Tony Crowther

Email: tcrowther@trafalgarschool.org.uk

Competent graduate with good communication skills always looking for better ways to achieve good results.  Interested in all aspects of information technology, monitoring new developments and actively learning new skills.

Technical Skills

• Knowledgeable with Windows 7 and Windows XP
• Experienced in Microsoft Office 2003 and 2007-10 including installation and instruction.
• PC builds and upgrades, together with virus and spyware removal.
• Microsoft Visual Basic Programming.
• Python Programming.
• Web development using Adobe Dreamweaver and associated tools
• Web development with JavaScript
• Web development using strict HTML 5 and CSS3
• Hold a PCV and HGV/LGV Class 1

Education and Training

Sept 2012 to June 2013      University of Southampton

PGCE Secondary in Information technology

Sept 2009 to June 2012      University of Portsmouth
BSc (Hons) in Computing & Society - 1st Class Honours Degree

This course covered a broad range of subjects to include: Systems analysis and design, Programming, Web development, Project management together with other Professional studies that are relevant within the business world. 
Additional Activities
2011 - 2012 -       UPSU Technology Faculty Representative –supporting 5 School Reps within the University via the Course Rep System.
February 2011 - Student Associate Scheme work placement - City of Portsmouth Boys School – Student of the Year
2010 - 2011 -     UPSU Course Representative Computing & Society

Previous Education

Sept 2006 to June 2007                               Chichester College
• BTEC National Certificate for IT Practitioners Double Distinction attained June 2007

Sept 1984 to June 1985                               Milton Keynes College
• BTEC General Diploma in Business Studies Distinction
• Pitman Word Processing
• RSA Book keeping

Jan 81 to June 84                  Radcliffe School, Wolverton, Milton Keynes
• 3 'O'Levels and 8 CSE's   all above Grade C including Maths and English
Chief Scouts Award

Employment History

April 2015 to current             Trafalgar School, Portsmouth                           Head of Faculty Computing and Vocational

June 2013 - April 2015              Horndean technology College                           Teacher of Computing

Jan 2010 to 2014             Tesco Stores Ltd                            Dotcom Team Leader P/T
Duties include: Delivering pre-ordered shopping direct to customers.  

Mar 2009 to Jan 2010                      The Recruit Group                          LGV 1 Driver
The contract involved working shifts as required making deliveries direct to retail stores covering the south of England.

Jan 2008 to Mar 2009                      Redwood International Ltd, Gibraltar     Shipping Clerk
Ensuring the required spares and supplies reached vessels on a just in time basis.

Nov1988 to Oct 2007 Tesco Distribution, Southampton  LGV 1 Driver/Transport Clerk
In September 2006, Tesco released me from a full-time contract so I could return to education whilst continuing my service on a part-time basis in a supervisory role in the Transport Office.

Interests

Sports

Heritage

Motorcycles