Make a Dream Catcher – Round Two! December 4th

Yesterday afternoon’s activity was Making a Dream Catcher!

It was a nice balmy afternoon so we thought it best to use the communal tables outside and with so many students it was perfect!

We used a woven wire to create our hoop. Then we wrapped the hoops with either wool or twine.

The next step was to start creating the inside web. Most students used different coloured wool or twine and we followed a step by step instruction sheet to help us.

This was the most difficult step but everyone got there in the end.

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IMG_2748Most students ran out of time to finish adding feathers and beads but they were left well stocked so they could finish in their own time!

 

 

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.

Jobs! December 4th

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

Baker for Cubby Bakehouse

Location: Chinderah, on the Tweed River (Near Kingscliff) NSW

Role: Baker

Want to know a little more about our style of food? Follow us on Instagram @cubbybakehouse 

We cook & serve food we would love to eat!

We’re looking for a passionate baker to join our team.

We batch traditional French baguettes all day long for our customers who can watch the process as they order, but also take home a warm baguette.

We have the best French Equipment and take pride in making our Baguettes the traditional French way. 

Your baking shift will be around 5:00am NSW time and finish up around 2pm NSW time

You’ll be making our famous baguettes, Bahn mi rolls, and artisan sourdough. More exciting things to come.

Your neat, love what you do and can work efficiently in a small space.

Both full time and casual roles available.

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Part-time General Labourer in Tweed Heads South

A business in Tweed Heads South is seeking a part-time General Labourer (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 Australian work rights

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Retail Assistant

At ALDI, our people are the key to our success.

We’re looking for high energy team members who love to keep active and busy. A Retail Assistant at ALDI needs to be able to thrive in a fast-paced, team environment and always be willing to go the extra mile for their customers and team. The role is physical in nature, so you’ll need to enjoy hands-on work and meeting deadlines and our shifts can start at 6am some mornings, and finish at 10pm others, so being flexible and available any 5 out of 7 days is important. Finally, prior experience in a fast-paced, retail environment will be viewed favourably; however, a positive attitude and hardworking spirit are an absolute must.

What’s in it for you? 

  • Market-leading remuneration – $25.31 per hour*
  • Be a part of a leading international retailer
  • Career opportunities in our rapidly growing store network including progression to Store Management Trainee
  • Extensive training and development.
  • Rotating roster and guaranteed contracted hours.
  • 4 weeks of annual leave
  • Work alongside friendly and supportive colleagues

You will be responsible for: 

  • Maintaining and replenishing stock storewide
  • Operating manual pallet moving equipment
  • Merchandising stock storewide
  • Serving and assisting customers in a professional and efficient manner
  • Operating tills and calculating change manually

*Hourly rate for Retail Assistants over 18 years of age.

 

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Caretakers

We are looking for an active couple preferably with a farming background to caretake home and animals, dogs and cattle, as owners frequently travel.

Privacy and security of the main house is a priority.

Separate house and all utilities are provided to look after these services.

Must be able to:

Drive tractor

Look after dogs

Check and feed cattle

Check and feed horses

General duties of a large homestead will be required.

As caretaking is not full time a partial position is available on the farm which will be as a farmhand paid position.

The applicant’s partner could procure paid employment in the area if wanted.

There is a vehicle provided for all jobs pertaining to caretaking and farmwork only.

 

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Early Childhood Educators and Teachers – New Centre Opening Byron Bay

Kool Kids Hive in Byron Bay, are looking for enthusiastic, passionate and reliable teachers, lead educators and assistants.

We are opening soon and have multiple positions available for both permanent part-time and casual staff, only a short drive from the Gold Coast.

Are you passionate about childcare and do you have:

  • Experience within the industry
  • Hold or studying towards a Certificate III,  Diploma in Children’s Services or Bachelor
  • Professional attitude in the workplace
  • Caring, Nurturing, supportive of the children and families in their care and the centre
  • Able to work in a team environment
  • Working with children’s check (NSW)
  • First Aid, CPR, Anaphylaxis & Asthma
  • Available for any shift

 

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Casual Barista in Lennox Head

A restaurant in Lennox Head is seeking a casual Barista (up to 20 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 1 year of experience as a Barista
  • Have Australian work rights

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Casual Kitchen Hand in East Ballina

A restaurant in East Ballina is seeking a casual Kitchen Hand (up to 20 hours per week) to join our team.

