Friendship Public Charter School

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Vacancy for School Year
2021-22
Class
Full-Time
Location
US-DC-Washington
Campus
Friendship Technology Preparatory Academy

Company : Campus Specifics

Why Tech Prep?


Friendship Technology Preparatory is a college preparatory high school serving students in 9th – 12th grade.

Friendship Public Charter School has expanded its portfolio of schools with a new school model: Friendship Tech Prep Academy, where our secondary STEM program provides multiple opportunities for students to develop skills in science, technology, engineering and math through our robotics program, engineering classes, hands-on science curriculum, and the use of technology such as iPads and Smartboards. Read more about our academic program.

At Friendship Tech Prep students benefit from Advanced Placement and Honors courses, as well as Career Academy courses that provide pathways in technology, science, engineering, law, and communication arts. Tech Prep has a high graduation and college acceptance rates.

Friendship Tech Prep Academy is preparing students for higher education and the career of their choice by ensuring mastery of skills, knowledge, and tools needed to succeed in the 21st-century green global economy. Our green school focus ensures that each member of the Tech Prep community learns to make environmentally conscious decisions and gains the experience to design and develop green products. Upon completion of our new building in 2014, all students will attend a premier green facility and have the opportunity to experience green technology firsthand.

Overview

Mission

The mission of Friendship Public Charter School (FPCS) is to prepare students to become  ethical, literate, well-rounded and self-sufficient citizens by providing a world-class education  that motivates students to reach high academic standards, to enjoy learning, to achieve  success, and to contribute actively to their communities. 

About Friendship 

Friendship Public Charter School is a thriving network of college preparatory public charter schools. Recognized as a  high performing charter organization -- with campuses receiving the highest performance rating offered in the District of  Columbia – we serve students across multiple DC communities. 

Since our founding in 1997, we have grown to serve over 4,500 students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade and we  more than doubled the number of communities in which we are located. We have a team of hundreds of dedicated staff  who work every day to provide our students with the experience they need to succeed in college and in life – and their work  has resulted in student achievement that has gained national recognition.  

When you join Friendship, you are part of a family that encompasses your colleagues and the families we serve. You join  a group of people who share the same passion for our students’ success and for our collective ability to prepare every  student for college completion. You join a group of people who share the belief that every child can achieve anything. 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate an accurate and effectual knowledge of athletic nutrition, training, treatment and rehabilitation techniques.
  • Medical assessment and evaluation in collaboration with healthcare professionals
  • Track, monitor, and evaluate data on athletes’ injuries and general health in order to maintain the wellness of the students and ensure optimal athletic performance.
  • Clearly communicate medical needs, conditions, techniques and preventative strategies to students, parents, coaches, administrators and emergency medical support in a concise and informative manner.
  • Make independent decisions regarding the assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and return to play decisions per state licensure guidelines.
  • Effectively respond to a variety of medical situations by implementing the appropriate methods and procedures needed to ensure the safety and vitality of the students.
  • Develop treatment plans in accordance with assessed injuries and medical needs.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and perform multiple tasks with little or no supervision.
  • Maximize student athletic development by consistently seeking and sharing best practices with colleagues as an active and effective stakeholder in the Friendship Public Charter School Sports Medicine Department.
  • Exemplify high professional standards by maintaining up to date certifications, credentials, and an expertise consistent with the latest techniques and theories.
  • Maintain compliance with the procedures and regulations set forth by the National Athletic Trainer’s Association (NATA).

Qualifications

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a health related field
  • 2 years athletic training experience preferred
  • A current Athletic Trainer certified by the Board of Certification (BOC), or documentation of future BOC exam within 6 months of start date
  • National Provider Identifier is preferred
  • Commitment to providing health care services to student-athletes from a minority and/or lower socioeconomic background required
  • Required: Fully vaccinated against COVID-19. A person is considered fully vaccinated 14 days after the last dose of a COVID-19 vaccination series (after the second dose of a 2-dose series, or after one dose of a single-dose vaccine). Religious or medical exemptions may apply.

 

Physical Requirements

  •     Lifting 100 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects.
  •     Medium strength is required to position patients for examination. May assist patients as needed, helping them on and off the exam table and/or field.
  •     Must be able to work in outdoor conditions.

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