Music Therapist

About the Opportunity

The Flint School of Performing Arts is looking for a Music Therapist for our growing music therapy program! We are currently looking for a third music therapist to join this program for 1-2 days a week (with potential to grow).

Specific Responsibilities

  • Be punctual and maintain regular attendance for scheduled sessions and administrative work.
  • Contact FSPA Director in advance of absence.
  • Attend fall faculty meeting.
  • Check In on arrival each teaching day. Wear FSPA lanyard.
  • Provide services only to clients whose accounts are current and are registered and paid. Complete daily teaching report.
  • Comply with American Music Therapy Association Code of Ethics and maintain Board Certification.
  • Complete clinical documentation for each client including: attendance, assessment, treatment, and weekly session forms in a timely fashion.
  • Respond to service requests or referrals in a timely fashion and keep FSPA Office informed of status.
  • Answer messages from clients, parents, students and staff in a timely fashion.
  • Maintain an effective rapport with clients, students, parents, staff and visitors (i.e. greet people in always).
  • Complete and return client list on or before the deadline each term.
  • Recommend and/or assist with maintenance requirements of FSPA owned instruments.
  • Work effectively with clients and students at varied levels of ability and with varied goals.
  • Be an effective role model and represent the school for clients, students, and parents in a positive manner.
  • Work closely in cooperation with department chairs, administration, staff and faculty colleagues.
  • Assist students in arranging performance opportunities as applicable.
  • Keep a personal make-up policy on file in FSPA Office.
  • Attend FSPA Teaching Approach Seminar. Incorporate the approach into teaching and sessions as possible.
  • When the time comes that you must leave your position, notify the FSPA Director and Administrative Director first. Work with them to plan an effective transition. 


 

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related field. (Music Therapy or Music Therapy equivalency)
  • MT-BC (Music Therapist-Board Certified)
  • Or proof of scheduled test date within 3 months of application
  • 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.

Compensation and Benefit Information:

  • 401K
  • Competitive Salary
  • Employee Discount

Application Instructions

Interested applicants must submit a resume to kbeath@thefim.org. Should you require additional information, please call 810-238-1350.

The FSPA seeks a diverse applicant pool.