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1234 Dahlia Court
Sumner, WA 12345
May 22, 2000
Puget Public Schools
Seattle, WA 98000
Dear Ms. Kay,
Our mutual friend, Ivan Godajhab, recommended I contact you regarding the opening for an elementary classroom assistant. Ivan told me that you need an assistant who is proficient with computers and who can also help teach and supervise team sports. I understand that the position involves working with developmentally disabled children.
I have very good computer skills including the Internet and Microsoft Office. As a volunteer, I have managed and coached children's sports for five years. For 3 years I coached a Special Olympics Swim Team, which demonstrates my strong commitment to developmentally disabled children, their sports, and their learning.
I would be very excited to work for Seattle Public Schools (SPS). I know that SPS has a great reputation for serving students with disabilities, and I feel that I can play an important part in preserving that reputation. I would like to get together to discuss my skills, and my philosophy about working with disabled children. I look forward to hearing from you.
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1234 Dahia Court
Sumner, Washington 12345
A classroom position in a high quality school which utilizes my computer, teamwork, and teaching skills.
University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1999
Student Orientation Representative Intern
Challenger Baseball Teams, Seattle, WA, 1997-1999
Baseball Coach for children age 6-18
Puget SoundHigh School, Seattle, WA, 1995-1998
Football Team Manager
North Community Pool, Seattle, WA, 1995-1997
Assistant Swim Instructor Volunteer
Skills and Qualifications:
Computer Applications: Windows 95, MSWord, MS Excel, and Hypercard.
Programming Experience: Hypertext and HTML.
Computer Experience: Data entry, Internet, and Web Research.
Office Equipment: Photocopy and Fax machines.
North Seattle Community College, Seattle, WA, 1998 to present
Course work in Computer Information Systems
Puget Sound High School, Seattle, WA, 1995-1998
Participated in swimming program. Maintained a GPA of 3.4