New and improved Job Workshop!

Lexis Noosa has partnered with Zapala People to create the best Job Workshop for the Lexis Noosa students. Zapala is a “Happy small team, focused on recruiting, training and placement of awesome talented people across the logistics, hospitality and housekeeping industries”.

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Lexis Noosa couldn’t be happier to be helping our students as much as we possibly can. Zapala will be helping our students to write their resume, get their TFN & ABN, fill out new employee forms, help with superannuation and of course help finding them a job.

 

Jobs!!!!

  1. FOOD & BEVERAGE STAFF

Amazing Silver Service Food and Beverage Staff for Noosa Food and Wine FestivalWe are looking for fantastic silver service food and beverage and wait staff to fill the dozens of hospitality shifts currently available at Noosa Food and Wine Festival, through Sidekicker.

Sidekicker is a on-demand talent platform, which has like Uber an easy-to-use mobile app, you will be sent available shifts straight to your phone.  Earning extra cash has never been easier (or more fun!).

What you’ll have:

  • Clean, professional clothing and stellar grooming habits
  • Friendly, energetic and hard-working attitude
  • Extensive experience in food and beverage service having worked for top hotels, venues and restaurants
  • Wait staff must have the following skills:
    • 3 plate carry
    • 5 plate clear
    • Wine presentation and pour
    • Hot plate carry

What you’ll get:

  • Work at The Noosa Food and Wine Festival, choosing shifts that fit with your schedule
  • Gain experience with some of Australia’s biggest brand names
  • Fantastic hourly rates, with the potential to earn up to $33 per hour

About Sidekicker:

A tech start-up based in Australia and New Zealand and backed by SEEK, Sidekicker is a temporary staffing platform that instantly connects businesses with the help they need: Sidekicks like you! Apply today! The Event isn’t until May but we’re recruiting NOW! You will need to come to our Brisbane office for your onboarding.

2. WAITER

Sumi Open Kitchen, inspired by Japanese counter dining, encouraging an interaction between the customer and chef.

The menu focuses on (however not limited to) local seafood ,vegetables and organic meats grilled over charcoal, known as kushiyaki.

We offer a three, five of seven course menu accomodating to individuals preferences.

There are 28 seats including 13 around the bar and additional seats outside within the atrium.

Single bookings of up to 20 guests are possible.

Opening hours are Tuesday to Saturday 5:30 – 9:30PM

As a restaurant manager of Sumi Open kitchen you will bring

  • Great hosting skills – na make everyone feel welcome and can connect and build rapport with our locals and regular diners.
  • Has a conscientious, positive leadership style to lead a professional team committed to delivering a superior dining experience
  • Is an organised, clear communicator with the high level of attention to detail required to deliver the best dining experience for all our customers and create value for our business.
  • Has the experience and understanding of what’s required to open a restaurant.

In the role you will be exposed to all elements of the business, Reporting directly to the owner operators and enjoy lots of support from the owners and staff.

3. WAITSTAFF

The Venue…

Rickys is a stunning venue located in Quamby Place between Noosa and Noosaville – looking out onto the beautiful Noosa River. Awarded 1 Chefs Hat by the Good Food guide, this bustling 120 seat restaurant serves new edge cuisine, with an impressive menu created by our very talented Chef Josh Smallwood. The team at Rickys operate like a tight knit family, always ready to welcome a new member, especially one who is just as passionate about food and wine as they are!

The position…

Rickys restaurant is on the hunt for incredible section wait staff who enjoy a fast-paced environment & have a true passion for the hospitality industry! A unique food style teamed with an incredible wine list, this restaurant will give you the chance to extend your knowledge & palette to contemporary flavours.

As a staff member in this restaurant you will be owning your section across a very busy floor. You will be given full training to really guide guests through the extensive (and delicious) menu & beverage lists. At Rickys, guest experience is paramount so if you are engaging, bubbly and have an awesome attitude than what are you waiting for…apply now!

