A well‐crafted cover letter for an English Teacher Position is a necessary accompaniment to your resume. The letter draws attention to the qualifications you possess that are most appropriate to the English Teacher position, and is an excellent means of showing your written communication skills. Besides, it can be used to explain potential resume issues for example time gaps or lack of experience, and is a means to express your enthusiasm about a position.
An English Teacher Cover Letter must always be included when sending your resume to anyone for any purpose, unless clearly instructed not to. The letter should:
• Explain the reason you are sending your resume
• Give any requested information
• Call attention to your pertinent skills
• Reflect a positive approach
• Persuade the reader to look at your resume
The following example is designed to assist you in your job application cover letter writing process.
English Teacher Cover Letter Sample
54 Example 8th street
Davison, MI 65887
April 28, 2012
Ms. Sara Henry
Davison Community Schools
PO Box 8683
Davison, MI 32558
Dear Ms. Henry:
Leafing through your school’s website, I have come to know about the vacancy of English Teacher at the Davison Community Schools. It would be my pleasure to work as English Teacher with Davison Community Schools because of its commitment to provide standard and excellent education to the young generation. Along with my Master degree in English and extensive experience as an English teacher, I have the ability to become a key member of your faculty.
I am a strong candidate for this English Teacher job because I have two years of extensive experience of teaching English. In course of my previous job, I have to give six lectures a day and I was also responsible for the extracurricular activities of my assigned class. I maintained student records, checked assignments, took presentations, met with parents and resolved all kinds of hurdles which my class and students face during the entire academic course. Nevertheless, I was the member of examination committee too.
Moreover, I have excellent verbal, listening and written communication skills in English and French. Above all, I possess good organization abilities, and enthusiastic and commitment towards my work and responsibilities. My enclosed resume gives more details about my qualifications and skills which suitably match your requirements.
As an enthusiastic English Teacher, I would like to meet you with the intention of discussing my skills and qualification in detail. I will be available for interview at your convenience. I will call your office next week to follow-up and can be reached at [Contact #]. Thank you in anticipation for considering my application.