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This free sample cover letter for a primary school teacher has an accompanying teaching primary sample resume to help you put together a winning job application.

Louisa Mason
15 Spring Street
West Hills SA 6035
T: (06) 1234 0000
M: 0444 444 444
E: lmason@resumail.com


[date]

Ms Catherine Wilson
Principal
Chifley East Public Primary School
40 Georges Road
Chifley East SA 6034



Dear Ms Wilson

Re: Year 5 Teacher, Ref no 1234

I wish to apply for the above Year 5 teaching position at your school as advertised on the Teaching Jobs website.

I have an Education degree (Primary) from Western City University and have been teaching for the past three years at St Lawrence Primary College in Smithsfield.

As a teacher, my main goal is to motivate students to do their best and extend their own personal limits. I devise programs, according to syllabus requirements, that expand on previous knowledge and encourage students to explore new and interesting possibilities. I encourage students to construct their own learning in an environment that stimulates and helps students to realise their full potential. I have had some excellent results with students who have a history of poor performance. I strive to instil a love of learning and to make learning exciting and interesting. One student who had difficulties with English is now reading aloud with confidence and is enjoying reading for pleasure.

I am confident that my experience and skills will be an asset to your students' learning and development and would love the opportunity to work at your school.

Thank you for taking the time to consider my application. I look forward to the opportunity of meeting with you and discussing how I can contribute to your school community and objectives.

Yours sincerely

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Louisa Mason

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