Careers

Careers Advisers:

Sophie Campbell

Rebecca Dolan

Becky Fee

Email: careers@khs.nsw.edu.au

Careers Website: Click here

 

The Department of Education has currently ceased work experience placements, however, this will be reassessed in Term 3 2020.

The Year 10 Work Experience Program scheduled for weeks 7 and 8 Term 4 will be considered business as usual unless otherwise advised. We therefore encourage students to continue to explore and seek a potential work experience placement for this time. Should you have any queries please contact the careers advisers via careers@khs.nsw.edu.au 

Visit Killara High School’s Careers Website

Year 10 Careers Information

The Department of Education has currently ceased work experience placements, however, this will be reassessed in Term 3 2020.

The Year 10 Work Experience Program scheduled for weeks 7 and 8 Term 4 will be considered business as usual unless otherwise advised. We therefore encourage students to continue to explore and seek a potential work experience placement for this time. Should you have any queries please contact the careers advisers via careers@khs.nsw.edu.au 

Killara High School has subscribed to www.jobjump.com.au

All parents and students have access to this interactive careers website.

For the school password email careers@khs.nsw.edu.au

Work Experience and Service Learning  

Work Experience Dates:

  • Week 1:  23 – 27 November students surnames Aloof – Nurick
  • Week 2:  30 November – 4 December students surnames Odgers – Zorian

Service Learning Dates:

  • Week 1:  23 – 27 November students surnames Odgers – Zorian
  • Week 2:  30 November – 4 December students surnames Aloof – Nurick​

Both weeks are compulsory for all Year 10 students.

Work Experience: Students are expected to find their OWN work experience placement before the end of Term 3.

Service Learning: All Students will complete a preference form and be allocated a sport for Service Learning later this year. If a student wishes to organise their own, they must visit the careers staffroom to seek approval and the relevant documents.  

Student Placement Record / Work Experience Form: Download the student placement record here (you can type into this interactive form but it requires hand signing or you can print and fill it in manually).  This form is 4 pages and must be filled in correctly. This form is due to the Careers staff room ASAP.

Instructions on how to complete the Student Placement Record:

  • Page 1 fully completed and signed by the student. 
  • Page 2 employer/host must fill this in detail especially when it states ‘description of the proposed placement in detail’.
  • Page 3 must be correctly ticked and signed by the employer/host.
  • Page 4 section 4 must be completed and signed by the student’s parent/caregiver. 

Once the form is completed it must be submitted to the Careers staffroom to be approved and signed off in section 5.

Insurance Details: Providing the paperwork is filled in correctly and the student’s placement is approved by the school, then they will be covered by the Department of Education’s insurance plan. Supply the Certificate of Currency to an employer if they want more information regarding the insurance details (Certificate of Currency)

Employer Guide: The workplace learning guide for employers must be supplied to them by the student Employer Guide.

Parent/Carer Guide: Parents and carers are expected to read the workplace learning guide for parents and carers Parents/Carer Guide.

Sample script for approaching or emailing an employer/organisation:

Here is a sample email and script you can use for approaching a suitable employer/organisation for work experience. Use this sample as a guide to create your own script or email. Sample Script

You might like to include a resume when you ask an employer for work experience. Here are some different styles of resumes you can use as a guide to create your own or visit the following website: Youth Central Website

Service Learning: All students will complete a preference form and be allocated a spot for Service Learning later this year. If a student wishes to organise their own, they must visit the Careers staffroom to seek approval and the relevant documents.  

Please email careers@khs.nsw.edu.au if you have any further questions.