If you would like to apply please send your CV to David our GM at david@rickys.com.au or get in touch on 07 5447 2455

4. WAITSTAFF

Wait Person Moondoggy’s Café Bar-187 Gympie Terrace, Noosaville QLD 4566.

– Applicants must live within 30 mins of Noosa on Sunshine Coast and have own transport

– Applicants are to have at least 3 years experience working in a café

  •  Experience as a Wait Person taking orders, serving guests and clearing tables
  •  Experience as a Barista
  •  Experience in Juice Bar

– Applicants must have current RSA

– Approx 30 plus hours a week on roster – must be available Monday to Sunday Earliest start 6am and latest finish time approx 5.30pm (dependent on guest trade). Some shifts are morning or afternoon only and others full day.

– Must be friendly and enthusiastic and willing to work as a member of a small team

– Must have a strong guest focus and positive attitude and want to work in the hospitality industry

– Must follow procedures and wear uniform and badge and safe shoes.

– Applicants are advised this café has a no drug and no alcohol staff policy.

– Applicants are advised  that this café may undertake Police checks

– Applicants must live locally to interview and trial and in Australia. This position offers no relocation allowance.  Applicants must be Australia residents or citizens.

 

Looking for a job in Noosa?

Here are a few jobs that I have found on the Gumtree website. Happy job hunting!

Sushi / Sashimi Chef and Tempura Chef

Listed on 15.3.18 – www.Gumtree.com.au

Brand new Teppanyaki / Modern Japanese A la carte opening shortly in Noosa, Brand new team and fit out which includes brand new kitchen. Seeking chefs/cooks thatcan cook and prepare sushi / sashimi and Tempura. This restaurant is located close to everything ample parking and a management team that is friendly and professional. To be a part of this exciting new venture please send resume which should include a contact no. Also all applicants should have the right to work in Australia.

 

Experienced Cook/Chef required for busy river front restaurant.

Listed on 15.3.18 – www.gumtree.com.au

Experienced Cook/Chef required for busy river front restaurant. Are you a team player, organised, flexible? Probation period applies, part or full time hours available for the right candidate. Please email your resume with a contact number!!! Sandip.batra4@hotmail.com

 

FOH Supervisor for Noosa Boathouse

Listed on the 14.3.18 – www.gumtree.com.au

Noosa Boathouse is an iconic 3 level bistro, bar & events destination on the Noosa River offering a lunch and dinner restaurant, fish & chips takeaway, coffee bar, rooftop sunset bar and stunning weddings & events spaces. We are looking for an experienced Front of House Supervisor to join our team.

 

Full time and Casual Chefs Cooks

Listed on the 14.3.18 – www.gumtree.com.au

Mr Jones and Me Restaurant Bar Grill is located in Noosaville on the Sunshine Coast. We are currently seeking casual and full-time chefs and cooks to join our kitchen team. Please see our menu online for the style of cuisine we offer. Roster and salary are flexible depending on the applicant.

Please send all resumes to info@mrjonesandme.com.au

Cafe assistant

Listed on the 14.3.18 – www.gumtree.com.au

Looking for an enthusiastic person, must have coffee experience, and a basic food prep knowledge as well. 3 set days a week with the availability of more. Definate Fri, Sat and Mon. Please send resume to my email. julie_andthree@hotmail.com Cheers.

 

 

 

Akiko Miyamoto

We love getting visits from old students.

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Akiko studied General English at Lexis Noosa for 17 weeks back in 2015. After her studies Akiko completed farm work to get her second year visa to then move up to Cairns. In Cairns Akiko got a housekeeping job and worked on an overnight boat for a year. The job was 5 days on and 3 days off and her job consisted of housekeeping duties, kitchen hand and training for her dive master to then be a tour guide for the scuba divers.

Akiko said that the best part of her job was the free scuba diving everyday!

