1. Sample 1: Job application for kindergarten teacher
  2. Sample 2: Job application for primary school teacher
  3. Sample 3: Job application for high school teacher
  4. Sample 4: Job application for specific subject teacher
  5. Sample 5: Job application for extra-curricular subject teacher
  6. Sample 6: Job application for part-time instructor/teacher
  7. Sample 7: Job application for special education teacher
  8. Sample 8: Job application for tuition teacher
  9. Sample 9: Job application for college professor
  10. Sample 10: Job application for teaching assistant to a professor

A strong job application letter is one which clearly conveys your interest and eligibility for a position. This rule of thumb applies while writing applications for teaching jobs as well.

Writing applications is a crucial step in your search for the ideal job. A good job application letter can create a positive impression in the minds of a hiring manager or potential employer.

This blog contains several samples of job application letters for different kinds of teaching jobs. You can use these samples as templates while writing your own teaching job applications.

Sample 1: Job application for kindergarten teacher

Subject: Application for the Role of Kindergarten Teacher

Dear Sir/Ma’am,

I am writing in response to your advertisement posted about a requirement for a kindergarten teacher in {Name of Institution}. I would like to apply for the position.

I received my Diploma in Nursery Teacher Training two years back and have since worked as a teacher in the pre-primary section at {Name of School}. My education and work experience have taught me a lot about the profession, and to my delight I have loved every bit of it. I believe I am competent enough to manage and teach young children and possess the patience and enthusiasm for the job.

I am excited about this opportunity being offered by your institution and would request you to consider my application for the same. Please find more details about my education and past experiences in the attached resume. I can be contacted on both email and phone.

Sincerely,
{Name}
Ph: {Your Mobile Number}

Sample 2: Job application for primary school teacher

Subject: Application for the Role of Primary School Teacher

Dear {Name of Person},

This is with regard to the vacancy for a Primary School Teacher at {Name of School}, as advertised in the {Name of portal}. Please consider this as my application for the same.

I finished my Bachelors in Elementary Education from {Name of College} in {Year}, and also cleared the national-level CTET in {Year}. I have since worked for three years as a teacher for various subjects for Grades I to III in {Name of School}, and greatly enjoyed being around young minds and seeing them grow under my guidance. I am qualified for the position your school is offering and would like to be considered for it.

Please find attached detailed resume as well as scanned images of relevant documents. I can be reached at {Phone Number} as well as this email ID.

Warmly,
{Your Name}
{Phone Number}
{Email ID}

Sample 3: Job application for high school teacher

Subject: Application for the role of {Mention subject} teacher for XI-XII

Dear {Name of Person},

This email is regarding the requirement for a {Mention subject} teacher in the Senior Secondary Division of your school, specifically for the classes XI and XII. I came across the vacancy on the school website and wish to apply for the same.

I hold a Masters degree in {Mention subject} from {Name of university} and have completed my B.Ed. last year.

I also appeared for the CTET this year but my result is still due to be declared. Although I have no prior experience as a subject teacher in a school yet, I am confident that I can make up for it with my superior knowledge of the discipline. Moreover, I myself have been a good student throughout and have confidence in my knowledge of the discipline.

I believe I can serve your esteemed institution and its students very well with my abilities. I am attaching my CV and Cover Letter with this email so you can consider it as part of my application. I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Regards,
{Your Name}
Phone: {Your Mobile Number}

Sample 4: Job application for specific subject teacher

Subject: Application for the position of {Mention subject} teacher

Dear Sir/Ma’am,

This is an application for the {Mention subject} teacher position at your prestigious school. As a new school session begins shortly, I wish to send out this application letter in the hope that you may find it worth your consideration if a vacancy opens up at any point during the course of this academic year.

I graduated from {Name of College} in {Year} with a {Mention course} degree. Post that, I completed the B.Ed. programme from {Name of College} and cleared the CTET in December last year.

I am currently looking to teach students in a respected institution like yours. I am familiar with the revised syllabus and comfortable with teaching classes across Primary and Middle School sections. Although I do not have a lot of prior experience in a classroom, my enthusiasm for {Subject} is ardent enough to make me a good teacher for this much-feared subject!

I hope to find a spot in {Name of School} in the near future, and promise to be a worthy candidate if chosen. I am attaching a more detailed resume with this email, and putting down my contact details below. Thank you for your time.

Yours sincerely,
{Your Name}
Mobile No. : {Your mobile number}
Email: {Your email ID}
LinkedIn: {LinkedIn profile URL}

Sample 5: Job application for extra-curricular subject teacher

Subject: Application for the Position of Physical Education teacher

Dear Sir/Ma’am,

This is with reference to the urgent requirement of a Physical Education teacher in {Name of School} as mentioned on {Portal}. I have relevant qualifications and experience and would like to be considered for the role.

I have over {X months/years} of experience as a Physical Education teacher and mentor in a variety of educational settings, which includes a significant amount of time spent as a basketball coach for a premier sports institute in the city.

