Writing a cover letter for an entry level assistant teacher resume or job application is somewhat tricky. In your letter, you need to match your transferable skills, capabilities, education and experience with the requirements of the employer. You have to show your creativity, communication and classroom management skills as well as clerical abilities.
Lead teachers want an Assistant Teacher to assist them in a way without disturbing their attention. On the other hand, students want Assistant Teacher to negotiate with the classroom 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 best sample cover letter of assistant teacher who has no prior experience. You are free to personalize this sample cover letter as per your circumstances.
Assistant Teacher Sample Cover Letter – No Experience
321 Example Lane
Houston, TX 54121
August 18, 2013
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 perusal. With my Bachelor’s degree in Education and 3 months’ internship experience, 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’ staff dedication to provide quality education, as proofed by the favorable student/faculty ratio and high-tech classroom environment.
Some highlights of my strengths include:
• Highly skilled in assisting lead teacher in 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
My student teaching experience has enabled me to build up a particular relationship appropriate to the age group. As co-advisor of the Computer Club during my practicum, I gained managerial skills and improved my analytical thinking. As a student at Houston College, I worked as an unpaid clerical assistant at the college’s office, where I developed exceptional secretarial and clerical skills.
As a fresh and enthusiastic candidate, I would welcome the opportunity to speak with you regarding my skills as a Assistant Teacher. I will contact you after 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.