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About the JET Programme

Please click here to download the 2020 JET Application Guidelines and Forms.

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The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme is designed to promote mutual understanding between Japan and other nations, foster international exchange at the local level and enhance foreign language education in Japan.

There are two types of positions*:

The 2020 JET Programme Information Sessions

Evening information sessions will be held from 6 to 7.30pm at the following dates and venues:
Tuesday 15th October - Consulate-General of Japan, Level 25, 570 Bourke St, Melbourne
Thursday 17th October - Mercure Grosvenor Hotel, 125 North Terrace, Adelaide
Monday 21st October - Salamanca Inn, 10 Gladstone St, Hobart
Thursday 24th October - Consulate-General of Japan, Level 25, 570 Bourke St, Melbourne
*Free entry but bookings essential - please contact the Consulate-General of Japan via Email or telephone.
Daytime Information sessions will be held at various universities and bookings are not required.

Want to know more?

Please contact the JET Programme Coordinator
Tel: 03 9679 4510 or Email: meljapan@mb.mofa.go.jp

Further information is also available at the JET Programme website.

The scheduled time-line for the 2019 JET Programme recruitment are as follows:

* Please note that applicants must be an Australian citizen (i.e., an Australian passport holder, not just a permanent resident) where recruitment and selection procedures will take place. Interviews are not conducted outside Australia, including Japan.