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Looking for a part-time PRIVATE MUSIC INSTRUCTOR!!! ūüé∂ūüé∂ūüé∂

Looking for a part-time PRIVATE MUSIC INSTRUCTOR!!! ūüé∂ūüé∂ūüé∂

You will be teaching voice/piano/guitar to students of all ages and skill levels in the Northern Westchester/Connecticut area.  Background in music therapy preferred. Must have a car.

Send inquiries and resumes to Info@creativemusiclessons.net

Infinity Music Therapy Services: Staff Music Therapist  

We are looking for a creative and energetic board-certified music therapist to join our team! We are looking for a clinician who can work cohesively with the therapists on our treatment team as well as be confident in their clinical skills to work independently in the field. We are looking for an individual who has strong vocal and guitar skills, is able to accept and give feedback, and who is prompt to answer emails and phone calls. This position requires a minimum of a one year commitment.

Infinity’s Culture:¬†We believe in a strong, unified team approach even when we are working independently in the field. Our team cheers each other on and we believe in sharing interventions, celebrating successes, and being supportive of each other during the most challenging of cases. We celebrate continuing education and self-care and we strive for opportunities to serve the public.¬†We plan together, problem solve together, and keep each other accountable in engaging in self-care. ¬†We run a job shadow program in the summer to help students decide if MT is the field for them, participate in quarterly service projects, and support each other in and out of the office.¬†You will be an integral member of our team right from the start and we look forward to growing professionally with you!

Starting Date: Immediately but we are willing to wait for the right candidate!

Compensation: Competitive pay based upon experience. This position is paid hourly during a training period and then will move to a salaried position. You will be compensated for your travel time to and from your caseload as well as for your time commuting between clients. (you get paid to drive to and from work!) You will also be compensated for your planning and documentation time, team meetings, and practice time. Once salaried, you will be compensated even during client cancellations or inclement weather. We believe in financial stability for our staff!

Schedule: TBD, most likely Tuesday-Saturday. One weekend day will be required. Session times include daytime, afternoon, and evening hours. Applicants should be able to accommodate a somewhat flexible schedule to meet the needs of our clients. Approximately 20hrs/week growing to 40 hours. We expect this position to be full time within 6 months. Our therapists have some flexibility in scheduling clients and office hours.

Location: Our clinic is located in Southington. You will report to our clinic 1-2 times per week to attend staff meetings and work with our amazing clients. This position includes cases clustered in Fairfield and New Haven Counties. Cases are clustered together based upon location to minimize driving.

Populations: Infinity serves children and adults diagnosed with developmental disabilities, mental health disorders, neurological needs, and wellness needs. Applicants should have experience working with individuals diagnosed with Autism and Down Syndrome. Our therapists work in our clinic, in private homes, in schools, and in other facilities throughout Connecticut. This position requires travel.

Responsibilities: You will  design and implement group and individual music therapy sessions, music lessons, drum circles, and other sessions as needed. You will write assessment reports, goal reviews, and termination reports as well as complete a variety of general administration tasks such as completing time sheets, schedules, etc. You will attend weekly team meetings and participate in, and lead, team trainings, self-care sessions, and intervention swaps.  In addition, you will communicate with our families and contracts to ensure quality of services and set session schedules. Our entire team assists in marketing events as needed. Each of our therapists participate in individual and group supervision so we can grow clinically and musically together!

Materials Available:¬†You will be provided with access to our extensive lending library including but not limited to: drums, sound shapes, maracas, egg shakers, desk bells, jingle bells, tambourines, scarves, parachutes, small toys, q-chord, ukuleles, guitars, keyboards, children’s books, music books, etc. You will have access to a laminator, computer, printer, and binding machine. Office supplies and cleaning supplies are provided. We also utilize a HIPAA compliant web program making client files available out in the field.

Benefits: We offer an extensive benefits package to all of our employees (full and part time).

  • Professional Liability Insurance

  • Extensive Lending Library includes books, instruments, and movement materials

  • Yearly Instrument Budget

  • Monthly Self-Care Workshops including a yearly spa day

  • Individual and Group Supervision

  • Health Insurance Reimbursement

  • Yearly CBMT Maintenance Fees

  • CMTE allowance

  • Paid Trainings (some eligible for CMTEs)- in the past we have done trainings on epilepsy, master drumming classes, etc.

  • CMTE Tracking Assistance-in case of an audit, we’re here to help!

  • Paid leave to attend one music therapy conference per year

  • Paid Time Off

  • Select¬†Paid Holidays

  • Cell Phone (your clients will not call you on your day off!)

  • Access to Point Motion technology

  • Being a member of an amazing team!

This position is for you if:

  • You are passionate about working with individuals with special needs.

  • You have strong vocal and guitar skills.

