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Athletic Trainer

Athletic Trainer

Athletic Trainer at a premier, Catholic, college-preparatory school.

This is a full time, 10+-month position (mid-August to mid-June).

Candidate should expect to work evenings as well as some weekends and occasional Holidays.

Reports to the Director of Athletics & Activities


The Athletic Trainer serves as an integral member of the athletic program at Central Catholic High School ("Central Catholic" or "CCHS") by serving as the health care professional to all members of the program.

The CCHS Athletics Program boasts 31 Varsity programs with over 60 individual teams as over 65% of the student body participates on at least one athletic team.

The qualified candidate will report to the Director of Athletics & Activities and prior experience as an Athletic Trainer in the secondary school setting is a plus.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • The duties of the Certified Athletic Trainer ("ATC") include, but are not limited to:
    • prevention of athletic injuries,
    • recognition, evaluation and immediate care of athletic injuries,
    • rehabilitation of athletic injuries,
    • reconditioning following injury, and
    • health care administration. 
  • Serve as a liaison between families, student-athletes, coaches, physicians, and other health care professionals.
  • Ensure that all student-athletes participate only when physically able and ensure that all physician instructions are followed when returning from injury.
  • Develop and review comprehensive venue and condition-specific emergency action plans.
  • Oversee the "Concussion and Head Injury Policies and Procedures" program including the administration of any pre-season testing (currently using the ImPACT Concussion Management program).
  • Coordinate with the Director of Athletics & Activities to ensure that the athletic training facility and all required CCHS athletic events are covered by the appropriate health care personnel.
  • Demonstrate a complete understanding of current Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association and Merrimack Valley Conference rules and regulations regarding health care coverage.
  • Work with the Director of Athletics & Activities to maintain the annual budget for athletic training supplies and equipment.
  • Expected to work weekends and holidays as needed based on the athletic schedule.
  • Exemplify professionalism and foster goodwill. Always enforce good school citizenship and sportsmanlike behavior.
  • Maintain open/effective communications and serve as a reliable information resource to all stakeholders.
  • Pursue opportunities to enhance professional performance.
  • Perform other athletic and administrative job-related duties as directed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Prior experience as an athletic trainer in the secondary school setting is preferred but not required.
  • Must be Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer (BOC) certified and possess state athletic training license for MA and NH (if not currently licensed, must be license-eligible).
  • Available to work irregular hours/non-traditional schedule and as an "on-call" employee when required.
  • Demonstrate skill in developing/managing people using a "hands-on" leadership approach.
  • Display flexibility, reliability, self-discipline, and a willingness to take on challenging tasks.
  • Embody high standards/integrity. Maintain confidentiality. Accept personal responsibility for decisions/conduct.
  • Exhibit effective time management and resourceful problem-solving skills.
  • Pass all state background check requirements. Maintain a record free of criminal violations that would prohibit school employment.

Responsibilities for Supervision of Other Employees:

As stated in the functions and responsibilities above, the ATC will work with the Director of Athletics & Activities to ensure that all required athletic events are covered by the appropriate health care personnel. The CCHS ATC will oversee the accessory staff. In addition, Central Catholic High School has served as a Clinical Education Site in the Merrimack College Graduate Athletic Training Education Program. The ATC, if able and approved by Merrimack College, will serve as a preceptor and supervise, evaluate, and develop the graduate students within the respective program.

Compensation: Salary and Benefits

Central Catholic High School is committed to offering salaries and benefits that are highly competitive relative to similar Catholic secondary schools. Compensation will be commensurate with level of education and experience.

Benefits include:

  • Tufts HMO Health Insurance Plan with a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)
  • Dental insurance through Delta Dental
  • A cafeteria plan with Flexible Spending Account (FSA) & Dependent Care Account (DCA)
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan through Fidelity Investments with employer contribution
  • Life Insurance coverage for two times salary (Employer pays 100% of the premium)
  • Voluntary supplemental Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability coverage
  • Central Catholic tuition benefit offered for children of full-time employees

How to Apply

For immediate consideration, interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and a list of at least three professional references to

This is an immediate or mutually agreed upon starting date.

Equal Opportunity Employer

In its employment practices, Central Catholic High School will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, unfavorable military discharge, marital status, mental or physical handicap unrelated to the ability to perform duties of the position. This policy shall be interpreted in a manner which is consistent with the religious mission of Central Catholic High School and the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.

About CCHS

Central Catholic campus

Why work at CCHS?

Mrs. Roeser

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Mrs. Lauren Roeser
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Mrs. Lauren Roeser

Mrs. Lauren Roeser loves to build strong, personal connections with her students in the Art Studio.

Mrs. Lauren Roeser loves to build strong, personal connections with her students in the Art Studio.

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Welcome to Central Catholic High School.

So much more than a college preparatory high school, Central Catholic is a connected community, a transformative opportunity, a beautiful legacy, and a forever family.

It’s where students and teachers alike love coming to school, and where success is what we achieve together.

About Central Catholic High School

A College Preparatory High School of Excellence in the Marist Tradition

Founded by the Marist Brothers in the heart of Lawrence, Massachusetts in 1935, Central Catholic High School enrolls approximately 1,200 students from over 60 communities. Students come from diverse backgrounds to form a caring community of faith, learning, and service. They advance to college in overwhelming numbers (100% admitted each year) and move on to successful careers and positions of leadership in government, business, industry, academia, and professions.

Central Catholic High School is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

For more information, please visit, call 978-682-0260, or email