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Rachel C.

Education

Muhlenberg College,
B.A. in Theater and English Literature

Brown University,
M.F.A. in Acting

Childcare Experience

Occasional Babysitter
Brooklyn, NY, 09/17 - Present
Two girls, ages 6 and 9

Short term nanny
Brooklyn, NY, 01/19 - 03/19
Two girls, ages 3.5 and 5

Occasional Babysitter
Moorhead, MN, 09/07 - 09/13
One boy and one girl, ages 5 and 9

Theater Program Student Liaison
Moorhead, MN, 06/12 - 08/12
Kids, from 12-16

Professional Experience

Reception/Front Desk Temp
New York, NY, 09/17 - Present

Substitute Teacher, Voice and Drama
New York, NY, 05/18 - 06/18

Tutor
New York, NY, 10/17 - 01/18

TA Graduate Acting Teacher
Providence, RI, 01/17 - 05/17

Sales Associate
Chicago, IL, 10/13 - 05/14

Waitress
Allentown, PA, 08/13 - 10/13

Theater Program Student Liaison
Moorhead, MN, 06/12 - 08/12

Theater Camp Mentor
Moorhead, MN, 06/08 - 07/08

About me

Hi! My name is Rachel. I am from the midwest, originally, and I love kids. My background is in theater, so my approach to childcare is very creative, active, and imaginative. I've worked mostly with school age kids, up to about 13. If you hire me as your childcare provider, your kids will be played with in an engaging and safe way - not a lot of screens or gadgets.

Hobbies of mine include any excuse to get outside; jogging, hiking, biking, swimming. Because of that, a lot of the time I have taken kids to local parks, swimming pools, libraries, etc. for afternoon playtime activities. I've found getting kids outside or into public environments in a safe way cultivates a healthy curiosity in kids, and establishes trust between them and I. I also enjoy reading, writing, and crafting, which are great home activities for more downtime.

I am a performer, and have found that it goes hand in hand with working with kids! They love to role play, pretend, and get up and DO things! As a sitter, I participate myself in make believe play with them, not just supervise it. This bonds the kids and I, and it's way more fun for me, too! I also have a passionate and conscientious eye on safety at all times, because true and free play only happens when kids feel comfortable and secure.

I'd love to meet your kids! Thank you!


I have professional child care experience with...

  • Toddlers
  • Preschoolers
  • School-aged (K-5)
  • Preteen
  • Multiples
  • Special Needs

I will be SmartSitting while...

Rehearsing for an upcoming audition, reading a new series I've picked up, outside or at the gym trying a new move or routine, or walking dogs!

In 5 years, I hope to be...

Balancing a full life of acting work, teaching work, and doing so more consistently.

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

Reading, crafting, imaginative game playing, positive problem solving, respectful words and speech.


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