Caila G. K.

Education

New York University, Bachelors of Science, Psychology

Stanford University, Graduate Certificate, Political Psychology

Childcare Experience

Babysitter
Washington, DC, 10/13 - 12/13
Two girls, ages 3.5 and 1.5

Babysitter
Washington, DC, 12/13
Girl, age 1.5

Occasional Babysitter
Washington, DC, Summer 2013
Girl, age 16 months

Occasional Babysitter
New York, NY, 2012 On and Off
Two girls, age 14 and 6; boy, age 9

Occasional Babysitter
New York, NY, 2011
Girl, age 4

Nanny
Jacksonville, FL, Spring/Summer 2006
Two boys; girl, elementary age

Professional Experience

Artist Services Apprentice
Charleston, SC, 01/14 - 06/14

Strategist
Washington, DC, 05/13 - 12/13

Teacher
New York, NY, 01/13 - 05/13

Marketing Associate
New York, NY, 05/12 - 01/13

Master Teacher Assistant, Yogaworks
New York, NY, 01/12 - 07/12

About Me

I am a recent NYU graduate with a background as a professional dancer and I have a passion for all things art, education, fashion and culture!

In 2006, I left the boarding school Choate Rosemary Hall to pursue dance professionally at a more flexible day school. Throughout my short career, I had the honor of working with artists such as Nicki Minaj, Tyler Perry, David Parsons Company, Punjabi MC, RDB and performing on the show So You Think You Can Dance, Season 5. I’ve toured around the nation teaching workshops and setting contemporary dance pieces and throughout it all, I always found my favorite age to teach was middle and high school students. In between contracts and classes at NYU, I would babysit with SmartSitting!

When I decided to leave dance and focus on my education at NYU, I decided to pursue a 500-hour Registered Yoga Teacher certification at YogaWorks. This program and it’s teachings have been an invaluable asset to my work as a dance teacher and ended up helping to land me my first full-time position out of University as a teacher with Fusion Academy – a 1:1 alternative private school on the UES of Manhattan. At Fusion, I used my background in dance, yoga, psychology and nannying to teach multiple subjects to students, ages 12-19. I am currently working in Arts Management part-time and continue to tutor, teach dance and nanny as they will always be my most fulfilling passions.

I have professional childcare experience with…

Infants, Toddlers, Pre-school aged children, Elementary school aged children, Middle school aged children, Children with special needs, Multiples

I will be SmartSitting while…

Interviewing for long-term, full-time positions in Arts Management (e.g. Development Associate positions at companies like New York City Ballet).

In 5 years, I hope to be…

Married, expecting or planning for my first child, living in Manhattan, working for a large cultural institution such as Lincoln Center and securing funding or paperwork for my own company.

Activities & skills I love to teach & share with children…

French, Hebrew, Cooking (specializing in healthy remixes on comfort food!), arts and crafts, tea-party or creative play date planning, Yoga (if approved by parents first), dance, Fashion and dress-up, and photography.