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7 Must-Have Work Friends for Teachers

Jill Hare | Teaching

#6: School Secretary

Making the School Secretary Your Friend

The school secretary sees all and hears all. They can help you out of a bind (when you’re out of paper) or hang out with a sick child while you go on a field trip….but only if they like you.

DO know the school secretary by name.

DO treat them like the knowledge expert they are. They know where the principal is at all times, what parents are involved, and when teachers arrive late.

DO be punctual and meticulous when submitting paperwork to the school secretary. It will insure that your tasks are carried out in a timely manner.

DON’T share any gossip with the school secretary unless it’s about you. It’ll make you seem unprofessional.

DON’T treat them as your personal secretary.

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