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Music Therapist Atlanta

Atlanta Public Schools

Atlanta Public Schools Atlanta GA United States

1 month ago

Music Therapist

Teaching and Learning...

Certified - Position - MUSIC

Job Number : 4600277099

Start Date :

Open Date : 04/12/2023

Closing Date : 06/30/2023


The Music Therapist provides music therapy sessions to assigned students to include evaluations, treatment plans and session plans with developmental and academic standards in place.

• Travels daily to assigned schools to deliver music therapy services to selected self-contained special needs students.
• Maintains and provides daily documentation through data within domain areas in the IEP.
• Integrates appropriate technology into music therapy sessions.
• Promotes a positive classroom environment through well delivered therapeutic interventions. Conducts assessments and develops treatment plans written with developmental and academic standards in place.
• Works closely with the Music Therapy Department to assist in educating college interns.
• Communicates responsibly with students, parents, colleagues, and school leadership; holds conferences, places phone calls, and sends written communications.
• Follows all county, state, and federal policies and procedures.
• Follows professional ethics in all work-related activities.
• Prepares adequately for responsibilities to be assumed when absent.
• Works with parents/guardians in all aspects of the student's educational program.
• Required to have prompt, regular attendance in-person and be available to work on-site, in-person during regular business hours.
• Performs other duties as assigned by an appropriate administrator or their representative.


The physical abilities, working conditions and other conditions of employment listed in this document are representative of, but are not intended to provide an exhaustive list of the requirements for positions in this classification. In the event of an emergency or situation requiring guidance from Federal, State, or local or school district authorities, the requirements of this position may change temporarily or for the school year to best serve the needs of our students.

Vision: Ability to read small print and view a computer screen for prolonged periods.

Hearing: Ability to tolerate exposure to noisy conditions.

Speech: Ability to be understood in face-to-face communications, to speak with a level of proficiency and volume to be understood over a telephone or computer.

Upper Body Mobility: Ability to use hands to grasp, and manipulate small objects; manipulate fingers, twist and bend at wrist and elbow; extend arms to reach outward and upward; use hands and arms to lift objects; turn, raise, and lower head.

Strength: Ability to lift, push, pull and/or carry objects which weigh as much as 5 or more pounds on a frequent basis. Incumbent may be required to physically restrain parties involved in a conflict.

Environmental Requirements: Ability to encounter constant work interruptions; work cooperatively with others; work independently; work indoors.

Mental Requirements: Ability to read, write, understand, interpret and apply information at a moderately complex level essential for successful job performance; math skills at a high school proficiency level; judgement and the ability to process information quickly; learn quickly and follow verbal procedures and standards; give verbal instruction; rank tasks in order of importance; copy, compare, compile and coordinate information and records. Understand how to manage stress.

Remote Work Requirements:

Additional Work Conditions & Physical Abilities: Ability to lift and carry 30-50 pounds with assistance. Ability to push or pull a maximum of 50 pounds.

The Atlanta Public School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, citizenship, ethnic or national origin, age, disability, medical status, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, or any legally protected status in any of its employment practices, educational programs, services or activities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties.

This job description is intended to accurately reflect the duties, responsibilities and requirements of the position. It is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with the position. Management and administration reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary.

Requirements :

• Bachelor's Degree in Music Therapy from a regionally accredited university required.

• Valid Georgia certification from the Certification Board for Music Therapists.
• Must hold or be eligible to hold a valid Georgia Music Therapy license.
• Must hold or be eligible to hold a valid GA Music Teacher certification K 12 Georgia PSC Clearance

• 1 year of school system music therapy experience preferred.

• Written and oral communication.
• Instructional strategies.
• Classroom management skills.
• Excellent organizational skills.

Compensation :


SALARY RANGE: APS Salary Schedule (All Positions)

WORK DAYS: 202 Days

FLSA Status : Exempt

Employment Category :

Reports to: : Coordinator (Fine & Performing Arts
Atlanta GA USA

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