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Hours: Full time–School schedule 3 days a week 8-3:30 and 2 days 8-4:30

Salary and Benefits: Based on experience and certifications, based on an annual range of 62,000-67,000 for a full time employee. We offer an excellent benefits package including Medical, Life Insurance, Dental and Vision Insurance, EAP benefits, retirement benefits and paid trainings. Plus excellent paid holidays and scheduled time off. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with a large department of creative arts therapists.

Facility: The Rebecca School, New York, N.Y., the first DIRFloortime® based school in New York City, is a therapeutic day school for children 3 to 21. Rebecca School is a developmental program that works in the method developed by Dr. Stanley Greenspan. The DIR methodology proceeds from the core belief that relationships are the foundation of learning. Rebecca school serves students on the autism spectrum along with students with neurodevelopmental delays of relating and communicating.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in music therapy; MT-BC required; LCAT or limited permit. Working knowledge of Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy in preferred, must have excellent clinical improvisational skills on Piano and / or guitar and voice; experienced in supervising music therapy interns; knowledgeable in Stanley Greenspan’s DIR Floortime® Model; experience in working with children diagnosed with autistic spectrum disorders.

Description of position: ability to integrate music therapy into the DIRFloortime® model to meet developmental and mental health goals. Must be able to work flexibly and collaboratively with interdisciplinary teams. Facilitate individual and group sessions; participate in weekly clinical staff meetings, case conferences and parent meetings. When necessary will conduct assessments. Maintain all necessary documentation and reports based on DIRFloortime®. After a year of employment be willing to supervise music therapy fieldwork students and interns.

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