How to juggle casual work

Students assess different ways they can look after themselves as they enter the workforce.

Year Level




60 minutes


  • In class activity

SEL Competencies

  • Self-management

Learning Intention

Students identify practical ways they can look after themselves when they start working.

Key Outcomes

By the end of the lesson, students will be able to:

  • describe different strategies they can use to look after themselves
  • identify available support structures.
activity 01

Introduction 5 min

Explain to students:

  • Juggling work and life can be difficult, especially if you are just entering the workforce.
  • Work is often inconsistent, so it requires careful planning and organisation.
  • There are lots of different ways to manage the work/life balance.