The ALT Advisor offers advice when ALTs, who are working mainly at Japanese junior high schools and high schools, are in trouble and ask for help,.

1 The period of employment :

February 1, 2006-March 30, 2006
(If it is agreed upon by both the ALTs' adviser and the MEXT, the contract may be extended for a period of next fiscal year)

2 Number of open positions :


3 The title of the position :

ALT ADVISOR(part-timer)

4 Duties

  • Provide advice to ALTs concerning teaching at Japanese schools and living in Japan
  • Making and checking documents related to JET program and other English documents
  • Other duties which the director of the International Education Division desires

5 Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must:

  • Have experience as an ALT on the JET program
  • Be a native speaker of English
  • Have a good command of the Japanese language
  • Be interested in and be willing to deepen his or her knowledge and appreciation of JET program, teaching foreign languages and international education
  • Be under 45 years old, in principle

6 Terms and Conditions

  • Working hours:16 hours per week(i.e. 8 hours 2 days, or 4 hours 4 days )
  • Working days: from Monday to Friday
  • Work place: International Education Division of the MEXT(2-5-1 Marunouchi Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan)
  • Remuneration:2500 yen per hour (40,000 yen per week)
  • Traveling expenses: none
  • Insurance: none

7 Application Procedure

Applicants must submit the Curriculum Vitae written in Japanese and with a photo attached.
After we screen the curriculum Vitae and inform applicants of the interview date. The curriculum Vitae applicants submit won't be returned to them.

8 Deadline of Application :

February 3, 2006

9 Please send your CV and picture to:

  • 2-5-1 Marunouchi Chiyoda-ku 100-8959, Japan
    International Education Division
    Elementary and Secondary Education Bureau of Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

10 If you have any questions, please contact :

  • Ms Sachiko Sakai
  • Mr. Toru Takeshita


International Education Division, Elementary and Secondary Education Bureau

(International Education Division, Elementary and Secondary Education Bureau)