Each year, Earlham places three to four graduates in paid two-year English teaching assistant positions with the Morioka Board of Education. These positions are typically filled by Earlham College graduates. The program occasionally accepts applications from qualified graduates of other colleges and universities, especially from GLCA/ACM consortial colleges. Interested parties should contact the below email address in November prior to the year they wish to work in Japan. All applicants must be proficient in Japanese.
Morioka ALT (M-ALT) participants enter a variety of professions upon completion of their two year contract, including secondary school teaching, law, engineering, translation and interpretation. Many go on to graduate school for advanced degrees.
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Download the M-ALT Application.