Belinda extends her services to both students and parents on Monday and Friday during the school week.

Appointments can be made by contacting Belinda directly, or through student services on 4013 2634.

Careers Advisor

Belinda Wallace

My name is Belinda Wallace and I am the Careers Advisor for St Pius X High School.

Careers Education at St Pius X High School aims to provide a program dedicated to assisting each student in making informed decisions about their career pathways, inclusive of school and post-school education, training and employment options.

The Careers program at St Pius X is primarily focused on Year 9 and 10 students. Year 9 students are introduced to a program of employment through career information sessions. These sessions cover job applications, covering letter techniques, resume writing, interview skills and introduction to tax and superannuation.

In Year 10, students are invited to undertake work experience and attend one Career lesson per term which covers individual career exploration, the Higher School Certificate​ (HSC) including HSC rules, options and subject selection, as well as post-school options such as apprenticeships, traineeships, University and TAFE pathways.

In addition to these programs, guest speakers from several key industries are invited to present at school –  these include the Australian Defence Force, the University of Newcastle and TAFE Hunter Institute. Students are encouraged to participate in out-of-school career promotional events like University and TAFE pathway information sessions, Career and Training Expos and Try a Trade events. Students are also offered training opportunities in First Aid and Construction Workplace Health and Safety Inductions (White Card).

Student Resources


Positions Vacant
Careers Link Newsletter

Year 9 and Year 10 students receive a weekly Careers Link newsletter via their student email account. The newsletter includes advertised positions for apprenticeships, traineeships and casual jobs located within the Hunter, Newcastle and Lake Macquarie areas.

Careers Notice Board

A Careers notice board is located in Student Services. The notice board displays current advertised jobs, apprenticeships and traineeships.

Online Job Search

Students can utilise the websites below when job searching:

Job Applications

Students seeking further assistance and advice on applying for and writing job applications are encouraged to make an appointment. This can include help with writing and formatting resumes and cover letters.

Exploring your Career

Students can access the resources listed below to explore potential future career pathways and options:


Students considering University can refer to the Hobsons Course Finder website where they can search by degree, course, university or career and locate information about each University from admission criteria, degree costs to career pathways.

Universities located in New South Wales Australian:


Charles Sturt University

La Trobe University

Macquarie University

Southern Cross University

University of Canberra

University of Newcastle

University of New England

University of New South Wales

University of Sydney

University of Technology, Sydney

University of Western Sydney

University of Wollongong

Universities located in the Australian Capital Territory:


Australian Catholic University

The Australian National University

TAFE and Apprenticeships


Students considering undertaking a course at TAFE may like to review the following website for further information:



For more information on apprenticeships click the link below:

Apprenticeship Information

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.”
~ Steve Jobs ~