Jobs on the Sunshine Coast

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Looking for a job while your studying? Here are a few jobs for the Sunshine Coast/Maroochydore Area.

RETAIL SALES ASSISTANT

No experience required, 25-38 hours per week, On the job training provided

A great opportunity has opened up for an experienced Retail Sales Assistant to join our client’s rapidly growing sport’s store based in Maroochydore.
Join a leading team:
This is your chance to join a company with a national presence across the retail sector. Due to their rapid growth they are looking for someone who can ease into the role. Training will be provided. 
Here’s what you will be doing:
You will be responsible for assisting customers on the floor with any questions they may have, and encouraging them to make a purchase. This is your ability to work within a fun team environment, whilst building on your sales and retail experience.
Duties will include:

  • Promoting and selling to people
  • Completing all relevant administration and sales activities
  • Working with clothing, footwear and accessories

Experience and skills required:

  • Prior sales experience is favourable but not required
  • Client facing experience within any industry
  • Flexibility with working hours as some weekend work will be required

What you need for success:
To be successful within in the role candidates will have clear and concise communication skills, both written and verbal, honest and reliable and a positive ‘can do’ attitude. 
This position will involve working weekends and retail trading hours (Thursday evening). 

 

PROMOTION WORK

Modish Model Management are currently recruiting enthusiastic and reliable guys and girls in the Sunshine Coast, Caboolture, Brisbane and Gold Coast areas. Successful job applicants must have a current RSA certificate, (or be willing to obtain) and own transport. Experience is an advantage but not essential. We are looking for fun, bubbly and friendly personalities and looks to match!! With positions available for Promotional and more! Simply Contact Us to discuss your employment NOW!!
Applicants must be 18+, $30+ / hr, Please include Name, Age, Location and Phone with all applications…

 

INDIAN KITCHEN COOK

We are looking for experienced cook for our tandoors and also should be able to deal with starters in a busy indian restaurant. Heading into our high season and will require an extra hand in our busy kitchen.
Please send us your CV and please give us your EMAIL ADDRESS and PHONE NUMBER so that we can contact you for an interview.

Raj: 0430815400

More jobs will be found on websites such as;

gumtree.com.au

seek.com.au

careers.com.au

Takanori returns to Lexis Sunshine Coast

We all got a wonderful surprise today when past student Takanori called in to see us! Takanori studied at Lexis English Sunshine Coast for 1 year and was loved by the staff and students alike. Takanori has been living and working in Sydney and was thrilled to be back on the beautiful Sunshine Coast.photo

Lexis English Nation Wide Photo Competition Finale

Congratulations to our winners here at Sunshine Coast – Carol and Katsura! To help these girls win the final round we need to continue to support their photos in the finale week. Go onto our facebook page and like the photos in the album called photo competition finalist. The album has the winning photos from every school in Australia. So get liking! The winner of is announced on Monday the 14th of April!

These are the winning photos:

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Entry # 2

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Entry # 3

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Entry # 4

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Entry # 5

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Entry # 6

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Entry # 7

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Entry # 8

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Sunshine Coast Lexis Photo Competition Winners

Thankyou to everyone who submitted photos during the week either having serious fun or doing some serious learning. The votes are in!

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Winner of Serious Fun goes to Ana Carolina Posso!

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And the winner of Serious Learning goes to Katsura Fukuhara.

Ana Carolina and Katsura come and see me at reception to organise your prizes! Congratulations!

Thankyou to all who entered and goodluck to the 2 winners who go up against Lexis English Nation wide!

Welcome to our new General English Students

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Today we welcome Hye Jin, Bumsu, Ramona, Mariko, Severine, Valeria, Adrian, Hwijin & Nidwaree to Lexis English Sunshine Coast. I hope you enjoy your time here and I look forward to meeting and getting to know you all over your time here. Welcome and enjoy your time here at the Sunshine Coast – the most beautiful place in Australia!

Elisabeth’s Hidden Talents

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Elisabeth's Hidden Talents

Did you know that Elisabeth is not only a dedicated and hard working Intermediate student? Her teacher and classmates ( & me!) found out that she bakes incredible cakes as well. This Tiramisu was to farewell her classmate Ignacio as he takes a break from study and also teacher Simon who is down in Byron Bay taking a well-deserved break.
Do you know any other students with hidden talents. Come and let me know…….

Sunshine Coast Jobs

 

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Need some extra cash while your here on the Sunshine Coast? Check out a few jobs below. Remember to look everyday on job search engines such as gumtree.com.au and seek.com.au to find new jobs everyday.

Any questions come and see Georgia at reception.

