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School Leaver Job Application Covering Letter Example
« on: February 17, 2014, 11:55:33 AM »

Writing a cover letter for the job role as a School Leaver.

If you’ve left school you’re probably wondering what to do next. If you have been put off university by the high tuition fees then there are lots of options open to you.
These can include Apprenticeships, Office Junior roles and Retail.  There may also Trainee roles available within specific organisations, depending on the career path you are looking to take and depending on the GCSE / A Level grades achieved.

Duties to Expect:
  • Depending on the sector, the role may also include many of the following...
  • Observing members of staff to learn about the company
  • Assisting with the maintenance of the office environment
  • Dealing with incoming and outgoing post and filing paperwork
  • Stock replenishment
  • Making tea and coffee for staff members
  • Cleaning duties
  • Photocopying and printing various documents on behalf of other colleagues.
School Leaver Covering Letter Example

Dear Recruitment Manager,

I am writing to apply for the position of (Job Title) as advertised (where you saw job advertisement). 

Having recently completed my secondary education, and achieving A-Levels in Business Studies, ICT and English, I am now keen to put my studies to practical use within an organisation that I admire.

My key skills include organisation, communication, working to deadlines and i have gained experience within the retail sector gained from two years part-time, where I eventually managed small teams over the busy summer and Christmas periods
Thank you in advance for taking the time to consider my application. Please do not hesitate to contact me should you have any further questions.


Applicant Name

Good luck.


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