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Retirement resignation letter...

Discussion in 'Retirement' started by richest1, Dec 3, 2018.

  1. richest1

    richest1 Occasional commenter

    Hi, what should the format be for my retirement resignation letter at my normal age of 60, next summer, term ending August 31st.

    What to include and not include? Or is it just a simple note to the Head?

  2. FrankWolley

    FrankWolley Star commenter

    "Dear HT,

    I am writing formally to give you good notice that I intend to resign my post at ........ with effect from 31st August 2019 as I intend to retire from teaching (having reached 60 years old).

    I would be grateful if the school's [bursar? Finance Office? HR department - whatever fits] would expedite the necessary paperwork promptly for me to start taking my pension in September 2019 as this is the busiest time of the year for the TPS.

    [Can be added in if you wish] I would like to say that I have enjoyed my ....years at .... and, of course, will be happy to do all I can to help ensure a smooth handover to whomsoever replaces me.

    Yours sincerely,


    Something like this...
  3. lindenlea

    lindenlea Star commenter

    Keep it brief, include all the essentials but don't gush. It's a formal document not a personal letter.
    Shedman, emerald52 and richest1 like this.
  4. richest1

    richest1 Occasional commenter

    Thanks Frank.
  5. PeterQuint

    PeterQuint Lead commenter

    “You keep my things,
    They’ve come to take me home.”
  6. mjfp509

    mjfp509 New commenter

    Dear HT,

    I'm had enough of lesson observations, learning walks, data, excessive monitoring, book / planning scrutinies, not to mention OFSTED, etc.

    I'm retiring . Bye !
    rachaelga, BSL1, tolkien28 and 5 others like this.
  7. Sundaytrekker

    Sundaytrekker Star commenter

    You forgot the date.:D
    richest1 likes this.

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