Music Therapy Consultant
Goddard House Assisted Living – Brookline MA
Position Available January 2019
Music Therapy Consultant
Music Therapy Consultant
Goddard House Assisted Living – Brookline MA
Position Available January 2019
Music Therapy Consultant
The State University of New York at Fredonia, School of Music, invites applications for a full time, tenure track Assistant Professor of Music Therapy to lead the music therapy area, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and maintain curricular excellence in accordance with AMTA and NASM standards. Earned doctorate in Music Therapy or related field from a regionally accredited university by September 1, 2019 is required. If in a related field, then doctoral study must include a minimum of 12 semester hours of graduate credits in music therapy. Candidate must be a Board-Certified Music Therapist (MT-BC), with a minimum of five years full-time clinical experience or its part-time equivalent.
For complete vacancy announcement, position description, qualifications, and application instructions, please visit https://fredonia.interviewexchange.com.
Fredonia prides itself on an outstanding workforce. To continually support organizational excellence, the university conducts background screens on applicants.
An Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, Fredonia provides for, and promotes, equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment, without discrimination.
Immediate Job Openings! Come Join Our Team as a Music Therapist
Are you passionate about music therapy and feel confident about your skills?
Do you enjoy working with a diverse client population?
As our practice grows and we serve more and more clients, we are seeking novice and seasoned music therapists with diverse skills and experience.
If you are interested in being considered for candidacy, please submit a cover letter and resume, in pdf format, to email@example.com.
Complete Job Description provided upon request.
Why work with us?
BA, BS, or MA in Music Therapy with completed 1040 hours of clinical training and Board Certification as a Music Therapist (MT-BC.) Demonstrate proficiency of clinical musicianship on piano, guitar and voice and rhythmic improvisation.
Must have reliable transportation, valid license and proof of insurance.
Must be willing to travel to various sites throughout Eastern Massachusetts.
Must own or have access to a computer/laptop.
Hours, Pay Range and Benefits:
Part Time Fee for Service Employees will work an average of 1-19 hours a week depending on contract work available. Pay will vary based on education and experience.
Full Time Fee for Service Employees will work 20 or more hours a week depending on contract work available. Pay will vary based on education and experience. Full Time Fee for Service Employees are Benefits Eligible including Medical Benefits, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance.
On-site at Roman Music Therapy Services in Wakefield, MA and off site visits in the surrounding Greater Boston, Metro West , South Shore and North Shore areas through contracts with schools, community programs, agencies, and individual families.
Position Reports to:
Clinical Supervisor, Roman Music Therapy Services
Edit 11/21: Would you please update site as position will finally be posted Nov 23 Friday to Nov 29 Thursday
Edit: The 40 hour per week Music Therapy position at the VA CT Healthcare in West Haven, CT, has been posted (again). It is an internal posting until Oct 5th. It is then scheduled to be open for 5 days to the General Public. Please look only on USAjobs. Create an account, read the description, be sure you are thorough with instructions. If you have any questions, please contact Bobbi Blake, Music Therapist, at VA CT 203-932-5711 ext 5439 or e-mail Roberta.Blake@va.gov
Full time Music Therapist (40 Hours) for VA CT was posted for internal candidates on September 7th but had the wrong closing date and was taken down. It will be re-posted, hopefully very soon. As of Sept 11, it is still not re-posted. However, the part time ART Therapy position HAS been posted for external candidates for Sept 10-14. This is not the MUSIC Therapy position.
Please keep checking USAjobs only.
Any questions contact Bobbi Blake, MT-BC
at VA CT 203-932-5711 ext 5439
A full time (40 hours) Music Therapy position at VA CT Healthcare in West Haven, CT offers a wonderful opportunity to work with our Veterans. VA CT is seeking a Board Certified Music Therapist or eligible Board Certified Music Therapist with strong clinical skills in mental health, hospice, palliative care, and pain management. However, a candidate with strong clinical skills in any of these areas will be considered. There are possibilities to expand into NMT, and opportunities for research. There may be an assignment to the Newington Campus (near Hartford) for 4 hours per week. Starting salary is $70,111 with health benefits, dental options, vacation leave, sick leave, federal holidays, retirement/savings plans, and approved leave time for conferences. The position will be posted as Monday through Friday 9am-5:30pm.
