Apprentice of the month – May 2022

Congratulations to Katie, our Apprentice of the Month for May!

Katie works as a Level 2 Early Years Practioner apprentice at Toy Box Pre-School in Long Sutton. She plans to continue with her apprenticeship and study for her Level 3 qualification, once her Level 2 is completed.

Katie is making good progress with her course and has achieved the Maths Level 2 Functional Skills. She has showed leadership skills when supporting new staff – a role she took on due to staff sickness. Katie ensured the new employees were familiar with the pre-school routines and the children’s needs.

Katie’s tutor at SS&L says, “Katie is a confident and competent Early Years Practitioner who strives to succeed.”

Toy Box Pre-School had this to say about Katie! “Katie has proven to be a huge asset to our small pre-school team. She has built a wonderful relationship with staff, parents and, most importantly, the children in our care. She is very organised, trustworthy, reliable and hard working with a great sense of humour. Katie is instinctive at understanding and responding to the children’s needs with a genuine warmth, and makes everything fun for them. Katie’s confidence has grown enormously since starting with us. We feel privileged to have her with us and she fully deserves the recognition of being apprentice of the month. Katie is absolutely wonderful and I wish to thoroughly recommend her for this award.”

Katie commented, “I am so glad I made the decision to change career as I now get to do something I love! I have enjoyed learning and growing in confidence, all thanks to the amazing team at Toybox! I am excited for the future!”

Well done to Katie and we wish her the best of luck and success with her future career! 

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