Perfect Apology Tool Kit

Apology Letter To A Substitute Teacher

[Your Name]
[Your School Name]


Dear Mrs./Mr. [Substitute Teacher's Last Name],

I hope this letter finds you well. I am writing to sincerely apologize for my behavior during your recent substitute teaching assignment in our class. I understand that my actions were inappropriate and disrespectful, and I want to express my regret for the hurt and inconvenience I may have caused.

During your time as our substitute teacher, I made the mistake of [describe the specific behavior or actions, e.g., talking loudly and disrupting the class, not following classroom rules, or being disrespectful]. I recognize that my behavior not only disrupted the learning environment but also showed a lack of consideration and respect for you as our teacher. I am deeply sorry for my actions, and I understand that they were entirely out of line.

I realize that being a substitute teacher is already a challenging job, and my behavior may have made your day even more difficult.

I genuinely apologize for the hurt and frustration my behavior may have caused you. It was not my intention to make your job harder, and I deeply regret that my actions may have done so.

I take full responsibility and offer no excuses. I understand that my behavior was entirely my own choice, and I regret it deeply. I know that I should have behaved better and shown you the respect you deserve as our teacher. I promise not to engage in such disrespectful behavior again in the future and am committed to learning from this experience and being a more responsible and considerate student.

I want to assure you that I am truly sorry for my actions and deeply regret the hurt and inconvenience I may have caused you. I have reflected on this entire situation and have come to understand the importance of treating all teachers, including substitute teachers, with the respect they deserve.

I humbly ask for your forgiveness.

I understand that I need to earn back your trust and demonstrate that I have learned from my mistakes. I am committed to making amends for my behavior and ensuring that it will not happen again. I hope that you can find it in your heart to forgive me.

Once again, I apologize for my behavior and any difficulties caused during your time as our substitute teacher.

Thank you for your understanding and patience.


[Your Name]

Looking for a different approach?

We have two templates for a letter of apology to a teacher ⇗ on our main site. The first one is from a student and another from a parent to the teacher. Both come with notes and tips so you can easily tailor them for a substitute teacher and your own situation.

Or, go to the Full Directory of Apology Letters in our Tool Kit.