She met people from all over the world and absolutely loved her job. Now Akiko is moving to New Zealand to work on a ski resort on the South Island. We love hearing happy and exciting travel adventures from our ex-students.

Thank you for visiting Akiko Miyamoto.

New Staff at Lexis Noosa

We welcome Chris to the Lexis Noosa team as the new Academic Manager!

Qualifications: Bachelor of Education, DELTA
Passions: Watching movies, listening to music and anything Elvis related.

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“I started teaching Kindergarten in Canada before moving to Japan to start a career in International Education.  After 4 years in Japan, I travelled to Australia on a working holiday visa and ended up staying.  While in Australia I have been fortunate to work as an English Teacher, TESOL Trainer and Academic Manager with some fantastic people and amazing students.  My wife and I lived and worked in Brisbane for 12 years and decided to make a Tree Change and I was fortunate to join the Lexis Noosa Team in early 2018.”

Welcome to the team Chris and we hope you love working at Lexis English Noosa!

Whats on this week?

Here are the exciting activities that will be done this week at Lexis Noosa.

Looking for a job and need some help writing your resume? Than look no further, our job workshop on Tuesday @ 2.00 pm is the activity that you need to do! We give you helpful hits, correct your resume and even print the finished product for you.

This week on Wednesday we will have a game of beach soccer. Come along to play or just watch the game while you soak up the Australian winter sun. If you are brave enough you might even head down to the water to dip your toes in or jump in for a swim. Sign up at reception if you want to participate!

This week, Lexis Noosa students will be meeting up at Moto Bar for some dinner and drinks! Moto provides an awesome atmosphere, cheap food and some drinks that are so nice they go down a little too quick! Sign up at reception so we know how many table to book.

What could be any better of a Friday afternoon then tasting some amazing Aussie food. Look out on the activity notice board for all of the food that we will be trying out! I’m sure i’ll see smiling faces until the Vegemite makes its way out onto the table.

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Lexis Noosa’s Working Stars

Here in Noosa we have many amazing students who find a way to balance studying English, working and enjoying the beautiful beaches. Mireia is one of these students and she has been generous enough to share her experience with us. 

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Mireia has been in Noosa since December 2016 and she works at the Boathouse, a popular riverside restaurant on the shores of Noosa River. She has been working there as a dish-washer since January and she likes it because she has the opportunity to meet locals and because they sometimes give her food.

She works about 20 hours a week and feels that the job has helped to improve her English because she has to speak English in the kitchen with the other staff. If you’re looking for a job in Noosa she recommends writing a really good description of your skills. She also believes that local employers are looking for hardworking and flexible employees.

She sent out many resumes and after a month of looking got the job through a friend who was working there. She feels that working as a dishwasher was much more difficult than what she expected beforehand.

Job Hunting

Congratulations on finding a Job in Noosa

Congratulations to Yeongsoo Choi on finding a job at Rococo Bistro & Bar and Guillermina Kairuz Ibanez for finding a job with Bistro C both restaurants are on our iconic Hastings Street in Noosa Heads. Both students will be working in the kitchen helping to prepare meals and doing the dishes.  If you see them around the school and at their restaurants don’t forget to say hello and congratulate him!

Job Workshop In Action

FullSizeRenderToday we only had one student sign up for the Job workshop but fortunately seven happy job seekers came in to prepare their English resumes so they can enter the job market here in Noosa. Jace Park who has studied Hotel Management back in Korea has completed his resume (which looks and sounds fabulous) and is now ready to start handing it out to as many companies around Noosa as possible – we hope he finds the best job possible!

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IMG_3265Two students applied for their Tax File Numbers and the rest started the process of getting their information together.

Claudio was also spotted at The Cooking Company working hard. Many students here are such inspirations, they study hard in the mornings and then rush off to work in the afternoons of evenings and they still get their homework done.

