Surfing! 28th March

On Tuesday Yuna, Yoko, Sandra, Sayaka, Celine, Christian and Maika enjoyed a 1 hour surf lesson with Let’s Go Surfing!

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The weather was beautiful and the waves were perfect for beginners!

This 1 hour lesson is great way for our students to give surfing a try! We’ll be doing another next month for anyone else who’d like to give it a go 🙂

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You can also book 3 hour lessons (2 hours in the water) for $50 through me or discounted packages if you’d like to do a few lessons!

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Byron Bay is an amazing place for surfing; stunning location, good waves and the chance of seeing dolphins, so I’d highly recommend it to everyone!

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Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing or Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

It’s the Weekend! 31st March – 2nd April

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WEATHER

Weekend Weather

 

SURF

Weekend Surf

 

GIGS

FRIDAY

GREAT NORTHERN HOTEL, BYRON URTHBOY, JOYRIDE, ALICE IVY

RAILWAY HOTEL, BYRON 7PM KELLIE KNIGHT & THE DAZE

BEACH HOTEL, BYRON 5PM DU’EAST 9PM FAT ALBERT

BYRON BREWERY 7PM SOUL SISTER SOUND SYSTEM

BYRON THEATRE 7PM TIM ROGERS

STICKY WICKET, BYRON 9PM DJ KYLE WALKER 9.30PM BIGGY P

WOODY’S SURF SHACK, BYRON 9PM SQUEAK LEMAIRE

TREEHOUSE, BELONGIL 7.30PM CHRISTIAN PATEY

SUN BISTRO, SUNRISE 5PM FRISCO

PIZZA PARADISO, SUFFOLK PARK 7PM STEVE BANKS & MARK JELFS

BANGALOW BOWLO 7PM BART STENHOUSE & SUROJATO ROY

BANGALOW HOTEL 7.30PM JEZ MEAD & THE GOLDEN MILE

 

SATURDAY

GREAT NORTHERN HOTEL, BYRON GUY SEBASTIAN

RAILWAY HOTEL, BYRON 7PM JUKE JOINT WAY

BEACH HOTEL, BYRON 9PM TOM & JARRY DJS

MAIN BEACH PARK, BYRON 11AM BYRON HARMONY DAY WITH ADARSHA, SHAKUHACHI, YUMIKO SUZUKI, MICOTUSUKI SHIVAMOON

BYRON ARTISAN MARKET 5PM JESSE MORRIS BAND

BYRON BAY HIGH SCHOOL PERFORMING ARTS SPACE 7PM CELESTIAL GATES OF MOTHER EARTH WITH JAVANESE DANCE PERFORMANCE BEDOYO PAGER BUMI

BYRON BREWERY 7PM TOM DIBB TRIO

BYRON THEATRE 8PM BANDALUZIA FLAMENCO WITH NAIKE PONCE

STICKY WICKET, BYRON 9PM FUTURE FAKTORI DJ 9.30PM LUKE MORRIS

WOODY’S SURF SHACK, BYRON 9PM DJ NERY

TREEHOUSE, BELONGIL 7.30PM ALOHA BABY

PIZZA PARADISO, SUFFOLK PARK 7PM THE DETECTIVES

BROKEN HEAD HEADLAND 7PM BYRON BEACH TRANCE MANTRA DANCE EXPERIENCE WITH MOONFIRE

BANGALOW HOTEL 7.30PM BIGGY P

BANGALOW BOWLO 8PM GUILTY PLEASURES CABARET & BURLESQUE

 

SUNDAY

GREAT NORTHERN HOTEL, BYRON JESSE PUMPHREY

RAILWAY HOTEL, BYRON 7PM THE SHOOFLYS

BEACH HOTEL, BYRON 4.30PM LIVING IN THE 70S 8PM DJ LONGTIME

BYRON BREWERY 2PM THE SWAMPS

BYRON GOLF CLUB 4PM ROD MURRAY DUO

BYRON THEATRE 7.30PM STONES IN HIS POCKETS

TREEHOUSE, BELONGIL 2.30PM DJ SESSION

SUN BISTRO, SUNRISE 5PM GREG PETERSON

 

PIGHOUSE FLICKS @ BYRON BREWERY

Friday 31st Mar

Moonlight12:45pm
Manchester by the Sea3:10pm
Logan5:50pm
T2 Trainspotting8:30pm

Saturday 1st Apr

T2 Trainspotting11:00am
Manchester by the Sea1:20pm
Lion4:00pm
Moonlight6:15pm
Logan8:30pm