2 x Nanny/Housekeeper

We are two working parents with multiple businesses, living in a lovely home 2 mins cycle from the beach with our 2 kids (boy and girl 5&3). We are looking for two home helpers who would be comfortable to do majority house work, some garden work, laundry and help with the kids (we will provide accommodation by the beach in a cute little beachside house/hostel dorm. You will be a stones throw from the beach, beside funky cafés and nightlife. There are good perks to this job!). You will work according to the task list provided as a pic on this ad. You will job share and each get your accommodation covered as well as $50 extra cash each for the 20 hours approx work/week you do. If extra hours are required (sometimes this will be the case) you will get a further $ credit on your accommodation in return for those hrs. If the hours are considerably more we will negotiate $ on a needs basis. Minimum 8 week commitment. Please send your info, pic and experience to clairededelune@gmail.com

 

Spanish Tutor

Hi, I’m a beginner Spanish student and am looking for a tutor. I am willing to pay $15 – $25 depending on experience. I am also willing to tutor in English in exchange for the Spanish lessons. I have previously tutored ESL students (2011). If you are interested, please reply through the poster reply button. Hope to hear from you soon! ( Ad is on gumtree.com.au for Sunshine Coast region, type spanish tutor and reply through the ad)

 

Pizza Hut – Maroochydore New Store Opening, Lots of Positions

We are looking for energetic and motivated casual pizza enthusiasts to join the Maroochydore Pizza Hut Team – Store Opening Soon. Previous experience with Pizza Hut or a similar pizza outlet will be highly regarded. Flexibility regarding hours, shifts and roles is on offer which will be focused on weekends, afternoon and evening shifts when all the pizza action happens. Full training is provided so previous food experience is desirable but not a must. Successful applicants will have: • A friendly, positive manner • A customer service focus • A willingness to learn new things • Excellent personal presentation To apply, please go to pizzahut.com.au, select “Work With Us” and follow the instructions to submit an online application. Be sure to select “Maroochydore” as the store location.

Bakery/Barista Assisstant

We are seeking an experienced Barista with a love of coffee preferably with patisserie background. Friendly outgoing personality, knowledge of Patisserie setup, early start. Willing to do a variety of duties in small business. Call 0407943304

Lexis English Facebook Photo Competition Starts Today!

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Today is the first day for the Lexis English Facebook Photo Competition – lets go Sunshine Coast we can win this!

Here’s what you have to do:

1 – email your awesome photos either showing SERIOUS LEARNING, or SERIOUS FUN to me at sunshinecoastreception@lexisenglish.com

2 – Join the Lexis English Sunshine Coast Facebook group – and vote for your favourite photos between Monday 31st March and Monday 7th April by ‘liking’ them! The SERIOUS LEARNING and SERIOUS FUN photos with the most ‘Likes’ will win!

The SERIOUS LEARNING photo with the most likes by Monday 7th April will win a ticket to Australia Zoo!

The SERIOUS FUN photo with the most likes by Monday 7th April will win a ticket to Underwater World in Mooloolaba

Here’s some ideas for the two categories:

SERIOUS LEARNING: fun activities in class, outdoors lessons, games set up by your teachers, studying outside school, library trips, excursions with your class, Coffee Lounge, helping each other with homework

SERIOUS FUN: surfing, BWT activities, trips to the beach, Lexis activities such as cooking, Friday afternoons on the beach, yoga, volleyball tournaments, ping pong in the Student Lounge, nights out with other students and BBQ’s!

And for more inspiration – Georgia will be holding a Photography Workshop from 2pm on Friday – meet in reception!

These two winners will then enter into the Grand Final between all of the Lexis schools -

  • Brisbane
  • Noosa
  • Maroochydore
  • Perth
  • Byron Bay!

The two winning photos from each school will go in the running to win either; a free skydive (!!!) or a free trip to Fraser Island – worth $700!!

The Grand Final will run from Monday 7th April until Monday 14th April, and the winners will once again be chosen based on the number of Facebook ‘Likes’ across all of the Lexis Facebook groups, as well as on the Backpacker World Travel and Student Uni Travel Facebook pages!

Come on guys. lets show the other schools how it’s done here in Byron Bay and ‘wow’ them with our outstanding photos!!