The job may be posted in late June but more likely posted in JULY. It is posted internally for 3 weeks and then externally for ONLY 5 DAYS. For this reason, it is recommended that you complete the lengthy online application (this may take at least 3-4 hours) NOW through www.usajobs.gov Your application will be saved and you can apply for the position when it is posted. There may be two other positions posted at the same time from VA CT: a part time Creative Arts Therapist (ART) and a Recreation Therapist. You want to be sure to apply for the Creative Arts Therapist (MUSIC). The application process also requires transcripts and resume. It is recommended that you cut and paste resume into the application form.
Applicants are rated through Human Resources at another VA facility.
Be sure to add all credentials and experience (professional, internship, volunteer, community work, committee work). Be sure to read each question very carefully and answer each question fully and in detail where asked.
The VA is in West Haven, CT which is just outside of New Haven, the home of Yale University School of Music which provides the city with free concerts most of the year. The city also hosts a prestigious International Festival of Arts and Ideas for several weeks each June. New Haven has a strong arts community with many music, art, theater and dance venues. Located on the shoreline of Long Island Sound, West Haven is about 1.5 hours to New York City, 2.5 hours to Boston and 45 minutes to Hartford. It’s on the Amtrak and commuter train lines and is near Tweed Airport in East Haven.
If you have questions, please contact Bobbi Blake, MT-BC at the VA 203-932-5711 ext 5439 or Roberta.Blake@va.gov Between June 28-July16 you can contact Michael Rose, the Chief of Recreation/Creative Arts Therapies at 203-932-5711 ext 2204.
Infinity is looking for a board certified music therapist to join our team immediately. We are looking for a clinician who is passionate about working with individuals with developmental, neurological, and mental health needs. We are looking for a a therapist who is an out of the box thinker who is able to work independently and collaborate as part of a team. We would prefer a clinician with experience working with individuals with Autism, Down Syndrome, Anxiety Disorders, Epilepsy, and Reactive Attachment Disorder.
Hours: The total number of hours is to be determined as clients return for the school year but will likely be 20-26hrs a week, growing to 40hrs/ week for the right clinician. Our clinicians who have started at part-time are typically at or above 30hrs/week within 6-months if they are looking for a full-time schedule. (Please note that our part-time staff receive benefits including health insurance reimbursement)
Schedule: This position will include daytime, afternoon, and evening hours based upon the needs of our clients. This position will be a 5-day work week with 2 consecutive days off. The exact days will be determined based upon client need as we move into the school year schedule. We are able to offer some flexibility with scheduling for the right candidate. We are looking for someone with some flexibility as their schedule is being developed. The vast majority of our clients request services between 3:00pm-7:00pm at night during the week or on 9:30am-4:30pm on the weekends. As a member of our team, you will be expected to attend team meetings at our Southington clinic on Tuesday mornings from 9:15am-11:15am.
Location: This caseload will be primarily stationed in Fairfield county. We work in a team-based model. You may be asked to work outside of your region during one-time events, to sub for a therapist, or for various other regions. We believe in keeping caseloads condensed, when possible, to minimize driving.
Salary: Following a training period at a competitive hourly rate, you will be transitioned to a salaried schedule. Our full-time salary starts at $40k/yr plus benefits; part-time staff are paid a proportionate salary to the schedule. At Infinity, we believe in financial stability for our team. Our team members receive their full salary regardless of inclement weather closings, client cancellations, or holidays impacting their schedule.
Responsibilities: As a member of our team, you will be expected to provide individual and group music therapy sessions to children and adults diagnosed with developmental disabilities, mental health disorders, neurological needs, wellness needs, etc. You will be expected to write treatment plans, keep accurate data, write clinical reports, and ensure that client schedules are maintained. You will participate in treatment team meetings, assist with team functions including marketing events, and complete general administrative tasks such as keeping your timesheet and maintaining client budget spreadsheets. In addition, you may be asked to fulfill non-clinical responsibilities such as teaching music lessons or providing music enrichment groups.
