We are seeking a board certified music therapist to join our Creative Arts Therapies (CAT) team. This is a part-time/fee for service position with immediate need to fill music therapy positions in Early Intervention, in-home service with medically fragile children and adolescents, and 1:1 music therapy. It is anticipated that additional contract work will be available, including, small group, Memory Care and Alzheimer’s programming, school based group music therapy, and specialized ensemble work (chorus). Hours are varied and will include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekends. Ability to work Saturday is required. Services are provided on the South Shore and Southeastern Massachusetts. Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license is required.
Essential Duties include, but are not limited to:
Ø Plan, organize, and lead goal directed music therapy sessions, for groups and individuals with diverse abilities, skills, and needs, in a variety of settings
Ø Prepare and maintain music therapy session plans, observations, progress reports, and materials as required and/or requested
Ø Communicate with all stake holders (team, family, individual) in both written and verbal form
Ø Collaborate with team, department, and others to develop and deliver effective and relevant treatment
Ø Represent CAT at vendor fairs, conferences, workshops, and special events
Ø Maintain board certification (MT-BC) through continuing education
Ø Participate in scheduled SSC and departmental meetings, professional development, and supervision
Ø Promote and support SSC programs, activities, and mission
Ø Board Certification in Music Therapy (CBMT certification)
Ø Proficiency of clinical musicianship on piano, guitar, voice
Ø Ability to improvise using both melodic and rhythm instruments
Ø Excellent communication skills
Ø Experience working with a variety of populations, including early childhood and geriatrics
Ø Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
Ø Varies with contracts; based on experience.
Please send resume and cover letter to Eve Montague, MSM, MT-BC, Director, Creative Arts Therapies at firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted, August 21, 2019
About South Shore Conservatory
South Shore Conservatory, (SSC) has been providing access to and enriching the lives of South Shore residents through music and the arts for almost 50 years. Recognized as a national model for arts education by the National Guild for Community Arts Education, SSC is the largest, not-for-profit, community school for the arts in Massachusetts, serving over 4500 students of all ages and abilities at its two beautiful campuses and in partnership with schools, and social service and community agencies throughout the South Shore. Students participate in more than 50 diverse programs in music, dance and drama, with performance playing an important role in overall education. With more than 100 exceptional musicians on faculty, SSC offers 30 professionally produced concerts annually. Through innovative partnerships, SSC’s Creative Arts Therapies department supports the mental, emotional, and physical health of some of our community’s underserved members. SSC’s campuses are located at One Conservatory Drive, Hingham, (781-749-7565) and 64 St. George Street, Duxbury (781-934-2731). At our newest campus, 135 Webster Street, Hanover, (781-452-7455), the Glick Family Center for Creative Arts Therapies is scheduled to come on line in the Fall of 2020.
SSC was established with the belief that the arts are vital to and an innate part of everyone’s life, regardless of age, ability or circumstance. SSC’s mission statement: to provide access to exceptional arts education and performance for the South Shore community, fostering creativity, artistic growth, and well-being for individuals of all ages, backgrounds and abilities, reflects the full scope of opportunities and aspirations for which it strives. SSC programs are supported in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. For more information call us, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram or visit www.sscmusic.org.
In keeping with SSC’s inclusive mission to provide access to quality education in the arts for all, the Conservatory offers programs for all segments of the population to enjoy, regardless of age, ability, geography, and financial means. Furthermore, South Shore Conservatory admits students and families of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.