Part-Time Athletic Trainer, Promise Academy

Job Type

Part Time




1916 Park Avenue
New York
New York
United States


Harlem Children’s Zone, Inc (HCZ) is a multi-site, multi-program community organization that provides a unique and comprehensive interlocking network of education, social and health services, and recreation to more than 26,000 children and adults in Central Harlem. Most of the children HCZ works with go to public schools and attend its engaging after-school programs. Whether in its Promise Academy charter schools or public schools, HCZ’s high standards and expectations are the same for all its children—ensuring that all of them are on track to attend college and successfully graduate. HCZ’s overarching goal is to create a "tipping point" in the neighborhood so that children are surrounded by an enriching environment of college-oriented peers and supportive adults. Nationally and internationally recognized for its early and progressive intervention programs, HCZ has been lauded by The New York Times as “one of the most ambitious social-policy experiments of our time.”

We are seeking a part-time Athletic Trainer to provide athletic training services to our student athletes. Under the direction of the team physician, or by written referral from a physician – and in accordance with state athletic training practice act – the Athletic Trainer will develop and implement tailored training programs and regiments. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Must be willing to work the following hours: Monday – Friday, 3:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Maintain appropriate general treatment orders to be reviewed annually and approved by the team Athletic Director
  • Provide athletic training services for all home athletic contests and away games
  • Act as liaison between family physicians and specialists, the school district, athletes and their parents
  •  Maintain accurate records of injuries, treatments and provide insurance claim forms for sports injuries treated by a physician
  • Develop and maintain a budget for the athletic training program
  • Schedule and be present for pre-participation sports physicals
  • Provide the coaches and athletic director with a list of athletes medically eligible to compete under district and state rules and regulations
  • Prepare a budget for athletic first aid medical supplies and equipment for approval by the Athletic Director
  • Assist the Athletic Director as requested
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 Qualification, Skills and Knowledge Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education or related field
  • At least 1 year experience as an athletic trainer
  • Must have a valid CPR card and a First Aid Certification
  • Experience and/or demonstrated interest in youth development
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Ability to work on a team and independently

Level of Language Proficiency

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

To be considered, interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume HERENo telephone inquiries or recruiters please. Replies will only be sent to qualified applicants. HCZ is an EOE.