Benefits: We are proud to offer our employees a variety of benefits. At Infinity, we believe in opportunities for growth and we look to increase benefits for our staff as their caseload grows and they dedicate time to Infinity. Our benefits include:
• Professional liability insurance
• Comprehensive lending library of materials including guitars, drums, tambourines, shakers, ukuleles, boomwhackers, jingle bells, rhythm sticks, children’s books, clinical books, music books, keyboards, and so much more
• Monthly self-care workshops
• Access to group rates for AFLAC
• Health Insurance Reimbursement
• Stipend for continuing education (typically a VIP subscription to Music Therapy Ed)
• Paid Time Off
• Paid Holidays falling on a regular workday
• Paid leave for continuing education
• Group and individual supervision
• CBMT Maintenance Fees
• CMTE tracking assistance
• Work Cell Phone
• Office and art supplies to create visuals
• Opportunities for growth including merit bonuses, being able to represent Infinity as a presenter at local and national conferences, assisting in designing programs, supervising interns, pay raises, promotions
This position is for you if….
• You have experience working with children and adults with developmental disabilities.
• You love getting feedback (how else do we grow?)
• You love giving feedback to others and growing as a team
• You are confident in your music skills and counseling skills
• A full inbox is a nightmare! You are quick to respond to emails, texts, and phone calls
• You are comfortable commuting to your sessions and you have reliable transportation
• You are committed to growing your clinical skills
• You can effectively communicate in written and spoken English
• You are a flexible, go with the flow type of person
• You’re not afraid to ask questions
• You are a strong clinical writer
We definitely want to hear from you if…
• You are comfortable using sign language within music therapy
• You have experience teaching adaptive music lessons
• You speak Spanish
• You have been trained in music therapy assisted childbirth or are interested in pursuing the training
• You are able to balance your work and your personal life and actively utilize self-care strategies
• You have a sense of humor
• You understand the demands of private practice
This position is NOT for you if…
• You constantly have “last minute” things that pop up
• The thought of asking a question to a supervisor makes you nervous
• You are not comfortable with traveling to your appointments
• You are not willing to commit to a year of service. (Honestly, we need someone to grow with us that we can help support professionally and who wants to make a strong difference in our clients lives)
• You are disorganized
• You are frequently late and struggle with time management
• You are at a loss for words when confrontation occurs
• You believe private practice is a “starter job”.
To Apply: To be considered for this position, please submit the following information to Jona Jeffcoat, MT-BC, Director of Services at firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions regarding the position can also be directed to the same email account or you can contact her at (860) 518-5557.
• Cover Letter: Please include why you think you would be good fit with our practice, your available start date, your availability for sessions, and what populations you are comfortable serving
• Current Resume: please include information about the clientele you have served at any sites you have worked at
• A paragraph of what you expect from a supervisor
• A typed sample 45-min session plan for an 8-year-old with Autism who loves Disney with a focus on verbal communication skills. Please include two goals with two objectives each.
• A typed sample 45-min session plan for a group of 15-year old adolescents in therapy for anger management. Please include two goals with two objectives each.
• A video demonstrating your vocal and guitar skills.
Title: Music Therapist (Part-Time)
Summary of Position:
The music therapist will provide quality music therapy services in the Greater Boston area to individual clients of all ages and groups. Populations served include individuals experiencing autism spectrum disorder, mental health challenges, Alzheimer’s and dementia disorders, emotional/intellectual disabilities, neurological disorders, physical challenges, medical illness, social and learning challenges.
Status: Part-time (8-15 hours, week days).
There is the potential to increase hours.
Start date: Immediately
Reports to: Director of Music Therapy
Works Closely With: Director of Music Therapy, Music Therapists,
Registrar and Assistant Registrar
· Provide music therapy services to in-house clients and to outreach agency groups. Sessions are provided in individual and group settings
· Communicate with client families and other interdisciplinary team members regarding client progress
· Communicate with front office staff about intake schedules and room usage
· Complete client intake documents, weekly progress notes, quarterly progress reports, and annual agency profiles
· Attend department staff meetings, participate in supervision, presenting in-services and attending community events as a representative of CMCB
· Provide supervision for Berklee College of Music – Music Therapy students
· Clinical experience with children and adults with developmental disabilities is preferred
· Experience with a variety of populations including autism, behavioral needs, intellectual disabilities and geriatric service.