To be considered for this role you should:

  • Be available at both days at weekends
  • Have at least 6 months of experience as a Kitchen Hand
  • Have Australian work rights

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SOUS CHEF

CHEF

BREAKY CHEF

EXPERIENCED COOK

TAKEAWAY COOK

Full-time or Casual position

ARE YOU STRONG, COMPETENT PERSON THAT CAN MEET THE CHALLENGE TO WORK with OUR TEAM

Reporting to the Head Chef and Directors, you will utilise your extensive industry knowledge and superior staff training skills to lead a young, talented team and drive productivity.

This is an opportunity to have ownership of your role and contribute to the growth of the businesses from the ground up.

Ensuring a consistently high-quality product; Restaurant Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner and a Takeaway

Working in Byron Bay or Ballina.

SOUS CHEF: 

A potentially good leader and communicator with the ability to lead by example & set high standards.

CHEF/ Restaurant Cook or Takeaway Cook

Have the experience to work in a fast-paced professional environment. Prefer working background in a seafood restaurant (not essential)

BREAKY CHEF:

You are an experienced Breakfast Chef passionate about producing top quality food and prepared to relocate to beautiful Byron Bay then this could be the lifestyle change you have been looking for!

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Casual Chef

Busy Beach Front Hotel

We are seeking experienced qualified professionals for 20+ hours per week.

Main duties include:

  • Consistent standard of food preparation and cooking, plating, presentation
  • Maintaining high levels of food safety & cleanliness
  • Confident working any section where required

 

Your attributes:

  • Able to work a flexible schedule including days, evenings, weekends and public holidays
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Creative, and passionate about food and providing high standards of foodservice
  • Positive attitude and ability to thrive under pressure

 

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Food & Beverage Attendant

Positioned seaside at Kingscliff on the border of New South Wales and Queensland, Peppers Salt Resort & Spa and Mantra on Salt Beach boasts first class rooms and facilities set amongst a charming village beachside setting.

Ever imagined working in an award-winning restaurant surrounded by stunning beach’s on the Kingscliff coast with a backdrop of the beautiful Hinterland? Our signature restaurant ‘Season’ is well known for its creative and innovative food styles, and an extensive cocktail and wine list. We are also well known for our service. This is where you come in…

We are looking for casual  Food & Beverage Attendant’s, who can work a busy restaurant at nights, (including Saturday nights!).

You will be full of energy as you greet guests from across the world, whilst also remembering a regular face or two. You will be able to create classic and innovative drinks that exceed customers’ needs and expectations. Your vibrant, accommodating personality combined with your creativity and flair will engage guests and ensure they enjoy an experience that will exceed their expectations.

Holding a current RSA is essential and we would also expect you have experience working in F&B/restaurant or a customer service role in a busy and fast-paced venue. You must be a team player and pride yourself on your ability to deliver outstanding customer service along with your strong attention to detail and willingness to learn.

Our F&B service roles are a lot of fun, so if you’re an edgy hospitality professional with pride in your appearance and the flexibility to work a variety of shifts over weekends, evenings and public holidays and you can whip up a great cappuccino or cocktail, apply now!

 

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Casual Waiter / Waitress in Cabarita Beach

A restaurant/bar/other in Cabarita Beach is seeking a casual Waiter / Waitress (up to 40 hours per week) to join our team.

To be considered for this role you should:

  • Be available at both days at weekends
  • Have at least 1 year of experience as a Waiter / Waitress
  • Have Australian work rights

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Full-time Bartender in Cabarita Beach

A restaurant/bar/other in Cabarita Beach is seeking a full-time Bartender (up to 40 hours per week) to join our team.

