Work Environment

Miyazaki is home to many public high schools, junior high schools, and elementary schools, many of which employ JETs as ALTs. In recent years, many elementary and junior high schools with low student populations have been closing down or integrating with other schools in their town, but still the number of JET ALTs has been rising!

But what is ALT life like? Well, everyone has their own experiences, and in many cases the job is what you make of it. But, there are also plenty of similarities between placements as well. Check out the categories below to learn more about various aspects of the work environment.



When preparing to move across the world, one of the first questions incoming JETs ask themselves is what to pack. Japan is often viewed as an extremely conservative culture, and in many ways that is true. However, that does not mean you need to abandon your personal style and comfort. The important thing is being … Continue reading Workwear