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About the JET Programme

Please click here to download the 2019 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 2019 JET Programme Information Sessions

Evening information sessions will be held from 6 to 7.30pm at the following dates and venues:
Wednesday 17th October - Consulate-General of Japan, Level 25, 570 Bourke St, Melbourne
Friday 19th October - Mercure Grosvenor Hotel, 125 North Terrace, Adelaide
Tuesday 23rd October - Consulate-General of Japan, Level 25, 570 Bourke St, Melbourne
Wednesday 24th October - Salamanca Inn, 10 Gladstone St, Hobart
*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 is 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.