Sunday 2nd Apr

Moonlight10:30am
Logan12:45pm
Manchester by the Sea3:30pm
Lion6:15pm
T2 Trainspotting8:30pm

 

MARKETS

Friday

Mullumbimby Farmers Market

Saturday

Bangalow Farmers Market

Brunswick Heads Markets

Lismore Farmers Market

Blue Knob Farmers Market

Sunday

Pottsville Beach Markets

Lismore Car Boot Market

 

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Jobs! 29th March

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HOSPITALITY

BARISTA

We’re after a superstar club & cafe supervisor to step in and join the team at Byron Bay Tennis Club. The role would suit someone looking for something a little out of the ordinary hospitality role, with responsibilities including admin and reception duties for the tennis club when required. We’ve got some of the best coffee in town so it is vital you have experience making high grade coffee! Duties & Responsibilities: – making coffee. – food preparation. – ordering. – basic tennis admin/reception. – opening & closing premises. – cash handling & reconciliation. – maintaining cafe & site cleanliness. The successful applicant will: – have at lease 2+ years barista experience. – experienced in food prep. – be able to work unsupervised in an autonomous role. – be great at multi-tasking. – be computer literate. – have excellent communication skills. Hours will be between 10 – 20 and include weekends and split shifts. Drop into the cafe between 8 – 12 am Monday – Friday to have a chat or email resumes to abatestennis@gmail.com

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WAITSTAFF 

The Italian Diner in Bangalow is looking for EXPERIENCED floor staff for their busy restaurant. Shifts will mostly be weekends, including Friday and Saturday nights. Would suit someone as a second job or a student looking for some extra cash. Must have: – EXPERIENCE. – RSA. – Own transport. Please send CV to info@theitaliandiner.com.au

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BARISTA

Barista with waiting experience required for Byron Bay’s first vegan restaurant! The Beet Vegan Restaurant Byron Bay is currently seeking a barista who also has experience in waiting tables. We are seeking someone who can: – enjoy themselves whilst remaining professional. – produce delicious coffees and hot drinks. – clean and maintain the coffee machine. – provide a high level of service both from behind the counter, and at the table. – come to work with a positive can-do attitude. – work weekends and nights where required. – operate an electronic POS system. – RSA certified. – cocktail knowledge desired. – a knowledge of vegan cuisine desired. We offer a very competitive wage and a cruelty-free working environment.Please send CV and cover letter to anthony@thebeet.com.au . TFN required

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COOK/ CHEF

Byron Bay newly opened Café requires an breakfast cook to become a valuable part of our teamwork asap.The café sits around 50 people. The suitable person will have a good knowledge and experience of cooking breakfast, be able to read and speak English, and be able to work, move and think quickly. You will need to have: l Punctual and Stable l Ability to excel under pressure l A commitment to providing good quality food and exceptional service l Strong work ethic and well organised l Both in house, and ongoing training will be provided. This position is initially part time. Working hour 20-30hrs/week. Apply for this position by sending your CV to the email address provided. fc@thejwfc.net or contact 0452520519 You will be asked the following questions when you apply: l Are you eligible to work in Australia? l How many years experience do you have in a similar role? l What is the post code of the suburb or town you live in? l When are you available to start?

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COCKTAIL BARTENDER

Miss Margarita Byron Bay is seeking experienced Cocktail Bartenders to join our team. This role will suit somebody who is looking to work making mostly cocktails in a busy and fast paced environment. The ideal candidate will have: – At least with at least 2/3 years working with cocktails. -Good knowledge of all classic cocktails. -Experience working in fast paced venues. -Discipline and high standards behind the bar. -Available nights and weekends. In return: – 25 hours + per week. -Mixture of day and night shifts for the right candidate. -Variety of shifts for those interested on working the restaurant floor also. -Fun & lively working environment. – Potential to work across two different venues. Please send all resume’s to simon.oxley@misscuisine.com.au. Trials can be organised as soon as possible as this position is for immediate start!

