Employment History and Experience

The Leigh UTC – Director of Learning for Computer Sciences
Aug 14 – Present

Copperfield Academy – Governor
Jan 16 – Present

  • Hibernia College UK – Pathway Tutor
    Jan 15 – Jul 15
    Jan 15 – Jul 15
  • Fractus Learning – Course Presenter
    Apr 12 – Jul 15
  • The Leigh Technology Academy – Teacher of ICT & Computer Science (Lead)
    Nov 07 – Aug 14
    Coordinator of Young Enterprise
    Sep 10 – Aug 12
  • Groundwork UK (Spark IT) – Curriculum Lead
    Feb 07 – Sep 10
  • Peerless Consulting Ltd. – Junior Consultant
    Dec 06 – Feb 07
  • Cisco Systems UK – Linksys Sales Associate
    Oct – Dec 05


Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford – Learning Technology and Research BA (Hons)
Sep 08 – Jun 11

Professional Qualifications

Kent and Medway Training, Dartford – Graduate Teacher Program (GTP)
Jan – Jun 11 (Fast Track)

University of Hull – Using Multimedia with your Apple
Jun 10

Stanford University – Computer Science 101
Apr – Jun 12

  • Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) in Windows XP (070-270)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Technology Specialist (MCTS)
  • Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT)
  • Completion of Cisco Certified Network Associate
    (CCNA: 1, 2, 3 & 4)
  • IT Essentials 1 v3.1
  • IT Essentials 1 v4.0 Instructor
  • CCNA 1 v3.1 Instructor
  • CCNA Discovery 1 & 2 Instructor
  • CCNA Exploration 1
  • IC3 2005 Authorised Instructor
  • Microsoft Office Specialist Master Instructor (MMI)
  • Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)


  • ABRSM Theory of Music Grade 5

Notable Achievements

Used by UCOL School of Nursing in Palmerston North, New Zealand as a resource for part of an online unit on Reflective Practice for nurses.

  • BA (Hons) Dissertation: An action enquiry into developing behaviour management skills

A three cycle action inquiry, carried out over three weeks with the intended purpose of developing practitioner’s use of behaviour management skills in the classroom. Dissemination of research findings followed the research, presented to work colleagues in a face to face format and also on-line to other practitioners in the same or similar field of work from all around the globe.

  • Rated as ‘Outstanding’ in every category for Post 16 lesson observation using the 2012-13 Ofsted criteria in Feb 2013
  • Appointed as leader of regional Computer Science Subject Network Meetings in November 2014
  • Speaker at BETT 2016 on behalf of Google and Leigh Academies Trust

2 thoughts on “CV”

  1. Hello Toby
    We have ICT posts in the Kent area, if you would be interested in teaching positions please contact us.
    We offer supply, permanent teaching positions and training courses for teachers.

    1. Thanks for the offer. Not looking for another position at the moment, but I will certainly keep Apex in mind for training courses.

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