· Proficiency of clinical musicianship on guitar, piano, and vocal skills are important
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills
· Valid driver’s license (dependable vehicle strongly suggested)
· Must be able to effectively communicate with other professionals, conduct assessments, plan, organize, lead music therapy sessions, document, and evaluate treatment
· Works well and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment
· Ability to create a culturally competent and inclusive environment
· Flexible and comfortable in different clinical settings and work environments
· Ability to adapt clinical work to different agency, group and individual client needs
· Ability to recognize a problem or potential challenge.
· Bachelor’s Degree in Music Therapy
· MT-BC required through CBMT
· Must have received music therapy accreditation prior to September 1st, 2017
· Complies with rules and regulations of the Certification Board for Music Therapists
· Maintains MT-BC status by completing 100 hours of continuing music therapy education credits or taking the Board Certification Examination once every 5 years
· Requires physical stamina to transport, lift and distribute instruments
To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to Christopher Perry, Director of Music Therapy at http://cmcb.mytribehr.com/careers/view/61
Please no calls, walk-ins, or emails.
Application Deadline: August 31, 2018
ABOUT COMMUNITY MUSIC CENTER OF BOSTON
Founded in 1910, Community Music Center of Boston (www.cmcb.org) is an accredited non-profit music school in Boston’s South End. Our mission to transform lives throughout Greater Boston, by providing equitable access to excellent music education and powerful arts experiences. The Music Center serves more than 5,000 students each week, on-site at our South End facility in the Boston Center for the Arts and in more than 40 outreach locations, including public schools, community/senior centers, and medical facilities. We are the largest external provider of arts education in the Boston Public Schools. Core Music Center programs include individual and group instruction in more than 25 instruments; outreach instruction in Boston Public Schools; an Intensive Study Project providing private instruction, theory and performances to prepare students for college-level study; early childhood programs; and music therapy for individuals with a wide range of physical, cognitive, emotional and/or social life needs.
Community Music Center of Boston is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Recipient’s name 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 reimbursement and other additional benefits are available to our full time employees. For more details, please see below for job posting and application details. August 1, 2018: 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 reimbursment and other additional benefits are available to our full time employees. To apply: Send PDF copies of letter of interest and resume to Emily Bevelaqua, MMT, MT-BC at email@example.com. Questions may be addressed to the same email.
Capital Music Therapy Services, LLC (www.capitalmts.com) is seeking a full-time clinical music therapist to join our fabulous team. Our practice is innovative, fast-growing, and proudly serves the greater Washington D.C. metropolitan area. We offer very competitive compensation and a ton of professional growth opportunity. The deadline for application submission is 6:00 pm on Friday, August 10th, 2018. Interested applicants should email their resume along with a list of references to firstname.lastname@example.org and then fill out the online application form by clicking here.
Title: Music Therapist (Part-Time) Summary of Position: The music therapist will provide quality music therapy services in the Greater Boston area to individual clients of all ages and groups. Populations served include individuals experiencing autism spectrum disorder, mental health challenges, Alzheimer’s and dementia disorders, emotional/intellectual disabilities, neurological disorders, physical challenges, medical illness, social and learning challenges. Status: Part-time (8-15 hours, week days). There is the potential to increase hours. Start date: Immediately Reports to: Director of Music Therapy Works Closely With: Director of Music Therapy, Music Therapists, Registrar and Assistant Registrar Responsibilities ● Provide music therapy services to in-house clients and to outreach agency groups. Sessions are provided in individual and group settings ● Communicate with client families and other interdisciplinary team members regarding client progress ● Communicate with front office staff about intake schedules and room usage ● Complete client intake documents, weekly progress notes, quarterly progress reports, and annual agency profiles ● Attend department staff meetings, participate in supervision, presenting in-services and attending community events as a representative of CMCB ● Provide supervision for Berklee College of Music – Music Therapy students Essential Qualifications ● Clinical experience with children and adults with developmental disabilities is preferred ● Experience with a variety of populations including autism, behavioral needs, intellectual disabilities and geriatric service. ● Proficiency of clinical musicianship on guitar, piano, and vocal skills are important ● Excellent written and verbal communication skills ● Valid driver’s license (dependable vehicle strongly suggested) ● Must be able to effectively communicate with other professionals, conduct assessments, plan, organize, lead music therapy sessions, document, and evaluate treatment ● Works well and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment ● Ability to create a culturally competent and inclusive environment ● Flexible and comfortable in different clinical settings and work environments ● Ability to adapt clinical work to different agency, group and individual client needs ● Ability to recognize a problem or potential challenge. ● Bachelor’s Degree in Music Therapy ● MT-BC required through CBMT ● Must have received music therapy accreditation prior to September 1st , 2017 ● Complies with rules and regulations of the Certification Board for Music Therapists ● Maintains MT-BC status by completing 100 hours of continuing music therapy education credits or taking the Board Certification Examination once every 5 years Physical Demands ● Requires physical stamina to transport, lift and distribute instruments Application Instructions To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to Christopher Perry, Director of Music Therapy at http://cmcb.mytribehr.com/careers/view/61 Application Deadline: August 31, 2018 ABOUT COMMUNITY MUSIC CENTER OF BOSTON Founded in 1910, Community Music Center of Boston (www.cmcb.org) is an accredited non-profit music school in Boston’s South End. Our mission to transform lives throughout Greater Boston, by providing equitable access to excellent music education and powerful arts experiences. The Music Center serves more than 5,000 students each week, on-site at our South End facility in the Boston Center for the Arts and in more than 40 outreach locations, including public schools, community/senior centers, and medical facilities. We are the largest external provider of arts education in the Boston Public Schools. Core Music Center programs include individual and group instruction in more than 25 instruments; outreach instruction in Boston Public Schools; an Intensive Study Project providing private instruction, theory and performances to prepare students for college-level study; early childhood programs; and music therapy for individuals with a wide range of physical, cognitive, emotional and/or social life needs. Community Music Center of Boston is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Looking for a part-time PRIVATE MUSIC INSTRUCTOR!!! ???
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
Amy Rood Miller
Creative Music Lessons, Inc.
About Lesley University:
Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Lesley University is highly regarded for its graduate and undergraduate programs in education, the arts, and applied social sciences. Lesley fosters a highly creative environment in which innovative ideas thrive, theory is integrated with practice and its 7,000 students and 87,000 alumni are empowered to improve and enrich communities.
We offer a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, life, and long-term-disability insurance. In addition, we offer generous amounts of vacation and holiday time, as well as a tuition remission policy that enables employees to expand their knowledge and skills.
Information on the Department:
Highly evolved and uniquely conceptualized, our pace-setting programs in Expressive Therapies provide a meaningful connection between the arts, theory, and practice in clinical training. As one of the most recognized Expressive Therapies programs in the world, our students are expertly trained and qualified providers of mental health services.
The goal of the Expressive Therapies Program is to give students the knowledge, skills, and experience needed to practice in a range of professional settings, including health care facilities, schools, community agencies, and private practices. The Expressive Therapies 60-credit programs are designed to meet the academic and field training requirements for mental health counselor licensure in Massachusetts, and our specialization tracks prepare graduates for certification by national and professional associations.
When the Expressive Therapies program was founded in 1973, it was one of the first graduate programs in the country to train professionals in this emerging, creative, and vital field. More than 40 years later, the program continues to push the boundaries of expressive therapies knowledge and training. Our extraordinary faculty of artist-practitioner-scholars helps students to develop their identities as artists and clinical mental health providers.
The Expressive Therapies Division of Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts invites applicants for a full-time position as low residency academic affairs associate. Reporting to the Supervisor of Academic Affairs and working closely with the Division Director, the Low Residency Academic Affairs Associate will provide specific support related to scheduling, administration, and adjunct faculty support with CBA requirements for both the low residency and on campus Master’s programs in the Expressive Therapies Division. S/he will work on adjunct faculty development that supports teaching and instruction, along with course management to track the number of courses available for adjunct teaching on an annual basis. S/he will provide specific oversight and support for the online faculty and course shells. This position will also interact with the Registrar’s and other University offices.
• Master’s Degree in Expressive Therapies or any arts therapy specialization.
• Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills.
• Demonstrated skill in holding multiple perspectives, dealing with a wide variety of people in varied roles and experience with conflict resolution.
• Familiarity with all modalities in the Expressive Therapies, including certification requirements.
• Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
• Evidence of organizational and institutional managerial and supervisory skills and clear judgment.
• Excellent organizational skills to manage and prioritize extensive workload with shifting priorities.
• Tech savvy with a strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, PowerPoint, File Maker Pro.
• Demonstrated customer service orientation and a strong and informed systemic perspective.