To be considered for this role you should:

  • Be available at both days at weekends
  • Have at least 1 year of experience as a Bartender
  • Have Australian work rights

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Casual Chefs/Cooks

We are looking for highly motivated and organised chefs or cooks to join our dynamic kitchen team in Bangalow.

Must have a keen interest in working in a team environment and a willingness to learn. Must be available weekends and nights and have own transport. Must be used to high volume turn over. Ready for immediate start.

Please email a short cover letter and resume to info@bangalowhotel.com.au

The application form will include these questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years’ experience do you have as a chef?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?
  • How many years’ experience do you have as a cook?
  • How many hours are you available to work per week?

 

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Casual Cook in Byron Bay

A restaurant in Byron Bay is seeking a casual Cook (up to 30 hours per week) to join our team.

To be considered for this role you should:

  • Be available at both weekdays and at weekends
  • Have at least 2 years of experience as a Cook
  • Have Australian work rights

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Gardner assistant

Banora Point NSW

Casual/Temporary

mowing weeding and assisting in garden maintenance

 

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Packers

Murwillumbah NSW

Casual/Temporary

Craig is looking for one, maybe two packers to join the team – Import foodstuff from South America, bagging and packing – max 14 KLS lift

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Chef/Cook

The Pass Cafe Byron Bay NSW

Casual/Temporary

We are seeking a qualified chef/cook to join our team.

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Barista

The Pass Cafe Byron Bay NSW

Casual/Temporary

We are looking for a highly experienced, motivated and passionate Barista/allrounder to commence with our team asap.  You must have at least 2 years experience.

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KITCHEN STAFF

If you are someone who loves food and working in a fast and fun environment we want to hear from you.

Must have the ability to work nights and weekends.

In return, Miss Margarita can offer full-time hours along with advancement opportunities for the right candidate.

If this sounds like you, come join one of Byron’s most busy and iconic venues!

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KITCHEN STAFF

If you are someone who loves food and working in a fast and fun environment we want to hear from you.

Must have the ability to work nights and weekends.

In return, Miss Margarita can offer full-time hours along with advancement opportunities for the right candidate.

If this sounds like you, come join one of Byron’s most busy and iconic venues!

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Bar person/Barista Needed in Bangalow, NSW (Byron Bay Area)

Must have:

Experience behind a bar

Experience with a coffee machine

Commonsense

Good attitude

Good demeanour

Have own car

Current RSA

Hours:

Current hours will be Friday and Saturday nights (5.45 – 10ish)

More hours mid-December and all through January as summer holidays kick in.

Must be able to work over the holidays (we close public holidays)

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COCKTAIL BARTENDERS AND WAIT STAFF

If you are someone who loves working in a fast and fun environment we want to hear from you.

Must have the ability to work nights and weekends. Current NSW RSA required.

In return Miss Margarita can offer 20 to 30 casual hours for the right candidate.

If this sounds like you, come join one of Byron’s most busy and iconic venues!

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Espresso Bar All-rounder (Byron Bay)

Allpress Espresso

Our Espresso Bar is a busy hub where connections are made within the Byron community. We have an uncompromising commitment to great tasting coffee, flavour and service. We care deeply about our customers and there is an emphasis on consistently delivering exceptional customer service.

  • The Espresso Bar is open Monday – Friday and this position would require a full-time, 38 hours per week commitment

What we are looking for is a super friendly, professional and sincere team member who really relishes the opportunity to deliver exceptional customer service.  Prior barista experience isn’t necessary; we have excellent in-house training in barista skills and building an in-depth knowledge of all things coffee and Allpress.

Our perfect candidate would successfully deliver the Allpress brand experience and grow brand recognition through the Espresso Bar. Must have the ability to laugh and have a good time whilst prioritising the customer experience.  We love what we do – join a team that is doing a great job and bring your skills to the role.

 

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Work for accommodation

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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! December 2nd

A very warm welcome to our new starters this week at Lexis Byron Bay!

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Celine is from Switzerland. When at home horse riding and playing the harp are her passions but she is very excited about taking surf lessons while here in Byron. She has come to Australia to better her English, meet new people, and also experience the culture! Celine has been working in a restaurant at home to earn money to pay for university which starts next year but is unsure whether she will study psychology or economics.

