2021 JET Programme is Open for Applications by Filipinos

 2021 JET Programme – Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) in Japan
 Now Open for Applications by Filipinos
 Applications are now being accepted for Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) positions in the 2021 Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme.
1. What is the JET Programme?
 The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme was introduced in 1987 to help deepen mutual understanding between the people of Japan and those of other countries through foreign language exchange and cultural immersion at the local level. In 2019, there were 5,761 participants on the Programme from 57 countries, including the Philippines.
 The Embassy of Japan in the Philippines has already sent a total of 154 JET participants as ALTs or CIRs to Japan. From 2 ALTs in 2014, it has grown to 52 ALTs and 1 CIR (Coordinator for International Relations) for 2019 alone.
2. What are the duties of ALTs?
 ALTs will work in public or private 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.
3. Who are eligible to apply?
Applicants must:
  • be a Filipino citizen
  • possess excellent English ability both orally and in writing
  • be physically and mentally fit to work abroad
  • hold a Bachelor's degree or higher, or be able to obtain such qualifications by the designated arrival date
4. How can one apply?
 The JET Programme Guidelines, Application Forms, and details on other requirements can be obtained from: https://www.ph.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_en/00_000147.html
All application materials required for this program are due on January 8th, 2021 (Friday) and must be submitted via courier (LBC, Grab Express, Lalamove, etc)  to:
Japan Information and Culture Center
 Embassy of Japan in the Philippines
2627 Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City 1300
For more information about the JET Programme and the ALT position, please visit www.jetprogramme.org or the Culture and Education section of the Embassy of Japan Website.