School Secretary Cover Letter

Write an eye-catching school secretary cover letter and make sure your resume gets noticed.

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Highlight your strengths and expertise as they relate to the job opportunity including these in-demand schools secretary skills:

  • organizational and planning skills
  • verbal and written communication skills
  • judgment and decision-making skills
  • integrity, confidentiality and adherence to ethical standards
  • computer and data management skills


Your name
Your address
Your contact details(phone and email)


Mrs Joan Jackson
Human Resources Manager
Norfolk Public Schools
21 Irving Street
Madison, NE 68701

Dear Mrs Jackson

Your recent posting for a school secretary immediately caught my interest as I believe my experience and skills closely match your job requirements. I would appreciate careful consideration of my credentials as presented below and within my resume enclosed.

  • Over 3 years experience providing efficient and wide-ranging secretarial and administrative support to the principal, staff and diverse student population of 800-student Cedarbend High School
  • proficient in a number of computer applications including MS Office and Google Calendar
  • in-depth working knowledge of data management and record management systems
  • superior organizational and planning skills ensure that multiple and complex tasks are completed on time and accurately
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills facilitate the development of effective working relationships with staff, students and the public
  • track record of successfully coordinating a variety of school programs to meet school, District and State requirements

I thrive on new challenges and enjoy working as part of a team in a busy and demanding environment. My commitment and dedication is evident in the consistently positive feedback I receive from both staff and students and I look forward to discussing with you how I could make a difference to your school.

Please contact me at your earliest convenience so that I may share with you more about my background and enthusiasm for the job. Thank you for your time and consideration.


Jane Smith

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