And here is the boring part – the rules =) :

Terms and conditions are as follows. 1. Prizes are not transferable or redeemable for cash. 2. Entries for first in-school round close at 12pm on Monday 7th April 2014. 3. One finalist in each category will be chosen based on the number of ‘likes’ on Facebook! 4.  Grand finale photos will also be judged on the number of ‘likes’ across the Lexis Facebook pages. 5. Competition open to current students only. Students that are current at the start of the competition but no longer studying on 7th April 2014 are still eligible to enter. 6.   Winning entries will be announced on the Lexis English blogs and Facebook pages. 7. By entering the competition you give permission to release the picture to Lexis English Australia to use for promotional and marketing purposes post-competition on Internet, social media and other materials deemed to promote Lexis English Australia.

Student BBQ – Rain, Hail or Shine

There is no better way to spend a Friday afternoon than a BBQ with friends.

The rain showed no sign of easing so we moved the BBQ from the park into the common room at Lexis English and all for the better as this meant all students and some teachers were able to join in the fun!

We also farewell a small number of students today, so we wish you all the best with your future endeavours!

I am looking forward to the next BBQ in April.

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A taste of university for EAP Sunset Lexis students

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A taste of university for EAP Sunset Lexis students

It might be raining outside, but that hasn’t stopped our wonderful EAP students from getting to their GIL class today. GIL class is similar to a tutorial class at university. Our students use this class to get extra support and ask questions of their teacher in a relaxed environment. Keep up the good work everybody :)

Georgia’s Top 10 things to do on the Sunshine Coast in the rain!

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With rain predicted for the next couple of days I thought I would post my top 10 list of things to do on the Sunshine Coast in the rain.

  1. Top Shots Fun Park – Maroochydore
  2. Underwater World – Mooloolaba
  3. Trip to Montville & Maleny – Coast Hinterland
  4. Australia Zoo – Landsbrough
  5. Spirit House Cooking School – Yandina
  6. Tenpin Bowling – Alexandra Headlands
  7. Shopping – Maroochydore, Caloundra or Noosa
  8. Movies – Sunshine Plaza
  9. Caloundra Rollerdrome – Caloundra
  10. Taps Bar (Live music and the only venue where you can pour your own beer – My Top Pick) – Mooloolaba

I hope these suggestions make sure you always have something fun, new and exciting to do in your spare time during your stay on the beautiful Sunshine Coast.

Lexis English Facebook Photo Competition

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Today we announce the Lexis English | Facebook Photo Competition!

Starting Monday March 31st, the competition will run for one week within Lexis | Sunshine Coast– followed by a second week where the winning photos from each Lexis school will compete to win amazing prizes!!

Here’s what you have to do:

1 – email your awesome photos either showing SERIOUS LEARNING, or SERIOUS FUN to Georgia at sunshinecoastrecpetion@lexisenglish.com

2 – Join the Lexis English Sunshine Coast Facebook group – and vote for your favourite photos between Monday 31st March and Monday 7th April by ‘liking’ them! The SERIOUS LEARNING and SERIOUS FUN photos with the most ‘Likes’ will win!

The SERIOUS LEARNING photo with the most likes by Monday 7th April will win a free ticket to Australia Zoo to see all the animals.

The SERIOUS FUN photo with the most likes by Monday 7th April will win a free ticket to Underwater World in Mooloolaba

Here’s some ideas for the two categories:

SERIOUS LEARNING: fun activities in class, outdoors lessons, games set up by your teachers, studying outside school, library trips, excursions with your class, Coffee Lounge, helping each other with homework

SERIOUS FUN: surfing, BWT activities, trips to the beach, Lexis activities such as cooking, Friday afternoons on the beach, yoga, volleyball tournaments, ping pong in the Student Lounge, nights out with other students and BBQ’s at Cotton Tree Beach

These two winners will then enter into the Grand Final between all of the Lexis schools -

  • Brisbane
  • Noosa
  • Maroochydore
  • Perth
  • Byron Bay!

The two winning photos from each school will go in the running to win either; a free skydive (!!!) or a free trip to Fraser Island – worth $700!!

The Grand Final will run from Monday 7th April until Monday 14th April, and the winners will once again be chosen based on the number of Facebook ‘Likes’ across all of the Lexis Facebook groups, as well as on the Backpacker World Travel and Student Uni Travel Facebook pages!

Come on guys. lets show the other schools how it’s done here in Maroochydore and ‘wow’ them with our outstanding photos!!

And here is the boring part – the rules =) :

Terms and conditions are as follows. 1. Prizes are not transferable or redeemable for cash. 2. Entries for first in-school round close at 12pm on Monday 7th April 2014. 3. One finalist in each category will be chosen based on the number of ‘likes’ on Facebook! 4.  Grand finale photos will also be judged on the number of ‘likes’ across the Lexis Facebook pages. 5. Competition open to current students only. Students that are current at the start of the competition but no longer studying on 7th April 2014 are still eligible to enter. 6.   Winning entries will be announced on the Lexis English blogs and Facebook pages. 7. By entering the competition you give permission to release the picture to Lexis English Australia to use for promotional and marketing purposes post-competition on Internet, social media and other materials deemed to promote Lexis English Australia.

