Currently providing teaching and training in the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Software Development and for the Level 3 Professional Competencies for IT and Telecoms Professionals.
Undertaking a role to develop the leadership and management of the Training Team with a particular focus and policies and practices to increase the Outcomes for Learners and Quality Improvement Planning.
Learner Outcomes Manager @ Part of Training Management Team.
Developing strategies to improve academic outcomes for apprentices including target setting, progress reviewing and improving the quality of teaching, learning and assessment.
Leading on the development and implementation of Quality Improvement Plan and Self-Assessment Reports in line with OFSTED requirements.
Line-managing team of trainers in all aspects of their work. From August 2015 to Present (5 months) Software Development Trainer @ Providing training to BTEC IT Extended Diploma in Software Development apprentices in OOP, Game Design and Development, Web Design, Computer Systems and Systems Analysis and Design.
Using Greenfoot from Oracle's Java pathway to deliver gaming and introduce OOP principles through to developing programs is Java.
Software Development Methodologies including SCRUM using the AGILE framework. From February 2014 to August 2015 (1 year 7 months) Supply Teacher @ Day-to-day and medium term supply roles. From September 2013 to February 2014 (6 months) Director of Teaching and Learning for ICT and Business Studies @ Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to relate and present to a range of ages, ability levels and backgrounds.
Establishing and maintaining positive relationships with colleagues and all other stakeholders.
Devising and delivering training courses and materials for colleagues in the use of ICT in their specific roles.
Attention to detail in a clear and concise writing style.
ORGANISATION AND ADMINISTRATION
Ability to manage and prioritise workload to meet multiple deadlines.
Responsible for accurate and complete submission of examination board documentation to external deadlines.
LEADING, COACHING AND MENTORING
Decision making regarding curriculum design and direction, teaching methods, departmental budgets and staff recruitment.
Leadership qualities and the ability to manage challenging behaviour effectively.
Mentoring and appraising colleagues in Initial Teacher Training and other roles through developing and supporting them with personal and professional problems. From September 2007 to September 2013 (6 years 1 month) ICT Teacher @ Responsible for the Key Stage 3 curriculum and taught ICT to 11-16. From September 2003 to September 2007 (4 years 1 month) Product Support Engineer @ Provided technical support and training to field engineers. Developed a website to aid identification of parts on various instrumentation. From September 2001 to June 2002 (10 months) Product Assurance Engineer/Test and Installation Engineer @ Development and analysis of test specifications used at sub-contractors. Training of engineers, sub-contractors and customers. From September 1998 to September 2001 (3 years 1 month)
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