New Starters! 4 December

Welcome to our five new students joining us today at Lexis Byron Bay!

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Veronica is from Mallorca, Spain. She is an accountant for a tourism company and also manages their relationships with suppliers. She is wanting to improve her English so she is able to liaise with travel providers in other countries and further her career. She is really looking forward to getting the most from her 3 weeks here with us before flying home on Christmas day!

Julia is from Bern, the capital of Switzerland. She works there in a hospital, which she enjoys very much as she likes helping others. Her hobbies include walking, yoga and wakeboarding. She decided to come to Australia for her English studies as a friend told her how beautiful it is here and she loves the relaxed lifestyle!

Dano is from the German speaking part of Switzerland. He has been playing rugby since he was 5 and plays for two teams, including the under 20’s national team for Switzerland!  He worked for the finance team of a hotel before completing 430 days for the military. He wants to join the Police and for this reason is here to improve his English. He chose Byron Bay for his studies because of recommendations from friends!

Katja is from Germany. Her hobbies include gymnastics and meeting up with friends. She is a physiotherapist and works in a the neurology department of a hospital. She will study with us at Lexis Byron for 11 weeks before traveling the East Coast of Australia!

Melanie is from the German speaking part of Switzerland. Her hobbies include going to the gym, reading, meeting friends and going to the cinema. She worked for the Canton of Aargau prosecution office after finishing her studies in Economics, but quit to come here and study English before travelling Australia and New Zealand!

 

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

Graduation! 1st December

Congratulations and farewell to our eleven students graduating from Lexis Byron Bay today!

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Fuen (far right). Gabriela, Choi and Esther were all off today (probably enjoying the beach!) so Heitor and Rafael accepted their certificates on their behalf!

Gabriela, from Brazil, graduates from our IELTS class. Her teacher’s Julia and Elizabeth say it’s been an absolute pleasure having her in class . Gabriela always has a positive outlook and plays an active part in class discussions. We all wish you the very best for the future!

Fuen, from Spain, graduates from Julia and Elizabeth’s IELTS class. Her teachers say she is an enthusiastic student with great knowledge of English. They also said she always asked interesting questions and participated well in class discussions. We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Byron!

Esther, from Spain, graduates from our IELTS class. Her teachers says she has worked really hard and participated enthusiastically in all class activities. We will all miss your smile and your class will especially miss the laughter you bring to the lessons! Best of luck for the future Esther, it was lovely to meet you!

Choi, from Korea, graduates from our IELTS class. He has been a lively and entertaining presence at Lexis and we will all miss him very much! We hope you enjoyed your 16 weeks here with us and wish you the very best for the future!

 

Yuka, from Japan, graduates from our Upper Intermediate class with an A! Well done Yuka! Her teacher Claudia says it’s been really lovely to have her in class. She has put in a great deal of effort over the past 12 weeks and should be very proud of her hard work! We wish you all the best for the future!

Isabel, from Germany, graduates from Claudia’s Upper Intermediate class. We are so glad after enjoying your first enrolment so much you decided to come back to Lexis again, it has been a real pleasure having you here! You have put a lot of effort into all of your studies and made great contributions to class! Good luck for the future Isabel!

Alfredo, from Spain, graduates from Harriett and Serena’s Pre-Intermediate class. It has been such a pleasure having you here, you are always so friendly and positive! Your class will miss your energy and enthusiasm, but we are very pleased you’ll be coming back to us in January to further your English even more! Enjoy your break and we look forward to seeing you in the New Year!

Byran, from Switzerland, graduates from our Pre-Intermediate class. His English has improved a great deal in all areas over his 16 weeks with us here at Lexis! He was the youngest in his class, at just 16, but interacted well with all his classmates and participated well in all activities! We hope you enjoyed your time in Byron practicing your English and surfing!

Linda, from Italy, graduates from our Pre-Intermediate class. His teacher Harriett described her as an enthusiastic learner who was always polite and respectful. She had a great attitude to learning and everyone loved having her in class! We hope you enjoyed your 12 weeks here with us at Lexis and wish you the very best for your future plans!

Alejandro, from Spain, graduates from Harriett and Serena’s Pre-Intermediate class. His teachers have really enjoyed having his fun energy in class! His English has improved immensely in his 8 weeks at Lexis, especially his speaking. We hope you enjoy your break and look forward to seeing you for your next enrolment in the new year!