• Must be authorized to work in the United States; if you hold a visa, your visa status must allow you to work at Lesley University.
• Minimum of three years of teaching experience with on-line teaching experiencing.
Salary Grade 26: $58,990 – $70,198
Background checks are required for all positions.
Lesley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to increasing the diversity of the university community and the curriculum. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this goal are encouraged to apply.
A cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references must be included for full consideration.
Applications will be reviewed upon the establishment of an appropriate pool of candidates.
Nurturing growth and health through music
Music Blooms Music Therapy, LLC, based in Burlington, Vermont, is excited to announce a part time opening for a highly qualified board certified music therapist starting late summer/early fall. We are looking for a dynamic clinician to join our motivated and dedicated clinical team. This part time position has strong potential to grow to a full time position within a few months. The right person for this position will be:
-passionate about the profession of music therapy
-a skilled clinical musician with proficiency in voice, guitar and keyboard
-an energetic team player who is a strong communicator in person, on the phone and in writing
-flexible, energetic, dependable, responsible, organized and self-motivated
-in possession of a reliable vehicle and car insurance and willing to drive to multiple sites within the work day
-willing to work in a variety of clinical settings including schools, homes, nursing homes and community settings
-current with MT-BC status, or ready to become board certified immediately upon hire
Music Blooms Music Therapy, LLC, is an established music therapy practice that serves children and adults in a variety of settings throughout northwestern Vermont. Our practice has experienced rapid growth over the last few years increasing our client base and the populations served. Adding the right person to our team is critical to our continued development. Our music therapy practice provides a supportive work environment which includes clinical supervision, continuing education opportunities, self care opportunities and competitive pay rates. Experience working with school population and serving as an interdisciplinary team member as an IEP related service provider would be a bonus.
This position is not right for somebody who is:
-looking to start their own private practice
-unwilling to drive as part of their work day
-is not self-motivated and willing to work independently
May 14, 2018: Job Posting
Job Title: Board Certified Music Therapist
Hours: Part Time with strong potential for Full Time within a year Salary: Hourly, based on experience
Private Practice: Music Blooms Music Therapy, LLC
Location: Music Therapist will work in a variety of locations within northwestern Vermont. The practice is based in Burlington, Vermont. Burlington, Vermont was ranked #2 Among America’s 10 Great Places to Live by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance in 2013. This job will include work in the Champlain Islands, a highly scenic area of Vermont just north of Burlington.
Population: School based music therapy will be part of this position. In addition, children and young adults with special needs, pediatric palliative care, well elderly and adults with Alzheimer’s/Dementia
Starting Date: August, 2018
Description of position: Music Blooms Music Therapy, LLC provides music therapy services to children and adults in a variety of settings including schools, homes, nursing homes and community settings. We are seeking to provide a supportive, team oriented work environment for a highly qualified clinician wishing to be part of a rapidly expanding and exciting private practice in northwestern Vermont. The chosen candidate will join a highly dedicated team working in diverse work environments who are active in promoting and advocating for the profession of music therapy throughout the region and state. Music therapists within the practice are required to design and implement group and individual music therapy sessions, write high quality reports and communicate with families, facilities and agencies to ensure quality of services and set session schedules. Some equipment is provided, along with clinical supervision and continuing education opportunities. Music therapists receive compensation for travel time, planning hours, marketing hours and supervision. A competitive pay rate with initial benefits will be offered and this position will likely transition to full time within six months.
To apply: Send PDF copies of letter of interest and resume to Jen DeBedout, MM, MT-BC at email@example.com Questions may be addressed to the same email.
Organization: Sing Explore Create, LLC
Location: Rockland, MA and surrounding areas (must be willing to travel throughout South Shore and beyond)
Start Date: June 2018
Job Type: Full-Time, Monday-Friday
Pay: Salaried position
Sing Explore Create, LLC has an immediate opening for a full-time board-certified music therapist. The majority of client hours will take place in the South Shore and surrounding areas south of Boston, including some clinic hours in our studio. Phone and in-person interviews will be conducted as applications are received.
