There are key differences to hiring ALTs for September compared to the hiring process for the beginning of the Japanese school year in April.
By Liam Carrigan on June 20, 2017
I’m not a native speaker, but can I still teach English in Japan?
By Liam Carrigan on June 13, 2017
Before heading to a classroom, you’ll get some coaching on being an ALT in Japan — use the time develop good habits and show your adaptability.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on June 7, 2017
Before you arrive and after you get off the plane, mind these key points to ensure a smooth transition to your new career.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on May 26, 2017
The Japanese call it “ijime,” but you and I know it more commonly as “bullying.”
By Liam Carrigan on May 23, 2017
Everyone has their favorite classes, and likewise everyone probably has those one or two classrooms that they dread stepping into each week.
By Liam Carrigan on May 17, 2017
You did research, nailed the interview and the company has offered you a job — congratulations! What happens next?
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on May 15, 2017
What are some of the ways that the Japanese system of “sempai and kohai” manifests itself during working life in Japan? One ALT shares his experience.
By Liam Carrigan on May 10, 2017
Part 2 of our guide to landing that teaching job in Japan.
By Liam Carrigan on May 3, 2017
It’s not all about your resume in an interview, this is your chance to demonstrate other qualities a piece of paper can’t show.
By GaijinPot Commercial Partners on April 28, 2017
Tips for making that ¥250,000 go the distance from somebody who’s been there, spent that.
By Liam Carrigan on April 18, 2017
Nail your first ALT interview before you even walk into the meeting room.