The Athletic Trainer and Physical Education Teacher vacancy is a full time position. In this role, the selected individual will not only provide support to the athletics department during games and practices but will also be responsible for teaching physical education classes to students in assigned grade levels.
Currently, the school is in the process of building the Center for Athletics and Community that will rank among the best facilities in the mid-Atlantic region. The school has 72 interscholastic teams in grades 7-12 and supports 26 varsity teams. The school’s boy’s teams are members of the Mid-Atlantic Conference and the girl’s teams are members of the Independent School League.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Teaching K-6 physical education classes
Collaborating with other physical educators in the PE department, preparing age-appropriate lesson plans
Assessing student performance, writing reports on children's progress and communicating with parents
Attending professional development workshops/conferences
Work flexible schedule to include evenings and weekends, depending on seasonality of sports programs
Ensure there is coverage of the athletic training room and coverage at all home practices and games
Shared coverage of away football games
Weekend coverage of games on Saturdays should be expected, with Sunday coverage on rare occasions.
Maintains the database to record any student injury and/or treatment activity
Performs other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s Degree in the related field required, Master’s Degree preferred.
Must have an active certification with the NATABOC and be licensed in the State of Virginia or eligible for licensure.
Ability to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing
Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures including computer skills, database management and office machinery
Valid Driver’s License at time of hire
Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends
Ability to maintain professional certification with continuing education credits
Knowledge of principles and methods for guidance regarding prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical injuries
Knowledge of human behavior, individual differences in ability, learning and motivation and performance standards
Knowledge of principles and best practices of athletic training and measurements of effectiveness
Ability to work effectively with individuals and groups in collaborative manner
In striving to fulfill its mission, Potomac School seeks many different voices, viewpoints, and backgrounds. Qualified applicants should click here to complete the application and attach their cover letter and resume. For more information on The Potomac School, please visit our website at www.potomacschool.org. We are an equal opportunity employer.
About The Potomac School
The Potomac School is an independent K-12 day school located in McLean, Va. While we are a K-12 school, we are more accurately described as a K through lifetime experience. We nurture the development of our students as unique individuals and as contributing members of a vibrant learning community.
Our school comprises four distinct yet interconnected divisions, joined through a shared mission, integrated curriculum, and deeply rooted communal ties. We enjoy the beauty and natural resources of our 90-acre campus, our athletic fields, woods, streams, and ponds providing a rare and wonderful setting for each student's educational journey.
Mission: At The Potomac School, we believe that intellectual development, love of learning, and strength of character are complementary, and equally essential, educational goals. With a firm commitment to our core values and a rigorous academic program, we prepare students to lead lives of purpose, achievement, and generosity of spirit.