Writing a cover letter for assistant teacher resume or job application is tricky. You require to match your transferable skills, education and summer experience with the requirements of the employer. You have to show your creativity, communication and class management skills as well as clerical abilities. Teachers want you to assist them without disturbing the attention. Children want you to negotiate with the teacher on their behalf. If you want an attractive cover letter for a job as an assistant teacher, it should tackle all these realities in an elegant and professional manner. Focus your letter on how the school will benefit by employing you as an Assistant Teacher.
Following is a sample cover letter of assistant teacher who has no prior experience. You ought to personalize this sample cover letter as per your circumstances.
Assistant Teacher Sample Cover Letter – No Experience
321 Example Lane
Houston, TX 54121
July 4, 2011
Ms. Sara Michael
Bright Future School District
65 North Ave
Houston, TX 69888
Dear Ms. Michael:
In response to your recent advertisement for the position of Assistant Teacher at Bright Future High School, I am submitting my application for your consideration. With my Bachelor degree in Computer Science and secondary teaching certificate, I am extremely interested in utilizing my skills and capabilities in a secondary school setting. I am particularly interested in the Bright Future School District because of its established dedication to provide quality education, as proofed by the favorable student/faculty ratio and high-tech classroom environment.
My student teaching experience has enabled me to build up a particular relationship with the age group that I get pleasure from most: i.e. high school students. As co-advisor of the Computer Club during my practicum, I gained managerial and executive skills that improved my point of view. As a student at Houston College, I have done extremely well academically and worked unpaid as an aide at the computer center, where I further developed my computer, interpersonal and communication skills.
Some highlights of my qualifications include:
• Highly skilled in assisting teacher with classroom activities
• Demonstrated ability to provide substitute coverage when teachers are absent
• Able to work with children from 5-15 years of age
• Track record of planning and implementation of a developmentally appropriate curriculum for children
• Flexible, cooperative, and good communicator
As a fresh and enthusiastic candidate, I would be grateful for the opportunity to speak with you regarding my skills and capabilities. I will contact you within the next two weeks to follow-up and discover the prospect of an interview. In the interim, I can be reached on my phone at (879) 999-9099 or via email at [Email Address Here].
Thank you for your time and considering my application for Assistant Teacher position at Bright Future School District.