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Friday Jobs Available

Japanese Restaurant is looking for Kitchen Hand and Hall Staff

Visa Sponsorship available depending on performance

We are looking for a candidate who is fuelled with a positive attitude.

  • Responsible
  • Good English
  • Good team play
  • Hard working
  • Have Hygiene clean habit

Successful candidate can be provided vehicle

Available after school or weekend. Long term position.

Email:  brownriceperegian@Hotmail.com

Brown Rice Japanese Restaurant  Shop 2/1 Ridgeview Drive, Peregian Springs

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Chefs needed for Noosa Heads Surf Club Restaurant

Chefs  needed for all aspects of the kitchen including: Prep, Pans, Pass, Fryer and Grill.

  • Well groomed, clean and tidy.
  • Cope under pressure.
  • Stick to recipes and plate presentation
  • Night and Weekend work.
  • Follow instructions. Respect for fellow workers.

Email CV’s to restaurant@noosasurfclub.com or call Campbell on office number (07) 54473055 (07) 54473055

References Essential.

Working and Studying in Australia

It is the time of year when students have to think about lodging their tax returns.

Whether you are working for an employer or for yourself with an ABN, you will need to lodge a tax return after June 30. Here is some helpful information for you.

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If you’re enrolled to study in Australia in a course that lasts for six months or more, you’re generally regarded as an Australian resident for tax purposes. This means:

  • You pay tax on your earnings at the same rate as other residents
  • You’re entitled to the benefits of the Australian tax system, such as:
    • the tax-free threshold ($18,200)
    • tax offsets (such as clothes bought for your work)

The Australian financial year runs from 1 July to 30 June the following year. If you entered Australia during the financial year with the intention of staying permanently, your tax-free threshold will be adjusted. Your tax-free threshold will be lower than the full year’s threshold available to most resident taxpayers. Your adjusted tax-free threshold will have two components:

  • The first is a flat amount of $13,464
  • The second is an additional $4,736, apportioned for the number of months you have been in Australia during the income year, including the month you arrived

Juan Jose became an Australian resident for tax purposes on 17 April this year. This means he has been in Australia for three months in the income year. Juan will not have to pay tax on the first $14,648 of his taxable income for the income year. For any taxable income over $14,648, he will start to pay tax at the rate of 19%.  This only happens once – for each subsequent year Juan is studying he will be entitled to the full tax-free threshold.

There is a lot of helpful information on the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) Website.

Working in Australia: https://www.ato.gov.au/individuals/international-tax-for-individuals/coming-to-australia/studying-in-australia/

If you need help with lodging your tax return, sign up for Job Club with Chloe.  Happy Tax Returns.

Noosa Wine Fesitval Hosting Job

Seeking a Spanish or Brazilian speaking student for the Noosa Wine Festival.

For more information about this job contact Leoni on 0424 468 190

Work in Sunshine Beach

Costa Noosa Espresso are currently seeking applicants to join their workplace. The position will not last long, so if you’re interested contact Angela, Lauren or Gavin on     5474 9222 for more details.

Miss Moneypenny’s Restaurant Work

Miss Moneypenny’s are currently looking to hire kitchen hands for casual work.
Applicants do not need to have previous experience, however it will be an advantage.
We are looking for someone with a positive, energetic attitude who is hard working and capable of performing in a team environment.
Basic English speaking skills will also be an advantage.

Shifts are available 7 days a week, either 10am – 4pm or 5pm – 11pm.

For further details please contact Peter via email – peter.rido@hotmail.com or call –      5474 9999.

Sunday Market Job!!

There is a fantastic job going at the beautiful Noosa Markets every Sunday.

It  will be at a Japanese Food store.

You will need to work 5 hours. Start at 7am and finish at 12pm.

Contact Kondo on 0409 969 563 or by email ksbykel8@netspace.net.com if you are interested.

Lexis Sunshine Coast and Seoul campuses are approved OET Test Centres!

