Leave of absence for sabbatical letter

If you are going on a sabbatical, use this sample sabbatical letter as a template for your formal notification.

Tony Gaudini

54 Harris St
Tatesville VIC 3089
Tel: 0400 000 000
E: [email protected]



John Newman

Marketing Director
Colfax Pty Ltd
453 Smithson Rd
Brimble VIC 3091


Dear Mr Newman

Please accept this letter as formal notification of the commencement of my sabbatical, from 1 May 2014. My return date will be 1 November 2014. As per my employment contract, I am giving one month’s notice and I will do my utmost to ensure a smooth handover and completion of all outstanding projects.

Besides having time to spend with my family, I am looking forward to this opportunity to pursue my creative projects. I am also looking forward to returning in November with renewed inspiration and energy.

Thank you for your support. Please do not hesitate contact me if you require further information.

Yours sincerely

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Tony Gaudini

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