I firmly believe in the importance of physical activity and well-being for the wholesome development of a child and know that your school encourages the same among its students.

I am attaching relevant certifications and proof of experience with this email. I hope that you can see my suitability for the role and consider me seriously for the same.

Regards,
{Your Name}
Mobile No. : {Your mobile number}
LinkedIn: {LinkedIn profile URL}

Sample 6: Job application for part-time instructor/teacher

Subject: Application for the role of Dramatics teacher

Dear Sir/Ma’am,

I am writing to you with reference to the opening for a part-time Dramatics teacher at {Name of School}. I came across an ad for it on {Portal} and found my qualifications, experience, and current work schedule suitable to be considered for the position.

I am very happy to find out that your school is offering theatre as an after-school activity for interested students. I have been involved with dramatic arts for over a decade now. I have served as the president of my college dramatics society, completed a full-time Postgraduate Diploma course in Theatre from {Name of Institution} and acted in several noteworthy productions.

During these years, I have also taught aspects of this art form to a number of young students both as a volunteer and a hired instructor. I am well-versed with the basics and nuances of street theatre, stage productions, and theatre appreciation, and bring with me an innovatively designed programme which incorporates essential elements of these for the benefit of your students.

My resume and portfolio, attached with this email, contain more detailed information about all the aforementioned points. I would request you to peruse through them as part of my application and let me know what you think.

Warm regards,
Mobile No. : {Your mobile number}
Email: {Your email ID}
LinkedIn: {LinkedIn profile URL}

Sample 7: Job application for special education teacher

Subject: Application for the Role of Special Education Teacher

Dear {Name of Person},

I am writing to apply for the position of Special Education Teacher, as mentioned in the advertisement posted on {Portal}. With this email, please find attached my CV and documents relevant for the role.

I have a Certificate in Special Education Teacher Training and have completed 4 years as a Special Educator with a couple of recognised institutions. In this time, I have demonstrated my competence in managing students with special needs, designing IEPs and interacting with parents. I am happy to share that my students have benefited from my lessons and I have received encouraging feedback from parents as well. I firmly believe in giving each of my students my best, and it has been a challenging but incredibly rewarding experience so far.

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

Sincerely,
{Your Name}
{Mobile Number}

Sample 8: Job application for tuition teacher

Subject: Application for the Role of {Subject} Tutor

Dear Sir/Ma’am,

I came across your advertisement for a {Subject} tutor in the {Name of Place} branch of {Name of Centre} in a daily newspaper. My qualifications match your requirement and I would like to apply for the position.

I have earned both a Masters degree in {Subject} and a B.Ed. degree, and have served as a {Subject} teacher in respectable private schools in the past. Besides school syllabi, I am also familiar with the topics and preparatory material needed for all main competitive exams. Moreover, the evening tutorial shift at your centre fits into my current work schedule perfectly and the remuneration you are offering also sounds very reasonable to me.

{Name of Centre} has always been a leader in preparing students for school and competitive exams, and it would be a great honour to join your team and contribute to the success of the institute and its students.

You will find more details about my education and skills in the CV that is attached with this email. Hope to hear from you about this soon.

Regards,
{Your Name}
{Mobile Number}

Sample 9: Job application for college professor

Subject: Application for Assistant Professor of {Subject}

Dear Sir/Ma’am,

I am writing in response to the post on your college website declaring vacancies in the (Subject) department. Please consider this as my application for the same.

I have completed my Masters in (Subject) and cleared the NET/SLET in {year}. I am currently enrolled in the MPhil programme in {Name of University} and aim to pursue a PhD after this. I have also previously held guest lecturer positions in colleges of the University and I am comfortable teaching most of the papers in the undergraduate syllabus.

Please find attached my resume which has my academic history along with details of papers which I have presented and published in recent years. I am also attaching key documents in case they are useful for administrative purposes. Looking forward to an interview call from you.

Sincerely,
{Your Name}
Ph: {Your Mobile Number}

Sample 10: Job application for teaching assistant to a professor

Subject: Job Application for Teaching Assistant Position

Dear Dr./Prof. {Name of Person}

I saw the notice you posted about requiring a Teaching Assistant for the {Name of Class/Paper} in the upcoming semester and I would like to apply for the role.

I am currently in my final year of MA and am conducting research on {Topic}. The class you are teaching coincides with my research area and happens to have papers I have previously studied in my undergraduate years. I also served as a TA for {Name of Professor} last semester where I proved my capabilities of tutoring students and setting and grading assignments. This position will also let me work under your guidance and take away a lot from the experience.

Please find enclosed my resume with a record of relevant presentations and publications I have been a part of as well as a letter of recommendation from {Name of Professor}. I hope to be selected for the role. Thank you for your time.

Regards,
{Your Name}
{Year and Department}
{Your Mobile Number}

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