Come Join the Sound Starts Team at our FRISCO Location!

Job Title: Music Therapist

Hours: Part time (6+ direct client hrs per week) with expectation to build caseload quickly over the next year. Therapist must be available at least 1-2 weekday afternoons 3-6:30pm (WRF) AND Saturday 9:00am-3:00pm.

Salary: Therapist will be considered an employee with an hourly rate and will receive W-2.  This is not a contract position.  Rate and salary are competitive, based on education and experience.

Facility Name: Sound Starts Music Therapy – Frisco Center

Location: 8668 John Hickman Parkway #101 Frisco, TX 75034.  The majority of our services will be provided at the center with a few hours outside of the center as needed for special events and small contracts.

Qualifications Necessary: MT-BC required, experience with children with ASD and special needs highly preferred. Knowledge of ABA techniques is a plus. Excellent piano and guitar skills for teaching adapted lessons also highly preferred.

Bonus Qualifications (not required): knowledge of WordPress based websites, social media platforms, Canva, etc.

Population: Children and teens with Autism Spectrum Disorders and intellectual disability.

Starting Date: Immediately, open until filled.

Description of position and duties: Sound Starts Music is looking for committed, energetic, and self-motivated music therapist to join their team.  Music therapist will provide music therapy and adapted lessons in primarily 1:1 sessions for children with ASD and intellectual disabilities. Music therapist is expected to adhere to Standards of Clinical Practice and Code of Ethics set forth by AMTA. Therapist is expected to complete session/progress notes daily.  Therapist will be expected to develop excellent rapport with families and be in frequent contact with supervising music therapist.

Sound Starts is looking for a music therapist who is willing grow with the business over time.

This position IS for you if:

  • You LOVE, LOVE, LOVE working with children and teens with special needs.
  • You are thrilled to be part of a stellar team of music therapists!
  • You want to grow into working full time with our incredible team.
  • You are available during the specified work hours.

This position is NOT for you if:

  • You are just looking to fill the gaps with a few hours.
  • You want to be your own business owner and do other music therapy work on your own.
  • You are uncomfortable with the idea of being on a team and interacting with client families on a weekly basis.

Contact Information: Please send resume, cover letter, AND references to Mary Altom: with subject line “I want to join your music therapy team!”