Athletic Trainer

Christchurch School
Christchurch, VA United States

Christchurch School is a co-ed Episcopal boarding and day school serving grades 9—12. Founded in 1921, Christchurch is located on a 125-acre waterfront campus on the Rappahannock River in Virginia. The school’s Mission is to inspire and guide each student’s unique journey to self-confidence, purpose, and identity within a caring, structured community, where they discover their infinite value and develop the skills to become compassionate, successful, and engaged global citizens.

Position Overview: Christchurch School seeks to hire an Athletic Trainer. The Athletic Trainer works throughout the school’s three athletic seasons to support the safe and healthy performance of student-athletes. This position reports to the Director of Athletics.

Who you are: A person who fosters an inclusive workplace built on equitable policies and procedures. You are also able to engage a diverse team of co-workers and students.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responding to injuries during games and practices and communicating with parents and applicable faculty members
  • Referring athletic injuries to physicians for diagnosis and/or treatment
  • Scheduling and coordinating concussion testing sessions for student-athletes, as well as evaluating and treating students who sustain a head injury
  • Working with coaches, Health Services, and the Head Mental Health and Performance Counselor to support injured student-athletes
  • Assisting and advising the coaching staff regarding injury care, injury prevention, conditioning programs, and the selection, care, and fitting of protective equipment
  • Managing and certifying coaching staff in CPR/AED and First Aid
  • Providing supervision, as required by the Director of Athletics, Christchurch School, and/or VISAA (Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association), at home contests, away contests, and state or national tournament contests
  • Act as an advisory to a student advisory group and do evening and weekend duty on a rotating basis

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Must have, or be eligible for, Virginia licensure as a Certified Athletic Trainer, and any/all other licenses, certificates, or other qualifications necessary to act fully as the Christchurch School Athletic Trainer
  • Ability and willingness to work as a team member with general education staff
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge of computers and variety of software used in athletic training services program.

Physical demands

  • Ability to handle all physical demands of being the Athletic Trainer
  • Ability to be mobile around campus and buildings

Work environment

  • Fast-paced, small boarding and day school
  • Travel may be required

Equal Employment Opportunity. The School is an equal opportunity employer. The School provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and job applicants without regard to an individual’s race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions including lactation, age, disability, genetic information or any other factor prohibited by applicable law. All aspects of personnel management – including hiring, promotion, demotion, transfer, recruitment, layoff, discipline, termination, compensation, benefits, training and working conditions – will be administered in accordance with this policy. Each employee is expected to do their part to maintain a working environment free of discrimination, harassment and retaliation.

Conditional Offers: An offer of employment for this position is contingent upon the applicant’s right to work in the United States, authorization for and completion of successful background checks as may be requested by the school or required by law.

Benefits: Christchurch School offers a highly competitive compensation package for this full-time position with benefits to include excellent health plan options, retirement benefits, professional development, and networking opportunities.

Contact Information

Please submit an electronic resume and a letter of interest directly to Wesley M. Charlton, Associate Head of School, at