Work History

Paul McLoughlin

IT Education and Management


  • Enthusiastic and experienced Department Head, Woodworker, Metalworker and Teacher with extensive experience in building a cohesive team. Dedicated to creating engaging curriculum for students and staff.


years of professional experience
years of post-secondary education

Work History

Academic Head of Department - Technology

St Brigid's Catholic College
Lake Munmorah , NSW
2017.01 - Current
  • Leading Pedagogy and Wellbeing within house system
    Managed inventory and receiving operations to maintain optimal stock levels and meet expected demands.
  • Building expertise in Inquiry based Learning
  • Using data to inform teachers and parents on student progress
  • Model high-level teaching knowledge and skills and work with colleagues to use current ICT such as Hapara, Google suit etc
  • Building the cohesion and effectiveness in a team environment.
    Implementing school-wide projects such as Student Portfolios,
  • Method 1 assessment reporting, Automated reporting systems
  • Support the development of quality teaching and learning.
  • Provided strategic leadership to support School-wide initiatives.
  • Lead colleagues to develop learning and teaching programs using comprehensive knowledge of curriculum, assessment and reporting requirements.
  • Exhibit exemplary practice and lead colleagues to plan, implement and review the learning and teaching programs to develop students' knowledge, understanding and skills.
  • Organise assessment moderation activities that support consistent and comparable judgement of student learning.
  • Demonstrate responsiveness in all communications with parents/carers about their children's learning and wellbeing and building on opportunities that engage parents/carers in the progress of their children's learning.

Academic Head of Department - Technology

Oakhill College
Sydney , NSW
2014.01 - 2016.12
  • Working with Senior Management in the design and construction of $17M building
  • Led Department through State Government Registration August 2016.
  • Interview panel and selection of new staff members.
  • Implemented a process for managing unsatisfactory performance.
  • Taking the lead in managerial restructuring into defined roles.
  • Successfully linking with State Government to use work samples as examples.
  • Introduction and teaching new software to Staff.
  • Actively listened to customers' requests, confirming full understanding before addressing concerns.
  • Achieved or exceeded financial goals on regular basis by controlling expenses, optimizing schedules and regulating inventory usage.
  • Evaluated employees' strengths and assigned tasks based upon experience and training.
  • Delivered feedback to decision-makers regarding employee performance and training needs.
  • Used a range of software to teach and communicate effectively. Including spreadsheets, databases and CRM.

Academic Head of Department - Technology

William Clarke College
Sydney , NSW
2013.01 - 2014.12
  • Facilitated the coming together of a divergent group of individuals into a progressive team with clear goals.
  • Led Department through State Government Registration August 2014.
  • Made strategic purchases to make business more competitive.
  • Led the improvement of WHS within all School buildings.
  • Member of the Work Health and Safety Committee.
  • Exceeded goals through effective task prioritization and great work ethic.
  • Completed minor preventative maintenance and mechanical repairs on equipment.
  • Participated in continuous improvement by generating suggestions, engaging in problem-solving activities to support teamwork.
  • Used a range of software to teach and communicate effectively. Including spreadsheets, databases and CRM.
  • Resolved problems, improved operations and provided exceptional service.
  • Delivered exceptional level of service to each customer by listening to concerns and answering questions.


Barker College
Sydney , NSW
2002.01 - 2012.12
  • 25% achieved Band 6
  • 60% achieved Band 5
  • 15% achieved Band 4
  • Brought Design department into compliance in Work Health and Safety for 2011 Board of Studies registration, this was successful.
  • Presented workshop on “future classroom” 2011 staff conference Hunter Valley.
  • Professionally developed colleagues from outside College in CAD software then rapid prototyped that schools Design and Technology HSC project.
  • Developed Yr 10 Design and Technology course to be fully online using Moodle software, demonstrated this at staff conference in July 2011.
  • Student displayed HSC project at “Timber and Working with Wood Show” 2011.
  • Officer in charge of 60 students and 3 staff with Australian Army Cadets 2005-2009.
  • Acceded as Senior Teacher Level 1 in 2007.
  • Overnight boarding staff.
  • Daytime boarding staff.

Installations and Maintenance Manager

Sydney , NSW
1999.01 - 2002.12
  • Responsible for installing (Tennyson networks SOX PABX phone system), maintaining and training clients and managing staff.
  • Completed partial or full dismantling of equipment to quickly repair or replace defective components and restore functionality.
  • Supervised daily operations, including employee performance, preventive maintenance and safety.
  • Procured pricing information from various vendors to support cost-effective purchasing.
  • Rolled out improved training programs for maintenance employees.
  • Contributed to development, implementation and execution of maintenance programs.
  • Planned scheduled maintenance outages as part of preventive maintenance program.
  • Monitored priorities and liaised between maintenance team and management, delegating tasks to complete on time.
  • Kept track of equipment, inventories and system upgrades in order to prepare and present detailed reports to upper management.
  • Followed all company guidelines regarding safety procedures when out in field.
  • Computerised office activities and maintained customer communications, including data and record tracking correspondences.
  • Trained clients in the use of new phone system.

Classroom Teacher

South Sydney High School
Sydney , NSW
1996.01 - 1999.12
  • Installed, configured, and supported local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN) and Internet system. (1998-9)
  • Identified departmental needs and made suggestions regarding technical direction.
  • Maintained network hardware and software and monitored network to support network availability to end users.
  • Managed system-wide operating system and software deployments.
  • Taught 7 to Yr 12.


Bachelor of Education - Education

University Of Newcastle, Newcastle
01.1992 - 01.1995

Certificate IV - Information Technology

Upskilled, Online Learning
01.2021 - Current


Managing Resources



Various Customer Relations Management

Computer Aided Design

Graphic Design


Google Suite


Microsoft Products



  • Supervised team of 18 staff members.
  • Used Google algorithms to develop student achievement tracking spreadsheets.
  • Used dashboard to display learning gain diagnostics.
  • Managed a school based network and server.
  • Diagnosed and solved technical issues with PABX.


Information Technology


Playing music / singing

Playing soccer

Building / Renovation


Upskilled - Certificate IV, Information Technology
01.2021 - Current
Academic Head of Department - Technology - St Brigid's Catholic College
2017.01 - Current
Academic Head of Department - Technology - Oakhill College
2014.01 - 2016.12
Academic Head of Department - Technology - William Clarke College
2013.01 - 2014.12
Teacher - Barker College
2002.01 - 2012.12
Installations and Maintenance Manager - CTI SOLUTIONS
1999.01 - 2002.12
Classroom Teacher - South Sydney High School
1996.01 - 1999.12
University Of Newcastle - Bachelor of Education, Education
01.1992 - 01.1995
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