High School Principal Cover Letter

| August 20, 2012

This sample of High School Principal Cover Letter should explains your resume and lists the information you need to include on your resume, such as: a contact section, a salutation, information on why you are qualified for the job, a closing, and your signature.

High School Principal Cover Letter Example for Resume

You can use this letter template for applying for some Teacher job position.

High School Principal Cover Letter for resume

View or download as a MS Word file High School Principal Cover Letter sample, and make the appropriate changes with your information.

Your cover letter should be specific to the position you are applying for, do not design a form letter and send it to every potential employer.

How to Write a Cover Letter – Template

Format guidelines on how to organize your letter:

Contact Information:

Your Name, Street Address
City, State, Zip

Date (Put today’s date)

Name of Contact Person
His/Her Title
Organization Name
Street Address
City, State, Zip


Dear Mr./Ms./Dr. LastName:
(Include the company contact’s name if you have it. Otherwise use “Dear Sirs”)

Paragraph 1 – Introduction:

The first paragraph of your letter should refer information on why you are writing. For instance: I am writing to apply for the role of (High School Principal job title or job reference number) as advertised on www.jobsportalxx.com. As you can see from my attached resume, I have been successful at [name of current employer] and am now looking to build on these achievements in a [more senior role/bigger company].

Paragraph 2 and 3 – Description:

In your body paragraphs try to answer the following questions: What work experience do I have that fits the job requirements in the company’s listing? Why am I a qualified candidate for this position? Why do I want to work for this company specifically? For example: I worked within the industry for over [insert years experience], I have developed a wide range of skills that would meet, and exceed the expectations for the role. In my present role as a [insert current job title] for [insert current employer] I have had many achievements, including [insert key achievement].

Paragraph 4 – Closing:

Discuss the next steps. If you are going to follow up in one to two weeks, mention a specific date. If you would prefer to leave the ball in their court, say that you look forward to discussing your qualifications further. Also provide your email address and phone number. Don’t forget to thank them for their time.

Yours sincerely,
Your name
Enclosure (your resume)

Email Cover Letter tips

E-mail cover letter should include a Subject line (write your name, job title, e.g. High School Principal) and the Body of letter. Start your email message with the salutation and conclude with your name, contact information in your email signature.

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