Phys-Ed Teacher Cover Letter Sample
This physical education (Phys-Ed)teacher's sample cover letter is in response to a teaching job advertisement. The letter demonstrates Rodney's true value to the teaching industry, which is to look after the children's best interests. This P.E. cover letter does a wonderful job of showing his personality, which is absolutely crucial to landing a job interview. Don't underestimate the importance of writing a teaching letter of introduction to show passion.
Whether you are an elementary, middle, or high school teacher this example of a physical education resume will provide some insight on the important things to include.
The physical education teacher cover letter showcases the clients' years of relevant expertise, key teaching skills and strengths that are critical to helping students grow and develop. This cover letter, also known as a letter of intent, is laid out in a professional and easy-to-read format, incorporates appropriate spacing, and matches the resume to ensure consistency and a professional looking application package.
The introductory paragraph explains where he saw the job advertisement and what position he is applying to. He then goes on to explain his teaching experience and skills as they match up with the job opportunity. He also utilizes his cover letter as a chance to explain how he has created constructive changes in students' academic, physical fitness, and home lives. He then finishes his cover letter by restating his interest in the position and briefly describing the type of learning environment he would establish at the school.
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At the end of the cover letter, below his name, you will notice that Rodney has the word 'enclosure' followed by resume. This is so he can specify what other documents have been enclosed with his application. This will ensure that all of his application documents remain together.
You will also notice that he has addressed the letter to a specific person – the principal. Always strive to address your cover letter to a named individual. Using "To whom it may concern" is very vague and makes the reader think you've just sent out your resume and cover letter blindly to a whole bunch of different schools without caring to properly target your documents to the specific position. So, you can make a great first impression by addressing your cover letter to the hiring manager by name.
If you are creating your own letter these top tips for writing a teaching cover letter will come in handy.
It is essential you do not opt out of creating a new cover letter for any teaching position. This is the first impression you will make on the hiring administrator, so make sure it's a good one!
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As a highly skilled Physical Education Teacher I read your posting for a new Physical Education Teacher with interest. My experience aligns well with the qualifications you are seeking in particular my role as a Physical Education Teacher at Hartford Elementary and I am certain I would make a valuable addition to your organisation.
With more than 9 years’ experience as a Physical Education Teacher I am adept in behavioural modification motivational techniques and cooperative learning. Moreover while my on-the-job experience has afforded me a well-rounded skill set including first-rate organisational and motivational skills I excel at:
- Test creation and proctoring
- Confidence building
- Curriculum development
- Performance assessments
In addition to my experience and personal qualities I have a solid educational foundation and a passion for physical education. Please review my attached resume for additional details regarding my expertise and abilities. I will follow up to request an appointment to discuss how my experience and background meets your needs.
Thank you for your time and consideration.