As a teacher of the English language, you will need to demonstrate a very focused set of skills that involve classroom management, good student rapport, excellent abilities to analyze and elicit information, the use of exciting teaching techniques alike.
The following example is an overview of what one could include in a cover letter for an ESL Teacher’s job application and/or resume.
ESL Teacher Cover Letter Example
120 E 87th Street
New York, NY 10128
November 21, 2020
Mr. Robert Whittle
McEvans High School
100 East 35th Street
New York, NY 01247
Dear Mr. Whittle:
Having seen your advertisement for the position of ESL teacher at McEvans High School, I am applying for the same because my career profile perfectly matches your requirements. With my TESOL certification, New York ESL license, and a BA in Education from the University of Massachusetts, I am confident in my capability to become an important member of your teaching staff.
Per your job description, you need teachers that are passionate about the English language and keenly interested in helping students become high achievers. I possess a fun-filled personality as well as effective teaching skills that motivate students towards learning. I also have a demonstrated ability to assess student potential accurately, tailor lessons to achieve desired goals, manage difficult learners, shift between languages, and maintain written records of student assessments.
Furthermore, I am experienced at co-teaching and am confident about handling the curriculum at McEvans High School. Over and above, I can work well both independently and under supervision.
On that note, I would like the opportunity to be interviewed to discuss my qualifications in detail. I will call you in two weeks’ time but can schedule an earlier visit if you require. I can be reached at (009) 100-1221 and will be delighted to provide you with any additional information.
Thank you for your time and consideration.