Teachers' Authority Resources at Public Secondary Schools in Jordan on their Principals and Supervisors and the Degree of Their Usage

May Adel Bakier, Rateb Al Saud

Abstract


This study aimed at identifying teachers' authority resources at public secondary schools in Jordan for their principals and supervisors and the degree of their usage. The study population consisted of all secondary schools principals, supervisors and teachers (male and female) whose total number is (1086) principals, (801) supervisors, in addition to (11335) teachers. The sample of the study consisted of (80) principals, (65) supervisors, and (790) teachers(male and female). The researchers used two tools to measure teachers' authority resources at the secondary schools in Jordan on their principals and supervisors and their authority resources usage degree. The study showed the results which are related to the teachers' authority resources on their principals revealed that the area of "awareness of rules and regulations" came in the first rank, while the area "teachers' assessment of principals" in The final rank. The study showed also the results that are related to the teachers' authority resources on their supervisors revealed that the area "special skills display at handling serious problems within schools", come first rank and the area "teachers groups" come The final rank. The results showed that there are significant differences in teachers' authority resources usage degree for the areas "principle's dependence on teachers", and "express consent and sincerity", which showed higher teachers' authority resources usage degree on their principals than supervisors. While the areas " teachers groups", "vital information" and "special skills display at handling serious problems within schools" showed higher teachers' authority resources usage degree on their supervisors rather than principals.

Keywords


Authority Resources, Teachers, Principals, Supervisors, Public Secondary Schools

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