High school teacher resignation letter(6 samples)

This blog post will show you samples of “High school resignation letters.”

Writing a “High school resignation letter.”

When writing a “High school resignation letter,” these are some of the things that you need to keep in mind.

  • The first step is to tell your employer about leaving the job and the final work date. Keep it short as the essential part of the letter is the Last Date of your work.
  • Indicate the reason you are leaving your job. It would be best to be polite as you will leave a positive impression on your employer. Maintain your composure when drafting the letter.
  • Finally, thank your employer for the position and the opportunities you have enjoyed during your work period.
  • Ensure you proofread your letter before sending it to your employer. You can send the letter to your family and friend to check for grammatical errors.

Sample 1: “High school resignation letters”

“Ms Jessica English


City, State zip code


Ms Beth Principal


ABC high school


City, State zip code

Dear, Ms Principal,

Please accept this letter as my formal resignation from my position as a chemistry teacher with ABC high school. My final date of employment will be December 17, 20xx.

Teaching the third grade has given me the greatest pleasure over the past couple of years. And I highly appreciate the support and guidance I received during my tenure from colleagues and the school’s administration.

I wish you and the school the very best, moving forward. If I can be of any assistance to you during the remaining period, kindly let me know.


Signature (hard copy letter)

Your name”

Sample 2: “High school resignation letters”

“Ms. Naomi Bates

423 Westminster Place

Princeton, NJ, 56001

(555) 555-5555


Mrs. Carol Windsor


Montebello High School

233 Senator Avenue

Princeton, NJ, 56023

January 3rd, 2017

Dear Ms. Windsor,

Please accept this letter as my formal notice of resignation from the position of teaching Grade 11/12 Physics Teacher. My last day of work will be April 30th, the end date of the spring term.

I assure you that I will be working closely with my replacement during this transitionary period to ensure that the student’s learning is not negatively affected. My lesson plan for the rest of the year is complete, and all the necessary course materials and teaching aids are ready to be implemented. All of my student files have been updated to further prepare the incoming teacher.

Being a teacher at Montebello High School this past year and a half has been a great privilege, well as an invaluable learning experience. I am grateful for the opportunity.

I can be reached at my phone number or email address should you have any further questions.

Sincere Regards,


Naomi Bates”

Sample 3: “High school resignation letters”

“2 September 2007

Dear Sir:


I submit this letter to inform you of my wish to be released from contractual duty as a high school teacher at Kibugu High School with effect from 28th November 2007. I, therefore, give a notice period of 3 months.

The reason I am requesting this release from my contract is that I wish to pursue further studies and acquire a Master’s degree. I will be studying full-time at university.

I do understand that as this request will be tabled to the school’s board, I will be getting approval by mid-November. Until then, the existing contract remains in effect.

I remain respectively yours,

Your name”

Sample 4: “High school resignation letters”


Ms. Martha Williams


St. Ives Senior Secondary School



22nd May 20XX

Subject: Teacher letter of resignation

Respected Ma’am,

Through this letter, I would like to inform you that I am resigning from my post as Physics teacher at St. Ives Senior Secondary School, effective from 1st June 2014. I have decided to resign from my duties because I have a better opportunity waiting for me at the University of Nottingham. I am being offered a post of Physics Lecturer at the mentioned University and I am looking forward to honing my teaching skills by being employed there.

With this resignation letter, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for presenting me with a valuable prospect to be a part of your esteemed school. I heartily enjoyed teaching and sharing the deepest knowledge with the students and hence promoting their talents for success. I will always remember the exposure and the working atmosphere provided to the teachers and it was a lifetime experience for me.

I would like to request you kindly finalize the documents of my resignation at your earliest convenience. I wish St. Ives Senior Secondary School all the very best for its future success.

Thanking you.


Lilly Charles

Physics Teacher

St. Ives Senior Secondary School”

Sample 5: “High school resignation letters”

“760 Sage Drive

Bayside, PA 17325

Oct. 28, 2019

Dear Ms. Crystal,

I am writing to inform you that I am resigning from the post of physics teacher at Bayside High School. My final working day will be November 25.

My time at Bayside has been hugely enjoyable, and I appreciate the opportunities I have been given here. I wish the faculty and students the best of luck for the future and will be happy to do whatever I can to help with a smooth transition.

Many thanks for the opportunities you have offered me.

Yours sincerely,

Jasper Brown”

Sample 6: “High school resignation letters”


Dear Mr James

Resignation from post of teacher at Grungy High School 

I wish to confirm that I am resigning from my post of teacher at Grungy High School with effect from 1 September 2018.  My last date of employment will thus be 31 August 2019, and my last date of attendance will be (put in the date of the last day of term).

I would like to thank you and the rest of the teachers at Grungy High School for the support that you have given me throughout my time here. I have enjoyed working as a part of this team, and appreciate the opportunities that I have had for personal and professional development. I shall ensure that my remaining time working with the students of Grungy High School will be as successful as the earlier terms.

Yours sincerely,

ANO Teacher”

Frequently Asked Questions: Writing a “High school resignation letter.”

Should I quit my job if it is causing burnout?

Before quitting your job, it would be best to ask your employer to reduce the responsibility. If your grievances are not heard, you can then resign from the job. 

When should you offer your resignation notice?

The minimum resignation notice time for most companies is one week. However, it is considered short notice; the best time to give your employer a resignation letter is two months before your last day of work.

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