English Language Teachers' Acceptability to their Supervisors and its Relationship to the level of their Commitment to the Supervisory Recommendations

Abstract

It is the responsibility of the educational supervisor to have many tasks and heavy burden in giving directions that guide in-service teachers to encounter the accelerating and contemporary changes relating to the scientific and technical knowledge and employing it to the educational process. The role of the educational supervisor has dramatically transformed from inspecting into the guidance and then to the modern educational supervision that is based on established scientific basics which allow cooperative democratic dialogue. The present research aims at: 1. Identifying the level of EFL teachers' acceptance to the English language supervisors. 2. Identifying the level of EFL teachers' acceptance to the English language supervisors according to the following variables: A. Gender B. Degree hold C. years of in- service3. The level of EFL teachers ’commitment to the supervisory recommendations given by the English language supervisors.4. The level of teachers ’commitment to the supervisory recommendations given by the English language supervisors according to variables of : A. Gender B. Degree hold C. years of in- service5. The connection of the level of acceptance and commitment to theSupervisory recommendations. The researcher adopted the descriptive approach to be the analysis method, and the research population is represented by the English language teachers at Directorate General of Education Baghdad / Al- Rusafa/3 by (919) EFL teachers. The sample overs (183)EFL teachers distributed into three groups of Gender, Degree hold and years of service. The researcher sets two instruments namely acceptance scale and a questionnaire. Results obtained show that there is acceptance to the supervisors by the EFL teachers and commitment to the supervisory recommendations given to them .The results also reflect that there is a positive direct relationship between the level of acceptance and the level of commitment to the supervisory recommendations.