August Activity Calendar!

Check out the activities we have planned exclusively for our Lexis students in August!

Joining the activities is a great way to make new friends, practice your English in a social environment , and of course have fun!!

Throughout the month we always have a variety of different activities, with a mix of sports, cooking and craft, so there’s something for everyone!

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We have free Yoga with the wonderful Jimmy every Monday at 2pm in Room 8.

We continue our Coffee Club on Tuesday’s at 2pm; join me for coffee, Tim Tams, games and conversations!

GIL (Guided Individual Learning) runs every day 2-3pm in Room 8 (except Monday’s are in Room 2). Come along to get help with anything from homework to vocabulary to writing your resume.

Teacher Kristy runs a free Guided Meditation on Wednesday morning between 8-8:30am in room 8. (Except for Wednesday 7th)

We continue our friendly Soccer Match with Byron Bay English Language School (BBELS) every second Wednesday at 2:30pm. Meet in front of the school around 2pm and we can all walk down to the soccer field together!

We have a very special event on Friday 16th August.. RSPCA Cupcake day!! Everybody is encouraged to get involved and help raise money for animals in shelters across Australia. Thursday 15th we will bake together in the student kitchen in preparation. It will be a gold coin donation for everyone who would like to enjoy the sweets during the break and after 2pm. We will have prizes available for the group who raises the most money for the charity! We ask that you also provide a plate from home and you are welcome to invite your friends from outside of school. Our goal is to raise at least $300 to help save animals lives! 

On Thursday 22nd we have the activity ‘Pot Plant Painting’. Come and enjoy a relaxing afternoon painting a terracotta pot and planting a seedling to keep!

On Thursday 29th July we have the incredibly talented Mina Sangsari coming back to take another free Hip Hop lesson!

Our last Friday of the month we will have a Beer Tasting afternoon to start the weekend off right!

We also have some fantastic weekend activities happening with Byron Bay Tour Company & Happy Travels!

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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

Jobs! July 31st

If you need help writing your resume you can go to GIL any day between 2-3pm in Room 8 then email to: adminbyron@lexisenglish.com and we can print 10 free copies every day for you 🙂

Jobs

Casual Barista in Byron Bay

A bar/cafe/restaurant in Byron Bay is seeking a casual Barista (up to 35 hours per week) to join our team.

To be considered for this role you should:

  • Be available at least 1 day at weekends
  • Have at least 2 years of experience as a Barista
  • Have Australian work rights

CLICK TO APPLY

Cleaner for a Byron Bay Bed and Breakfast

If you are an enthusiastic, reliable worker with an eye for detail and have previous experience with cleaning in a commercial setting we would love to hear from you!

It would be great to hear what cleaning experience you have. Applicants who elaborate on their skills will be more likely to get the job.

Please make sure you have an Australian Business Number (ABN) and are available to work on weekends.

Our B&B is located just outside of Byron Bay and has 5 bedrooms. The shifts would be allocated on a need-by basis, depending on available work.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

WANTED EXPERIENCED WAITSTAFF/ BAR ALL ROUNDER

Busy restaurant and bar at in Lennox Head seeking experienced casual waitstaff to join our team. We require someone who is a strong all rounder to assist in the management of the front of house with bar experience.

To be successful in this role you must have •

Flexible availability over a 7-day rotating roster, including nights, weekends

A positive attitude, excellent presentation and professional work ethic

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Exceptional customer service skills and & the ability to build rapport with our guests

own transport and living locally in Lennox head, Ballina or Byron bay area.

NSW RSA licence

This is a casual position approximately 15hours a week but will increase over the summer period and school holidays

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Live in House Keeper

Hello. I am looking for a live in house keeper to work together with me cleaning and orgainising my home and garden. 
Mix of cleaning and gardening.The job is 3.5hrs per day monday to friday in exchange for accommodation on our gorgeous organic property in the Byron Bay hinterland. 5 mins from Mullum and 15 mins from Byron until end September 2019. The accommodation is a fully self contained fully furnished with magic views. Electricity and wifi included.

Only awesome hard workers need apply.

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Cleaner part time

The ideal candidate must have:

– At least 1 year working in a similar role

-high standards in sanitation and organisation practices

-ability to lift 20kg

-available part time in the morning 4 days a week

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Cleaners required for an immediate start, to work in Byron Bay.

Contract cleaning position

Please only apply if you are living in the Byron Bay area!!!

If your looking for cleaning work look no further!

Platinum cleaning Byron Bay are seeking 2 people to join the team.
We are housekeeping for some of the most amazing properties in Byron bay.

The rate starts at $27.50 ph and team leader role goes up to $30 for the right person who shows leadership skills and an impeccable eye for detail.

Requirements

This role is on a subcontractor basis so you need to set up with an ABN your own cleaning equipment and a car to move between houses.

The schedule can be flexible to suit your lifestyle, however some weekend work is required.

