Hello everyone! Today, we’re talking about the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme.
We will help you with everything you need to know about JET Programme, such as:
- who can apply,
- how to apply, and
- what you need to prepare.
It’s a really cool program that’s important for people who want to teach and experience Japanese culture. Get ready for an exciting ride!
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs) will work in private or public schools, or local boards of education in the prefecture or municipality they will be assigned to. ALTs’ primary task is to assist in classes led by Japanese Teachers of English in the following manners:
- Assisting in the preparation of teaching materials;
- Planning and supervising extracurricular activities for students, such as English club or sport activities;
- Organizing cultural or international exchange programs.
All intrigued people are free to join the JET Programme.
Effective JET Program candidates are welcome to Japan as agents of their nations and will be allocated to neighborhood specialists including public and private rudimentary, middle school, or senior secondary schools.
In that capacity, it is best for members to be versatile, intellectually, and truly fit for performing different occupation obligations, and to have a profound interest in Japan.
How to apply to the JET Programme?
Tentative Expected Timeline: The schedule is subject to change.
- Submission of Application: From September to November 2023
- First screening results (released to only qualified applicants: Mid-January 2024
- Interviews: Late January or mid-February 2024
- Interview results will be released (Official result): Late March or Early April 2024
- Release of Placements: May 2024
- Departure for Japan: August 2024
Source: Philippine Go / ExpertistNetwork