  • You are a quick problem solver, are confident in your clinical skills and are able to modify your session in the moment to meet your client’s needs.

  • You are excited about getting and implementing feedback.

  • You are an open communicator.

  • You can communicate in English effectively.

  • You are prompt to return voice mails, texts, and emails.

  • You are organized.

  • You are able to work in a team and independently, as needed.

  • You are open to learning about new or less familiar populations.

  • You are comfortable teaching an adaptive music lesson.

This position is not for you if:

  • You are uncomfortable working with mental health populations.

  • You do not have reliable transportation or you are unwilling to commute to your clients.

  • You are interested in starting your own private practice.

  • You are unwilling to live in Connecticut.

  • You believe that you have nothing to learn from supervision.

  • You quickly give up when you have a difficult case.

  • The thought of writing a report freaks you out!

  • You are at a loss to think of interventions to work on speech goals, decreasing agitation, or academic skills.

If this position sounds like a good fit for you, send the following items to Jona Jeffcoat, MT-BC, Director of Services, at jona@infinitymusictherapy.com. Questions can be directed to that same email. You can also call us at (860) 518-5557 or visit us at www.infinitymusictherapy.com.

  • Cover letter including when you ¬†would be available to start and why you think you would be a good fit for our team.

  • Resume including three references

  • Paragraph about what you expect from a music therapy supervisor

  • Sample session¬†plan for an 8 year old with Autism with a focus on social communication skills and writing. Please include at least two goals with two objectives each.

  • Video of you preforming a song (vocals and guitar) that would be appropriate for children-on the video describe how you would implement it in a session.

  • Video of you ¬†performing a current song (vocals and guitar)-on the video describe how you would implement it in a sessions.

  • Video of you performing an original song (accompaniment of your choosing)-describe how you would implement it in a session.

CTMTS Hiring

Connecticut Music Therapy Services, LLC is happy to announce that we are looking to add a board certified music therapist to our clinical team! The start date of this position will be immediate. This is a new .5/half time position anticipated to move to a full time/benefits within 6 months.

This position is right for you if:
-You are passionate about working with children and adults with special needs, as well as with older adults within a relationship-centered, music-centered framework.
-You are a skilled clinical musician, strong in voice, guitar and piano
-You live in, or are willing to live in and travel within Connecticut
-You enjoy a variety of clientele and enjoy a variety of clinical settings- private homes, schools, clinic, nursing homes, community settings.
-You are flexible and willing to work afternoon/evening hours and potentially on Saturdays
-You are dependable, responsible and a team player.
-You hold current MT-BC status.

We are looking for a responsible and dynamic therapist to join our team, therefore this might not be the right position for you if you are looking to establish your own private practice right now, if you are not a good communicator via writing, email and phone, if you are not able to provide transportation between clients or willing to travel throughout your day or if you are not willing grow as a person or clinician.

Connecticut Music Therapy Services, LLC is an established private practice that serves children and adults with developmental and brain health needs in home, school, community, and nursing home settings throughout the state of Connecticut as well as in our Watertown and Fairfield offices.

We are seeking to provide an exciting and supportive work experience for a flexible, motivated, energetic, and talented clinician. Some equipment and instruments, clinical supervision and continuing education experiences will be provided. Along with a competitive pay rate, heath insurance and other additional benefits are available to our full time employees.

For more details, please see below for job posting and application details.

 

January 9, 2016: Job Posting

Job Title: Staff Music Therapist
Hours: .5 Part Time moving to Full Time
Salary: Hourly, based upon experience

Facility: Connecticut Music Therapy Services, LLC

City and State: Music Therapist will work in various settings in CT based on geography and availability.

Qualifications: Bachelors degree in music therapy or its equivalent, MT-BC required. Clinical experience with individuals with special needs and older adults preferred. In addition to excellent musicianship, the successful candidate must possess excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and a strong desire to work with children and adults in a variety of settings. Reliable transportation and a working cell phone are required.

Population: Children and adults with special needs, well elderly, adults with Alzheimers/ Dementia.

Starting date: Immediate

Description of position: Connecticut Music Therapy Services, LLC is a private practice that serves children and adults with developmental and brain health needs in home, school, clinic, community, and nursing home settings in Connecticut. We are seeking to provide an exciting and supportive work experience for a motivated, energetic, and talented clinician. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to gain experience in a wide variety of settings with a fantastic group of clients. Some equipment and instruments, clinical supervision and continuing education experiences will be provided. Along with a competitive pay rate, heath insurance and other additional benefits are available to our full time employees.

To apply: Send PDF copies of letter of interest and resume to Jennifer Sokira, MMT, LCAT, MT-BC at jen@ctmusictherapy.com. Questions may be addressed to the same email.

