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Job Title: Music Therapist

Job Type: Part-time employee, with potential to full-time if desired

Location: North Royalton, OH (main office location) and possible travel to Highland Heights, Avon, Independence or Medina

Organization Description: Beyond Words is a growing music therapy private practice in Ohio dedicated to providing quality therapy services to children with autism and other developmental disabilities.

Job Description: We are seeking a highly motivated, creative, and dedicated board-certified music therapist to join our team. Ideal applicants must have at least one year of experience in working with babies/children/teens with autism and other developmental disabilities in both 1:1 and group settings. In addition to direct music therapy services, applicants must be comfortable teaching adapted and traditional lessons in guitar, voice, or piano. Individual and group services may be provided in the home, at one of our studio locations, and/or in collaboration with community schools and organizations. Therefore, applicants must be willing to drive to different locations.

Job Requirements:

  • Completing initial assessments and formalized treatment plans
  • Conducting on-going weekly 1:1 and group sessions
  • Completing weekly progress notes and quarterly reports
  • Communicating with family members and other interdisciplinary team members
  • Participating in staff meetings, presenting in-services and attending community events as a representative of Beyond Words
  • Must be dependable and self-motivated

Start Date: September 1, 2020


  • Bachelor’s in Music Therapy or an Equivalency Degree in Music Therapy, as well as having received their Board-Certification
  • Strong experience leading/implementing in individual and group sessions with a passion to work with children with special needs, specifically the Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Strong musical skills in voice, guitar, and piano
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Have a valid driver’s license and reliable car

Please email your cover letter, resumé and (3) professional reference letters to