Dear Mr. Jayhl
I am pleased to submit my resume for consideration for the available Assistant Principal position with your organisation. Given my background in education and talent for leading students instructors and teaching teams toward success I feel I am in a great position to make a positive impact with William High School.
My current position as Assistant Principal at School for the Natural Environment involves curriculum development instructor assessment and providing results for State regulations. The school has increased its student success rate by 5% since my hire in 2005. I have planned designed and implemented various academic incentive programs for student enrichment.
With these programs students develop a sense of self-awareness by competing for academic incentives (books and audio books) for outstanding performance and attendance. Other programs have created a student-based academic schedule to ensure the best learning environment for elementary attendance.
The attached resume provides further detail about how my qualifications and background are a match for your team’s needs in an Assistant Principal. I welcome the opportunity to further discuss how I can apply my strengths to the progress of William High School.
I appreciate your taking the time to review my credentials and experience.
Assistant Principal Cover Letter Sample
This assistant principal cover letter is a great complement to the assistant principal resume. It has the same formatting, style, border, and fonts to keep both documents matching and consistent.
It starts by clearly stating what position he wishes to apply for, as well as listing Rupert's many credentials to indicate he is fully qualified for this administrator position. This will intrigue the reader and make them want to read on.
It goes on to discuss his years of administrative experience and the leadership role he has played in his current role as an assistant principal. His ability to cultivate a supportive learning environment and reinforce the school's standards, policies, and goals are vital to point out. He lists some of his most impressive accomplishments and accolades he has achieved for the school, as well as what these experiences have brought him in refined administrative skills.
To help uncover your best accomplishments and top personal success stories to include in your own cover letter, you can answer the following questions:
- Have you initiated and established new systems for your school community?
- Have you started any school programs that helped to improve the school you were previously employed for?
- Do you have a specialized expertise in school management and administration?
- Can your track record speak for your accomplishments and qualifications to obtain a position as a school administrator?
- Did you reduce absenteeism, if so, by what percentage?
- Did you pursue advanced education to keep up with the current changes in school administration?
- Have you participated in seminars, training, or other workshops related to your position to enhance your knowledge and skills?
The answers to these questions are all things that you include in your cover letter to make it stronger and show a school what you have to offer them. This will enhance your chances of obtaining the position you are wishing to secure.
The third and fourth paragraphs in this sample assistant principal cover letter are a very strong and effective sales pitch, as we continue to list relevant strengths and detail his goals and objectives as an administrator. This effectively describes what he wishes to accomplish for this potential school community if they select him.
In the last paragraph, Rupert asks to meet with the school district representative to discuss what contributions he can offer to the school community; thus, giving that extra nudge to the reader to pick up the phone and offer him a job interview!
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