If you are looking to be a Classroom Assistant then you may be looking to the long term of doing your teacher training. You will have a keen interest in working with children and helping the children in lessons.
As a Classroom Assistant you could be involved in helping children with learning problems who require support, help preparing the classrooms for lessons, general class preparation, supervision etc.
You will need a very patient attitude to do this role and want to do this as a career.
If you have seen a role that you are interested in applying for, please see the below covering letter example which you can use as a guide.
Cover Letter: Classroom Assistant
Application for the role of Classroom Assistant
I would like to apply for the role of Classroom Assistant which I have seen advertised in the (what publication and when) (bear in mind that for most local authority education roles you will be required to submit an application form as well as or instead of your CV).
I am a very patient person who has always had a keen interest in working with children. I have done some previous work experience in a Nursery environment and now I am keen to develop my career further and one day I would like to go my PGCE training and be a teacher. In the meantime I am keen to get as much experience and exposure as I can in my chosen career.
I am a self motivated individual who enjoys making a difference and I feel that helping children throughout their education years is very important. I have a current and valid CRB check which I have enclosed with my application.
I am a very organised person who likes to make sure that everything is right and I also have a creative nature and enjoy thinking of new exciting tasks for children to do which supports their learning.
I would like to discuss my application with you further, should you wish to do this also please do not hesitate to contact me.
Thank you for taking the time to read my application and I look forward to hearing from you.