Teacher Cover Letter Tips

Writing a cover letter for any job is quite tough but a teacher cover letter seems to be the most challenging task. But when you are keen to pursue your lifelong dream of following the noble profession of a teacher, you must write a most convincing and winning cover letter to focus the selection committee’s attention on you.

Tips for Writing Cover Letter

Following are the steps to write an exemplary teacher cover letter to make the most favorable consideration.

  1. Firstly get to know about all the details of the school you are applying to and the contact person who is responsible for this job interview and the job you are applying for.
  2. Secondly learn how to put across the reasons that why you think you will be the perfect fit for the job and try to justify it by brief mention of awards, scholarships and recognition citation etc. 
  3. And lastly thank them nicely assuring your willingness to travel that extra mile to get things right.

You ought to focus on style and formatting the letter as well as the contents. Easy to view font and quality paper and a neat appearance with no grammar, language mistakes are important aspects for you to pay attention to. Be sure to give your contact information in the header portion along with your correct address so you can be reached easily. And do not forget to add your latest resume along.

Do not mention about salary history unless asked for. Do not elaborate on your prior or present jobs, why you quit or quitting etc.  Keep the letter brief and to the point. No grammar or typo errors.

Following is an example which can be tailor-made to fit your particular needs:

First Name Last Name
<City, State Zip>
555-555-5555 (h)
123-123-1234 (c)
<Name of Recruiting Authority, Title>
<Name of School>
<City, State Zip>
Dear <Mr. or Ms.><Last Name>:

This is in response to your advertisement <date> in <where you find the ad or how you leant about> for the post of < title> in <name of institution>. I am enclosing my resume for your perusal and consideration for the above position.
I have over 5 years experience in teaching in various positions as a <your subject> teacher.

I have shown my ability to develop complete curricula for a variety of courses including discussions, assignments, tests and assessments along with high-quality lectures.

<Here insert about your awards, citations which distinguish your special skills> <You can also make a mention of any special service if any that you have done or participated in any local community aided educational program etc>

I have been able to establish good rapport with the students, and their parents. I will combine my teaching expertise with compassion, enthusiasm and ability to motivate my students to not only perform superlatively in the academics but also in all other fields to become citizens that will make the their institution, county and country proud.

I am sure an interview will fully do justice to my claim that I will be the best fit for the above position in your institution.

First Name Last Name
Enclosed: Resume

Make easy to read and simple cover letter and see the difference.