To complete the detail and
written work and to coordinate other matters essential to the
efficiency and effectiveness of the school principal.
High school diploma or
Proficient skills in typing and
word processing; general knowledge of all office equipment
and file maintenance.
communication, and interpersonal skills.
Maintains professionalism and
One to three years of
secretarial experience, preferably in a public education
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND
Assists students, teachers, and parents as needed, fostering
an attitude of cooperation and good public relations.
Types all written correspondence for principal and properly
Helps with incoming calls, takes reliable messages, and
routes to appropriate staff.
Maintains proper files to include inventory of school
supplies, mailing lists, and office communication.
Places orders, receives, or distributes supplies and
Prepares meeting agendas, campus calendar, staff rosters, and
campus communication as requested.
Calls for substitute teachers when necessary, making sure all
classes are covered.
Maintains a daily teacher absence log and the records for
substitute teachers, monitoring personnel time records to
include sick leave, vacation, and personal leave.
Schedules meetings and appointments and maintains calendar
for principal as needed.
Maintains campus files for principal on personnel,
correspondence, budget matters, etc.
Updates campus handbooks, policy manuals, etc.
Complies with state, district, and school policies and
regulations concerning primary job functions.
Maintains and processes budget and student activity
Is responsible for all incoming funds, issues receipts, and
maintains petty cash drawer if instructed by
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Computer, printer, typewriter,
copier, facsimile, calculator, laminator, binding
Ability to perform basic arithmetic with some understanding
of accounting procedures; ability to communicate effectively
(verbal or written); understands verbal instructions;
maintains emotional control under stress.
Sitting; prolonged use of computer; repetitive hand motions;
lifting and sorting of received packages.
Works with frequent interruptions.