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Great way to get your foot in the door in Japan

Assistant Language Teacher (Former Employee) Nagoya, Aichi (Japan)

ProsSupervisors really do care
Training is adequate to thorough
Ability to choose where you are placed
Great way to improve Japanese, teach kids English, while learning Japanese culture first-hand
Transportation and living arrangements taken care of for workers

ConsDon't expect this to be a lifetime gig -- salary fluctuates very little
Practically impossible to get time off (though you get over a month of summer vacation)

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep trying to differentiate Altia Central from the other dispatch companies

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good Company

    ALT (Former Employee)

    I worked at Altia Central full-time for less than a year

    Pros: They were very organized in terms of finding housing, meeting me at Tokyo airport, and getting a… Cons: Not too much I can think of. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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    Great ALT company for those new to Japan, with dodgy policies that hurt long-term prospects

    ALT (Current Employee) Gifu-shi (Japan)

    I have been working at Altia Central full-time for less than a year

    Pros: There's a great training structure in place. There's some pretty in-depth teaching of how to actually be an ALT, which other competing companies and programmes… Cons: The company treats employees like children, and after a while it's a painful experience. A lot of ALTs are not allowed to drive simply because… Advice to Senior Management: Fix the underhand practices to avoid legal battles. I've consulted with lawyers and labour standards with advice to take things further, but it's realistically not… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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