Elementary Teacher Cover Letter
This letter is for a recent graduate. The opening paragraph indicates her occupational goal, the middle paragraph sells the candidate, and the third paragraph looks for an interview.
Sample Elementary Teacher Cover Letter
Hiring Agent Name
City, State ZIP
Dear Mr. / Ms. _____:
As a dedicated, highly knowledgeable Teacher with certification to teach pre-Kindergarten through grade 6, I believe my skills and talents can make an immediate and long-term contribution to [name of school].
During my intensive teaching assignments with Russell Sage College, I have enjoyed teaching elementary and preschool students in a variety of positions and educational settings. I am skilled at developing and implementing stimulating lesson plans, administering and evaluating standardized tests, writing profiles, and conducting parentteacher conferences. I am a team player capable of working well and building strong rapport with students, professionals, parents, and staff members. My educational background includes a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Psychology from Russell Sage College. My proven ability to help children achieve their highest levels through positive motivation will be an asset to your team.
The accompanying resume provides further details of my accomplishments and what I have to offer. I believe it would be mutually beneficial for us to meet and discuss your current or anticipated teaching positions. I will call next week to inquire about such a meeting.
Thank you for your time and consideration.