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Teacher Letter of Resignation Samples (+ Word & PDF Template Download)

In this post, we learn how to write a teacher resignation letter. This is a sample you can follow but there is no rule that says it must be as shown in this article.

A resignation letter is a type of formal letter and should be kept as such. Don’t make things informal, chatty or too emotional.

Therefore, make sure to see how to write a formal letter

Some key things to keep in mind when writing your resignation letter

  1. state that you are resigning and what position you are resigning from (this position is the official position you hold in the organization. Example: Science Teacher).
  2. make sure to include the date you are resigning (usually, this is the date you submit the letter). This is also the date your resignation notice starts counting if you are required to give a notice period, which in most cases is 2 weeks or one month notice period. 
  3. try as much as possible to submit the resignation letter in hard copy. You can also submit via email if the hard copy submission is not possible for you.
  4. it is not compulsory to state in your resignation letter why you are resigning.

With all that in mind, let’s see a sample…

Teacher resignation letter sample

Mr Luka Olawole
123 Main Street
Sabo Gari
Zaria
Phone: 07000000000
Email: [email protected]

October 15, 2021

The Principal
Great Heights Secondary School
321 Sabo Avenue
Zaria

I am writing to inform you that I am resigning from my position as Science Teacher for the Great Heights Secondary School, effective October 15, 2021.

I am grateful for the opportunities that you have provided me during the last three years that I have worked with you and other staff of this great school. Thank you for the support and. I have really enjoyed my tenure with Great Heights Secondary School, and I am so grateful for the support the school have given me in improving my professional and personal growth.

Please let me know where I can be of any assistance, if needed, during this transition in order to facilitate the seamless passing of my responsibilities to my successor.

Yours sincerely,
replace here with your signature
Luka Olawole

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