Employment 2018-02-19T17:02:11+00:00


Music To Grow On seeks to hire self-driven, motivated individuals with a passion and desire for providing Music Therapy services to toddlers, children, adolescents, adults, and older adults.

Music To Grow On is a mobile company, so a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation are required. As an employee, your responsibilities will range from direct services, Music Therapy consults, attending student’s IEP meetings, documentation, supervising Music Therapy Interns, and occasional special events.

One Opening available

Job Description

Board Certified Music Therapist working with individuals and groups of all ages and abilities.

Essential Job Duties

  • Develop and provide appropriate music therapy interventions to support a variety of diagnoses and challenges ranging from physical, cognitive, emotional, and intellectual disabilities.
  • Conduct group and individual sessions
  • Establish therapeutic relations with clients of all ages
  • Establish goals appropriate to the IEP in both full inclusion and special day class settings
  • Establish age appropriate interventions to address goals
  • Manage resources, including time, driving, client services, and equipment
  • Document interventions as required for varied contracts
  • Communicate with treatment teams
  • Employ musical skills in non-therapeutic setting by teaching music lessons
  • Provide engaging and interactive activities for children’s group
  • Understand, participate in, and maintain all aspects of the IEP process for clients on the caseload
  • Attend Individual Education Plan meetings
  • Supervise interns and practicum students


  • Entry Rate: $25.00 per hour
  • Health Benefits
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Professional liability insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employees are paid 1.5 hours for every direct service hour

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in Music Therapy (Approved by American Music Therapy Association)
  • Board Certified Music Therapist
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent documentation and goal writing skills
  • Work well independently but also a good team player
  • Knowledge of Individual Education Plan processes
  • Knowledge of developmental milestones
  • Drivers license and car insurance
  • Reliable car
  • Clean background check

Physical Requirements
Hearing/listening, manual dexterity, speaking, and vision

Preferred Requirements
At least one year experience in special education

 Please Note
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and disability or protected veteran status.

Additional Details
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, with some weekend events on occasion

Hours: This is an established full time position that would be taken over from another therapist.

Position to start as soon as possible. 

Submit a resume to:
Bessie Barth, MT-BC
P.O. Box 980743
West Sacramento, California 95798
OR bessie@musictogrowon.net


  • Large staff: Employees at Music To Grow On have the benefit of working with the 8 other Board-Certified Staff Music Therapists.
  • Learn from different philosophies: Within our staff, we have a Music Therapist trained in Neurological Music Therapy, a Music Therapist with a Special Education Teaching Credential, and individuals with highly varied skills in different instruments, philosophies, and methodologies.
  • Support and encouragement: Employees can lean on each other for support, are always willing to answer questions, or offer ideas when one is in need.


“I love the continued support and opportunity for supervision that is offered. It is exciting to supervise future music therapists!” – Casie Esposito, MT-BC

“It’s a wonderful experience working with different kinds of populations and being greatly supported by the colleagues.” – Gigi Siu, MT-BC

“No matter what my question is, someone at MTGO is always willing to answer it. I feel so supported as a new Music Therapist here, and I love the opportunity for growth and expansion.” – Majesca Wong, MT-BC