 

Kathleen Yuka

Yuka (Yama), from Japan, graduates from our Intermediate class. Her teacher Kathleen says it has been a delight to have her in class for several reasons; she worked very hard, asked intelligent questions and interacted really well with all the other students! The whole class will miss her wonderful sense of humour! Congratulations on graduating with your A grade!

 

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

 

 

 

November in Photos!

BEER TASTING!

 

VOLLEYBALL!

 

SMOOTHIE CLUB!

 

TABLE TENNIS!

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November’s Champion – Brice!

 

VEGAN COOKING!

SWEET EXCHANGE!

 

JEWELLERY MAKING!

 

SOCCER!

 

BEACH PICNIC!

 

BREAKFAST CLUB!

 

CIDER TASTING!

 

END OF CAMBRIDGE BBQ!

 

SKATEBOARDING!

 

PIZZA AND GAMES!

 

COFFEE CLUB!

 

31 NEW STARTERS!

 

31 GRADUATES!

 

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

BWT December Weekend Activities!

Backpacker World Travel (BWT) have another month of brilliant weekend activities planned for our Lexis students this month!!!

December BWT

 

All of the above trips and more can be booked with the BWT team! They are here at Lexis every Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 12 and 3pm!

 

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

December Activities Calendar!

December’s activity calendar is here!! 🙂 🙂

December Calendar

All activities, except surfing and BWT weekend trips, are FREE and exclusive to our Lexis students!

We start the month with Wine and Cheese Tasting! This will be at 5.30pm in front of school so both our morning and afternoon students can enjoy together!

On the 5th we have Smoothie Club at 11am, where we’ll make some delicious smoothies from fresh fruit, and Coffee Club at 2pm, where we’ll enjoy coffee, Tim Tams and conversations! On the 12th we will have Coffee Club for both morning and afternoon students (11am and 2pm)!

Free Body Board and wetsuit hire will be provided by Let’s Go Surfing on the 6th!

On the 7th we have Tie Dying at 11am and 2pm; bring your own white garment. or purchase a top from us for a small fee, to cover in colourful patterns! A great Byron Bay souvenir!

For sports we have Soccer on the 8th and Volleyball on the 15th (11am and 2pm); both will either be in the garden or at the beach, depending on weather and numbers!

Our monthly Table Tennis Tournament will be on the 13th; at 11am and 2pm in the student lounge.

There will be a special 1 hour Surf Lesson for just $20 with Let’s Go Surfing on the 14th. Pick up times from school will be 10am and 3pm. Come see me in reception if you’d like to book this!

With it being Christmas we have some fun festive activities planned for the week before! Starting with a Christmas themed Coffee Club on the 19th, followed by Christmas Cooking on the 20th and Christmas Decoration Making on the 21st!!

On the 22nd we will be having a Traditional Food Fair & Trivia! Everyone is encouraged to bring in a traditional food dish from their home country! You will then be able to help yourself to as much food as you like by giving a gold coin donation; this money will then be split between two charities (much like the Sweet Exchange we did this month!). More details to follow!

We have Yoga every Monday at 11am and 2pm in Room 8.

Job Club is every Wednesday in Room 8 (with GIL). Myself or a teacher will be able to help you write resumes/cover letters, look for jobs, apply for TFN’s and give you advice on gaining your RSA or Barista license!

GIL (Guided Individual Learning) runs every day from 12-1pm and 2-3pm in Room 8 (Room 7 on Mondays). Come along to get help with anything from homework to vocabulary to writing your resume.

We will also continue to enjoy our Student Nights at Cheeky Monkeys every Tuesday night – meet at BWT @ 8pm first to get your drinks, food and fun!

Lastly, don’t forget that you can book your 2-hour surf lessons with us anytime at Reception for just $50!

  Have a brilliant month! 🙂

 

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

Its the weekend !! 1st- 3rd December

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Weather 

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Surf

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Gigs

 

Friday 1st December

 GREAT NORTHERN, BYRON TAY OSKEE
THE RAILS, BYRON 7PM GOODRICH
BYRON BAY BREWERY 7.30PM THIS IS LIVING
BYRON THEATRE MULLUMBIMBY’S MAGIC
STICKY WICKET, BYRON 9PM DJ KYLE WALKER 9.30PM BIGGY P

