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Clinical Music Therapist, School-Based Position

Reports to: Chair, Center for Music Therapy (CMT) or Clinical Supervisor

Full time through mid-July, Part time summer


Planning and conducting data-based music therapy services at School partnerships in Greater Cleveland Ohio and at The Music Settlement (TMS) University Circle and Ohio City campuses.

Center for Music Therapy (CMT) provides clinical music therapy services for adults, teens, and children with physical, cognitive, developmental, or multiple disabilities, mental health concerns, and trauma informed care in outreach settings and at The Music Settlement. Each music therapist is an employee of The Music Settlement and is a member of an experienced team of music therapists. The department provides a selection of musical instruments and equipment, access to audio/visual equipment, computers, and a music therapy library. As an approved provider of Continuing Music Therapy Education credits through the Certification Board for Music Therapists, the Center offers a program of relevant workshops and in-service training.


Present assignments include providing school-based music therapy services for Step Forward Head Start and Early Head Start in the greater Cleveland area, as well as, providing private and/or group music therapy sessions on site at TMS.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Music Therapy
  • Music Therapist-Board-Certified (MT-BC)
  • Knowledge of cognitive behavioral, data-based approach
  • Experience on an interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary team
  • Must have valid driver’s license and access to a car for transportation to work sites

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of one to two years’ professional experience as a music therapist

Application procedure:
Apply online or send cover letter with current resume to:
Anne M. Reed, Clinical Supervisor
Center for Music Therapy
The Music Settlement
11125 Magnolia Drive
Cleveland, OH 44106

Application deadline: Open until filled

Starting date: Immediately

The Music Settlement is an equal opportunity employer and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, and genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable law.

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