teacher application letter

Teacher Application Letter

How do I write a teacher application letter? The sample template is fully editable and printable and can be used in Google Docs, MS Word or Pages format.

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A teacher is a professional who teaches students based on national curriculum guidelines within their specialist subject areas. Their jobs include assigning homework, grading tests, documenting progress, and keeping up with good parent communication.

How do I write a teacher application letter?

Writing a teacher application letter tips:
  • Address it to a specific person.
  • Open with a summary.
  • Outline your education.
  • Highlight previous work experience.
  • Describe your teaching style and values.
  • Include a polite and optimistic closing.
  • Letter of intent for first-time teacher example.
Sample guide for teacher application letter:

Below is provided a sample application letter. You can download and use it after making changes per your requirements and criteria. We are not only providing you tips, but also a sample cover letter that you can use after certain edits. Here is a sample letter for your guidance:


I wish to apply for the position of {{Position}] in your school as listed in the {{Date}} edition of the {{Name of the Journal}}. I hold a {{Qualification}}in Elementary Education with a concentration in {{Subject}} from the University of {{Name of the University}}.I am currently teaching at {{Name of the School}} where the assignment involves team-teaching Language Arts to {{List grades}} graders. This assignment requires that I teach reading, writing, spelling, and basic journalism skills. The formalism aspect focuses on the development of a newsletter composed on computer in our classroom and circulated to students' families. As my resume notes, I volunteer regularly at the Center for the elderly when I help to coordinate their weekly newsletter. I also regularly volunteer with the school's Read-A-While after school program. My dedication to students and to learning extends beyond the regular classroom situation. I believe that my energy, education, and experience combine to make me a viable candidate for your position. Please contact me if you wish to receive my credentials; I would be glad to provide a set to you. I look forward to completing any further application materials that your school may require as well as the opportunity to meet with you for a personal interview at your convenience. My phone number and e-mail address are listed on the enclosed resume.

Yours sincerely,

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