WOODY’S SURF SHACK,BYRON 9PM LIVE MUSIC BYRON ARTISAN MARKET 4PM CHEYNNE MURPHY

PIZZA PARADISO, SUFFOLK PARK 6.30PM YOYO TUKI

Saturday 2nd December

HOTEL GREAT NORTHERN, BYRON 9PM CROCODYLUS,
THE RAILS, BYRON 7PM SWAMPS RUMINATORS, ISRAELI CHICKS, LIQUID FACE
BYRON BAY BREWERY 7.30PM BLUE CHILD COLLECTIVE
BYRON ARTISAN MARKET 4PM CHEYNNE MURPHY
BYRON COMMUNITY MARKET SUNDAY 9AM TIM STOKES & THE COASTAL FOLK, RAKU O’GAIA, MARKHEAZLETT AND MARK RIDOUT & THE RHYTHM
BYRON THEATRE 1PM YERMA, 7PM HEROIN TOWN
STICKY WICKET, BYRON 9PM – 3AM LOCAL DJS 9.30PM OOZ
THE SUN, BYRON OOZ

WOODY’S SURF SHACK, BYRON 9PM DJ NERY

PIZZA PARADISO, SUFFOLK PARK 6.30PM ADAM HARPA

Sunday 3rd December 

RAILS HOTEL BYRON 2PM WRITERS AT THE RAILS W
PETER WILLEY 7PM JAX HASE
BEACH HOTEL, BYRON 4.30PM SUPERCHEEZE
MIDDLE PUB, MULLUMBIMBY 3PM JAM
POINCIANA, MULLUMBIMBY 11AM SUNDAZE WITH RESIDENT DJ
LENNOX HOTEL 2.30PM JOSH LEE HAMILTON 5,30

MARKETS

Friday

Mullum Farmers Market

 

Saturday

Byron Artisan Night Market

Bangalow Farmers Market

Lismore Farmers Market

Blue Knob Farmers Market

Sunday

Nimbin Markets

 

Friday 1st Dec

Suburbicon2:00pm
Three Summers4:00pm
Loving Vincent6:00pm
THOR: RAGNAROK8:00pm

Saturday 2nd Dec

Three Summers12:00pm
Loving Vincent2:00pm
Daddy’s Home 24:00pm
Suburbicon6:00pm
Loving Vincent8:00pm

Sunday 3rd Dec

Loving Vincent12:00pm
Daddy’s Home 22:00pm
Three Summers4:00pm
Loving Vincent6:00pm
Blade Runner 20498:00pm

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Jobs Jobs Jobs !! 29th November

HOSPITALITY / CHEF

Waitress

CHEF / BARISTA/ KITCHENHAND
CASUAL POSITIONS
Applicants need to be
enthusiastic, hardworking and available for weekend work.
Email your cover letter and CV
empiremullum@gmail.com

SEEKING FULL TIME & CASUAL CHEFS
St. Elmo Restaurant in Byron Bay are looking
to hire a full time Chef de Partie, as well as casual
chefs.
Applicants must have relevant experience, be
passionate about cooking, be a team player and
have a good work ethic. If interested, please email
your CV and contact details through to chef@stelmodining.com

EXPERIENCED BREAKFAST COOK

for busy cafe at Brunswick Heads. Min 20
hours includes weekends. Send resume
theterracecafebruns@gmail.com

EXPERIENCED CHEF/COOK

very busy Bangalow restaurant. Must be avail
weekends & nights. Long-term position.
Phone Jen 0438574714

Looking for an experienced restaurant manager

Busy Byron restaurant & bar.

Min. of 2 years management exp in a 100 pax of more venue.

Must be competent cocktail maker, a great server & understand how to manage a fast paced venue. Must have created internal systems & be able to demonstrate management of them. Must have experience of running large functions, managing bookings and managing a dynamic roster. Must understand banking, cashiering & till systems.

Great communication skills both written and verbal are important as is diplomacy & ability to work within a team.

CLICK TO APPLY 

Senior Kitchen Worker or Supervisor

We are making Kale Chips, and other extremely healthy (and tasty) snacks.
Our goal is to make healthy food tasty and vice versa and thus to inspire people to follow healthier lifestyle.
We are looking for senior kitchen worker or kitchen supervisor who will be able to learn our process and methodology, and be responsible for preparing batches of our healthy products.

Attention to details is vital. We care about the details and so should you, if you decide to join us.

