Daycare Teacher Cover Letter

Daycare Teacher


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.


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 1 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 ambition is what makes me a great candidate. With my education, I see myself advancing to the role of Director someday. If you would like to grant me an interview, then please contact me at your earliest convenience.


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