A Retirement Farewell Speech Template for students

Firstly I wish to say a very good afternoon to my dear friends, respectable teachers, the other respectable members of our institution and of course our honorable Principal. Today, I have been asked to offer a speech on the special occasion of our respectable and beloved teacher Mr White’s retirement after his long service of more than 20 years. I feel honored to have been able to receive this great opportunity of my life.

Mr White has been a very hardworking and exceptionally talented teacher of our institution for more than twenty years. He had first come to work at our school as an English teacher. Throughout the years, his great teaching ability and dutiful attitude towards his students really surprised us.

During my second year as a teacher of this school, I had met with him for the first time as my senior colleague. It was after some days of our meeting when I realized what a talented and friendly teacher he is. For the most of my teaching life in this institution, he has supported and motivated me in many ways and thus leading me on the correct path of my new life.

His contribution and hard labor behind the success and achievements of his students is countless. He is very serious and dedicated in his work for those past 20 years. It was a great honor to have been able to get acquainted with him.

Mr (mention details), other than being a well skilled and responsible mentor, was also a dedicated and loyal, school staff. He used to take many leading and difficult roles for various school events throughout the entire year to retain the fame of our institution. On the time of his duty at the school, he had supported and contributed to many of our events and meetings of us teachers.

He has dedicated his precious time to his dear students, distributing his valuable knowledge and important life lessons to make his students a strong person. Many of the lessons of life given by him had helped our students to stay strong and fight confidently with the difficulties of their lives.

To me, Mr (mention the name) was more than just a colleague or my senior. He has inspired and motivated me to a great extent in life, thus becoming my friend, philosopher and guide. I owe a lot of success to his guidance and support throughout my entire career in this school. Right now, I would like to extend my sincerest of gratitude and lots of best wishes to Mr (mention the name) for being my mentor and my very good friend during my formative years. I hope a very happy life is waiting for him to treasure his beloved family members.

At last I will request him not to forget us and our institution and also to continue our friendship throughout our entire life.

Thank you everyone.

Short farewell speech for teacher by a student

Good morning to all my respected teachers and my schoolmates.

Today as I stand here giving my final speech, my heart feels so heavy with all the memories that I take from here. I would like to thank every single one of them who has played a part in my life. I would like to especially thank my favorite teacher.

You have changed my life. I came from hating that subject and skipping classes to pass the test; all of this is because of you. Honestly speaking, I would look back and laugh every time I stole your sandwiches!

Retirement speech for teacher 

As I stand here and give my final speech to our favorite teacher who’s going to leave this school as they are retiring, just know you will always be our teacher.

We all are going to miss your fun classes and teaching. You have not only been our teacher, but also you have been kind enough to be a friend who heard us. You gave us subject lessons and life lessons too.

Your thoughtful words will never be forgotten! And now that we won’t be able to see you every day would be heartbreaking! But we all wish you good health and happiness. Thank you so much for everything you have done for us and for your constant support.

Retirement farewell speech

My heart feels heavy as I stand here giving my final speech as a teacher in this school. I would like to thank all teachers and all the students who made me proud! I hope all of you study well and get good grades.

I am going to miss every fun interaction that I had with each and every one. Fun conversations with my class would result in fewer lessons and more gossip. I am going to be sad as I am going to be missing a lot of fun. But I would be available as a friend to everyone, so if you want a friend, here I am.

I would like to end my speech by thanking everyone for those who have been kind to me.

Farewell speech by a retiring teacher

Today is going to be the last day I am ever going to be late to the classes again! Jokes apart, this has been an incredible journey for me! I can’t thank everyone enough for making my teaching journey so beautiful.

And my students, keep making me proud! Today might be the last day of being a teacher, but I will always be available if you need an ear to listen to you. I am going to miss coming here and walking around the campus and having lunch with all the other teachers!

Thank you, everyone. Before I get even more emotional and cancel my retirement, I’m gonna go! Thank you again.

Retirement speech for teacher colleagues

Wow, you’re really retiring! I am going to miss seeing you every day and your cookies for sure. Going to miss all the fun talks during lunch. And god, those sandwiches, I need the recipe, chef! Okay, all jokes apart, you have been an amazing teacher and an amazing person overall.

Never going to find someone as cheery and as positive as you. You must believe good people still exist. Your way of thinking is always so different, and I would be amazed! I would miss seeing you every day now!

But wish you good health and happiness! Hope you know I will always be available whenever you need me.

How to write a retirement speech for a teacher

Is your favorite teacher retiring? Then you have to give a speech they will remember! You could start off by saying how fun they have made the subject.

And don’t forget to mention having fun conversations so they can laugh their heart out and leave knowing they have changed your life and made it fun.

Thank them for their constant effort to make you understand hard topics. In the end, you can always tell them they are your favorite teacher.


What to give to a retiring teacher?

You could always give them a photo frame of all the photos you have so when they look at it, they would remember all the fun times and maybe relive them in their memories. A wine bottle could never go wrong too. You can give them a really good journal so they use it when necessary. 

How to honor a retiring teacher?

You can always host a retirement party for them and have fun! Celebrate the next part of their life. Give them a good retirement speech. You all could plan a fun day and relive all those good fun times you both had. You could go out for lunch and have some fun. 

How to retire early from teaching?

Planning for early retirement? Don’t worry, and we have got a few ideas. You start with passive income so you can earn even during your sleep. You could start a side business. You could rent out your properties! You could record and start tutoring! Find something fun and something that you love! You could blog!

What To Say To A Teacher Who’s Retiring?

Is your favorite teacher retiring? Looks like you are going to miss them a lot! Well, you could say something sweet to them so they would remember you for a long time. You could say how easy their teaching helped you ace the subject. You could tell how much they have taught you about the subject and the world. You will never forget their thoughtful words. In the end, you could tell you admire them a lot for the person they are.

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