Martina is from Italy. She comes from a small village in the north of Italy called Bellagio which is near Lake Como. She lives with her mum and her cat but travels a lot for work. Martina studied to become a pastry chef. Her work is hard but she loves to make dessert and see the end result! When she’s not working she loves to travel, going for walks, and taking photos. She has come here to travel and improve her English. She is hoping to return in the future and work.

Christian is from Switzerland. When he finished high school he did a 2-year apprenticeship as a car mechanic but had to quit as he was required to join the Swiss army. He loves to play football and plays with his village club twice a week. He also loves hanging out with his friends. Christian has family in Australia and wanted to meet them and see how they live. He would like to travel around Australia and New Zealand after he finishes at Lexis Byron Bay and when he returns home he will study to become a teacher!

Lars is also from Switzerland. He has come to Lexis Byron Bay to further his English skills and hopefully travel around Australia after his studies. In the future would like to travel to Nepal and China. His love is football and he is a supporter of FC Zurich where he has a season pass.

 

 

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.

Graduating Students! November 29th

We say congratulations and farewell to 7 students this week at Lexis Byron Bay!

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Rony from Switzerland is graduating from Kristy and Michelle’s Upper-Intermediate class. Your enthusiasm really contributed to a positive class atmosphere. You’ve made some improvements in grammar and vocabulary, which will be useful when you speak. We wish you all the best for your future!

Lena from Switzerland is also graduating from Kristy and Michelle’s Upper-Intermediate class. You are a motivated student and you should be proud of yourself because you have improved your English a lot since you first started at Lexis. All the best in your future endeavors.

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Chinami from Japan is graduating from Claudia’s IELTS class. Your contributions to the class discussions were greatly appreciated. You have a good foundation of the English language and it was great to watch your improvement and dedication while you were in our IELTS class. We wish you all the very best for your future.

Adamo from Brazil is also graduating from Claudia’s IELTS class. Your efforts have paid off and you have improved your English skills during your time here at Lexis. You will be able to further improve your level of English and we wish you all the best for your future.

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Michele from Italy is graduating from Pru’s Pre-Intermediate class. You’re a confident speaker and your listening skills are strong. Keep working on your Vocabulary and grammar. Enjoy your travels here in Australia and we hope to see you again!

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Tamara from Spain is graduating from Mel and Elizabeth’s Intermediate class. You have such a lovely personality and are a quiet achiever. You have worked hard in class and all your efforts have paid off. You are graduating with a grade ‘A’-congratulations! We hope you have enjoyed your time at Lexis Byron Bay. We will miss you!

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Caterina from Brazil is graduating from Paul’s Intermediate class. It has been an absolute pleasure to have you in class and you have a lovely personality. You are graduating with a grade ‘B’-congratulations! Enjoy the rest of your time in Australia and we hope to see you again!

 

 

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.

November 2019 in Photos!

November was a busy month at Lexis English Byron Bay!

Take a look at all the fun we had with our afternoon activities, student nights and weekend trips!

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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.

Aussie Beer Tasting🍺! November 15th

 Friday we had our favourite activity… Beer tasting!

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It was a perfect afternoon for a nice cold beer. We had 4 great brews for students to try.

Byron Bay Premium Lager

VB (Victorian Bitter)

Furphy’s Refreshing Ale

Stone & Wood Green Coast Lager

                 BBBco VB Furphy's Stone and wood

Everyone was given a form with a list of beers we were tasting. After tasting the beer they were asked to guess the flavours, which state the beer is from, alcohol percentage, price, and rating out of 10.

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Guessing the flavours was the hardest task.

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Alba was very happy with the afternoon’s activity.

CHEERS!

 

 

 

 

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.

End of Cambridge Sausage Sizzle! June 7th

Last Friday we celebrated our Cambridge students completing 3 months of study with a good old fashioned Australian Sausage Sizzle!

I hope you all enjoyed my grill master skills 😉

Good luck to all our Cambridge students on your remaining exams! ❤

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.