Teaching assistance is usually considered an easy job but it is far from that. Teacher assistants strive day and night to help teachers and students to achieve the desired results, in addition to performing clerical work.
If you are an entry level job seeker or an undergrad having no prior experience and looking for a position as a teaching assistant, the following cover letter can help you get the position successfully.
This example covers all the aspects of this position which employer want to see in a perfect candidate.
22 Magnolia Drive
Cusseta, AL 34119
veronica.1 @ email . com
July 5, 2015
Mr. William Smith
Senior Vice Principal
12 Some Road
Cusseta, AL 99487
Dear Mr. Smith:
I am writing to apply for the position of a Teaching Assistant with Learning Alliance, as listed on the school’s notice board. With my knowledge of early childhood development and exceptional clerical skills, I am eager to leverage my transferable skills and capabilities to contribute to your bottom line.
During my work as a teacher assistant intern in summer 2013, I developed strong skills to perform the necessary tasks of this position efficiently. Some highlights of my strengths include:
• Highly skilled in assisting teachers with all facets of the academic program
• Demonstrated ability to instruct and impart lessons to students in the absence of teacher
• Hands-on experience in preparing and implementing lessons plans
• Able to evaluate and document students’ progress
• Proven record of performing all kinds of clerical and classroom support work
Possessing the confidence to communicate effectively with parents and coworkers, I am confident in my ability to become a key member of your staff.
Please refer to my enclosed resume which further highlights my relevant skills and capabilities. I will call your office on Friday to schedule a time of interview at the time of mutual convenience. I can also be contacted on (000) 111-9876 if needed.
Thank you for your time and consideration.