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Watkinson School, offering inventive learning to Hartford and surrounding communities since 1881, seeks a dynamic individual who will serve as the Program Manager for the College Counseling Office. Under the leadership of the Director of College Counseling, the Program Manager oversees and is responsible for the daily operations of the College Counseling Office.
Primary responsibilities include: Coordinating all documentation for the college application process, assisting in the development of programs to educate students and parents about the college search and application process, supporting and being attentive to students and families throughout the process and facilitating and fostering relationships with college admissions officers.
Additional responsibilities will include serving in an executive capacity to the Director and assisting students as an essay writing coach. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, have exceptional writing and editing skills, have proven experience working with high school/college students within the college process and experience with SCOIR, the web-based college platform we currently use.
Watkinson School in an equal opportunity employer and an open and affirming community. We seek candidates of diverse backgrounds. This is a 12-month, full-time position. Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, and three letters of recommendation to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Watkinson School, offering inventive learning to Hartford and surrounding communities since 1881, seeks an Athletic Trainer to lead the School’s program supporting student-athletes on the field, with sports-related injuries and through protocols in preventative care. The Athletic Trainer, providing coverage for the grades 6-12, will work under the direction of the Athletic Director to advance the needs of the school’s overall athletic program.
This is a flexible position that could range from part-time (approximately 20 hours a week) to near full-time for the right candidate who could teach or take on other responsibilities within the school. This is a 10-month position and is available as an immediate opening and continues through the end of May. Core hours of work begin at 2:30pm and conclude upon completion of the last practice/game. Some weekend/holiday game coverage required.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
● practice and game coverage of the middle school and high school athletic programs
● injury recognition, prevention and treatment
● student-athlete and parent education
● site setup
● athletic training room management
● IMPACT testing
● A Bachelor’s Degree in athletic training or related field
● NATABOC certification
● CT state licensure or eligibility
● CPR/AED/First Aid certification
● Excellent communication and organization skills
● Ability to work in a self-directed setting
Other Preferred Qualifications
● CSCS, PES or other strength and conditioning related certification
● Previous Middle/High School experience
Watkinson School is an equal opportunity employer and an open and affirming community. We seek candidates of diverse backgrounds. Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a letter of interest, resume, and a minimum of three references to: email@example.com
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Watkinson is committed to providing a work environment that is free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. It is and will continue to be the policy of the school that all persons shall have equal employment and advancement opportunities based on merit, qualifications, demonstrated skills and abilities. Employment practices and decisions will be made without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, pregnancy, disability, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a veteran, or any other characteristic or status which cannot lawfully be considered under local, state, or federal law as a basis for employment-related decisions. Watkinson expects all employees to act in accordance with these principles and to reflect their spirit in all relationships with each other and with customers, with vendors and with other business associates or contacts. This policy applies to every aspect of employment including, but not limited to, recruitment, screening, application, hiring, training, assignment, development, evaluation, promotion, transfer, rates of pay, benefits, discipline, termination and layoff.
Further, it is Watkinson’s policy that all vendors, suppliers, contractors and others doing business with the school adhere to these principles. Any employee who feels that he or she has not been treated in accordance with the policies and principles stated herein may bring the matter to the attention of his/her immediate supervisor, the Director of Finance or the Head of School.
Watkinson is committed to the employment of qualified individuals with a disability who with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the job the individual seeks, wants to hold or holds. Employees with a disability who need or believe they need a reasonable accommodation are encouraged to review the matter with the Director of Finance. Supervisors and managers may be informed regarding necessary restrictions on the work or duties of the employee and reasonable accommodations to be made.