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Job Posting "Secretary to Principal"

Posted Date: 06/22/2022

Job Posting


Secretary to Principal


Ensure efficient operation of middle/high school administrative office and provide clerical services for school’s administrative staff.



High school diploma or GED

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Proficient word processing and file maintenance skills

Effective organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Ability to use personal computer and software to develop spreadsheets, databases, and do word processing

Knowledge of basic accounting principles


Records, Reports, and Correspondence

1. Prepare written correspondence, forms, schedules, or reports using personal computer.

2. Prepare instructional materials, meeting agendas, honor rolls, graduation lists, and campus communication as requested, using typewriter or personal computer.

3. Maintain a daily teacher attendance log and records for substitute teachers.

4. Monitor and process personnel time records including leave requests and reports. Compile information and submit to central office according to established deadlines.

5. Maintain school calendar of events.

Reception and Phones

6. Schedule meetings and appointments and maintain calendar for principal.

7. Assist students, teachers, and parents as needed.

8. Receive incoming calls, take reliable messages, and route to appropriate staff.


9. Maintain physical and computerized files including mailing lists, student records, visitor logs, and office communication.

10. Update handbooks, policy manuals, and other documents as assigned.

Accounting and Inventory

11. Perform routine bookkeeping tasks including simple arithmetic operations to maintain campus budget records.

12. Prepare and process purchase orders.

13. Receive, store, and issue supplies and equipment.

14. Prepare and make cash deposits for activity account(s). May be responsible for maintenance of activity checkbook(s) and ledger(s).

15. Assist with coordination of faculty meetings and campus activities.

16. Assist with campus budget preparation.

17. Maintain inventory of fixed assets, equipment, and supplies.


18. Sort, distribute, or deliver mail and other documents.

19. Administer medication to students, check temperatures, and notify parents of student illness in nurse’s absence.

20. Maintain confidentiality.


One to three years secretarial experience, preferably in public education environment