We are delighted to announce Lexis Sunshine Coast and Lexis Korea are now approved OET test centres.

The Occupational English Test (OET) is an international English language test that assesses the language and communication skills of healthcare professionals who seek to register and practise in an English-speaking environment.

OET Test materials are designed to reflect real medical workplace scenarios, meaning that candidates can be confident that they will know exactly what to expect, and feel more confident on test day.

The OET provides a valid and reliable assessment of all four language skills – listening, reading, writing and speaking – with an emphasis on communication in medical and health professional settings.

OET tests international health practitioners in the following 12 professions:

  • Dentistry
  • Dietetics
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Podiatry
  • Radiography
  • Speech Pathology
  • Veterinary Science

Why the OET?

The OET is recognised and trusted by more than 30 regulatory healthcare bodies and councils in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. Many organisations, including hospitals, universities and colleges, are using OET as proof of a candidate’s ability to communicate effectively in a demanding healthcare environment. In addition, OET is recognised by the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection for a number of visa categories, including work and student visas.

Many candidates currently employed in, or considering working in a healthcare related field choose the OET as it employs the English language that they are most familiar with – the same language that they use every day at work.

Where can I take the OET?

Lexis Sunshine Coast is a registered OET Examination Centre. Our next  2016 examination date will be:

Saturday 9 April 2016

Applications open: 18 Feb to 16 Mar

Results published: 3 May 16

I’m not sure I’m ready for the exam!

If you are concerned that you may not yet have the required level of English for your OET target score, please contact us here to arrange a language assessment. We will be pleased to assist you in arranging an appropriate course of study prior to your examination date.

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Lexis is pleased to announce our new Business and TESOL courses!

From February 22nd, students will be able to study Business and TESOL programs at Lexis. These courses will run from 2pm to 7.30pm on Monday, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, with optional Supervised Consolidation of Learning class available each Thursday.

Our Business and TESOL programs are fully accredited for student visas, and are ideal for students finishing their English program at Lexis and looking for a further challenge while they extend their stay in Noosa, Byron Bay or the Sunshine Coast.

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To enter the Certificate III in Business, you will need to have an Intermediate level of English at Lexis, or an equivalent IELTS score of 5. For the Certificate IV in TESOL, you will need to be in Upper Intermediate, or at a 6-6.5 IELTS equivalent.

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To launch our new courses, we are offering our current students an opening special for the 30 week Certificate III in Business – $3000, including all registration and materials fees. The usual price for this course will be $4500.

For more details, speak to your Academic Manager!

Certificate III in Business (BSB30115)

Certificate IV in TESOL (10429NAT)

RTO: 41178

CRICOS: 03459G

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Work Available

Bistro C is looking for dishwashers for daytime and night shifts starting this Saturday January 9th.  If you are interested send the following text message to Dale on  0422790229
Hi Dale, I am interested the job at Bistro C. I am hard working and have a TFN. YOUR NAME
You will need to have an Australian mobile number.
Check out the restaurant here:
www.bistroc.com.au  
Good luck.

Wait Staff Wanted

Noosa Heads Surf Club is looking for Wait Staff!

Any applicant should:

  • Have good English
  • Be well presented
  • Have a big smile
  • Have coffee making skills
  • Be confident carrying plates
  • Have knowledge of a register/til
  • Be fast & efficient
  • Have references
  • Be a people person

They are looking for someone who will be here for 12 months or longer and you do not need the above qualities, they are willing to train you.

To apply please email your resume/cv to Peter: peterthynne@bigpond.com or phone: 0417 171 313

http://www.noosasurfclub.com.au/

How to find a Job in Noosa

One of the first question that students ask when they arrive is, ‘how do I find a Job’?

Of course, being able to speak English is important; but having the right contacts and advice can make all the difference. The Lexis Workshop runs every week, designed to give students the skills and materials to find that Job. Our teachers help students write up their resumes and print them out ready to go. The lessons provide the English needed to answer job advertisements, cold call and help start their serious job hunting.

