Athletic Trainer and Athletic Coordinator

Staff / Full-Time

Fay School, Southborough, MA

Athletic Trainer and Athletics Coordinator 

Beginning August 2024

Description:

The Athletic Trainer and Athletics Coordinator works with elementary and middle-school-aged students to help prevent and treat sports-related injuries and also supports the daily operations of the Athletics department. As Athletic Trainer, they conduct initial on-site assessments of injuries, make recommendations for further diagnoses by a healthcare professional, and assist in the evaluation of student athletes’ health and rehabilitation of their injuries. As Athletics Coordinator, they support the Director of Athletics in the planning and execution of athletic contests and other events. This position reports to the Director of Athletics. Some weekend hours are required when athletic tournaments and meets are scheduled. This is a full-time, school year staff position and is eligible for benefits. Campus housing may be available. 

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in athletic training, exercise physiology, health education, adolescent/child development, or a related field 
  • National Athletic Trainers Association Board certification 
  • CPR, AED, First Aid and Blood Borne Pathogens certification 
  • A minimum of one year’s experience as an athletics trainer, preferably working with middle school-aged students 

Responsibilities include:

 Athletic Trainer 

o Establishing, communicating, and implementing protocols to assist with the prevention and rehabilitation of student athletes’ injuries 

o Acting as the primary resource to conduct initial on-site assessment and treatment of student athletes’ injuries or illnesses 

o Determining if a student requires a referral for emergency or continued care, or for a definitive diagnosis and treatment by the School’s Health Office or physician 

o Communicating instances of student injuries to the Director of Athletics, the Health Office, and appropriate members of the administration 

o Evaluating students’ readiness to play following an injury and reporting the progress of recovering athletes to coaches, the Health Office, and the school’s physician as appropriate 

o Providing support for student athletes with injuries using physical therapy equipment and techniques o Educating coaches, student athletes, and parents about the prevention, symptoms, and treatment of athletic injuries 

  • Athletics Coordinator 

o Assisting in the seasonal scheduling process with opponent schools 

o Creating transportation schedules for teams 

o Managing officiating needs for home contests 

o Communicating about athletic events and managing the Athletics website 

o Organizing and implementing special athletic events and seasonal athletic awards ceremonies 

Fay School values teachers who believe in differentiated and developmentally-aligned approaches to teaching and learning, integrate instructional technology, understand the importance of cultural competence, and are attuned to the social and emotional growth of young students. At Fay, faculty and staff engage in and support school-wide equity and inclusion efforts. Fay seeks candidates who will reflect and enhance the diversity of our school community. Interested candidates should upload and submit a cover letter and resume to our secure portal linked here.

Fay School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic background, age, disability, military service, or any other category protected under applicable law, in its hiring, employment or other programs and activities.

Fay School

Southborough, MA
Elementary, Middle School, High School
Boarding, Day
All Gender