This is ongoing work ideally suited to local people but willing to offer to students and travelers with experience in housekeeping if you are available for minimum 1 year.

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Experienced waitstaff required

Treehouse Bar on Belongil Byron Bay NSW

Full time

Byron Bay’s most exciting new venue is looking for a range of hospitality professionals to join our opening team. We are offering the opportunity to establish our venue as Byron’s foremost dining experience.

We have multiple casual and full time positions available for the right candidate.

The successful candidate will have:

– Multiple years of comparable hospitality experience

– Experience working in fast paced, fine dining venues

– An impeccable level of customer service and professionalism

– An outgoing and enthusiastic nature

– Passion for delivering a polished but vibrant customer experience

– Ability to demonstrate a high level of product knowledge

– The right to work in Australia

– Full availability, day and night

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Housekeeper- Boutique 5 Star Hotel

Ballina Manor Ballina NSW

Casual/Temporary

Ballina Manor Boutique Hotel, a luxury heritage listed 12 room accommodation venue, is seeking a mature, casual housekeeper to join and support our outstanding housekeeping team on weekends and additional days during peak seasons.Duties include servicing of guest rooms, monitoring and reporting of maintenance issues.

Room Attendants are responsible for conducting cleaning duties in accordance with our standards and providing courteous, professional, efficient and friendly service to our guests.

The role requires attention to detail, has some physical aspects but these are mild and commitment to delivering a high standard.

Applicants must be available to work both Saturday and Sunday, have good communication skills, those applicants with housekeeping experience are preferred but it is not necessary.
If you are interested in joining the team at Ballina Manor and feel that you are suited to this role, please submit a cover letter and resume.
Please note: Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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Housekeeper – Ballina

Discovery Holiday Parks Ballina NSW

About Us

Discovery Parks is Australia’s largest owner operator of holiday and accommodation parks located in more than 60 of Australia’s most desired locations.

The Role

We are looking for a great person to join our Ballina park team as a casual Housekeeper. You will provide housekeeping and cleaning for our various accommodation types including cleaning common areas to ensure the presentation of the property is in accordance with the high standards of our Discovery brand.

The Person

You will be someone able to prioritise your workload to achieve daily outcomes whilst also understanding the bigger picture for the rest of the team. You will bring to the role:

  • Fantastic customer service
  • Proven and demonstrated experience in a commercial housekeeping role
  • A willingness to work with the housekeeping team, but also able to work autonomously
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Flexible attitude to hours, including weekends and on short notice
  • A current valid drivers licence

How to Apply

Discovery what matters – APPLY NOW!

Please visit the careers page on www.discoveryparks.com.au or via the link below.

Prior to an offer of employment being made, candidates must be able to provide a Police Clearance and Working With Children Clearance to disclose any criminal offences or charges.

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Barista/ general cafe duties

For Shaw Coffee East Ballina NSW

Full time

Barista / general cafe duties required for immediate start.

Casual Cook in Byron Bay

A bar in Byron Bay is seeking a casual Cook (up to 25 hours per week) to join our team.

To be considered for this role you should:

  • Be available both days at weekends
  • Have at least 6 months of experience as a Cook
  • Have the right to work in Australia

CLICK TO APPLY

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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

Beach Activities and Surf Lessons! 31st July

Yesterday afternoon’s activity involved perfect waves and warm sunshine down at the beach! Some of our students took a surf lesson with Blake from ‘Lets Go Surfing’ and the rest of us enjoyed a nice walk and some time relaxing!

You can’t beat a glorious winters day in Byron Bay!

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Our surfing students were catching the waves at Belongil Beach. We tried to watch them but they had gone too far down the beach for us walking. Instead we found a nice spot by ‘The Wreck’ and set up a picnic rug. We had our usual coffee club treats (Tim-Tams) and great conversations.

We even had some furry friends come and say hello ❤

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Some of us paddled in the water to cool off after the walk. We also practiced our soccer skills for this weeks game!!

It was a wonderful afternoon! Thank you Naoki, Nanami and Kana for showing great leadership skills and being so kind to our junior students!

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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

Cape Byron Lighthouse Tour! July 29th

It was a stunning day yesterday for a walk up the Lighthouse with our junior students.

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If you look closely in this photo, directly above Himari, you can see the splash of a whale!

Will from The Byron Bay Tour Company was kind enough to drop us at Watego’s beach to start our walk. We had some time to enjoy the waves and play in the sand before starting the journey up the hill.

There was a lot of beautiful scenery and wildlife to enjoy on the way up!

Schuichi was lucky enough to have Daijiro help him as it was a very step walk! 😀

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This photo is taken from the look out at the most Eastern point of Australia!

The view from the top of the lighthouse was beautiful. We were lucky enough to see lots of whales and sail boats out on the horizon. Our students got many beautiful photos.

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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

New Starters! 29th July

A warm welcome to our 17 Japanese junior students and Maria, our General English student joining us at Lexis Byron Bay this week!

