Paul Du Berry

Paul Du Berry

Computer Science Teacher (QQI5)

  • Roscrea Co. Tipperary
  • paulduberry@gmail.com

Work History

Work History

Digital Skills Academy

May 2015 - Sep 2015

Digital Facilitator

Digital Facilitator at (5 months) Provideacademic support to Digital Skills Academy participants through instruction support/assistance, one-on-one support and/or classroom assistance. Support the training of participants in a range of computerprograms including Adobe Creative Suite, web browsers and plugins, use of LMS(Learning Management Systems), use of CMS(Content Management Systems)-specifically WordPress, HTML and CSS. Work with Digital Skills Academy participants, across the curriculum, on project assignments, answer questions and provide objective insight on participants' work. Support the administration of programmes including the management of student/participant records. Work with the academic team to ensure that the curriculum is adhered to. This includes: i. Responsibility for organising and managing specific programme content when required. ii. Support the delivery of teaching materials and specific programme modules as required. Contribute to supporting the mentoring of participants and participant teams in their projects and work placements. iv. Support the administration of assignments where appropriate.

CMD Training Institute

Sep 2014 - Jan 2015

Web Design Tutor

Web Design Tutor at (5 months) Page1 Train learners to: #Develop Web pages in Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 #Create Web Graphics in Adobe Fireworks CS6 #Cascading Style Sheets(CSS3) #Hypertext Markup Language(HTML5) #Prepare learners to take the Adobe Certified Associate test in Adobe Dreamweaver CS6

Templemore College of Further Education

Jan 2009 - Jun 2011

IT Tutor

IT Tutor at (2 years 6 months) Train students to Fetac Level 6 in Web Design, Networks and Systems Support Conduct on-going evaluations to ascertain levels of comprehension Prepare final assessments and marking schemes and provide relevant documentation for external examiner.

Roscrea Computers

Apr 2002 - Apr 2011

Owner

Owner at (9 years 1 month) Owned and operated a retail premises in Roscrea Town Responsible for all sales and service and daily business functions Specialize in Microsoft Windows products, Epson andHewlett Packard printers Provide technical support to local businesses

Dorset College

Dec 2001 - Apr 2002

Instructor

IT Instructor at (5 months) Train students in 6-month full-time instructor led course for CompTIA A+ and N+ tests Conduct ongoing evaluations to ascertain levels of comprehension Achieve consistently high rate of student certification

TechSkills

Nov 2000 - Sep 2001

Lead Instructor/network Administrator

Lead Instructor/Network Administrator at (11 months) Management of IT Training Program Coaching, assisting and guiding 120 students annually Completion of a self directed, mentor-facilitated learning program to acquire certification in: MCSE 2000 A+ N+ INET + Supervision of team members, ensuring all levels of student progression is up to standard Developed team that consistently lead to more than 90% of students to obtaining certification.

Preferred Communication Systems, Inc

Jun 1997 - Nov 2000

Network Engineer/project Management

Network Engineer/Project Management at. (3 years 6 months) Supervision of project management for a base of approximately 50 key accounts througout Chicago area for multi-million dollar firms. Management of installation, administration, upgrading, maintenance and troubleshooting LANs Exhibit in depth knowledge of NetWare and NT/2000 Systems coupled with strong Page2 analytical and problem solving skills in resolution of diverse situations. Held responsibility for successful project completion and contractual compliance for sytems valued to $100,000 plus. Training all levels of personnel from senior level such as company presidents, CEO's, accountants to IT professionals and administrative staff

Computer Tec Inc

Jun 1994 - Jun 1997

Management of Technical Support Operations

Management of Technical Support Operations at (3 years 1 month) Managed technical support operations to service 100 + GSA(Government Services Administration Directed configuration and installation of Computer Tec PC's on Windows NT/Netware LANs for systems serving 100 users Held full responsibility for production quotas, quality control and staff management Induction and supervision of 13 field technicians and assembly personnel Provision of hardware support Troubleshooting system problems, identification of problem and ensuring correct components were forwarded to client or technician Working closely with company President in strategic planning, account development, production management, quality assurance, customer relationship management and human resource issues. Synchronized with staff of 10 Account Executives, 10 assembly technicians, purchasing manager and shipping to update all departments on project schedules Ensure all deadlines were met and to facilitate team achievement of corporate goals.

Education

Education

Dublin Institute of Technology

2013 - 2014

B.Sc. in Digital Technology and Design

  • Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Innovation
  • UX (User Experience) and Concept Design
  • Industry Project-based Work Placement
  • Digital Industries and Career Development
  • Web Graphics Design & Production
  • Front-end Web Development
  • Digital Marketing & Campaign Management

Dublin City University

2009 - 2013

Diploma in Information

  • COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY
    • Operational principles of modern communication systems and networks
  • COMPUTING
    • The theory and practice of computer programming with C++ including object-oriented programming. UML, Agile, Extreme Programming
  • MANAGEMENT SCIENCE
    • Management Science and Business Modeling.
  • HUMAN SCIENCES
    • The use of organisation theory to help IT designers and managers deal with the problems they encounter in their organisations and to exploit the opportunities that arise

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