, integrated curriculum, and deeply rooted communal ties. We enjoy the beauty and natural resources of our 90-acre campus, our athletic fields, woods, streams, and ponds providing a rare and wonderful setting for each student's educational journey.
Mission: At The Potomac School, we believe that intellectual development, love of learning, and strength of character are complementary, and equally essential, educational goals. With a firm commitment to our core values and a rigorous academic program, we prepare students to lead lives of purpose, achievement, and generosity of spirit.