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KITCHEN HAND

Kitchen hand at commercial food production. We are looking for like minded people to join us at Extraordinary Foods. We are making Kale Chips, and other extremely healthy (and tasty) snacks. Our goal is to make healthy food tasty and vice versa to inspire people to follow healthier lifestyle. We need somebody who will be able to learn our process and methodology, and be responsible for preparing batches of our healthy products. Attention to detail is vital. We care about the details and so should you, if you decide to join us. We’d really like to work with someone for a long period of time. So if you are looking for a short term position you should probably keep looking. Details: – 4 days per week average , 7-8 hours a day. – We are located in Byron Arts & Industry Estate. – It is really important to work fast and stay focused.-  If you like healthy food, but don’t have formal cooking experience, that’s ok. – Ability to not to get bored and stay concentrated while doing monotonous work. – Reasonable pay (We are very small company just started)/ possibility of growth. Please send a short story about yourself and your experience with healthy food and your CV to: giulia@extraordinaryfoods.com.au.

 

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WAITSTAFF

For busy Chinese restaurant in Bangalow. Must be able to work weekends, Friday, Saturday dinner, experienced & fast. Phone 66872382

 

GRILL CHEF

Roughly 20 hrs pw. Weekends & nights. Little Red Chilli. 66853522

 

EXPERIENCED COCKTAIL BARTENDER & EXPERIENCED FLOOR STAFF

Italian at the Pacific. Minimum 2 years experience. Must have NSW RSA. Email CV to sarah@italianatthepacific.com.au

 

 

ALL OTHER WORK!

PART TIME GARDENER

Experienced gardener required 1 – 2 days per week. Areas of expertise must include: herb gardens, fruit trees and supervising a small team of staff. Please email your resume to operations@byronyoga.com and include a list of references.

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CLEANER

Cleaner, female, needed, aged 30 to 50, for long term, permanent casual cleaning in luxury bed and breakfast, must be local and have an eye for detail, 3 days per week, Wed, Thurs, Fri and Sat, 10.30 to 1.30, $22p/h,own transport needed.

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TRAVEL CONSULTANT

Greyhound Wicked Travel are hiring in Byron! The pay rate $24 per hour on weekdays and $39 on weekends.We have a great bonus structure and free trips on offer for those who meet sales targets. We also offer sponsorship visa’s to those who excel in the company if they wish to stay long term. What do you need to apply? (These are preferred but not essential): – 3+ months left on working holiday visa. – Must be fluent in English speaking, reading & writing. – Experience in Sales, Promotion, fundraising, marketing, recruitment. – East Coast experience is a bonus (Fraser Island, Whitsundays, Skydive, Barrier Reef). – A positive, can-do attitude & the ability to work well as part of a team. When, Where & How? Trials are currently being held THIS WEEK in store -Apply Now! Please TEXT your Name/Nationality + WHY you think you will be perfect for the job to 0466248535 and i will call you to arrange an in-store interview; Matthew.

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FRONT DESK BOOKING AGENT

WE ARE LOOKING FOR A PERSON WHO CAN DO BOOKINGS FOR AIR B&B,STAYZ AND UNDERSTANDS THE CONCEPT OF BOOKINGS IF YOU HAVE DONE THIS KIND OF JOB BEFORE PLEASE GIVE ME A CALL 0400763799

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TRAVEL CONSULTANT

We are seeking travel superstars – Travel Consultants to join our vibrant Reservations Team and sell bucket-list travel packages to our loyal customer base. This is a unique opportunity to join Australia’s fastest growing travel company in beautiful Byron Bay, NSW. Key Tasks: – Answer a high volume of inbound phone calls. – Respond to a high volume of inbound emails and live chat messages. – Provide accurate information and develop strong product knowledge. – Process reservations and travel documentation. – Confidently convert enquiries to sales. – Assist customers to navigate our website. – Process payments. – Complaint handling and conflict resolution. Required Skills: – Exceptional phone manner. – Professional written communication skills. – Strong procedural focus. – Problem solver. – Strong service orientation. – Motivated, reliable and conscientious. – Sense of urgency and ability to work under pressure. – Extensive customer service experience. – Administration & attention to detail. Desired Skills: – Recent retail travel agency experience including GDS use. – Background in and knowledge of the Australian Travel Industry including  key destinations and seasonality. – Strong airfare and cruise product knowledge. – Call centre experience. This is a 5 day per week position on a rotating 7-day roster, with evening and weekend work required. NOTE: Only candidates successful for interview will be contacted.

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Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing or Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

 

Sushi Making! 23rd March

Last Thursday myself and the students made sushi!

It was my first time making sushi but luckily I had lots of helpful students on hand to show me how it’s done 🙂

For some of the students it was their first time also, but quite a few of them had made sushi together in their lesson the week before!

