A cover letter for elementary school teacher’s position introduces your job application and resume. The only purpose of this document is to personalize and present your qualifications, skills and attributes for a teaching position and is written to obtain you an interview.


➜ Avoid using pronoun “I” in the beginning of every sentence
➜ Change the structure; review and rewrite every sentence to ensure a polished version
➜ Don’t repeat the same idea
➜ If you have an enclosed/attached document (resume, recommendation letter, transcript), type “Enclosure/Attachment” two lines after your name and signature
➜ Limit the letter to four paragraphs and one page
➜ Use supreme quality paper for your cover letter and resume
➜Avoid folding: Send your letter in a big envelope
➜ Sign your cover letter before sending and maintain log /copies
➜ Reread your letter at least three times to catch typos or misuse of words


Elementary Teacher Cover Letter Sample 1


666 Example Ave
Houston, TX 65524

March 16, 2016

Ms. Cristina Preece
Hiring Manager
AAA School
2227 Some Street
Houston, TX 65221


Dear Ms. Preece:

My Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, Texas Teacher’s Certification with Elementary K-5 endorsement and 5 years’ extensive experience in teaching profession makes me a good fit for Elementary Teacher position at AAA School.

Following are some highlights of my attributes which will be of particular interest to you:

● Demonstrated ability to prepare extremely well for lectures before time
● Track record of creating a favorable classroom environment that is appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students
● Well-versed in preparing and implementing lesson plans to meet the varied learning styles, abilities, and requirements of students in a culturally diverse environment
● Highly effective in planning activities and projects that are relevant to students’ needs

Furthermore, I have a thorough knowledge of Texas Core IB Curriculum. My proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office software is an added strength of my profile. Over and above, I offer students with varied learning surroundings which will help fostering students’ cognitive and social growth.

As an self-directed, resourceful and enthusiastic teaching professional, I would like to meet with you in an interview to discuss my skills and abilities in detail. I will contact your office next week to follow-up on my job application. If you need any additional information in the interim, please feel free to contact me any time at (000) 999-2523.

Thank you for your time and consideration.


Sincerely yours,

Sara Chris

Enc. Resume


Elementary Teacher Cover Letter Sample 2


Joyce Kinsley

344 Ellis Sq ● Pella, IA 56939 ● (008) 444-3333 ● joyce @ email . com

April 16, 2016

Mr. Kline Fredrick
HR Manager
ANC School
877 Heavenly Sq
Pella, IA 56939


Dear Mr. Fredrick:

As a flexible, open-minded and self-driven Elementary Teacher, I am eager to leverage my talents for the development of students at ANC School. My experience and training perfectly qualifies me for this position:

● 11 years of diverse teaching experience and formal training to teach at the elementary level
● Demonstrated ability to construct and implement effective lesson plans based on the given curriculum

Like your motto, I also believe in the uniqueness of each child and have devoted many years in devising and implementing various strategies for differentiated instruction in medium to big sized classrooms.

Having served at various private and public sector schools over the past decade, I progressively gained expertise in contemporary teaching strategies and excelled as an elementary teacher year after year. I am well versed in all typical duties associated with this role which developed my reputation as a highly innovative elementary school teacher.

I would appreciate an opportunity to meet with you in person and discuss my relevant achievements with you that highly speak of my potential as an elementary school teacher. I will follow-up on my application after one week. In case you need any additional information, you are welcome to call me at (008) 444-333.

Thank you for your time and consideration.



Joyce Kinsley

Encl. Resume