New Hampshire Music Therapy Position
Date Posted: January 11, 2024
Job Title: Music Therapist
Qualifications: Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy. Candidates for this position must be board-certified or eligible to sit for the MT-BC exam. Experience working with children and adults with disability; Preferred candidates will need the ability to adapt to a variety of clinical settings and clients in their caseload. Candidates must demonstrate proficiency of clinical musicianship on piano, guitar, voice and rhythmic improvisation.
Hours: Part-time with expectation that candidate will grow to full-time; will expand on this in interviews. A minimum of 15 clinical hours is required for this position.
Schedule/Availability: Flexible schedule
Salary: Hourly, based on experience (Salary range $35-$40/hour)
Benefits: PTO, Paid Individual & Group Supervision, Professional Liability Insurance, Paid Travel Time, Mileage Reimbursement, Professional Membership Reimbursement, Certification Dues, Professional Development Reimbursement, Instrument Budget, Health Insurance (at 20 clinical hours).
Job Description: As a culturally-centered and social justice oriented practice, we are seeking a music therapy candidate who is reflexive, confident, organized, self-starting, and committed to social justice. The current position requires experience working with all ages (infant to adult) in a variety of clinical settings including schools, hospitals, and community organizations. The candidate is expected to participate in critical reflexivity of their position as a music therapist, their clinical work, and develop personal development goals through weekly supervision. As a community centered practice, we provide individual and group therapy, while also engaging in community music therapy such as child enrichment groups, music lessons, and other events. Clinical work takes place at our center in Dover, NH as well as in community facilities, and client homes, and in and around New Hampshire, Southern Maine, and Northern Massachusetts, therefore the candidate must have reliable transportation. The candidate must be able to effectively communicate with other professionals, conduct assessments, plan, organize, lead music therapy sessions, document and evaluate progress toward individualized, co-created goals. Compensation allotted for travel and weekly supervision. Allowances for continuing education, supplies and instrument purchases, and mileage reimbursement (in addition to travel pay).
Workplace: The Sonatina Center is a culturally centered practice that holistically supports each individual through a culturally and contextually-aware lens. We are an anti-racist and affirming workplace. We openly accommodate disabled applicants and would love to hear about how we can support you in your application. Employees participate in both individual and group supervision with other creative arts therapists at the center.
Organization: The Sonatina Center, LLC; Dover, NH
Start Date: February 2024
How to Apply: Please send (email) resume and cover letter to Marissa Scott, MA, MT-BC, CLD, at: email@example.com 603-978-4808. Your cover letter must outline how you align and embody our mission statement and why you feel you would be a good fit for this position. Resume and cover letter should be attached as a PDF document. Applications without these requirements will not be considered.