Daycare Teacher Cover Letter

Daycare teachers teach and take care of preschool-aged children. Common work activities include creating lesson plans to teach students colors, shapes and counting, helping prepare and administer student snacks, facilitating a safe environment for students to develop social skills, lead learning-focused play activities and evaluating student progress and communicating said progress to parents.

Below is a list of the skills and qualifications typically found on a Daycare Teacher cover letter.

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Development or child care experience
  • A love for children
  • Creative thinking skills
  • Planning and organization skills
  • Advanced knowledge of childhood development
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Social perceptiveness
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • A happy and positive demeanor

The following is a sample Daycare Teacher cover letter that highlights these skills and qualifications.

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Dear Mr. Sanderson,

Upon learning of your need for a Daycare Teacher, I have been inspired to submit my resume for review. As a Daycare Teacher with one year of experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Development, I think I have the qualities necessary to be a great addition to your school.

My professional experience includes creating lesson plans filled with play-based activities and then teaching these lessons on a daily basis. I am eager to get more experience under my belt and believe Crestwick Daycare Academy is the place for me to grow my career.

The following is a list of my most important accomplishments.

  • Earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Development from SUNY Oneonta
  • Created and performed original song to help students learn colors and shapes
  • Created and facilitated a game to help students learn how to count
  • Presented parents with daily progress reports on their child’s progress and built strong relationships with parents through consistent rapport

Although I may not have as much experience as other candidates, I believe my enthusiasm and love for children make me a great candidate.

Bobbie Smith