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District Athletic Trainer

at Highline Public Schools

Posted: 7/30/2019
Job Reference #: 2019-7402
Keywords: sports

Job Description

Job Number:2019-7402
District Athletic Trainer
Hours Per Day:
Position Type: Leave Replacement
Start Time:
End Time:
Salary: $12,929.00 - $14,417.00
Open Until Filled - To be considered for this position, please submit a
Closing Date:
completed online application and upload required documents on or before
this date.
Additional Information: District Athletic Trainer: This position is a non-continuing 3-month leave
replacement with pro-rated salary based on time worked. Aug 14 - Nov 8th,
This position will serve FALL sports and athletes at Evergreen HS, and work
collaboratively with the existing (3) Athletic Trainers at Highline, Tyee and
Mount Rainier High Schools.
Check for additional Information

Professional/Technical (Non-represented) LEVEL: 9

: Nonexempt

: 200 HOLIDAYS: 12

The position of athletic trainer is to provide injury prevention, care, and rehabilitation for student athletes and assist the Director of Athletics in the implementation of a comprehensive athletic training instruction program for District athletics coaches. This position also provides First Aid, CPR and AED instruction and is responsible for coordinating a student athletic trainer program.

Highline Public Schools serves approximately 19,000 students in the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, Boulevard Park and White Center Heights in Washington State. Starting in the fall of 2012, the Highline community came together to develop a four-year strategic plan outlining the community’s bold goals and big dreams for its children. The plan’s promise is that every student in Highline Public Schools is known by name, strength, and need, and graduates prepared for college, career, and citizenship. The collective commitment embodied in the plan is grounded in the community’s deep belief that Highline students are capable of reaching the plan’s ambitious goals and is driven by students’ aspirations for their future. The instructional vision articulated in the plan is organized around Four Pillars that guide professional and organizational practices: - Equitable access to rigorous, standards-based instruction. High-quality instruction for all students. - Results-focused professional learning and collaboration. Investing in our people so they continuously fine-tune their craft and grow in their profession. - Strong partnerships with families and community. Schools can’t do it alone. We are better when students, families, community and educators work hand-in-hand. - A culturally responsive organization. Our diversity is a strength and an asset. We are committed to equity, excellent service for all, and continuous improvement.

include the following. This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. - Assist the Director of Athletics in the development and implementation of the Athletic Training Coaches Education Program for District coaches. - Assist the Director of Athletics in the coordination of a Student Athletic Trainer Program; identifies eligibility requirements and appropriate athletic training activities for students participating in the Program; provide instruction to student athletic trainers on First Aid techniques, protective taping, wraps and dressings, and the use of therapeutic modalities; coordinates with District coaches on the supervision of student athletic trainers. - Assist Building Athletic Directors and District coaches to establish and implement an athletic training program of injury prevention, conditioning, and emergency treatment procedures. - Provide athletic trainer services, as scheduled by the Director of Athletics, to District schools and the District stadium site, including post-season, holiday, and/or weekend events.

DISTRICT ATHLETIC TRAINER - Practice prevention of athletic injuries through application of protective taping, wraps, and braces to student athletes. - Make recommendations to the Director of Athletics for safety improvements to athletics facilities and equipment; assist District coaches with the evaluation, proper fit, and inventory of safety equipment. - Assist Building Athletic Directors in the maintenance and distribution of Athletic Training kits to in-season coaches. - Evaluate athletics injuries and performs necessary First Aid; ensure proper preventative and safety measures for the transport of injured athletes by appropriate conveyance. - Make recommendations to parents regarding medical care related to student athlete injuries, illnesses, or conditions. - Maintain accurate, current, and complete records of accidents, injuries, and treatments involving District athletes and athletes or spectators injured on District property. - Provide follow up treatment and rehabilitation of injured athletes, under the direction of the treating physician, using approved treatment modalities such as whirlpools, guards, electrical stimulation, braces, ultrasound, and splints. - Ensure the efficient organization of training equipment and supplies, and the orderliness, security, and cleanliness of assigned District training rooms. - Prepare annual assessment of the District’s athletic training equipment and supplies; inventories training equipment and supplies as directed; makes recommendations for upgrades to training room equipment. - Attend coaches’ and Building Athletic Director meetings as directed. - Provide District and/or community event management supervision as directed. - Perform other related duties as directed by the Director of Athletics.

: Education and Experience B.A. degree in athletic training, education, or related field Must possess and maintain National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification (NATABOC) status, with successful completion of each of the five practice domains Must possess First Aid/CPR/AED certification Must successfully complete and maintain certification as First Aid/CPR/AED instructor within 60 days of employment

Willing to complete WA State CTE certification and teach CTE sports medicine to students upon request if this position is tied to a Sports Medicine Teacher position.

Criminal background clearance Valid Driver’s License and proof of insurance

Athletic training principles and practices regarding injury prevention, care, and rehabilitation First Aid, CPR and AED methods School board policies and procedures Highline Public Schools 81R09DAT10 District Athletic Trainer Page 2 of 3


Communicate effectively verbally and in writing Operate a variety of modern office equipment including microcomputers and related software Maintain effective working relationships with individuals and groups in a multicultural and diverse community Work collaboratively with school and central office administrators, parents, and community members Demonstrate understanding of and experience with cultural competence Develop curriculum for and provide instruction in athletic training principles and practices to adults and student athletic trainers Work with high school and middle school age students and supervise the activities of student athletic trainers Evaluate injuries, apply appropriate treatments, and understand possible adverse effects which can occur Work under the direction of physicians to provide medically appropriate care and rehabilitation of injuries Operate athletic training and treatment equipment such as whirlpools, ultrasound, electrical stimulation, and other therapeutic items Maintain accurate records of accidents and injuries Organize District training room facilities, equipment, and supplies Comply with school board policies and follow administrative procedures

District Athletic Director

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and walk. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor and outdoor conditions and may be required to work in various degrees of weather. The employee may frequently work near video display. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. The employee must deal with angry and upset students, parents, and community members. Exposure to blood and other body fluids that may contain hazardous or infectious agents. Employee may be required to work on weekends and/or holidays.

Updated by Human Resources, 2016.02.12 Updated Preferred Qualifications as outlined by Director of Athletics, 2015.02.06 Transferred to newest format by Human Resources, 2014.04.25 Updated by Human Resources, 03/2012 Created by Human Resources, 10/2010 Job descriptions are written as a representative list of the ADA essential duties performed by the entire classification. They cannot include, and are not intended to include, every possible activity and task performed by every specific employee. Highline Public Schools 81R09DAT10 District Athletic Trainer Page 3 of 3

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