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Sample Application Letter for a Teaching Job Position in School

A teacher has to move on in his career to get a job in a preferable school with a better package with a subject for his preference. Now there are different platforms to know about new job opportunities.

sample of an application letter for the post of a teacher in a school
You can look for new jobs for teachers in newspaper's classified section, job portals, social media job pages, or through job agencies. You can also directly write to the school to consider you for a vacancy if you come to know about it through some internal sources.

In the cover letter for the job application, write briefly about your qualification, experience, skills, why you are interested in joining the school, and request for an interview with you. Do not brag about your qualities, and express them politely in the letter.

Here is an example of the application for a teacher position in a school.


Date: _________

The Principal
(Name of the School)

Sub.: Application for the position of (subject) teacher

Dear Sir/Madam,

I am hereby making an application for the position of science/math/physics/_____ teacher in your school. I have come to learn that there is a vacancy for the said position. I am very much interested to join your institution and to impart education to the students to the best of my abilities.

I am a graduate of science/arts/commerce with ________ honors. I completed my bachelor degree in education in (Year). I have ___ years and ___ months of experience in teaching. I was a (subject) teacher in (Name of the School, Place) and a (subject) teacher in (Name of the School, Place). Presently, I am working at (Name of the School, Place) as a (subject) teacher. I have mainly taught students between __th to __th grade.

While teaching the students, I try to teach them in simpler ways so that the students are able to grasp the meaning and concept easily. My previous employers were appreciative of my teaching methods. I am familiar with the revised syllabus. I believe my teaching experience and passion to teach students enthusiastically with dedication would make an ideal candidate for a teaching position in your school.

I am enclosing herewith my resume for your kind perusal. I would highly appreciate an opportunity to work for your esteemed institution.

Kind request to consider my application for the position, and let me know if I will be required to come in for an interview. I look forward to hearing from you.

Thanking you,
Yours sincerely,

(Name of the Candidate)

Enclosure: As above