Good luck, and may the best school win!”

Surfs up at Maroochydore !

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The sun came out and perfect little waves rolled through at Maroochydore for today’s Surfing activity.

With the help of experienced surf instructors from Maroochydore Surf School all students were up and riding in no time. A big shout out to our new Spanish student Ariadna Castro for getting wave of the day right to the beach.

Enjoy your weekend everybody :)

Your weekend bucket list on the Sunshine Coast

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 stuck for something to do this weekend?? Take a look at the top five free things to do on the coast this weekend.

 

1. The Noosa Festival of Surfing wraps up this weekend with the following entertainment on Noosa’s Main Beach this Saturday:

XXXX Summer Beach Bar open 3-10pm

  • 3-4pm Redglo
  • 4-6pm Surfing Presentations
  • 6.30-7.30pm Pete Cullen & the Saltwater Cowboys
  • 7.30-8.30pm Babe Rainbow
  • 9pm til late Café Le Monde after Party with Hi Boys and Pat Capocci

 

2. ‘A Moonlit Soiree’

 Back in 2014 with a new venue, live music, a micro brewery and food hall. This health and well-being expo with a difference will be held at The Big Pineapple on Friday 14th March from 5:30pm till late.

Check out www.amoonlitsoiree.com.au for more info.

 

3.  Hike Mt Coolum

The 360 degree views to be enjoyed from the top of this mountain are well worth the hike and effort. The walk up is short, but steep. Standing 208 meters high, it will take approximately 1 to 1.5 hours for moderately fit people – return trip (or under 8 minutes if you are super fit and want to beat the track record).

 

4. The Caloundra street Fair

Sunday 8am – 1pm . Set under the beautiful canopy of the tree-lined main street surrounded by cafes, boutiques and specialty shops and only two blocks from beautiful Bulcock Beach, the Caloundra Street Fair is a ‘must-do’ event attracting Sunshine Coast locals and visitors.

For more info check out http://www.caloundrastreetfair.com.au

 

5. Picnic on Cotton Tree

Gather your friends , pack a picnic and set yourself on the sandy banks of the Maroochydore river mouth. Enjoy a swim and some sunshine with temperatures rising to a hot 32 degrees this weekend! be sure to slip slop slap.

 

Jobs Available on the Sunshine Coast

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Looking for work on the Sunshine Coast?

Check out some of the positions that have been advertised this week. For more vacancies have a look through seek.com and gumtree.com . Happy hunting.

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/maroochydore/it/computer-database/1041227165

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/maroochydore-area/retail/retail-sales-assistant/1041015591

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/maroochydore/retail/experienced-bakery-sales-assistant/1041141369

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/sunshine-coast-region/chefs-cooks/italian-cook-immediate-start/1041208288

http://www.seek.com.au/job/26161294

http://www.seek.com.au/job/26160222

http://www.seek.com.au/job/26160136

Lexis Sunshine Coast students play tennis

Hot and sunny afternoon for the Lexis Sunshine Coast students who enjoyed a one-hour tennis lesson with our famous tennis coach -Magnum-. Magnum is from Brazil and has studied for IELTS (International English Language Testing System) with teacher Suzie at Lexis Maroochydore for a while. He is now living in Australia with his wife and enjoys being a successful professional tennis coach.

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(Tennis coach Magnum, Taiki, Namki, Dasha and Yui. Bottom left: Haruka. Bottom middle: Akihiro. Bottom right: Haruka and Moegi.)

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(Left: Kazuki. Top right: Taiki. Bottom right 1: Dasha. Bottom right 2: Namki. Bottom right3: Yui.)

Students had the chance to play against each other after the one-hour lesson for a bit longer. In this heat it is important to stay hydrated and to wear appropriate protection against the harsh sun. Well done everyone for the great effort. If you missed out on this tennis lesson, do not worry, you can join us for the next one on Wednesday the 19th of March. Please see Nico at the reception for more information.

Lexis Maroochydore “Cooking class”

Lexis students can choose the option classes they want to be part of. Lexis gives the students many options to choose from. At the moment, some of those choices are: cooking, communication, conversation, singing, grammar games…

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(Left: Moegi, Nacho and Mika. Middle: Can, Valentino and teacher Simon. Right: Nacho.)

Today the students cooked some very nice roast vegetables, with some fresh herbs and a dollop of cream, mhhh, great food students!