The Buckley School is a dynamic, nurturing learning community committed to equity and inclusion, and as such, seeks to hire talented employees with diverse backgrounds.
The Athletic Trainer is responsible for promoting the well-being of student athletes by providing athletic training services to the high school and responding to emergencies at middle school home games and practices. The athletic trainer is the primary caregiver providing assessments and rehabilitative care to injured high school athletes in accordance with state athletic training standards. Duties include prevention, evaluation, immediate care, treatment plans, documentation, referrals, education, and communicating with coaches, athletes, athletic directors, the school nurse, and the student’s parents.
• Treat and evaluate sports-related injuries to Buckley student athletes in cooperation with the co- athletic directors. • Work with injured athletes during their rehabilitation process. • Counsel students and coaches on proactive steps to prevent sports-related injuries. • Attend daily high school home games and practices. attend off-campus games as available. • Inform coaches of proper medical procedures and policies. • Follow up on injury reports by coaches to ensure accuracy and completeness for the School's medical secondary insurance. • Provide training seminars for coaches and PE teachers and athletes. • Provide coverage at home games and practices for the fall, winter and spring seasons • Provide coverage for away games when possible • Game and practice preparation for home and away games (water, ice, bottles, towels)
Responsibilities begin in early August and end in December. The trainer is to be on campus daily Monday- Friday from 2:00-6:00pm, with flexibility on game days when students may need to leave earlier for further competitions.
• Attend departmental meetings as required. • Maintain referral list of outside professionals • Troubleshoot issues as they arise • Maintain a clean and organized athletic training room for high school athletes • Provide first aid, injury assessment, treatment, rehabilitation, and reconditioning for student athletes within the scope of practice • Make appropriate physician referrals for student athletes • Maintain a line of communication with parents, coaches, athletic directors, the school nurse, and physicians • Maintain accurate records of injuries, treatments and doctor’s notes (Magnus) • File necessary reports for injuries or incidents • Maintain annual budget with athletic directors • Order supplies for athletic training room and medical kits • Prepare and distribute medical cards for each Middle School and High School team (5th-12th grades) • Prepare and distribute medical kits for each Middle School and High School team (5th-12th grades) • Collect medical cards and medical kits from coaches after each season • Ensure each 5th-12th student athlete has the correct sports liability form for each sport they may play • Inform coaches, parents and athletic directors if an athlete is not eligible to play • Share professional literature relative to athletic training with the coaching staff • Educate athletes, families, and coaches regarding injuries, risk factor modification, and exercise programs • Create a safe playing environment by monitoring and controlling risks • Promote safety and injury prevention • Utilizing appropriate assistive devices to protect athletes from injury • Ensure coaching staff is current on concussion training
• Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training or a related field. Master’s degree is preferred • Current BOC certification (ATC) • Current Emergency Cardiac Care certification • Prior experience as an athletic trainer in a secondary school • Demonstrated leadership in diversity, multiculturalism, inclusion, equity and social justice • Demonstrated leadership in designing student-centered and project-based instruction • Exceptional interpersonal communication skills • Proven ability to collaborate, effectively communicate, work independently • Outstanding customer service • The ability to work collaboratively with physicians and other healthcare providers. • Ability to handle high amounts of stress
Interested candidates should send their resume to email@example.com. In a cover letter/email please explain how you have included diversity, equity, and inclusion in your work with students or colleagues.
ABOUT THE SCHOOL
The Buckley School, a K-12 college preparatory school with 830 students, is one of the most respected independent schools in the Los Angeles area. Buckley is known for its unique educational philosophy, the 4-Fold Plan of Education, which marries a whole-child approach with elements of structure, as well as for its warm, intimate educational environment.
The school’s curriculum balances academics, the arts, physical development and moral education. Its creative, personalized approach to education emphasizes high academic standards for all students, and includes traditional touches that develop the character and discipline that unlock students’ potential.
The Buckley School, a K-12 college preparatory school with 830 students, is one of the most respected independent schools in the Los Angeles. Buckley is known for its unique educational philosophy, the 4-Fold Plan of Education, which melds a whole-child approach with elements of structure, as well as for its warm, intimate educational environment.
The school’s curriculum balances academics, the arts, physical development and moral education. Its creative, personalized approach to education emphasizes high academic standards for all students, and includes traditional touches that develop the character and discipline that unlock students’ full potential.