School secretary

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How to become a School Secretary

To become a school secretary you must have a high school diploma. Vocational training, work experience or an associate's degree is preferable. School secretaries must be proficient in basic computer software including word processing, attendance, billing and data entry. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are a must. Candidates must be able to use office equipment such as fax machines, multi-line phone systems and copiers.

What skills help School Secretaries find jobs?

  • Typing
  • Word Processing
  • Clerical Experience
  • Office Experience
  • Microsoft Publisher
  • Data Entry
  • Data Collection
  • Computer Skills
  • Microsoft Word
  • Computer Literacy
  • Experience Working With Students
  • Microsoft Powerpoint

Career progression for School Secretary

Education levels for School Secretaries

4%10%10%76%Master's DegreeAssociate's DegreeBachelor's DegreeHigh School Diploma or GED

Based on the requirements of School Secretary job openings on Indeed in the United States within the last three years.

Expected salary by experience

0-44-88-1212-1616-2020-24Years of experience33k33k34k34k34kAnnual salary in USD

Based on resume data from Indeed users who reported working as a School Secretary in the United States within the last three years.

Common qualifications for School Secretaries

  • Teaching Certification
  • Driver's License