2017-1-9 Job Posting

Pediatric music therapist 

December 13, 2016 

Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital

Child Life Department

Arts for Healing Program

 

Pediatric Music Therapist

Temporary per diem position

Approximately 15-20 hours per week

January ‚Äď May 2017

 

As a member of the Child Life Department, the music therapist works with hospitalized infants through young adults and their families on medical units at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital.

 

The Music Therapist is responsible for developing, implementing, modifying and evaluating individual and group music therapy sessions to restore, maintain or improve cognitive, physical, emotional and social function of children. Candidates should be familiar with developmental music play, active music-making, improvisation, song-writing and recording, and music-assisted relaxation to meet the needs of hospitalized children.

The music therapist is a member of an interdisciplinary team of artists and creative therapists and regularly collaborates with other staff members and/or co-facilitates groups.

Please send a letter and resume by December 27, 2017 to:

Janice.Baker@ynhh.org

 

 

 

 

Avery heights hiring

Part time position 20 hours for evenings and some hours on the weekends…this isa new position that is being developed so we can enhance the quality of services for our residents on our dementia Unit. If you have a passion for the elderly and are interested in joining the Avery Heights Team…give

Jodi Levine at call at (860) 527-9126 ext. 445

Progressions music therapy 

Job Title: Music TherapistHours: Full Time

Salary: Hourly, based on experience

Facility: Progressions Music Therapy Services (Eastern Connecticut)
Qualifications: MT-BC or eligible to take exam
Population: Children and adolescents with autism and other developmental disabilities, dementia, mental health, substance abuse, adaptive music lessons, others

Starting date: Immediate 

Description of position: Growing private practice seeks a motivated, energetic, and independent music therapist to conduct group and individual sessions with a wide variety of populations. Allowances for continuing education, supervision, supplies, and instrument purchases are available.
 
Contact Information: Please send or email resume to Courtney Biddle, MMT, MT-BC P.O. Box 541 Old Mystic, CT 06372 or courtney@progressionsmusictherapy.com (860) 389-1356 www.progressionsmusictherapy.com

Infinity music therapy services opening

Join Our Team!!Infinity Music Therapy Services is looking for a talented music therapist to join our team immediately in Connecticut. We are looking for someone who is confident in their clinical and musical skills, is a team-player, is organized, and who has experience in treating individuals with developmental disabilities and mental health disorders. We are looking for someone who can commit to a minimum of one-year of service.

 

About Infinity

Infinity was founded in 2010. We currently have a team of six music therapists and two music teachers. Infinity believes in working hand in hand with families and agencies to build customized treatment plans for individuals and adults. We work in private homes, schools, group homes, treatment centers, and more throughout the state of Connecticut. We celebrate and support the continuing education and self-care of our staff.

 

About Our Open Position

Position 1: 20-25 hours/ week based primarily in New London and Windham Counties; growing to 40 hours

This position will report to our Southington clinic 1-2 times/week. We have additional hours available for the right therapist who has experience with video editing and knows the ins and outs of social media.

Salary: Competitive salary based upon experience

Schedule: Sunday-Thursday, hours vary based upon client needs, therapists are paid even during client cancellations

Responsibilities: Our staff music therapists provide group and individual music therapy sessions, teach music lessons, and provide music enrichment services. Our therapists are responsible for maintaining accurate data and sessions notes, completing treatment plans, designing and implementing interventions, communicating with clients and the Infinity team, and other tasks as assigned. Applicants must be able to communicate effectively in English and be prompt at returning emails, calls, and texts. This position will include travel.

 

Benefits

We are proud to offer our employees a variety of benefits including the following:
· Professional liability insurance

· Extensive lending library and instrument budget

· Work Cell Phone

· Monthly Self-Care Meetings

· Health Care Insurance

· Professional supervision

· Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays

· CBMT maintenance fees

· CMTE allowance budget and CMTE tracking

· $500.00 sign on bonus
 

To Apply

To be considered for either position, please submit the following information to Jona Jeffcoat, MT-BC, Director of Services at jona@infinitymusictherapy.com. For more information about Infinity, please visit our website at www.infinitymusictherapy.com.

¬∑ Cover Letter: please include why you think you would be good fit with our practice and when you would be able to start 

· Resume

· 3 videos showcasing your vocal and guitar skills-please include a current song and an original song and explain how the songs would be used clinically

· A paragraph of what you expect from a music therapy supervisor

¬∑ A sample session plan for a 8 year old child with special needs with a focus on expressive communication, attention to task, and social skills (please include at least two goals with two objectives each) 

Dining for a cause

40 hour Rehabilitation Therapist

St Vincent’s Behavioral Health Services, Westport Campus

Tuesday-Saturday 12:30pm–9pm

Education & Experience

Master’s Degree in Music Therapy, Art Therapy, Occupational Therapy, or human services/ counseling

Minimum of 1 year experience working with children, adolescent , and/or adults with psychiatric and/or chemical dependency issues is desirable.

