2023 JET Programme ALT Applications Now Open

The Embassy of Japan is now accepting applications for Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) positions in the 2023 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.
As of August 2022, the Embassy of Japan in the Philippines has already sent more than 200 JET participants as ALTs or CIRs to Japan. Seventy (70) of them are ALTs from the 2019 batch, so far the largest group of ALT participants sent from the Philippines in a single year. After a significant decrease in ALT recruitment from local schools and cities in Japan during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Embassy hopes that the 2023 ALT cohort will have even more participants and be the Philippines’ largest JET batch by that time.
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. Their 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 November 22, 2022 (Tuesday) and must be submitted via post or courier to:
Japan Information and Culture Center
Embassy of Japan in the Philippines
2627 Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City 1300
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