ESL Teacher Cover Letter Sample Cover Letter Sample a.k.a. Application Letter
Review this English as a Second Language Teacher cover letter sample which includes all the right sections and information that should be included in any strong cover letter. This example ESL cover letter will help give you ideas even if you are writing an EFL, TESOL, or ELL application letter.
It is addressed properly, contains up-to-date contact information, and matches the resume. These are all integral to creating a strong letter of introduction. A cover letter should include both your contact details as well as the person you are addressing the cover letter to. In this case, Mona's contact details are in the header. A cover letter then needs to include the date, followed by the addressee's contact details. It's also important to find out the name of the person you are contacting so you can properly address them.
Mona's desired position is also easily identifiable. Interviewers hate nothing more than not understanding which position the candidate wishes to secure. The position has been bolded so the reader knows right away what position they are applying for.
This example ESL English as a Second Language teacher cover letter / application letter showcases Mona's formal education and credentials, years of classroom expertise, relevant skills sets, and her enthusiasm to teach all types and levels of ESL learners.
She starts the cover letter off with a strong introductory paragraph that highlights her credentials and teaching licenses, as well as her years of teaching experience. This is followed by her next paragraph which showcases her ability to work with a wide variety of students, as well as her talent to effectively meet the needs of ESL students through a variety of methods.
Her third paragraph delves deeper into her teaching style and describes some of the teaching methods she utilizes to create engaging lessons and improve students' English skills. These are all great points to make to showcase teaching skills and show a school what she can provide them with. After reading this letter, a reader will definitely want to read on to the resume to find out more.
The sample ESL instructor cover letter communicates real examples to provide evidence that the candidate will assist ESL students, facilitate multiple intelligences, enhance student comprehension, and provide all children with a meaningful learning experience.
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Mona P. Buttons
7398 91st Street • Tacoma, WA 98275
425) 555-2376 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Sarah Jones, Superintendent
ABC School District
1000 33rd Street South
Tacoma, WA 98888
Dear Ms. Jones:
It is with great enthusiasm that I submit my resume in consideration for a position as an ESL Teacher with the ABC School District. I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education (graduated cum laude) and have earned certifications in Elementary Self-Contained (Grades 1-8) and English as a Second Language (Grades 1-8) for the state of Washington. As a highly compassionate and approachable teaching professional, with over 15 years of hands-on teaching experience, I am confident in my ability to become a valuable member of your teaching staff.
The enclosed resume will highlight my career achievements and showcase my dedication to ESL education. Being a versatile educator, I have had the opportunity to instruct a wide variety of students from various backgrounds and all facets of society. As a result, I am a compassionate teacher, who remains sensitive to children's unique needs, differentiates instruction, provides individual and whole group support, integrates multicultural teaching units, and offers positive encouragement and reinforcement to keep students focused and motivated.
One of the most effective ways that I assist ESL students is by developing and presenting comprehensible and stimulating lesson plans that facilitate all learning styles. I research, locate, and incorporate a variety of resources to accommodate students via visual, audio, tactile, and kinesthetic methods. In addition, I integrate literature, Writers' Workshop, phonics activities, and technology to ensure that each child is able to comprehend and retain the concepts and language. My goal is to foster and maintain an open, honest, communicative, and supportive classroom, in which each student feels safe, secure, special, and appropriately challenged.
I would enjoy the opportunity to meet with you personally to discuss how my diverse skills and experience will enable me to make a valuable contribution to your school district. You may contact me at the above phone number or email address at your earliest convenience. Thank you for your time and consideration.
Mona P. Buttons
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