International Journal of Childhood, Counselling, and Special Education

Volume 6 - Issue 1 (1) | PP: 1 - 13 Language : English
DOI : https://doi.org/10.31559/CCSE2024.6.1.1
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The Required Personal Traits and Professional Competencies for Primary School Teachers

Awad Saleh Al-Maliki ,
Abeer Ibrahim Al-Maliki
Received Date Revised Date Accepted Date Publication Date
15/7/2023 12/8/2023 23/3/2024 5/6/2024
Abstract
Objectives: The study aimed to identify the importance of personal traits and professional competencies necessary for primary school teachers from the point of view of supervisors and experts in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Methods: I followed the descriptive survey approach by giving a questionnaire to a sample of (91) experts in the fields of curricula, teaching methods and childhood education, and the number of educational supervisors reached (298) educational supervisors. Results & Conclusions: The study came out of: The most prominent personal characteristics necessary for primary school teachers from the point of view of educational supervisors in the following order: (extroversion, neuroticism, alertness, openness to experience, acceptance). The most prominent personality traits necessary for primary school teachers from the point of view of experts (faculty members) were in the following order: (extroversion, vigilance of conscience, neuroticism, openness to experience, and acceptability). The most important dimensions of the professional competencies necessary for primary school teachers from the point of view of educational supervisors are in the following order: (classroom environment, evaluation, ethics and values of the learning profession, communication and social interaction, knowledge, planning, implementation, professional development). The most important dimensions of the professional competencies necessary for primary school teachers from the point of view of experts were as follows: (knowledge, planning, communication and social interaction, evaluation, implementation, classroom environment, ethics, and values of learning the profession, professional development.


How To Cite This Article
Al-Maliki , A. S. & Al-Maliki , A. I. (2024). The Required Personal Traits and Professional Competencies for Primary School Teachers. International Journal of Childhood, Counselling, and Special Education, 6 (1), 1-13, 10.31559/CCSE2024.6.1.1

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