The application process for
the 2019 intake is now open.
All application documents must
arrive at the Embassy of Japan
in London by 6:00 pm
on 22nd November 2018.
Click here to register.

Be the last cohort of JET Participants
arriving before the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics!

Welcome to the JET Programme UK Website
The Official Website for UK Applicants

The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme is an official Japanese Government scheme
aiming to improve foreign language teaching in schools and to promote international understanding.
There are 2 positions available for UK graduates on the JET Programme: Assistant Language Teacher
(ALT) and Coordinator for International Relations (CIR).

About JET
Assisant Language Teacher Position
Coordinator for International Relations Position
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2019 University Promotions

Life on JET

Sarah Hiscock
ALT Fuchu City, Hiroshima Prefecture 2010 - 2015

Since my teenage years I always had the dream of teaching English abroad. After university I fell into a job where I became comfortable and my dreams were put on the backburner. A trip to the rural depths of Shizuoka in June 2009 was to change this, Visiting a friend, a current JET participant at the time, I fell in love with Japan and ... [Read more]

Ching Yin Cleo Wong
CIR Nishinoshima, Shimane Prefecture 2015 - Present

I can still remember the excitement when I learnt that I was shortlisted! Even then, I had only planned on staying for one or two years. I am starting my third year now, and I can safely say life in Japan is more challenging and fulfilling than that I could have ever imagined ... [Read more]