Overview & Guidelines
A Teacher Assistant Cover Letter is a specialized business letter which serves as your first introduction to a potential employer.
The function of the cover letter is to communicate your potential worth to the employer in a tailored message.
A good cover letter for Teacher Assistant Resume or job application relates your exact qualifications and skills to the employer’s needs and encourages the hiring manager to learn more regarding you through your enclosed resume – and eventually invite you for an interview.
There are two types of cover letters for Teacher Assistants:
1. A letter of application is in reply to an advertised opening.
2. A letter of inquiry presents a teaching assistant’s interests and qualifications as they relate to the employer’s requirements and potential job openings.
The following is a sample cover letter for a Teacher Assistant Resume which is written in response to an advertised position.
Teacher Assistant Cover Letter Example
98 Wales Street
Washington, DC 65998
March 17, 2018
Mr. Michael Smith
Washington Independent School District
PO Box 65
Washington, DC 14552
Dear Mr. Smith:
I am writing to apply for the position as an Assistant Teacher currently available at the Washington Independent School District. It will a be a great pleasure for me to share my teaching assistance expertise and knowledge with your institute to contribute to your success. Moreover, my student management and clerical skills would enable me managing arranged and well-organized classroom.
In the course of my professional career, I worked with both Middle and High school students. My diverse skills to teach and help students in their academics, as well as social life, would enable my students to become a valuable component of society. Mainly, I am highly skilled in:
● Assisting teacher in the supervision of students’ arrival and departure time
● Performing secretarial and record keeping tasks
● Helping teacher and students in achieving the objectives of the curriculum or activities
● Maintaining discipline of the classroom in the absence of the teacher
Moreover, I am fully aware of all new technologies used in the process of teaching and an expert in using MS Word, Office, Excel and all kind of computer-related work. I am quite suitable to work in a group or independently because I have a patient and friendly nature and enjoy working in a team.
I am interested in higher education challenges and would welcome a personal meeting to discuss this teaching assistant position in more detail. I will contact your office next week to confirm the receipt of my application and to find the possibility of an interview. Meanwhile, I can be reached on my cell at (000) 000-2222.
Thank you for your time and consideration. My resume is enclosed for your review.
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