The Webb School (Bell Buckle, Tenn.) a private day-boarding school serving grades 6-12, is looking for an Athletic Trainer to teach classes in middle school wellness and Health & PE for upper school and serve as the Head Athletic Trainer. The preferred candidate would also be part of the residential staff.
Teaching requirements would consist of teaching two classes per semester. Athletic Training responsibilities would include daily coverage of all secondary school athletic programs. Prevention, evaluation, and return to play/practice decisions are made in conjunction with coaches, the athletic director, and other medical staff. The candidate should have strong communication (verbal and written) skills to interact with the Director of Athletics, coaches, students and parents. The Webb School trainer has an independent work environment which requires management of multiple sports played concurrently.
The qualified candidate has knowledge of the general principles of orthopedic exercise programs, functional return to play decisions, preventative TherEx prescription for athletes, first aid treatment, referral and post-injury reconditioning. There may be some local travel off-campus for specific sports.
Residential staff duty involves being part of a four-person team that works together to supervise a dormitory during evening and weekend hours. It generally involves two nights per week and every fourth weekend. In return the residential staff member has free housing and is welcome at all school meals.
Qualified candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree, with a Master’s Degree preferred. Candidate must have current ATC certification and will be required to obtain Tennessee State licensure. Previous experience as a high school athletic trainer is a plus.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands: Work is normally performed in a typical athletic training environment. This position requires physical work, heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds. The work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risk, which require following basic safety precautions.
Please direct all inquiries by July 24, 2015 (including a cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three references) to:
The Webb School
319 Webb Road East
Bell Buckle, TN 37020