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Maria is from Spain. She works as an architect. Her passion is yoga and Pilates. She is a teacher of both and she practices every day. She also loves to walk and swim and enjoy the wild life and nature. She hopes to improve her English to help her communicate with different people and to help her when she travels.

Miho is from Japan. Her hobbies include playing tennis and computer games. In the future she wants to go to university to become a doctor so English is important to be able to speak with foreign patients. She would also like to travel to English speaking countries like America and UK.

Daijiro is from Japan. His hobbies include playing soccer, but he has had an injury and can no longer play.  He still enjoys watching games. In the future he would like to be a chef. He loves eating and cooking and hopes to one day own a traditional Japanese restaurant.

Kota is from Japan. His hobbies include listening to One Direction. His favourite subject is P.E. because he really likes sports. In the future he hopes to be a farmer, for now he is studying about rice to be successful.

Mai is from Japan. Her hobbies include art, especially drawing and she loves animals. She also likes comics including Dragonball Z and Onepiece.  She has always wanted to come to Australia as she has been told by her teachers and friends that it is a great place.

Schuichi is from Japan. He enjoys books and he likes sushi. He has a lot of energy and likes to make people laugh!

Kosuke is from Japan. His favourite sport is baseball. He enjoys playing it as well as watching. He also enjoys comic books. His favourite is ‘My Hero Academy’. He is excited to be in Australia to learn about the culture and nature. He always wants to learn native English. In the future he hopes to work in foreign countries.

Kokoro is from Japan. She has a twin brother. She enjoys playing table tennis, she has played for 6 years! She wants to learn English so she can communicate with people from all over the world and tell them about Japanese culture.

Akane is from Japan. She has 2 beautiful pet birds named Moca and Toto. She enjoys taking pictures of them. She believes English is a very important language and hopes in the future to study animals.

Yu is from Onomichi City in Hiroshima, Japan. There are many temples and the sea is beautiful. He enjoys baseball and supports the Carp team. He would like to learn more about the culture of Australia and in the future hopes to have perfect English.

Sawa is from Japan. Her hobbies include listening to music. Her favourite group is ‘TWICE’. She hopes to one day be a junior high school teacher because she likes English and has had very nice teachers in the past.

Moeka is from Japan. Her hobbies include drawing pictures and oil painting. She is looking forward to seeing the nature in Australia and hopes to draw many pictures of it. She hopes in her future to become an artist. She would like to talk to many people from all over the world.

Himari is from Ehime, Japan. She now lives in Hiroshima.  Her hobbies include playing violin. She is very happy to be in Australia and hopes to improve her English.

Suzuka is from Japan. Her hobbies include playing violin. She also enjoys making sweets and watching baseball. She is interested in Australian culture, history and nature. She hopes to improve her English so in the future she can live in interesting countries.

Nakamoto is from Japan. He enjoys listening to music and playing tennis. He enjoys inventing things that make people smile 🙂 He hopes to make friends while he is here and improve his English.

Yuna is from Japan. She enjoys playing and listening to music. She plays the drums, the trumpet and the Japanese harp ‘Koto’. She wants to improve her English to be able to communicate with people from other countries.

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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

 

 

Crepe Making Competition! July 25th

Thursday afternoon we had our Crepe Making Competition in the student kitchen!

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We split into groups and made our own crepe mixture following the recipe provided.

We then took turns making our own crepes.

We had a range of delicious toppings to decorate. The competition was judged on overall appearance and creativity!

They all looked fabulous and tasted even better!!

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Well done to Christina and Nico who won this months competition!!

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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! July 26th

Congratulations and farewell to our 5 wonderful students graduating from Lexis Byron Bay!

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Marisa, from Germany, graduates from Michelle’s Upper Intermediate class. You are a highly motivated student and you have worked really well with other students. You have attained a very high level of English and you should be very proud of your achievements. Have fun in the police academy and keep arresting the bad guys 😉

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Louise, from Belgium, graduates from Michelle’s Upper Intermediate class. It is such a shame you are only here for 6 weeks. You have been such a wonderful student! You have interacted well with all of your classmates and have become more accurate when you speak. We have all enjoyed getting to know you and wish you all the best for your next adventure. ❤

Benedetta, from Italy graduates, from Michelle’s Upper Intermediate class. You have been a diligent worker and have improved your English a lot since you have been at Lexis. We will miss your happy face around school and hope you come back and visit in the future. All the best Benny 😀

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Ai, from Japan, graduates from Michelle’s Upper-Intermediate class. What an English journey you have had! From your first day in Intermediate to now, you’ve continued to have a passion to learn and you’ve come such a long way!! You should be very proud of what you have achieved! You have made many friends and will be missed. Good luck on your next adventure! ❤

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Lucas, from Brazil, graduates from Josie’s Pre-Intermediate class. You have made a great effort to improve your English and you have been an excellent student. You have a really friendly and warm personality and we have all loved having you as a student. I hope you continue to speak English in the future, good luck. 🙂

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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.