Job Overview:

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.

See also: School Receptionist Resume Sample


School Receptionist Cover Letter Sample


7361 King Arthur Way
Cheyenne, WY 99822

April 9, 2015

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, as advertised on the school’s website. I am a perfect contender for this position because I am a self-motivated and flexible individual who possess strong expertise in general administrative and front desk duties within an educational setting.

During my work as a School Receptionist at Cheyenne Elementary School, I sharpened my skills in providing a warm welcome to parents and visitors. I have a profound ability to interact with parents and visitors in a friendly manner and possess flexibility to respond 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, staff and co-workers.

Eager to contribute to your school’s success, I will call you after 3 days to check the status of my application and will be available at (000) 338 -8228 if you need any additional information from me.

Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to meeting with you soon.


Kind regards,

Laura Gates

Enc. Resume