The Branson School

Organization

The Branson School is a co-educational, independent, college-preparatory day school with 395 students in grades 9 to 12.  The mission of the Branson School is to inspire excellence in a nurturing, vibrant educational community based on personal and intellectual integrity. At the heart of Branson is the trusting, dynamic relationship between dedicated teachers and students.  Branson believes that diversity of people and thought enriches us all and promotes responsible leadership in the global community.

Mission Statement

Branson develops students who make a positive impact in the world by leading lives of integrity, purpose, learning, and joy.

Statement of Belonging

Branson believes that diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to create a truly excellent learning environment and a vibrant, caring community.  We aspire to have every member of the Branson community feel a deep sense of belonging and inclusion.

Core Values:

Courage

Kindness

Honor

Purpose

Salary: Annual salary range $90,000 – $120,000

Start Date: Immediately

 

Position Description

The Athletic Trainer is a 12 month, exempt position that reports to the Director of Athletics and is responsible for the overall management of the training program, as well as Magnus school records and updates.  This position requires travel and work in the evenings and weekends, as well coverage of the summer seasonal programs.

Work Requirements

Branson employees must exhibit high standards of professionalism and communication.  They must be exceedingly well organized, flexible, and enjoy the challenges of working with high school students. They must have the ability to interact with students, parents, and staff, sometimes under pressure, while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient. Most importantly, they must support the value of an education and Branson’s core values of kindness, courage, honor, and purpose.

Responsibilities

Critical features of this job are described below. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

•Provides athletic training coverage of practices and contests, athletic events, and other select school events to provide medical emergency and acute injury care.
•Communicates daily with the Athletic Directors in regards to student injury and safety concerns.
•Works closely with the athletic department, coaches, and parents/guardians to communicate the status of student injuries, wellness, and rehabilitation.
•Maintains a dynamic Athletic Training Manual reflective of all operations of the Athletic Training Program.
•Collaborates with the Athletic Director and Coaches with regard to students’ athletic medical clearance and manages rosters and creates emergency records for each season of sport.
•Collaborates with the Athletic Director in scheduling outside contracted athletic training personnel for extra coverage of athletic contests and practices.
•Recognizes and assesses student basic athletic injuries, and provides initial first aid treatment and refers as appropriate.
•Assists students with rehabilitation under the guidance of their medical professional.
•Supervises the Athletic Training room, and works to foster a professional atmosphere where students understand the importance of the training space as a center of healing and physical rehabilitation.
•In coordination with the Safety Coordinator, works to develop and implement strategies and safeguards that protect, improve, and manage the health and safety of students and employees.
•Sits on the school safety planning committee.
•Attends school meetings and assemblies, and various other required community events.
•Acts as liaison with physicians, students, athletes, coaching staff, Athletic Director, Dean of Students, parents/guardians, and other allied health professionals to provide assistance with the student’s health and well being, and accommodations needed to return to school.
•Allies with the counseling department to support the overall social and emotional health of all students.
•Provides access to over-the-counter medication for students in accordance with physicians’ directions, applicable school policy, and legal guidelines, and ensures required documentation.

Health Records System (MAGNUS) Responsibilities:
•Oversees the Magnus Health electronic medical record system and the accuracy of all data.
•Ensures that all records in Magnus are continually updated; including medical records of illnesses, injuries, treatment plans ,and progress as well as any current medications required by the student. Maintains appropriate medical records of illnesses, injuries, treatment plans, and progress (Magnus Health and SportsWare).
•Oversees the summer health records transition process for the Athletic Department in advance of the start of each academic year, in collaboration with the Dean of Students and Communications Department.
•Manages immunization records and regulations, monitors compliance, and completes required state and county immunization reports.
•Works with the Technology Department to update Magnus system software and create data backups when appropriate.
• Creates relevant reports.
• Keeps up to date with Magnus best practices and software changes.

 

Requirements:

•BS in Kinesiology, PE, Health, Pre-Medicine or other related field

•Board of Certification Athletic Trainer (BOC)

•Minimum of three (3) years prior Athletic Training experience

•Certificate in Occupational health and safety preferred.

•Familiarity with writing safety policies, plans, and manuals.

•Proficiency in gathering data, completing analysis, and reporting statistics.

•Knowledge of pre-adolescent and adolescent development (physical, cognitive, behavioral,

emotional) and ability to use this information to provide staff with insight to support student health needs in conjunction with our counseling team.

Physical Requirements:

Heavy work.  Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Must be able to assist with athletes of various weights and heights.
Must be able to stand for long periods of time, have good mobility skills and be able to walk long distances.
Must be able to carry training kit and coolers for long distances.
Use strength to lift items, raising objects from lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position.
Must be able to bend at hips and knees.
Must work in noisy and crowded environments.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Branson is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants, employees, volunteers and interns, and the School makes decisions based on the merits of each candidate. Branson prohibits discrimination based on an individual’s race, color, religion (including all aspects of religious beliefs, observance or practice, including religious dress or grooming practices), sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy and breastfeeding), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality, and bisexuality) national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital status or registered domestic partner status, uniformed service member or veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics or information, or any other basis protected by law. The School will afford equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants, employees, volunteers, and interns as to all terms and conditions of employment, including, without limitation, compensation, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, and termination.

 

For Consideration

We encourage those that align with Branson’s shared commitment to its Mission Statement, Diversity Mission Statement and Core Values to apply by uploading a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy and resume to Michelle Jones, Director of Human Resources at https://thebransonschool.applytojob.com/apply/vsB9cgEVb0/Head-Athletic-Trainer

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