Today, I found a memoir-like post hidden away in the depths of my hard drive. The last sentence was always said with a wink. The whole school, faculty and students included, were hellbent on bringing myself and this Uchida person together. Although I had yet to meet him, I could already feel butterflies in my stomach. Not only was he the only teacher in the town my age—he was male, and he lived next door. He was on crutches.
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View Full Version: Dating Coworkers. Is this generally frowned upon? Obviously it might lead to some awkward interactions if you're dating your JTE or something, but is it rare?
You will also hear from your predecessor and your contracting organization. No doubt the awkwardly large CLAIR handbook you have to lug with you to Tokyo, as well as the correspondence with your pred and CO will teach you plenty of things, but there are a few aspects of JET that are, shall we say, omitted from this and other fliers. Will you get subsidized housing or will you pay 60,yen a month for a tiny apartment? Will you be a human tape recorder or will you be planning several new lessons a week with little help? Will you get a nice understanding supervisor or will you get a hawk that scrutinizes your every move?
The work duties of an ALT will vary depending on the needs of the contracting organisation, however, common ALT duties include the following:. What are the work duties of a CIR? The work duties of a CIR will vary depending on the needs of the contracting organisation, where they generally assist in projects related to international activities carried out by the contracting organisation.