Sometimes this information can be found online, within the job listing. Play the student yourself and learn what you can about the school so that you can personalize each letter of interest.
The other teachers, well…one closes with the most generic exit possible, and this adds nothing to the cover letter. As a teacher, think of them as a way to position yourself in case an opening occurs. Many job seekers treat cover letters as an afterthought, but these letters are so much more than a cover sheet for your application.
I believe my teaching experience and passion for community engagement make me an ideal candidate for a teaching position at your school.
I would love to find ways to integrate service learning into my lesson plans. Emphasize your versatility.
Explain why you want to teach at the school. See how our example goes into detail about his skills. You should tailor your cover letter to fit your own work history and the job for which you are applying. The goal of your cover letter is to make you stand out from the rest of the applicants, and there are several ways to draft a letter that will do just that.
For more than 10 years, I provided effective classroom management, creative lesson plans, detailed student evaluations and highly praised instructional delivery.