The Traits of a Leading Principal from the Perspective of the Administrative and Instructional Staff in Secondary Schools in Al- Karak
Journal of Education and Practice
The current study aimed to identify the traits of the leading principal from the perspective of the administrative and instructional staff in secondary schools in al-Karak. The study used the descriptive survey method and to collect data, a 44-item questionnaire was developed to measure the traits of the leading principal from the perspective of the administrative and teaching staff in al-Karak. It was divided into three fields: namely: the personal traits of the school principal -( 16 ) items,
... and the field of The human traits of the school principal -( 14 ) items, and the field of social traits of the school principal-( 14 ) items. The questionnaire was applied to a sample consisting of ( 211) members of the administrative and instructional staff in the secondary schools in al-Karak directorate of education .The results of the study showed that the existence of the traits of the leading principal from the perspective of the administrative and teaching staff in al-Karak directorate of education was high, and there were no statistically significant differences at the level of significance (α≤ 0.05) in the existence of the traits of the leading principal from perspective of the administrative and instructional staff in al-Karak due to the variables of gender, years of service, academic qualification and the directorate. There were of statistically significant differences attributed to the change in position in favor of the administrative Staff. The study had several recommendations, the most important of which was the Ministry of Education continuity in enhancing the principles of character traits for the principals of public schools in al-Karak, and its utilization of the results of the current study regarding the traits of administrative and leadership personality on administrative work and the need to consider personality traits when choosing Principals of schools and educational institutions, and conduct more studies and research similar to the current study on different samples and within the educational institution.