Apply online at St Vincent’s Medical Center

Send resume:
att’n: Terry Osmun, ATR-LPC
Rehab Dept Supervisor
St Vincent’s Behavioral Health Services
47 Long Lots Road Westport, CT 06880

CTMTS position open

Connecticut Music Therapy Services, LLC is happy to announce that we are looking to add a board certified music therapist to our clinical team! The start date of this position will be immediate. This will be a .5 part time position anticipated to move to a full time/benefits eligible position by early winter.
This position is right for you if:
‚ěĘ You are passionate about working with children and adults with special needs, as well as
with older adults within a relationship­centered, music­centered framework.
‚ěĘ You are a skilled clinical musician, strong in voice, guitar and piano.
‚ěĘ You live in, or are willing to live in and travel within Connecticut.
‚ěĘ You enjoy a variety of clientele and enjoy a variety of clinical settings¬≠ private homes,
schools, clinic, nursing homes, community settings.
‚ěĘ You are flexible and willing to work afternoon/evening hours and potentially on
Saturdays.
‚ěĘ You are dependable, responsible and a team player.
We are looking for a responsible and dynamic therapist to join our team, therefore this might not be the right position for you if you are looking to establish your own private practice right now, if you are not a good communicator via writing, email and phone, if you are not able to provide transportation between clients or willing to travel throughout your day or if you are not willing grow as a person or clinician.
Connecticut Music Therapy Services, LLC is an established private practice that serves children and adults with developmental and brain health needs in home, school, community, and nursing home settings throughout the state of Connecticut as well as in our Watertown, CT center.
We are seeking to provide an exciting and supportive work experience for a flexible, motivated, energetic, and talented clinician. Some equipment and instruments, clinical supervision and continuing education experiences will be provided. Along with a competitive pay rate, health insurance and other additional benefits are available to our full time employees.
For more details, please see below for job posting and application details.

Job Title: S‚Äčtaff Music Therapist Hours:‚Äč.5 Part Time moving to Full Time Salary:‚ÄčHourly, based upon experience
F a c i l i t y : ‚ÄčC‚Äčo n n e c t i c u t M u s i c T h e r a p y S e r v i c e s , L L C
City and State:‚ÄčMusic Therapist will work in various settings in CT based on geography and
availability.
Qualifications:‚ÄčB‚Äčachelor‚Äôs degree‚Äči‚Äčn‚Äčm‚Äčusic therapy‚Äčo‚Äčr its equivalent, MT¬≠BC, or immediately
q u a l i f i e d t o t a k e C B M T e x a m . ‚ÄčC‚Äčl i n i c a l e x p e r i e n c e w i t h i n d i v i d u a l s w i t h s p e c i a l n e e d s a n d o l d e r a d u l t s p r e f e r r e d . ‚ÄčI‚Äčn a d d i t i o n t o e x c e l l e n t m u s i c i a n s h i p , t h e s u c c e s s f u l c a n d i d a t e m u s t p o s s e s s excellent interpersonal, verbal and‚Äčw‚Äčritten communication skills‚Äča‚Äčnd a strong desire to work with c h i l d r e n a n d a d u l t s i n a v a r i e t y o f s e t t i n g s . ‚ÄčR‚Äče l i a b l e t r a n s p o r t a t i o n a n d a w o r k i n g c e l l p h o n e a r e required.
Population:‚ÄčChildren and adults with special needs, well elderly, adults with Alzheimers/Dementia.
Starting date:‚ÄčImmediate
D e s c r i p t i o n o f p o s i t i o n : ‚ÄčC‚Äčo n n e c t i c u t M u s i c T h e r a p y S e r v i c e s , L L C i s a p r i v a t e p r a c t i c e t h a t serves children and adults with developmental and brain health needs in home, school, clinic, community, and nursing home settings in Connecticut.‚ÄčW‚Äče are seeking to provide an exciting and‚Äčs‚Äčupportive work experience‚Äčf‚Äčor a motivated, energetic, and talented clinician.‚ÄčT‚Äčhe successful applicant will have the opportunity to gain experience in a wide variety of settings with a fantastic group of clients.‚ÄčS‚Äčome equipment and instruments,‚Äčc‚Äčlinical supervision‚Äča‚Äčnd continuing education experiences‚Äčw‚Äčill be provided. Along with a competitive pay rate, health insurance and other additional benefits are available to our full time employees.
To apply: S‚Äčend PDF copies of letter of interest and resume to Jennifer Sokira, MMT, LCAT, M T ¬≠ B C a t j ‚Äče n @ c t m u s i c t h e r a p y . c o m . ‚Äč Q u e s t i o n s m a y b e a d d r e s s e d t o t h e s a m e e m a i l .