Cover Letter Content

What to write in your cover letter

Cover Letters should generally be between 3-4 paragraphs, with each paragraph holding a specific purpose.

Paragraph 1

This paragraph is your opening where you introduce yourself, your interest in the organization and your desire to use your skills to move the organization forward.

I would like to express my strong interest in the Registrar position at Berrydale High School. Schools such as Berrydale require efficient, organized and dedicated administrative staff to ensure that the school runs successfully. I believe that my work experience and skills would help contribute to the history of success at Berrydale High School and, on a larger scale, the Madison Community School District.


Paragraph 2

The second paragraph discusses your specific experience and skills that you will bring to add value to the organization.

Throughout my career, I have developed skills that would be applicable to accomplish many of the duties and responsibilities as outlined in the job posting such as assisting staff to file needed files, meeting and registering new students, coordinating appointments and maintaining accurate records. My experience with customer service and account management will also assist in servicing the students and staff to the best of my ability.


Paragraph 3

The last paragraph provides the reader with a final thought and a call to action.

I have attached my resume and would love to speak with you regarding how I could make a significant contribution to the overall success of the department, school, and district. I believe my extensive administrative background and computer systems experience would make me an excellent candidate for the Registrar position.

Thank you for your consideration and I look forward to speaking with you soon!