Date Posted: Apr 29, 2021
Position Title: Exceptional Student Education Music Therapist
Location: Turning Point Academy
Salary: DFT Salary Schedule
Reports to: Principal/Supervisor
Bargaining Unit: DFT
Benefits Eligible: Yes
In accordance with the Agreement between Detroit Federation of Teachers (DFT) and the Board of Education of the School District of the City of Detroit, the following vacancy is announced.
The Music Therapist is responsible for providing comprehensive Music Therapy services for students with severe emotional impairments in grades K-8 who are currently placed in a day treatment setting. The Music Therapist functions as a member of the educational and therapeutic teams. The Music Therapist adheres to the American Music Therapy Association and the Certification Board of Music Therapists Code of Ethics.
If you are a current Detroit Public Schools Community District employee, you do not have to submit to a new security clearance, unless your new role requires a different type of criminal background check.
In alignment with Michigan law, if you are hired to fill a position, you will be required to submit to a Detroit Public Schools Community District criminal background check. Information regarding required background checks will be shared at point of hire.
Method of Application:
Applicants must apply through the online application system. Only applications submitted through the online application system will be considered for any posted position and all applications require a resume to be considered.
Successful candidates are required to submit official transcript(s) at point of offer to hire. Teaching service outside of the Detroit Public Schools Community District must be verified by the applicant's prior employer(s) prior to hire. It is the applicant's responsibility to provide all documentation (including copies) as requested.
Applicants requesting assistance during the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources via email at [email protected] or phone at (313) 873-6897.