When submitting your application for a tutoring position, it is important to include an attractive cover letter that contains a brief overview about your tutoring abilities, career goals and aspirations. Tailor your cover letter in a specialized manner so you will be seen as someone must be called for an interview. Mention your specific tutoring skills and explain how these capabilities will make you the apple of Students’ eye.

Tutor Job Description

A tutor provides academic help to assigned students, either in a small group or individually and writes tutoring plans upon review of student requirements and course textbooks. S/he is supposed to ensure that students who possess the knowledge of a subject but may have some weak areas are assisted in order to achieve better grades. Having said that, tutors are responsible for maintaining liaison with both teachers and parents to identify weak areas and work towards fixing them.


Sample Cover Letter for Tutor Job


889 Debbie Drive
Meriden, CT 21212

January 16, 2014

Mr. Lester Anderson
ITT Educational Services
663 Summer Street
Meriden, CT 77773


Dear Mr. Anderson:

I recently learned about your Tutor position at ITT Educational Services through indeed.com and would like to be considered for this position. As a highly motivated and experienced Tutor with a strong background in providing professional tutoring services to students with diverse backgrounds, I have the ability to exceed your expectations. I am confident that my strong desire to help students achieve their goals will go a long way in providing high-quality services to your organization.

I have been working at Meriden High School for seven years and developed excellent knowledge of providing customized tutoring services to students. My ability to work with students, teachers and parents in order to find out their weakest points, and the aspiration to work towards providing strengthening services has been commended many times. Moreover, my know-how to design and conduct workshops and develop interactive materials for students would enable me to produce excellent results. Additionally, I possess a positive attitude and a passion to assist struggling learners.

My resume is enclosed herewith and will provide you with all other information that you will need in order to process my application. I’d like to set an appointment to talk further with you about this Tutor position, for which I will call your office next week. If you need to reach me before that, I will be available at (200) 922-2992 .

Thank you for your time. I look forward to meeting with you soon.



Angelina Torque

Enc. Resume