Under the direction of the Athletic Director, provide instruction on the prevention, evaluation, management, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical injuries to students and athletes engaged in various school sports and physical education activities; serve as a liaison between the students, parents, coaches, and physicians in evaluation, management, care, and long-term rehabilitation of athletic injuries.
Terms of employment: Hourly
Reports to: Steve Beerman, Athletic Director
Season: School year (August – June)
- Fosters the department and school philosophy and mission statement of Polytechnic School;
- Collaborates with other ATC to develop plans for providing athletic training coverage for all home athletic events (practices & games);
- Provide both home and away game coverage for the football team;
- Establish daily hours of operation for the athletic training facility;
- Maintain and carry out comprehensive, venue-specific emergency action plans;
- Establish a working relationship with team physician and community physicians;
- Establish a working relationship with the school nurse;
- Maintain adequate medical records on all injuries and rehabilitation procedures;
- Assist with conducting concussion baseline testing for all student-athletes;
- Educate coaches and team physicians about on-field injury and concussion protocols;
- Travel to all away football games and possibly other venues, if necessary. May be required to drive school vehicle for games (online training must be completed).
- Passion in fostering diversity, inclusion and social justice to promote a healthy work environment;
- Shape and advocate for strategic priorities that will help Polytechnic School be the best version of itself that it can be;
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training, Master’s Degree preferred;
- Must be BOC Certified (proof of certification & certification number required);
- Certified in Basic Life Support CPR/AED (proof of certification required);
- Knowledgeable of a large range of medical problems and is able to assess and evaluate while working with other healthcare professionals;
- Ability to think critically and make independent decisions regards the assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and return-to-play decisions per state licensure guidelines;
- Detail-oriented and thorough with injury tracking and documentation;
- Ability to communicate effectively in high stress/high pressure situations when talking to student-athletes, medical professionals, staff, and parents;
- Ability to organize, prioritize, and perform multiple tasks with little to no supervision;
- Driver’s license, insurance, and ability to drive school van;
- CPR certification (provided by Polytechnic School Athletic Department);
Physical requirements and work environment
- Work in all conditions including outside weather conditions including extreme heat and cold;
- Ability to lift heavy items such as medical equipment and supplies (ie. 5-10 gallon water jugs, coolers, tables, etc.);
- Ability to help assist or carry injured athlete off the field to a treatment table or vehicle for transport.
Applicants should submit a résumé and cover letter to Steve Beerman via email at email@example.com or via mail at Polytechnic School, c/o Steve Beerman, 1030 E. California Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91106.
An independent, coeducational college-preparatory school in Pasadena, Calif., Polytechnic School offers a broad curriculum in the liberal arts for students in kindergarten through grade 12. Founded in 1907, the school enrolls approximately 860 students from diverse ethnic, racial, religious, and economic backgrounds.
The mission of Polytechnic School is to develop the intellect, talents, and character of each student in a community of learning dedicated to principles of academic excellence that values the uniqueness and dignity of each member and fosters personal responsibility and service to others. We are committed to honesty, justice, charity, and the pursuit of knowledge. We respect the dignity and worth of all human beings — their thoughts, their feelings, and their individuality. We seek to celebrate the joy, the love, and the creativity that emanate from the human spirit. We strive to be responsible and contributing members of our families, our school community, and the world. The Poly community appreciates the cultural, ethnic, and economic diversity present in the Pasadena area and strives to reflect it. Members of the Poly community appreciate and learn from individual differences, foster the ability to disagree with civility, and embody courtesy and compassion.
Equal Opportunity Employer
In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, Poly will recruit, hire, train, and promote faculty and staff without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity, genetic information, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition and physical or mental disability (whether perceived or actual), or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. School policy also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.