© 2006 Australasian Training Academy Pty Ltd
ATA Work Guide
Cover Letters Samples
CV cover letters must be very professional and perfectly presented. Use a
smart good quality letter headed paper, and ensure that the name and
address details and date are correct and personal for the recipient of the
CV. Do not use scruffy photocopies - ideally do not use photo-copies at all
CV cover letters should look individual and special for the job concerned.
Keep CV cover letters brief and concise. The reader will make
assumptions about you from what you write and how you write it and the
quality of your cover letter presentation.
Sample CV Cover Letter
Ensure you lay the letter out neatly on your own good quality letter
headed paper, with your own address top right or centre-top. Avoid
fancy fonts and upper case (capital letters). Use a single font 10-12pt size,
maybe bold or underlined for the reference or heading if you use one.
· Full name and address details.
· Reference if required.
· Dear (Mr/Mrs/Ms Surname)
· (optional heading, bold or underlined - normally the job title and or
reference if they've asked you to quote one)
· I enclose my CV in respect of the above reference (English Teaching
Position). You will see that I have the required skills, capabilities and
experience for this position, notably (state two or three attributes
· I look forward to hearing from you.
· Yours sincerely
· (And below print your name - not hand-written)
· always include your email address and not a phone number.
It is best to post a Cover letter online and once you receive a request from
a school or college then send your CV.
Here are some examples - include two or three in your cover letter that
best match your own profile and their likely interest:
· reliable and dependable
· decisive and results-driven
· creative problem-solver
© 2006 Australasian Training Academy Pty Ltd ATA Work Guide 170 Cover Letters Cover Letters Samples CV cover letters must be very professional and perfectly presented. · Yours sincerely · (Sign) · (And below print your name - not hand-written) · always include your email address and not a phone number.