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CV for This New Life:


I have worked continuously in Further Education since 1987, teaching mostly IT and Computing across a range of ages and abilities.  Whilst not ruling out more of the same in the future, I have chosen to create an opening to try out other income-generating opportunities which I am good at and enjoy.  I am happy to consider both employed and self-employed prospects, so please get in touch if you think we can work together. 

My Objectives:

  • Work where I'll be challenged to continue learning
  • Give value and be valued

What I Have to Offer:

  • Integrity, reliability, trustworthiness, self-motivation, flexibility, hard work
  • Management and leadership skills
  • Confident interpersonal skills for all occasions
  • I understand working with unpaid volunteers
  • Years of teaching, training, coaching, counselling and advocacy skills
  • Loads of patience, tolerance and adaptability
  • Fast learner, used to finding out and teaching myself
  • Project planner, able to set and meet deadlines
  • Flexible and adaptable in new situations
  • Slow and steady DIY-er

My IT Background:

  • Heaps of transferrable skills
  • Confident and competent user of Windows and Microsoft applications
  • Some web development using Dreamweaver, Fireworks
  • Awareness and some use of specific applications and bespoke , vertical market software
  • Happy to fault-find and maintain common peripherals and systems, install new software, connect peripherals

My Writing Skills:

  • Non-fiction articles, freelancing
  • Poetry
  • Short-story fiction
  • Passionate about words

Unpaid Activities and Interests:

  • Beekeeper, swarm collector, bumblebee re-homer
  • Developing food and non-food using hive products
  • Allotmenteer
  • Hill-walker
  • Wide range of craft skills
  • Secretary, Nuneaton and Atherstone Beekeepers Association
  • Previous spells in community service roles such as university senate member, school governor, national student and graduate officer posts


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