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Carter School Music Therapist wanted

Full Job Description

Seeking a Music therapist/ Art Therapist/ Expressive Therapist

Required Hours

Tuesdays 12:30 pm-2:30pm

Wednesday 12:30pm-2:30pm

Potential for Thursdays 

Job Type

Part-time, Contract

About the Carter School:

● The Carter School is a Boston Public School located on the border of Boston’s Lower

Roxbury and South End neighborhoods. Ranging in age from 12 to 22, students present

with both severe, intensive disabilities and complex health needs. Due to these unique

challenges, each classroom is composed of five students, one teacher, and two

teaching-assistants. Students also work one-on-one with a variety of therapists.


● Facilitates individual and/or creative arts therapy in-person groups with clients at the

Carter School approximately 4-5 hours per week, every Tuesday and Wednesday during

the school year.

● Engages in regular paid monthly supervision with both the director and other members of

the team to support in clinical work through our peer supervision model

● Completes all necessary documentation for all clients and submits a timesheet on a

monthly basis.

● Demonstrate a professional attitude toward all clients, prospects, and other professionals

at all times

● Performs other duties as requested

● Maintains appropriate credentialing

● Reports directly to the Director


● Clinical experience working with Neurodiverse individuals especially with various child

and adolescent populations with both severe, intensive disabilities and complex health

needs using creative arts therapy techniques and practices

● Excellent in-person group facilitation skills

● Understanding of the safety and ethical considerations around working with Neurodiverse individuals

● Willingness to self-educate on the impact that racism, ableism and other forms of

oppression have on the clients we serve and implications for creative arts work


● Credentials in Creative Arts Therapy modality of Music Therapy or other Creative Arts

Therapy modality

● Master’s Degree in Creative Arts Therapy, Music Therapy, Expressive Arts Therapy,

or related field from an accredited college or university or Bachelor’s Degree in

Music Therapy with experience.

Other Requirements:

Must have reliable transportation, valid license and proof of insurance.

Must undergo CORI background check

Hours, Pay Range and Benefits:

Part time, contract employees will work an average of 2-10 hours a week depending on contract

work available. Pay will vary based on education and experience.


● None

Work Location:

● Carter School in Boston, Massachusetts

Work Remotely:

● No


● Negotiable

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

● Remote interview process

● Social distancing guidelines in place

● Virtual meetings, as necessary

● Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

How to Apply: Submit a resume to Charlay Yates, Music Therapy Director, Falling

Up Therapy Services