We have a network of students currently employed who pass on their positions as they leave and the local restaurants and resorts use us as an unofficial employment agency. Need a dish washer in a hurry? Call Lexis. 🙂

Lexis Workshop. Teacher Dionne helps  Francisco from Chile, Katerina from Czech Republic and Eri from Japan.

Lexis Workshop. Teacher Dionne helps Francisco from Chile, Katerina from Czech Republic and Eri from Japan.

So if you need to get a job, sign up for Lexis Workshop.  Every Thursday in the Cambridge Computer Suite at 2 pm.

Looking for a job?

If you are looking for a job, the Noosa Boathouse Bistro and Bar in Noosaville is looking for a kitchen hand tomorrow at 11am. If you are interested, ask for Shane at the restaurant!

Noosa Boathouse Bistro and Bar

194 Gympie Terrace, Noosaville

http://www.noosaboathouse.com.au/

Working in Noosa

It is ‘High Season’ in Noosa right now and there are plenty of jobs available. When job seeking, don’t forget the busy beach suburbs such as Sunshine Beach, Peregian Beach and of course the river suburbs of Noosaville.

Last night I found a very happy Carmella working at ‘Off the Hook’, a popular fish and chip shop at Sunshine Beach.   If you need help with resumes or advice on how to approach a potential employer, join our free Lexis workshop which runs every Thursday after school.

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Meet Monica

My name is Monica Frau and this is my story.

IMG_3919 I ‘m 39 year old.. I’m from Sardinia ( Italy ) . I arrived in noosa six months ago, I’m staying here to learn English , it’s very important for me because I’m a waitress and for my job is essential . There had been so many problems for both the language for the job .. but now it is much better…  In Lexis school I’ve known so many wonderful people , I learned a lot , I’ve known very good and prepared teachers…. Now I am working as a waitress at The Waterfront restaurant in Noosaville. Thanks

Meet Johana from Colombia!

Hello my name is Johana and I come from Bogota, Colombia.

I am studying General English for 24 weeks at Lexis Noosa. I started my course in the intermediate class and studied at this level for 6 weeks and now I am in the upper-intermediate class. I will join the IELTS preparation course for 12 weeks and hope to strengthen my writing skills and perhaps I will take the exam, but I have not yet decided. In the afternoons I participate in the ‘News’ options class and really enjoy the different use of English this class offers, as it helps to improve my vocabulary and is interesting at the same time. My teachers are great and I like that they are native English speakers from different countries like, Australia, America and the United Kingdom because this helps to get used to different pronunciations, which we have to adapt to in real situations.

I chose to study in Noosa because I think there are a lot of Latin Americans in the bigger cities like Sydney and Melbourne and I wanted to integrate with other cultures and Noosa being a smaller city offers this opportunity. I am very happy with my decision and enjoy the beach, national park and the weekend activities, such as Australia Zoo, Fraser Island and the Aquarium at Underwater World. Noosa is also very touristic, so there are a lot of jobs and I think it’s easier to get hired here than other places. I am working on the weekend at a resort cleaning and a previous Colombian student introduced me to this job. I like it and it’s easy and also good to experience a different job, compared to my profession as a psychologist in Bogota.

I live in a share house with an Australian family and other international students, but I first lived in a very nice host family for my first month. The family was very kind and took me and their other student from Switzerland to many places and was interested in spending time with us. I have really enjoyed my time here so far and met many different cultures and like the experience of learning English from the beginning and seeing my improvements each day – it really works!

Johana

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks Johana 🙂

Work Available

Rock Salt Restaurant, Quamby Place, Noosaville is looking for a Dishwasher 5 nights per week.

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If you are still looking for work, join the Lexis Workshop, every Thursday at 2 pm. Local businesses call us regularly looking for staff and you will be top of the list.