Tabor Academy seeks a compelling a professional to serve as an athletic trainer to support our afternoon athletic programming across all three interscholastic seasons for 2023-2024 school year.
This position requires the ability to think critically and make independent decisions regarding the assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and return to play of Tabor Academy student athletes per state licensure guidelines. They must maintain the highest levels of confidentiality, understand the unique aspects of working at an independent boarding school, and be a representative of the Academy. The successful candidate will join our athletic training office as the third certified trainer. This position reports to the Director of Co-Curricular and Athletic Programs.
The successful candidate will:
- Know state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to certified and licensed athletic training
- Possess a high degree of cultural competency and demonstrated experience working with diverse populations and perspectives
- Staff the Tabor Academy Athletic Training Room during practices and interscholastic competitions
- Travel with athletic programs as necessary, including but not limited to varsity football and post-season contests
- Work closely, efficiently, and professionally with members of the of the athletic training staff, including the school physician, other per diem athletic trainers, and the Co-Curricular and Athletic Program office.
- Conduct assessment and proper management of emergent situations and catastrophic injuries
- Evaluate, identify, and properly treat and manage orthopedic and sports injuries in the student population, including application of protective or preventive strapping, braces, and assistive devices
- Create, monitor, and progress rehabilitative treatments
- Communicate effectively (writing, listening, speaking) with the student-athlete, along any with necessary family, coaches, faculty, and health care personnel regarding the treatment and care of student-athlete with a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality
- Document and keep detailed accounts of all injury evaluations, reports, and progress notes
- Use computer-based software including email, electronic medical record programs, computerized concussion management systems, smart phone/mobile devices, and MS Office/Teams
- Demonstrate a high degree of organization and flexibility, including the ability to work independently on multiple tasks
- Convey patience, empathy, enthusiasm, and optimism in their work with adolescents and colleagues
- Complete additional duties as assigned by the Director of Co-Curricular and Athletic Programs in conjunction with the Head Athletic Trainer
Status: Staff, Exempt
Minimum: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; NATA-BOC certification; MA state training license or the ability to obtain prior to hiring required
Electronic materials only, please. If interested, please send employment application, letter of interest, and resume to email@example.com with “ATC 2023-24” in the Subject line.
Tabor Academy is eager to consider applications from people traditionally underrepresented in independent boarding school communities.
Equity & Inclusion in Hiring
Tabor Academy is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community – and hiring and retention processes, more specifically – informed by the NAIS Principles of Good Practice – Equity and Justice. Additionally, across all areas of school life, we prioritize practices based on Mind Brain Education (MBE) research; the relational skills of active listening, empathic understanding, critical thinking, and genuine inquiry; and pursuits that actively seek out and invite in diverse perspectives. At Tabor Academy, students come from all over the United States and over 21 countries to be part of an engaging community. Our diverse and inclusive student body welcomes individuals from all races, religions, and economical backgrounds and fosters students becoming engaged and committed global citizens with a disposition to act in service to the common good.
Tabor Academy does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of age, gender, religion, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, disability, or national or ancestral origin in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other Academy-administered programs, or in the administration of its hiring and employment practices.