Music Teacher Cover Letter Sample
Check out this music teacher cover letter, also known as a letter of intent or letter of application, and see if it gets your attention... because it definitely should! In the first paragraph, we list Julie's music appreciation, technical experience, and some of her core strengths, which inform you that she is well-established in the education field. If you are a new teacher trying to write a cover letter with no experience you will need to dig deep into experiences you had outside the classroom.
The music cover letter example continues by letting you know how she has taught diverse students of varying learning abilities. She also thoroughly describes the type of learning environment she creates for her students which results in better achievement from her students.
The cover letter continues on to describe her strengths in the classroom, as well as the goals she sets for her music programs. By describing these areas, a school will have a better idea of what they can expect from her as a music educator at their school if they hire her. The cover letter also gives Julie a chance to better describe her teaching style and educational philosophy – things that she can't go into detail about in her resume.
Music appreciation, versatility, multicultural lessons, and musicality are all important aspects of her teaching that needed to be incorporated into her cover letter. At the same time, these strengths are critical keywords and help get the cover letter and resume to the human eye if the application is scanned.
This music educator cover letter concludes by inviting the hiring administrator to contact Julie and offer her a teaching job interview. It's always important to end your cover letter with a call to action by the reader. Always thank them for their time, but also directly ask them for follow up to your application. This shows your definite interest in the position and desire to move on in the job application process.
This cover letter teacher sample matches Julie's educational resume by incorporating the same border, graphic, font, header, and format.
It's important to have all your job search documents match, as this ensures consistency and a cohesive application package. Both documents are easy to read, clearly communicate the job candidate's experience, credentials, and commitment to education.
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Julie June Brown
789 Miller Avenue • Somewhere, CA 77777
Phone: 555-333-8888 • Email: Julie@someinternetmail.com
<City, State Zip Code>
Dear <Title> <Name>:
It is with considerable interest that I enclose my resume for the Music Teacher position currently available with the <School District>. With almost 20 years of music-related experience, and over 15 years as a teacher, I am confident in my ability to become an asset to your educational institution.
As you will note, I have acquired both a Master's of Music Degree and a Bachelor's Degree in Education. In addition, I am certified in multiple areas including a California Preliminary Single Subject Teaching Credential: Music, Pre-K-12; and a California High School Certificate with Elementary Endorsement: Music, K-12.
As a versatile individual, I have had the opportunity to hold a number of professional roles including Music Teacher, Musician Instructor, and Private Music Instructor. Through these experiences, I have been fortunate enough to educate a diverse group of elementary and middle school students, who functioned below- and on grade level.
My goal is to instill a sense of music appreciation, while at the same time teaching students about the technical aspects of music. Furthermore, I strive to expand children's interests by organizing field trips, integrating multicultural lessons, and incorporating a wide range of activities, manipulatives, and cooperative learning projects. By utilizing these effective methods, I am able to reach out to each student, introduce new concepts, foster a fun learning environment, and help students blossom into well-rounded individuals.
In closing, I look forward to meeting with you to discuss in greater detail how I can contribute to the continued success of your music program. If you have any questions, or would like to set a time to meet, please feel free to contact me at the number listed above. In the interim, thank you for your time and consideration.
Julie June Brown
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