Tag Archives: ALT

Reblog: LifeAfterJET: Transitioning Your Teaching Experience

Considering teaching English in Japan after graduation or interested in teaching English as a second language for a career? Head over to JETWit.com to check out Tammy Wik’s feature on using her ESL experience to launch a career in TESOL. … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Non-JET Assistant Language Teacher(s), Nagano Prefectural Board of Education [Japan]

Via the JETWit Jobs Mailing List. Job: Assistant Language Teacher Number of Jobs: 2 Location: Matsumoto, Shiojiri, Okaya, Suwa in Nagano Prefecture, Japan Preference: applicants living in Nagano Education: BA or qualified to teach English Deadline: postmarked by Friday, June … Continue reading

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Sent to Sendai: Reflections of an ALT after the Tohoku Earthquake

On March 11, 2011, I had no idea that I would be moving to Sendai, Japan in less than half a year. When the earthquake happened at 2:46PM in Japan, it was 12:46AM in Washington, D.C. and I was asleep.  I … Continue reading

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JET Recruiting Sessions 2011

Thinking of applying to the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme as an Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) or a Coordinator for International Relations (CIR)? Check out the Consul-General of Japan in Miami’s JET calendar for recruiting events and information sessions near … Continue reading

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JET Application The Sequel: The Interview Strikes Back

Long time no see guys.  Sorry about the radio silence. However, my sources (and by sources I mean Facebook) tell me that the results for JET interviews have been released and those chosen are beginning to freak out a bit. … Continue reading

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Why Apply for JET? (With a focus on the ALT position)

The JET program is an excellent program that aims to promote grassroots internationalization between Japan and other nations. There is a common misconception that the main role of JET participants is to teach English. This simply is not true. The … Continue reading

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