Are you about to apply for a post of secondary or primary school teacher in Nigeria and you don’t know how to go about writing the letter of application for the teaching position? Here is a sample of an application letter for the post of a teacher that will guide you towards writing your own letter.
The below sample of application letters for the post of a teacher will serve as a template for writing your own application letter or cover letter for teaching position in any school. Edit it appropriately to create your own application letter. If you submit a good job application letter; it will increase your chances of being called for an interview.
Sample I of Application Letter for the Post of a Secondary school Teacher
No. 37 Lagos Street, Ogui Urban, Enugu State. 28th November, 2018. The Principal, National Grammar School, Nike, Enugu. Dear Sir, APPLICATION FOR TEACHING POSITION I write to apply for teaching position in your school. I am interested in being one of your school teachers. I am well qualified and would be an asset to the school because of my experience working as a teacher of English Language at Girls Grammar School, Nike. I have worked as a middle school teacher as well as camp direct curriculum that meets the need of students. I enjoy teaching students and helping them build confidence in their abilities. In addition, I have computer skills that will be an asset when developing class project. It is my goal to combine my range of experience to make a positive contribution in English Language to your school. I would welcome an interview and hope to hear from you at your earliest convenience. Yours faithfully, John Nzem.
The above sample of application letter for a teaching position could be edited for secondary school teaching job.
Sample II of Application Letter for the Post of a Primary school Teacher
No 25 Kofo Abayomi Avenue, Apapa, Lagos State. 28th November, 2018. The Headmaster, Royal International Nursery and Primary School, Apapa, Dear Sir, APPLICATION FOR POST OF A CIVIC EDUCATION TEACHER I write to apply for post of a Civic Education teacher in your school. I am interested in being one of your teachers. I graduated from Enugu State College of Education with upper credit in Civic Education. I am well qualified and would be an asset to your school because of my wealth of experience working as a Civic Education Teacher at Divine Grace Nursery and primary School, Nkpo. I have worked as an auxiliary headmistress. I enjoy teaching pupils and helping them build self esteem. In addition, I have computer skills that will be an asset when developing class project. It is my desire to combine my range of experience to make a positive change in Civic Education in your school. I would welcome an interview from you. Hope to hear from you soonest. Yours faithfully, Mike Ejim.
The above sample of application letter for a teaching position could be edited for primary school teaching job.
PARTS OF THE APPLICATION LETTER FOR TEACHING POSITION
Let’s us look at the various parts of the application letter above;
- Your address and date of your application
Example use above is;
No. 37 Lagos Street,
Ogui, Enugu State.
28th November, 2018.
- Your receiver’s address
The receiver’s address could be any of the below examples;
National Grammer School,
Amuvi community primary school,
Johnbull primary school,
- The salutation
- Title of the Application Letter
The title of your application letter should contain the position you’re applying for
- Application for Post of an English Teacher
- Application for Post of a Physical and Health Education Teacher
- Application for Post of a Civic Education Teacher
If you just need a teaching position; you can use an open application letter title such;
- Application for Post of a Teaching Position
Body of letter
The body of your application letter should contain;
- Work experiences
- Strengths, achievements that are in line with the position you’re applying for and what you intend to achieve if given the position you applied for.
The body of your application letter has to show that you’re fit for job.
- The Closing
To conclude, you can now write application letter for any teaching job in Nigeria with the above samples and format.