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Music Therapist

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HeartShare First Step, 1825 Bath Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11214 - Brooklyn, NY
Masters Degree or Equivalent
$55,000.00 - $65,000.00 Salary/year


About HeartShare 

For over 100 years, HeartShare has dedicated itself to improving the lives of people needing special services and support. The HeartShare team, now 2,100 employees and growing, helps individuals develop to their fullest potential and lead meaningful and enriched lives. 

Heart Share Human Services of New York has four preschools located in Brooklyn and Queens focused on maximizing the potential of every student no matter the learning disability. Through the use of the creative curriculum and symbolic play each student is provided with an education experience geared towards their individual needs. The Heart Share First Step Early Childhood Centers also provide speech, occupational and physical therapies. The school also includes the family, the most important component of a child’s life, in the educational and therapeutic planning for each student enrolled. Our goal is to work with each child to make them as independent as possible and succeed on their own in their futures. The school operates as a 12-month program including a 6-week summer program. 

The Music Therapist is an important part of the Behavior Support Team at The HeartShare pre-schools. The Music Therapist reports to the Educational Director and will provide music therapy services to the children in conjunction with support from the Special Education Teacher. Some of the duties the Music Therapist has includes: 

  • Provide group music therapy to all classrooms at least once per day Initiate contact with families of students on individual caseloads as well as the other members of the treatment team at HeartShare to ensure ongoing communication regarding the student’s progress 
  • Collaborate and communicate with other members of the interdisciplinary team to assist students with meeting IEP goal 
  • Collaborate with the classroom teacher to develop music therapy treatment goals, based on the student’s IEP 


At HeartShare we offer a comprehensive benefit package based on full-time/part-time status. You can expect: 

  • Paid time off (holidays, vacation in accordance with school calendar, sick and personal) 
  • Professional development opportunities 
  • Team environment 
  • Medical and dental benefits 
  • Employer-paid life insurance 
  • Optional insurance (life, disability, etc.) 
  • 403(B) retirement plans 
  • Flexible spending account (dependent care, medical, parking, and transit) 
  • Employee assistance program 

HeartShare is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). If you need to request accommodation during the recruiting process, please reach out to


Master’s Degree in Music Therapy 

Board Certified Music Therapist licensed in NY