School receptionists work in the school office and provide administrative support to the staff and the office.

They may be required to greet visitors as they arrive, take phone calls and respond to mail. They are also responsible to perform filing duties and updating records.

Following is an application cover letter for a school receptionist that may assist you in your job application process.



School Receptionist Resume Cover Letter Sample


7361 King Arthur Way
Cheyenne, WY 99822

August 13, 2013

Mr. Ted White
Nashville High School
65 Valley View Drive
Cheyenne, WY 88722


Dear Mr. White:

Please consider my resume as an application for the position of a School Receptionist at Nashville High School, that you have advertised on the school’s website. I am a perfect fit for this position because I possess strong expertise in general administrative and front desk duties.

As noted on my resume, I had been working as a School Receptionist for Cheyenne Elementary School for five years, and sharpened my skills in managing all administrative aspects of a school. I have a profound ability to interact with parents and visitors in a positive manner and possess flexibility in responding courteously at all times. My ability to establish priorities and maintain productivity despite interruption has been lauded many times. Possessing inviolate integrity and professionalism, I am able to work at my best even in times of rush hours. Moreover, I have a proven ability meet deadlines, and work effectively with teachers and co-workers.

My proficiency with latest technology and business trends coupled with willingness to learn continuously would enable me to maximize the efficiency of Nashville High School’s reception area. I will call you in a week’s time to follow up on the status of my application and will be available at (998) 338 -8228 if you need any additional information from me.

Thank you for your time and consideration.


Kind regards,

Laura Gates

Enc. Resume