Sing Explore Create, LLC is a music therapy private practice and arts studio. We provide music therapy services in our studios, as well as on-site at a number of schools, day habs, assisted living, hospitals, and other facilities across the South Shore and beyond. In addition, we have a team of teachers who provide music and art lessons and recreational classes in-studio and at other locations. While this position is for a full-time music therapist, teaching private lessons (including adapted lessons) may be an option if the candidate is interested (not required). There is real opportunity for growth in this position, as we are consistently expanding our practice and the list of agencies and facilities we work with. Hired candidate will have the opportunity to continue to mold the position to meet his/her professional goals and work with his/her preferred client population. Although this is a traveling position, every effort is made to minimize travel time and keep therapists working in 1 geographic location each day (some contracts require the therapist to be at one location all day). Our team of therapists and educators is very supportive of one another and frequently communicates to share ideas, resources, and professional support. This is an exciting time to join our team and we look forward to meeting you!
• Health Insurance
• Worker’s compensation
• Liability Insurance
• Professional Liability Insurance
• CBMT annual dues
• Assistance in obtaining CMTEs
• Paid time off + certain paid holidays
• Travel Stipend
• Individual and Group Supervision
• Company-owned laptop/instruments distributed upon beginning of employment
• Access to library of music therapy resources and instruments
• Working with a strong team of music therapists and creative arts educators in collaborative environment that emphasizes active participation in supervision and sharing resources with one another!
• Board-certified music therapist (bachelor’s or master’s level)
• Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license. Willingness to travel to clients.
• Strong music skills (especially guitar and voice)
• Ability to plan and provide quality music therapy treatment to a variety of clients
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to work independently and with a team
• Pass a CORI background check
• Follow American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) and Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) standards of practice.
• Maintain board certification by CBMT and comply with continuing education requirements. Some assistance will be given by Sing Explore Create, LLC for this.
• Provide a minimum of 18 direct client contact service hours per week in the South Shore and South Coast regions of MA. (Primary population is children/adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities, children and adults with anxiety/ADD/ADHD, residents in memory care. Opportunities to provide perinatal music therapy services may also be available for those candidates that have the proper training/background-not a requirement).
• Provide 1:1 music therapy and group music therapy sessions to clients in accordance with their treatment plans.
• Provide recreational music groups when necessary.
• Complete and document intakes, assessments, and client sessions for music therapy clients.
• Maintain documentation for music therapy clients, utilizing Sing Explore Create, LLC’s documentation system, including weekly session notes, as well as written progress reports as frequently as deemed necessary in individual client’s treatment plans.
• Effectively communicate with parents/clients regarding treatment plans, sessions, scheduling, etc.
• Complete daily timesheets.
• Attend staff meetings and participate in monthly supervision meetings.
• Occasionally assist in developing new music therapy contracts and partnerships between Sing Explore Create, LLC and agencies, hospitals, schools, and related facilities throughout the community.
• Assist in program development needs as they arise.
• Attend open houses, recitals, and other community events as a representative of Sing Explore Create, LLC.
• Document hours and work completed each week.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Director.
Interested candidates should submit the following to Nicole Craven at firstname.lastname@example.org
1 Cover Letter: include why you would be a good fit for our team, your professional goals, and available start time
Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted : May 3, 2018
Starting Date: July 16, 2018
Apply Via School Spring :https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=2930785&
Board Certified Music Therapist.
Reporting to: Principal
Location: Billerica and Tyngsboro, MA
Number of Openings: 1 Full-Time (182 Days)
Valley Collaborative is a Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education approved public school entity. We provide high quality academic, therapeutic and vocational services to individuals referred by local school districts and social service agencies. We also provide ongoing professional development and training experiences for educators and educational agencies. Recognizing that the educational environment rapidly changes, Valley Collaborative creates, adapts, and provides flexible programming to address evolving needs. We provide an environment within which students and others can maximize educational and/or occupational skills. By sharing its resources with multiple school districts and social service agencies, its programs maintain superior quality and reasonable costs to those it serves, by meeting or exceeding state standards, and achieving economies of scale.
• Board Certification in Music Therapy
• Experience providing music therapy services in the special education.
• The desire to make a difference in a student/adults life.
• Experience working with students/adults with special needs.
• Demonstrated ability to approach difficult youngsters in a creative and thoughtful manner.
• Flexibility to meet identified student needs.
• A strong commitment to the goals, mission, and philosophy of the organization.
• Assess, plan, and provide group and individual music therapy services across Collaborative programing.
