Influence of headteachers’ charactreistics on human resource management in public primary schools in Tana River County
Human resources management is considered as major role of Head teacher in school management. Which include the recruitment, induction development, motivation, discipline and compensation of the human resource in schools. The purpose of the study was to investigate the influence of Headteachers characteristics in human resource management. The objectives of the study were to establish the extent to which the headteachers’ gender age, academic qualification, training and administrative experience influence human resource management in public primary school in Tana River County. The study used descriptive surrey design method in conducting the research. The sample size was 208 participants comprising of the actual sampled participants of 48 headteachers and 160 teachers. Data were collected using questionnaires, were analyzed using simple descriptive statical method using the statical packages for social sciences. The findings showed that headteachers, characteristics greatly influenced human resources management in schools. High number is the researcher recommends that the ministry of education and teachers service commission should consider the Headteachers characteristic during appointment and training of Headteachers in order to enhance provision of quality education to all. Headteachers should attend seminars and advance in their education to enrich their competencies in human Resource management for further research the following areas were suggested influence of KEMI coursed on headteachers effectiveness in school head teachers and influence of government policies on the appointment of head teachers and influence of team spirit in the human resource management in schools.