I am an experienced Computing & Business teacher who has tough at both post and pre-16 education. I have valuable experience of Managing and teaching Computing and Business subjects to students from a wide range of learning abilities, backgrounds and ages since September 2007. This has given me skills and expertise of managing student learning in an effective and successful way. As a Teacher & Manager, I am able to raise the standards of both young and adult learners to attain high achievement, retention and learner success. I have experience in managing computing and business curriculums, delivering UK business and computing qualifications from GCSE, BTEC and EDEXCEL. I have also taught on Computing and Business Management courses at Higher Education from levels 4 to 6 and preparing students for exams and other forms of assessments. I have a proven successful track record of managing department of teachers, students and support staff
I am very passionate about working with all types of learners, managing students, delivering learning and helping others to build knowledge and skills. I am a hardworking educator with enthusiasm who is full of self-esteem and confidence. I have the ability to use varied teaching styles and pedagogies to meet the different learning styles and abilities. I have been highly commended for my teaching through lesson observations and commended for the use of learning technologies, engaging and motivating learners and strong classroom management skills.
I have liaised with many academic people within educational establishments and can deal with many difficult and challenging situations. I have excellent administration, communication, time-management, organisational and interpersonal skills, which are necessary for any teaching and management roles. I have an eager approach towards any work, which allows me to learn new skills and build a career in a challenging position.
SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES
Fully computer literate, proficient in using Ms office and other software packages
Able to create, design and manage learning and training materials.
Knowledge of MS Windows software and hardware maintenance
Experience using Information Learning Technologies
Work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
Able to manage people and coordinate programmes
Excellent communication, Administrative and Interpersonal skills
Working in a team, supporting and providing innovated ideas.
Organisational/ Time management skills.
Leadership/Problem solving skills and curriculum design
Able to adapt to any changing environment and provide excellent customer service
Able to deliver tutorials to support learners academic development needs
2019 – Pending Society for Education & Training
Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status
2009 - 2011 University of East London
PGCE – Teaching qualification
2003 -2007 University of Westminster
BSc Hons Information System with Business Management
2000 – 2002 Newham College Of Further Education
Vocational A-Levels in ICT
1995 – 2000 Little Ilford School
8 GCSE’s Subjects including Maths and English
02/09/2017 Newham Sixth form college Curriculum Team Leader - Business
Teaching on business related courses to small and large groups of learners from 16 to 18 year old students. Delivering and supporting students on enterprise projects. Ensuring quality standards are being met in teaching and learning in the department. Monitoring student retention and achievement in the department and delivering training to support staff and supporting and training staff in using learning technologies
14/04/16 – 29/08/17 Kensington & Chelsea College e-Learning Manager
Responsible for institutions overall eLearning provisions. Assessing the College’s training requirements and skills gaps in relation to e-Learning. Designing, organising and delivered training to staff and learners taking into consideration their specific requirements and feedback. Provided e-Learning support for staff and learners delivering an effective and responsive service to solve technical issues.
09/11/15 – 25/03/16 Waltham Forest College HE Computing & Business Lecturer
Teaching Higher education courses in Business Management and Computing. Developing and marking assignments, meeting deadlines and targets and leading internal verification duties for the department. Developing e-Learning materials and using ILT and monitored student achievement and learning. Working with universities to support student progression.
21/01/2015 – 07/11/2015 Waltham Forest College Acting Curriculum Manager – Higher Education
Managing higher education courses in computing, business, law and health and social care. Managing teams of teachers, support staff, resources and delivering high quality teaching and learning to result in high success rates and a positive learning experience. Developing, planning and delivering a curriculum offer which meets the needs of learners, employers and the wider community. Managing and delivering tutorials session for all learners
14/01/2013 – 16/01/2015 Waltham Forest College International Centre Programme Manager
Managing higher education courses and managing small team of teachers and support staff. Developing and coordinating Computing/Business curriculum. Leading on meetings and coordinating workshops and developing e-Learning materials and using ILT. Training staff to use eLearning technologies and systems and managing small and large group of international learners. Monitoring students, achievement and supporting on learner progression
24/09/2012 – 17/12/2012 City and Islington college Course Leader for Computing
Teaching and coordinating BTEC and A-level computing courses and monitoring achievement and learner progress. Meeting deadlines and setting curriculum targets and establishing support initiatives for learner progress. Monitoring attendance and teaching small and large groups of learners
06/09/10 – 16/07/12 Newham College Pre – 16 School Manager / Teacher
Managing and delivering secondary curriculum based qualifications to 11 to 16 year old pupils. Managing and collaborating with large group of students by supporting and ensuring success and departmental growth. Managing a group of teachers and support staff and ensuring the delivery of high standards of teaching and learning in the department
07/09/09 – 09/07/10 Newham College Curriculum Team leader & Teacher of Business
I managed business courses and worked curriculum design. Collaborating with teachers to promote high quality teaching and learning. Monitoring student work and achievement. Ensuring department targets are being met and working with pastoral tutors to support student development and wellbeing. Representing the college at parents evenings, taster days, workshops and open days
02/09/07 – 25/07/09 Newham College Computing Teacher / Trainer
Enriching student experience on computing courses to ensure learner development and progression. Working with academic staff to deliver quality teaching and learning on courses. Planning additional support for learners when necessary and delivering eLearning training. Researching and developing new topics, courses and teaching materials, including online resources.
Best Student Course Award (2001)
Best Staff Teaching Award (2009)
Teaching Award (2013)
Award in contribution in a supportive role (2017)
UK Driving License
HOBBIES & INTERESTS
During my spare time, I enjoy playing football and socialising with my friends. I like keeping active in order to keep physically fit. I like to keep up to date with new IT developments and have a keen interest in cooking, gadgets and films.
Available upon request