Details:

— Part time permanent position
— 3-4 days per week, 7-8 hours a day.
— If you like healthy food and have any managing experience, but don’t have formal cooking experience, that’s ok.— We are located in Byron Arts & Industry Estate.— It is really important to work fast and stay focused
— Ability to not get bored and stay concentrated while doing monotonous work is important.
Please send a short story about yourself and your experience with healthy food and your CV to: olga@extraordinaryfoods.com.au

CLICK TO APPLY 

Experienced Cook/Chef

Experienced cook/chef

Busy Byron Bay venue

$55k FT perm job

Must have grill/pass/prep exp

min 2 yrs commercial experience

weekend/nights

happy, reliable, good English

email resume to: katerina@missmargarita.com.au

CLICK TO APPLY 

Chef

AJ – The Hideout Cafe – Byron Bay NSW

FULL TIME CHEF REQUIRED

The Hideout Cafe in Byron Bay is looking for a full time chef to join our team.

Ideally you will have a minimum of 2 years experience in a busy kitchen environment.

Must be experienced in breakfast and lunch menu.

Attractive hourly rates plus Superannuation depending on experience.

As part of the team, you will have daily meals, juice and coffee included.

Come in for a chat if you live locally or

Please send your resume to barikzai@hotmail.com

Or call 0413734350

 

CHEFS

Elements of Byron

Casual/Temporary

We are looking for talented and experienced Chefs to display their passion in a world-class resort which has become a destination in Byron Bay since opening in 2016. With the recent addition of 100 new villas, our dining and beverage facilities have also expanded to meet the demand. It’s an exciting time to join our kitchen team.

Elements of Byron offers a high quality dining experience with a strong emphasis on fabulous, fresh produce from the local area. You will have the opportunity to work with the latest equipment in a modern kitchen where we offer career progression and great training.

CLICK TO APPLY 

CLEANING 

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Cleaning 

The owners of a local business working between Bungalow and Byron.
Duties include house cleaning, laundry, general house maintenance, cooking, running errands & calendar management. Must have had prior experience in a similar role.
Experience preparing organic and vegetarian meals a bonus. Must have a car and licence. Send CV to: kendall@fashioncollective.net.au 4hrs a day x 5 days a week.
$25-30ph.

 

 

EVERYTHING ELSE

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Office Administration

Energy & Communication –

Energy and Communication are seeking a new Office Administrator

Energy and Communication are currently seeking an experienced office administrator who is used to the day to day life of a busy office environment. We are a medium sized renewable energy company who operate out of Byron Bay and Newcastle who construct solar installations all over Australia. Through years of experience in the electrical and renewable energy sector we have grown to 50 staff in 3 years and now manage 2 offices/warehouses with plans to open a third very soon.

Experience Required

  • Telephone and Customer Service skills
  • Scheduling
  • Computer Skills (google sheets, google calender, excel, word)
  • Organising Employees and Contractors

 

For the fastest response please email Quinton at quinton@energyandcommunication.com

Only successful applicant’s will be contacted.

CLICK TO APPLY

Warehouse Store person – Horizon Foods 

Warehouse / Store person/ MR Driver Full Time

Byron Bays leading Wholefoods Wholesale Distributor est 24 years, requires an experienced warehouse leader;

  • Mon -Fri 7:30am to 4:30pm
  • Receiving, checking and storage of stock
  • Co ordinating stock picking schedules
  • Stock control
  • Strong Work Ethic / Team Player
  • Physically fit
  • Flexible with duties
  • Attention to detail
  • Work well in a small team
  • LF Forklift license is a MUST!
  • Preference to have MR truck license for occasional delivery

Be part of our growing company and secure yourself a long term position in Byron Bay.

CLICK TO APPLY 

Leisure Travel Consultant / Customer Service – TripADeal

With a rapidly expanding Flights Team, PhoneAFlight (a sister company of TripADeal) is seeking an experienced Leisure Travel Consultant to handle phone, email and face-to-face enquiries, quickly finding the lowest available airfares for our clients and creating customised packages as required.

The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years experience working with a GDS, preferably Sabre. A comprehensive understanding of fares, GDS search methods, ticketing requirements, airline scheduling and flight routes is essential.

This is a full time position. Offering a competitive salary and great company culture. Not to mention the FREE gym membership and discounted travel opportunities.

CLICK TO APPLY 

Sales Consultant

Harcourts Northern Rivers –

Opportunities for Experienced Sales Agents

to join the most progressive agency in the Northern Rivers.

Most prominent Locations in both Ballina & Byron Bay.

Take your career to the next level!

Call Steve Leslie 0413 833 077

steve.leslie@harcourts.com.au

 

MASSAGE THERAPIST

Healing Centre in Byron is seeking experienced female
massage therapist part-time. 0449772166

CARER NEEDED URGENTLY

suit Jobsearch recipient. Cent’link Carer

Pension/Paym’t. jatara@hotmail.com.au

 

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.