Dear Ms. Nellie Montgomery,
I would like to be considered for the outdoor education position that was recently listed by your institution The Brookings Institution. Attached you will find my resume, references and credentials for your convenience and perusal.
I currently hold a bachelor’s degree in education with coursework in the sciences and have worked in outdoor education field for more than ten years. In my past employment, I have used the outdoor setting to teach students the wonders of science, environmental ethics, outdoor skills, team building and leadership skills. My skills include an enthusiasm for outdoor instruction and I have no problem living in the outdoors and working in the same environment on a daily basis.
Other skills and qualifications that I would bring to your institution are excellent written and verbal communication skills, confidence in teaching both small and large groups of students of any age and I am flexible and can adjust to changes quickly without feeling any stress. I have a great personality, sense of humor, am easily approachable and enjoy having fun with kids of all ages. Some have even stated that I can be silly at times which is a bonus for your institution. My attitude is always positive, even when going through stressful situations and I have tremendous conflict resolution skills.
I would also bring creative teaching techniques and would never have a problem with in a team environment with a large staff. Finally, I am first aid and CPR certified in the event that there are any medical issues that would require my knowledge.
Please feel free to contact me at any time by calling (555)-555-5555.