• Consult and Collaborate with the school therapy and education team including,
o Speech Therapy
o Occupational Therapy
o Physical Therapy
o Special Education Teachers.
• Participate in team meetings
Additional Related Duties/Responsibilities:
• Selects appropriate music, books and instructional aids to enhance therapy and requisitions musical instruments and instructional supplies as necessary.
• Cooperation with Building Principal and staff in providing musical programs for school assemblies, open house, parent meetings and seasonal programs.
• Participate in staff meetings and in-service training as requested.
• All other duties as assigned.
• Constant standing or walking.
• Requires ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
• Bends, reaches, lifts, carries, twists, pushes, pulls, and handles equipment when performing duties.
• Manual and finger dexterity and motor coordination are necessary when on vocational site.
• Able to reach and operate equipment and systems safely and effectively.
Other Competencies (skills, abilities, behavior):
Ability to understand and follow both written and oral instructions. Adaptability to perform routine, repetitive tasks within a specific period of time. Prioritizes work assignments to be completed within time requirements.
Must demonstrate a positive and caring attitude toward residents and staff. Must remain flexible and adaptable in order to meet department needs.
• 10 sick, 2 personal days;
• State retirement;
• Tuition assistance;
• Health and dental insurance;
• Life/ADD insurance.
Due to the high volume of response, please do not call to confirm receipt of your resume
Valley Collaborative is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Valley Collaborative Programs are committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1
1 Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Alternative Learning Environment
2 Classroom Teacher > Music Education
3 Classroom Teacher > Music: Chorus
4 Classroom Teacher > Music: Instrumental
5 Special Education > Alternative Learning Environment
6 Special Education > Autism
7 Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
8 Special Education > Multiple Disabilities
Welcome TO Valley Collaborative!
Valley Collaborative is a Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education approved public school entity. We provides high quality academic, therapeutic and vocational services to individuals referred by local school districts and social service agencies. We also provides ongoing professional development and training experiences for educators and educational agencies. Recognizing that the educational environment rapidly changes, Valley Collaborative creates, adapts, and provides flexible programming to address evolving needs. We provides an environment within which students and others can maximize educational and/or occupational skills. By sharing its resources with multiple school districts and social service agencies, its programs maintain superior quality and reasonable costs to those it serves, by meeting or exceeding state standards, and achieving economies of scale. Learn more about us…
Equal Opportunity Employer
Valley Collaborative is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
Denise Cook , Human Resources
40 Linnell Circle
Billerica, Massachusetts 01821
Job Title: Music Therapist
Hours: Part-time with opportunity to grow to full-time.
Salary: Hourly, based on experience
Organization: The Sonatina Center, LLC; 750 Central Ave, STE U, Dover, NH 03820
Required Education: B.A., B.S., or M.A. in music therapy with completed 1040 hours of clinical training.
Qualifications: Candidates must be eligible for board certification and will be given a time requirement to pass MT-BC exam upon hire. Previous experience with several populations including: early childhood, individuals with disabilities, and older adults; Must be able to work evenings and weekends; Must demonstrate proficiency of clinical musicianship on piano, guitar, voice and rhythmic improvisation.
Population: children and adults in a variety of settings including: psychiatric, medical, individuals with disabilities, and older adults.
Job Setting: On site at our center in Dover, NH as well as travel throughout New Hampshire off-site at preschools, hospitals, assisted living facilities, community day programs, and some in-home sessions.
Job Description: Seeking a confident, organized and enthusiastic individual to join our team, part-time with opportunity to increase hours as contracts develop. The Music Therapist will provide both home and facility based, individual and group music therapy to children and adults with a wide variety of needs, however candidates must be experienced, comfortable and eager to work with the early childhood population. The Music Therapist may also provide adaptive lessons and facilitate family music enrichment classes. The Music Therapist must be able to effectively communicate with other professionals, conduct assessments, plan, organize, lead music therapy sessions, document and evaluate treatment. Job requires travel, so applicants must have reliable transportation. Compensation for travel and supervision. Allowances for continuing education, supplies and instrument purchases, and mileage reimbursement (in addition to travel pay).
Start Date: Late Summer/Fall 2018
Contact: Please send (email) resume and cover letter to Marissa Scott, MA, MT-BC, CLD, at: email@example.com 603-978-4808