● Start your child care assistant cover letter by writing your full name in bold letters followed by accurate and updated contact information.
● The introductory sentence of your cover letter decides your fate. So make sure that you begin with an impressive and unique opening.
● In the second paragraph, mention your child care skills and how you will be able to take care of children using your skills, knowledge and experiences.
● Leaving a good impression in the last paragraph of your letter is very crucial. Make this paragraph as interesting as the first one.
Take a look at the sample given below:
614 Rosemary Ave • Englewood, OH 62111 • (004) 333-2222 • laura @ email . com
June 17, 2017
Mr. Harry Thompson
La Petite Academy
56 Windy Lane
Dear Mr. Thompson:
Do you require an energetic, dependable and CPR certified Child Care Assistant who has a successful track record of handling the needs of children of varied ages? If yes, then we should meet.
Over the past 5 years I have built a sound reputation in developing and maintaining an intellectually stimulating environment and catering for the toddlers’ psycho-social needs. I am an expert in building rapport with children and highly adept at maintaining effective communication with their parents regarding the children’s’ progress.
My specific qualifications include:
✓ 12 years of extensive experience in group and individual child care environments.
✓ Demonstrated ability to handle frustrated or disturbed children effectively.
✓ Proven expertise in devising and executing age specific fun and learning activities.
✓ Proficient in fostering age specific learning and educational opportunities for children.
✓ Able to maintain individual progress portfolios for each child.
I strongly believe I possess the background and expertise required to excel in your Child Care Assistant role and would like to meet with you to discuss my pertinent skills further. I will call you on Thursday to answer any queries you might have regarding my qualifications. You may also contact me any time on the number given below.
Thank you for your time and consideration.
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