Reblog: LifeAfterJET: Transitioning Your Teaching Experience

Considering teaching English in Japan after graduation or interested in teaching English as a second language for a career? Head over to to check out Tammy Wik’s feature on using her ESL experience to launch a career in TESOL.

This feature comes courtesy of Tammy Wik (Ishikawa-ken, 2007-2010). JET Alums fall into two different camps. Some leave their teaching days behind in Japan without ever turning back. Others are just dying to find ways to keep on with the classroom. In this article, Tammy shows how far you can take the English teaching route.

My name is Tammy and I do recruitment for the U.S. Department of State’s English Language Fellow (ELF) Program. I also work full-time as an Assessment Editor for CTB McGraw-Hill, where I am using the knowledge I gained during graduate school to help create strong and interesting test items for a national test that will be coming out in a few years. I thought I’d talk a little about what the ELF Program is and how I got to doing what I’m doing now.

Read the full article here.

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