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12 Excerpts from Sample Application Letters for Teacher Positions

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12 excerpts from sample application letters for teacher positions

Your teacher application letter a.k.a. teacher cover letter must convince the reader to move on to your academic resume, with an ultimate goal of landing a job interview. To help you, I’ve assembled hard-hitting excerpts from sample application letters for teaching positions.

Your academic cover letter should introduce you as a professional educator, highlight your hands-on expertise, demonstrate your talents and skills, and portray your unwavering commitment to education. The selections from various teacher sample application letters include individuals focusing on: Elementary Education, Special Education, Substitute Teaching, and School Administration.

Your instructor cover letter should also showcase your greatest strengths as an educator, and display concrete examples of how you have actively engaged students, implemented creative lesson plans, and differentiated instruction.

Below you will find excerpts from the various sections that make up the sample application letters for teacher positions: introduction, body, and conclusion (or concluding paragraph). Remember that the structure of your letter is important: it should contain an introductory paragraph, one or two body paragraphs, and a concluding paragraph.

Three Examples of a Teacher Applicant Letter Introduction

  • It is with great pleasure to present my resume to you for a position as a Special Education Teacher with ABC School District. I have earned a Bachelor of Education in Elementary Education and Florida Teaching Certification. As a hard working and dedicated teaching professional, I am confident in my ability to become a valuable member of your academic team.
  • I am excited to present my well-rounded resume to you for the position of Elementary School Teacher. With a Master’s Degree in Education and 12 years of teaching expertise, I am confident in my ability to be an asset to your exceptional teaching team.
  • With over ten years of hands-on experience in the classroom, a Master of Art in Teaching Degree, and an Administrative Credential, I am eager to transition into the leadership role of Assistant Principal. My enclosed resume will demonstrate my commitment to education, excellent leadership skills, and my passion for academics.

Six Examples of Sentences in an Application Letter Body for a Teaching Position

  • The enclosed resume will highlight my career accomplishments and showcase my expertise in education. I have had the opportunity to instruct a diverse student population including those afflicted with ADD/ADHD, autism, developmental delays, learning disabilities, non compliant behavior, and physical challenges. As a result, I possess the ability to remain calm, patient, and persistent. I administer frequent assessments, communicate regularly with parents, and adapt instructional techniques to facilitate students’ changing goals and needs.
  • Being a versatile educator, I have had the wonderful opportunity to teach an academically and socially diverse group of children from grades one to five. I have developed excellent communication, interpersonal, organization, and problem-solving skills, which enable me to teach any elementary grade level effectively. I have proven my ability to adapt quickly to a changing student population while maintaining a well-behaved and focused learning environment.
  • My teaching style is very flexible and student-focused. I take the time to get to know my students as individuals, which allows me to tailor my instruction according to their unique learning goals. I design adaptable lesson plans, exciting hands-on activities, and engaging thematic units to spark students’ interest, attention, and imagination.
  • I facilitate student learning by developing innovative lessons that students can find relatable, understandable, and memorable. I utilize strategies centered on the latest research-based instruction to effectively incorporate engaging activities and relevant materials that capture the interest of my students.
  • By integrating exciting technology, meaningful manipulatives, and cooperative learning projects, I have been able to provide students with a well-balanced educational experience, which promoted academic, social, cognitive, and physical development.
  • My greatest strength as an educator is my capability to actively engage the class. By incorporating up-to-date technology, appropriate literature, and meaningful thematic units, I can effectively facilitate all types and levels of learners, while sparking their interest in education.

Three Examples of a Conclusion Found in Sample Application Letters for Teacher Postings

  • Being a very innovative and dedicated educator, I welcome the opportunity to meet with you to discuss how my extensive experience and skills will benefit your academic program. Thank you for your time and consideration, and I look forward to hearing from you soon.
  • As a collaborative and student-focused teacher, I welcome the chance to discuss how my expertise, skill set and passion will be of value to your academic program. Thank you for your time and attention, and I look forward to speaking with you soon.
  • I am a resourceful, dedicated, and determined instructor, who is willing to lead extracurricular activities. As such, I am confident you will find me to be a valuable member of your team. I can be reached by either telephone or email, and welcome the opportunity to speak with you further.

With these examples, you will now have a great starting point from which to develop your academic application letter or cover letter. Use these example sentences to help you write a compelling letter that will get the attention of school districts.

You can review full versions of various application letters for teachers or school administrators on our website.

Whether you are writing a new teacher resume or an educational leadership resume, make sure the font and design match the application letter.

Do you need assistance with writing your academic resume or application letter?

As a professional resume writer who earned dual certification in resume writing, I know what it takes to grab the attention of potential schools.

When it comes to your future educational career, seeking out the help of a professional is always a great idea.

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14 comments… add one
Marcia Morle August 16, 2016, 5:01 pm

I appreciate your guidelines in writing an application letter, it was very helpful, Thank you, Marcia,

Candace Alstad - Davies August 17, 2016, 11:32 am

Thank you for commenting Marcia – and happy you found the post helpful. Have a wonderful day!

Desire Marima August 17, 2016, 7:23 pm

Thank you very much madam for all your career advice. I have learnt a lot about job applications through your posts.

Candace Alstad - Davies August 18, 2016, 5:11 am

Your welcome Desire. Thank you for reading and taking the time to comment. Stop back often. 🙂

JanetJuma August 18, 2016, 2:01 pm

This is marvellous!The excerpts have really improved my Knowledge of how to write a cover letter.Kudos!

William Demello August 20, 2016, 4:05 am

I would like to comment on the following article for experienced teachers, very informative and hands on experience which is very useful for a cover letter. I was able to learn how to tailor my cover letter and not use unnecessary information to convey my full meaning.

Thank You very much!

Sincerley,
Mr. William Demello

Candace Alstad - Davies August 20, 2016, 6:27 am

Thank you for taking the time to comment William and happy to hear you learned how to tailor your cover letter. Stop back to the blog often and share with others. Have a wonderful weekend. 🙂

Gloria Ofuani August 20, 2016, 11:58 pm

Thank you so much for the excerpts, they were very helpful.

Candace Alstad - Davies August 21, 2016, 2:55 pm

Your welcome Gloria. Happy to hear you found them valuable. Please stop back when you get a chance, I post new content weekly. Have a wonderful day. 🙂

Yogita August 27, 2016, 2:11 am

Thanks you for sharing. It’s very informative and at the right time for me as I am looking for the ways to attract job offers and your article did everything for me.

Candace Alstad - Davies August 28, 2016, 5:49 am

Happy to hear you found the article on application letters helpful Yogita. Stop back often. Have a wonderful day! 🙂

Sadira September 3, 2016, 1:48 am

Very good and helpful.i have B ed degree but I don’t have work experience but it is my life long ambition to become a teacher.iam an Indian house wife living in dubai. I want to work as a teacher. Can you help me please

Candace Alstad - Davies September 4, 2016, 8:03 am

Thank you for stopping by Sadira. Teaching is an excellent profession to get into, what steps have you taken this far with your job search? Hope you are having a wonderful day!

Michael Gwara (SA) December 26, 2016, 9:34 am

I found it very helpful

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