Waiting for the rice to be ready took some patience but we then got onto the fun part! Picking from tuna, salmon, carrot, avocado and cucumber we then rolled our sushi 🙂

The result was delicious and there was plenty to go around!

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End of Course BBQ! 24th March

Last Friday we had our End of Course BBQ 🙂

Naomi and I cooked up and served sausages to our 100 hungry students!

While Nil, Raphael and Tito served up drinks, provided music and took the pictures for the blog! Thanks guys (even though most of the pictures were just of you!)

Great way to end the week and end of course! 🙂

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

Graduation! 17th March

Congratulations to our twelve students who graduated from Lexis Byron Bay last week!

Kristy

Alexandra is from Switzerland and graduates from Kristy’s Pre-Intermediate class and private tuition. She has been a great student who studied hard and asked intelligent questions. She participated fully in class and out of class activities and interacted well with other students. Good luck in Shanghai, you will be missed!

Misaki is from Japan and graduates from Kristy’s Pre-Intermediate class. She was an excellent student who always did extra work and tried hard with her studies. Her English improved in all areas in her 9 weeks with us here at Lexis and she should be particularly proud of her efforts with pronunciation. We hope you enjoy your time at Lexis Brisbane, come back and visit soon!

Karla is from Brazil and graduates from Kristy’s Pre-Intermediate class. She has been a joy to teach and was always very helpful and kind to her classmates. Her English has improved in all areas and she graduated at an Intermediate level. We wish you the very best for the future!

Raph

Raphael is from France and graduates from Claudia’s Upper Intermediate class. It has been such a pleasure having him here at Lexis. He participated amazingly in and out of class activities and was always friendly and welcoming to other students. He will be greatly missed but we wish him well with his farm work and look forward to seeing him again in June!

Anji

Simone is from Italy and graduates from Ellie and Anji’s IELTs class. He has been a pleasure to have in the class and his humour and lively contribution to class discussions will be missed. He’s worked hard and participated enthusiastically in all activities. Best wishes for the future Simone!

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Kana is from Japan and graduates from Mel and Adrienne’s Intermediate class. She was a fantastic student who participated well in all activities. We hope you enjoyed your 13 weeks with us here at Lexis Byron Bay and wish you all the best for the future!

Corinne is from Switzerland and graduates from Mel and Adrienne’s Intermediate class. Her English has improved a great deal in her 6 months here at Lexis. She had a great attitude to learning and asked thoughtful questions. She always had something positive to say and participated well with her classmates. Good luck for the future Corinne!

Nicolas is from Switzerland and graduates from Mel and Adrienne’s Intermediate class. It has been an absolute pleasure to have him here at Lexis, we will miss his lovely nature and good humour. His English skills have improved a great deal in his 11 weeks here and he graduates with an A. We wish you the very best for the future!

Carine is from Switzerland and graduates from Mel and Adrienne’s Intermediate class. Her English has improved a great deal in her 12 weeks at Lexis, particularly her grammar. She was always quick to answer questions and participate in class; her input was valuable and allowed other students to feel comfortable to speak too. Enjoy your travels!

Georgie

Junko is from Japan and graduates from Georgie’s Elementary class.  She has worked hard over her 12 weeks here at Lexis and her English has improved so much! She is a focused, intelligent student and always participated well in class. We wish you the very best for the rest of your time in Australia!

Luke (Kyoung Joo) is from Korea and graduates from Georgie’s Elementary class. He has been a wonderful student who always focused and participated well with his classmates. His English has improved fantastically in his 12 weeks at Lexis. Good luck with your travels and future studies!

Michelle

Saki is from Japan and graduates from Michelle’s Pre-Intermediate class. She has been a joy to have at Lexis, a great student and lovely person. She studied hard and learnt quickly. Her grammar and speaking confidence have all improved in her 11 weeks here. We wish you all the best for the future!

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

Coffee Club! 22nd March!

At last weeks Coffee Club myself, Andrea, Pol, Nil and Svenja played quite possibly the longest game of Uno in history!

We all had different ideas of how Uno should be played, which created a small bit of conflict but we got through it 🙂

Here’s the link to the official Uno rules for those of you who doubted me (all of you! haha).  http://www.unorules.com/

After over an hour of playing and us each getting down to Uno numerous times, Nil walked away as the winner!!

Next time we can play the Swiss and/or Spanish rules to speed the game up!

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing or Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.