This position, with a desired start date of January 4, 2021, is a key administrative, and internal support position within the Athletics Department. This person will join forces with Health Care Center staff to provide injury assessment and evaluation, educational opportunities and comprehensive injury recovery plans. This position will also assume several administrative responsibilities in the Athletic Department such as: assisting with the promotion of our afternoon athletics and activities through a variety of social media platforms, assisting with game and practice schedules, game set-up and breakdown as well as campus wide health and wellness programming.
Our athletics and afternoon programs - including 14 different sports, 28 teams, and six activities - is a vibrant and active part of the student experience. Athletes compete in the Maine Association of Independent School Athletic Directors Conference (MAISAD), the New England Prep School Athletic Council (NEPSAC), and the Maine Principals Association (MPA).
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Evaluate and assess athletic injuries; implement preventive and rehabilitation programs to treat athletic injuries using the appropriate therapeutic modalities and treatments.
Determine appropriate referrals and consult with Health Care Center, physicians, and other health professionals on injuries and treatment plans.
Coordinate with the coaching staff; inform the Health Care Center, coaching staff and other health professionals on the status of injuries and treatment plans.
Attend/cover practices and athletic events and provide medical emergency coverage to students.
Maintain equipment and cleanliness of the athletic training and rehabilitation facilities.
Maintain appropriate training room records of injuries, treatment plans and progress notes.
Maintain all CPR, First Aid and AED and NFHS required course certifications for faculty and staff
Other assignments or projects as directed by the Director of Athletics and the Head of School
How to Apply: Please send a letter of interest and resume to HR@kentshill.org
Kents Hill School is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
Bachelor’s degree in athletic training or related field, such as exercise science or kinesiology.
National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification (NATABOC) certification and eligible for licensure in the state of Maine.
Experience working with high school/collegiate athletes.
Familiarity with current issues and developments in the athletic training field.
Ability to communicate effectively (verbally and in writing).
Two years’ experience as a certified athletic trainer, preferably at the college or high school level.
Experience working in several sports and with both boys’ and girls’ programs.
Advanced computer skills and knowledge with experience creating digital content (such as (Word/PDF documents and web and learning management system content as appropriate to the role) in accessible formats.
About Kents Hill School
Located in central Maine, Kents Hill School is an independent, co-educational boarding and day school supporting students from 9th grade through Academic Gap Years. The student body is comprised of 180 students from Maine, the United States, and around the world. Since 1824, Kents Hill has been providing transformative experiences rooted in the power of community, character, and core values. It is the 30th oldest boarding school in the United States and one of the oldest continuously operating coeducational college preparatory schools. Students at the school benefit intellectually and personally from the unique 4-dimensional (4D) academic curriculum framework that infuses four key elements into each course: knowledge, skills, character, and reflection. This framework isn't limited to the classroom; it extends to a student's life in the dorms, on the athletic fields, and through leadership opportunities and community engagement.
Situated just three hours from Boston and one hour from Portland, the idyllic, 400-acre campus is nestled in the midst of the Belgrade Lakes and provides sweeping views of the mountains of Maine and New Hampshire. State-of-the-art facilities including the... $6.5M Bibby and Harold Alfond Dining Commons, Joanne and Dick O’Connor Alpine Training Center, and Bodman Performing Arts Center, which provide the ideal setting for the community to live, learn, and enjoy an active outdoor lifestyle.
At Kents Hill, a student’s success is not measured solely by test scores or college acceptances, but also by the relationships that they build and the opportunities that they have to experience, develop, and live by a set of core values. The impressive college preparatory program focuses on the individual and supports each student to reach their fullest potential. Illustrative of this commitment is a dedicated Character Department, Four-Dimensional (4D) Academic Curriculum, and Academic Coaching program where teachers trained in academic coaching deliver personal, empathetic, and innovative learning experiences.
Kents Hill School is at a pivotal moment in its almost 200-year-old history. Chris Cheney, the 20th Head of School, has a clear educational vision, a global perspective, experience at both traditional boarding and international start-up schools, and a strengthened focus on developing the whole student through a balanced, intentional, and purposeful curriculum.