Killarney Heights High School

Respect Connect Aspire

Telephone02 9451 7005



Welcome to our dedicated Careers Education program.

At Killarney Heights High School, we have a knowledgeable and caring Careers Advisor, Ms Julie McDermott, who knows our students and their needs well and works collaboratively to help them achieve their career goals.

Ms McDermott has strong ties with and a great knowledge of the Northern Suburbs and Northern Beaches community and works closely with a range of local industries and other organisations to provide our students with a number of opportunities. Please contact Ms McDermott on 9451 7005 or email to make an appointment.

Our aim is to provide you with all the latest information that will help you make decisions about your future career and your life beyond school.

You can use this careers website below to locate University, TAFE and any other type of course across Australia, get information about the HSC, search for job vacancies and much more. Feel free to drop into the Careers Office if you have any questions.

 For more detailed information on careers please click on our careers website,


Each school year requires specific guidance concerning careers. Below are resources for students, organised by school year.

Year 10

All Year 10 students participate in careers education classes.


All students in year 10 will have the opportunity to participate in at least one week of work experience during the year. Some students may choose to negotiate alternate work experiences throughout the year.

Work experience can help students refine their choice of electives and further learning. It’s also an opportunity to find out what jobs are really like, contact employers and put classroom theory into practice.

Work experience is unpaid and usually lasts around a week.

All students will need to access the following documents



Assist students with organising timetables and study schedules

Counsel individual students and assist with career guidance

Assist TVET students with Work Placement


Provide Lunch presentations from Universities and other Provide Tertiary Institutions

Individual counselling and career guidance

Career Expo

Some Useful websites for Yr 12 students and Parents